Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T5A12

1. What term describes the number of times per second that an alternating current reverses direction?

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T3B05

2. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

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T1D09

3. 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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T0B03

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

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T5D12

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

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T9B10

6. What electrical difference exists between the smaller RG-58 and larger RG-8 coaxial cables?

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T8C10

7. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

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T5C09

8. 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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T0C05

9. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?

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T6C12

10. What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?

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T4A05

11. Where should an in-line SWR meter be connected to monitor the standing wave ratio of the station antenna system?

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T2C01

12. When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?

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T7C07

13. What happens to power lost in a feed line?

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T9A02

14. Which of the following is true regarding vertical antennas?

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T8D11

15. What is an ARQ transmission system?

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T4B03

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

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T2A05

17. How should you respond to a station calling CQ?

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T5B09

18. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

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T6D09

19. What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package?

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T1F01

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

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T6A08

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

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T1B05

22. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?

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T7B04

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

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T6B12

24. What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?

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T8A01

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

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T7D04

26. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

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T1E09

27. What type of control is being used when the control operator is at the control point?

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T2B03

28. Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

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T1C09

29. What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

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T7A09

30. Which of the following devices is most useful for VHF weak-signal communication?

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T8B05

31. What is a satellite beacon?

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T3C06

32. 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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T1A04

33. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?

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T3A04

34. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

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T0A04

35. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?