Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G5C14

1. Which of the following components should be added to an inductor to increase the inductance?

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G2A11

2. What does the expression "CQ DX" usually indicate?

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G9B10

3. What is the approximate length for a 1/2 wave dipole antenna cut for 14.250 MHz?

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G6A09

4. Which of the following describes the construction of a MOSFET?

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G1C11

5. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 2-meter band?

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G3C01

6. Which ionospheric layer is closest to the surface of the Earth?

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G2E02

7. How can a PACTOR modem or controller be used to determine if the channel is in use by other PACTOR stations?

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G8B07

8. What is the frequency deviation for a 12.21 MHz reactance modulated oscillator in a 5 kHz deviation, 146.52 MHz FM phone transmitter?

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G4D10

9. 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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G4E06

10. What is one disadvantage of using a shortened mobile antenna as opposed to a full size antenna?

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G8A05

11. What type of modulation varies the instantaneous power level of the RF signal?

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G2D01

12. What is the Amateur Auxiliary to the FCC?

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G1A01

13. On which of the following bands is a General Class license holder granted all amateur frequency privileges?

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G3A16

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

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G8C11

15. How are the two separate frequencies of a Frequency Shift Keyed (FSK) signal identified?

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G4C08

16. Which of the following would reduce RF interference caused by common-mode current on an audio cable?

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G9A02

17. What are the typical characteristic impedances of coaxial cables used for antenna feed lines at amateur stations?

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G0B15

18. Which of the following is true of an emergency generator installation?

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G0A12

19. What precaution should you take whenever you make adjustments or repairs to an antenna?

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G5A05

20. How does an inductor react to AC?

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G5B10

21. What percentage of power loss would result from a transmission line loss of 1 dB?

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G1E09

22. What language must be used when identifying your station if you are using a language other than English in making a contact using phone emission?

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G7A06

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

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G1D03

24. On which of the following band segments may you operate if you are a Technician Class operator and have a CSCE for General Class privileges?

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G7B03

25. Which of the following describes the function of a two input AND gate?

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G4B10

26. Which of the following can be determined with a directional wattmeter?

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G3B03

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

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G2C09

28. What does the Q signal "QSL" mean?

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G6B08

29. How is an LED biased when emitting light?

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G1B01

30. What is the maximum height above ground to which an antenna structure may be erected without requiring notification to the FAA and registration with the FCC, provided it is not at or near a public use airport?

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G7C01

31. Which of the following is used to process signals from the balanced modulator then send them to the mixer in some single sideband phone transmitters?

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G2B07

32. Which of the following complies with good amateur practice when choosing a frequency on which to initiate a call?

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G9C20

33. What is meant by the terms dBi and dBd when referring to antenna gain?

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G9D04

34. What is the primary purpose of antenna traps?

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G4A05

35. What is a reason to use Automatic Level Control (ALC) with an RF power amplifier?