Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T2C04

1. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

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T1E01

2. When is an amateur station permitted to transmit without a control operator?

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T8A09

3. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

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T8D03

4. 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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T5B03

5. How many volts are equal to one kilovolt?

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T0B12

6. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

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T1A09

7. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

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T4A04

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

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T2A01

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

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T1C07

10. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?

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T9A12

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

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T6C02

12. What is component 1 in figure T1?

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T1D05

13. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

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T6B11

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

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T3C03

15. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

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T5A01

16. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

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T7A06

17. What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

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T0C02

18. Which of the following frequencies has the lowest value for Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?

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T5C13

19. What are the units of impedance?

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T0A06

20. What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?

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T8B09

21. What causes spin fading when referring to satellite signals?

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T9B10

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

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T6D07

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

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T8C01

24. Which of the following methods is used to locate sources of noise interference or jamming?

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T7D10

25. What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across an unpowered circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?

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T7B06

26. 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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T3A04

27. 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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T7C03

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

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T1F02

29. When using tactical identifiers such as "Race Headquarters" during a community service net operation, how often must your station transmit the station's FCC-assigned call sign?

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T5D03

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

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T3B11

31. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through freespace?

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T6A05

32. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

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T1B03

33. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

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T2B05

34. What determines the amount of deviation of an FM (as opposed to PM) signal?

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T4B06

35. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal seems too high or low?