Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T1C01

1. Which type of call sign has a single letter in both its prefix and suffix?

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T7A11

2. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

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T3B01

3. What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?

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T1E04

4. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

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T2C02

5. What is one way to recharge a 12-volt lead-acid station battery if the commercial power is out?

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T0C06

6. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

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T2B08

7. Which of the following applies when two stations transmitting on the same frequency interfere with each other?

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T5A02

8. Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

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T5D03

9. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

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T6C02

10. What is component 1 in figure T1?

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T8C09

11. How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

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T9A07

12. What is a good reason not to use a "rubber duck" antenna inside your car?

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T5B13

13. If a frequency readout shows a reading of 2425 MHz, what frequency is that in GHz?

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T4B09

14. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter bandwidth to select in order to minimize noise and interference for SSB reception?

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T2A10

15. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?

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T1F13

16. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

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T6B10

17. What are the three electrodes of a PNP or NPN transistor?

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T7C04

18. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feed line?

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T7B04

19. Which of the following is a way to reduce or eliminate interference by an amateur transmitter to a nearby telephone?

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T3C12

20. Which of the following bands may provide long distance communications during the peak of the sunspot cycle?

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T1A01

21. Which of the following is a purpose of the Amateur Radio Service as stated in the FCC rules and regulations?

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T6A06

22. What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?

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T4A09

23. Which of the following could you use to cure distorted audio caused by RF current flowing on the shield of a microphone cable?

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T5C09

24. How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 13.8 volts DC and the current is 10 amperes?

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T7D09

25. What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?

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T3A06

26. What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

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T6D12

27. Which of the following is a common reason to use shielded wire?

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T8D04

28. What type of transmission is indicated by the term NTSC?

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T9B09

29. What might cause erratic changes in SWR readings?

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T8B01

30. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

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T8A04

31. Which type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF and UHF voice repeaters?

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T0B03

32. Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?

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T1B03

33. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

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T0A05

34. Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

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T1D04

35. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?