Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G2E06

1. What is the most common frequency shift for RTTY emissions in the amateur HF bands?

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G1B06

2. When is an amateur station permitted to transmit secret codes?

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G2D02

3. Which of the following are objectives of the Amateur Auxiliary?

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G3B03

4. Which of the following applies when selecting a frequency for lowest attenuation when transmitting on HF?

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G1E03

5. What is required to conduct communications with a digital station operating under automatic control outside the automatic control band segments?

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G9B12

6. What is the approximate length for a 1/4 wave vertical antenna cut for 28.5 MHz?

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G3C08

7. Why are HF scatter signals in the skip zone usually weak?

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G2B03

8. If propagation changes during your contact and you notice increasing interference from other activity on the same frequency, what should you do?

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G6A12

9. What is the primary purpose of a screen grid in a vacuum tube?

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G5C13

10. Which of the following components should be added to a capacitor to increase the capacitance?

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G7B14

11. Which of the following describes a linear amplifier?

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G4C05

12. What might be the problem if you receive an RF burn when touching your equipment while transmitting on an HF band, assuming the equipment is connected to a ground rod?

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G0B10

13. Which of the following is a danger from lead-tin solder?

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G1C06

14. Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 1.8 MHz band?

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G7C09

15. Which of the following is needed for a Digital Signal Processor IF filter?

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G5B12

16. What would be the RMS voltage across a 50 ohm dummy load dissipating 1200 watts?

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G2A04

17. Which mode is most commonly used for voice communications on the 17-meter and 12-meter bands?

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G8C08

18. Which of the following statements is true about PSK31?

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G9D04

19. What is the primary purpose of antenna traps?

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G6B10

20. What two devices in an Amateur Radio station might be connected using a USB interface?

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G0A03

21. How can you determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

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G7A05

22. What portion of the AC cycle is converted to DC by a half-wave rectifier?

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G8A08

23. Which of the following is an effect of overmodulation?

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G1D07

24. Volunteer Examiners are accredited by what organization?

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G9C13

25. Approximately how long is each side of the driven element of a quad antenna?

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G4D10

26. How close to the lower edge of the 40-meter General Class phone segment should your displayed carrier frequency be when using 3 kHz wide LSB?

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G5A04

27. Which of the following causes opposition to the flow of alternating current in a capacitor?

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G4E07

28. Which of the following may cause interference to be heard in the receiver of an HF radio installed in a recent model vehicle?

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G9A12

29. What standing wave ratio will result when connecting a 50 ohm feed line to a non-reactive load having 25 ohm impedance?

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G1A09

30. Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 15-meter band?

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G2C08

31. What prosign is sent to indicate the end of a formal message when using CW?

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G4B02

32. Which of the following is an advantage of an oscilloscope versus a digital voltmeter?

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G8B03

33. What is another term for the mixing of two RF signals?

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G4A12

34. Which of the following is a common use for the dual VFO feature on a transceiver?

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G3A16

35. What is a possible benefit to radio communications resulting from periods of high geomagnetic activity?