Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T1F09

1. What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?

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T8B10

2. What do the initials LEO tell you about an amateur satellite?

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T5D12

3. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

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T6D04

4. Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?

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T4B11

5. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term "repeater offset"?

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T7B06

6. Which of the following actions should you take if a neighbor tells you that your station's transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?

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T0B08

7. What is considered to be a proper grounding method for a tower?

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T0C11

8. What is the definition of duty cycle during the averaging time for RF exposure?

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T1D10

9. What is the meaning of the term "broadcasting" in the FCC rules for the amateur services?

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T8C13

10. What is the Internet Radio Linking Project (IRLP)?

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T6B03

11. Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?

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T8D04

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

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T3C12

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

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T2C09

14. Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?

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T8A01

15. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

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T1B12

16. Why are frequency assignments for U.S. stations operating maritime mobile not the same everywhere in the world?

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T2B02

17. What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

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T1C12

18. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

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T5C08

19. What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

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T7D01

20. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

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T5A04

21. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

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T1A06

22. Which of the following services are protected from interference by amateur signals under all circumstances?

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T4A04

23. Where must a filter be installed to reduce harmonic emissions from your station?

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T6C02

24. What is component 1 in figure T1?

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T1E12

25. When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician Class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Extra Class operator segment of the amateur bands?

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T7A07

26. What is meant by term "PTT"?

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T3B10

27. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

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T9A12

28. What is a reason to use a properly mounted 5/8 wavelength antenna for VHF or UHF mobile service?

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T0A05

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

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T3A02

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

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T9B02

31. What is the impedance of the most commonly used coaxial cable in typical amateur radio installations?

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T2A07

32. Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?

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T5B13

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

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T7C01

34. What is the primary purpose of a dummy load?

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T6A02

35. What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?