Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (Expires June 30)

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T0A10

1. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

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T1F01

2. What type of identification is being used when identifying a station on theair as Race Headquarters?

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T8B03

3. Which of the following are provided by satellite tracking programs?

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T5D05

4. What is the resistance in a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 volts and the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

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T9A05

5. How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?

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T8C08

6. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

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T7B11

7. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

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T0C06

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

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T6A08

9. What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?

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T6B05

10. Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?

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T3A02

11. Why are UHF signals often more effective from inside buildings than VHF signals?

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T0B01

12. When should members of a tower work team wear a hard hat and safety glasses?

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T5B08

13. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

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T9B07

14. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

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T2A01

15. What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

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T1E04

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

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T4B03

17. What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?

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T8A02

18. What type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF packet radio transmissions?

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T5C05

19. What is the unit of frequency?

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T6D06

20. What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

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T1A09

21. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

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T3C06

22. What mode is responsible for allowing over-the-horizon VHF and UHF communications to ranges of approximately 300 miles on a regular basis?

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T7C03

23. What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

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T7A05

24. What is the name of a circuit that generates a signal of a desired frequency?

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T2C07

25. Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?

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T5A06

26. How much voltage does a mobile transceiver usually require?

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T3B01

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

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T2B09

28. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

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T1D09

29. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

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T1C05

30. Which of the following is a vanity call sign which a technician class amateur operator might select if available?

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T7D09

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

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T1B08

32. Which of the following is a result of the fact that the amateur service is secondary in some portions of the 70 cm band?

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T6C05

33. What is component 4 in figure T1?

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T8D03

34. Which of the following devices provides data to the transmitter when sending automatic position reports from a mobile amateur radio station?

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T4A12

35. What could be happening if another operator reports a variable high-pitched whine on the audio from your mobile transmitter?