Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T5C11

1. How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

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T1F04

2. Which of the following is an acceptable language to use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

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T3B05

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

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T6D07

4. Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?

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T9B10

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

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T6A06

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

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T8D05

7. Which of the following is an application of APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System)?

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T7A09

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

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T2C08

9. Which of the following is a characteristic of good emergency traffic handling?

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T1D03

10. When is the transmission of codes or ciphers that hide the meaning of a message allowed by an amateur station?

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T1C01

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

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T8C07

12. What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

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T8B08

13. What is meant by the statement that a satellite is operating in mode U/V?

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T2B13

14. Which of the following is true of the use of SSB phone in amateur bands above 50 MHz?

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T4A08

15. Which type of conductor is best to use for RF grounding?

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T1A13

16. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

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T0C04

17. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

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T7B03

18. Which of the following may be a cause of radio frequency interference?

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T7D07

19. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

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T0B05

20. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

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T6B11

21. What are the three electrodes of a field effect transistor?

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T4B03

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

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T7C01

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

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T6C07

24. What is component 8 in figure T2?

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T3C12

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

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T0A05

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

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T9A08

27. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

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T1E03

28. Who must designate the station control operator?

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T3A07

29. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?

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T2A11

30. Which of the following is an FCC rule regarding power levels used in the amateur bands, under normal, non-distress circumstances?

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T5D12

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

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T5A03

32. What is the name for the flow of electrons in an electric circuit?

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T5B08

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

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T8A05

34. Which of the following types of emission has the narrowest bandwidth?

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T1B01

35. What is the ITU?