Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G2A03

1. Which of the following is most commonly used for SSB voice communications in the VHF and UHF bands?

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G4C10

2. What could be a symptom of a ground loop somewhere in your station?

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G1E11

3. Which of the following is the FCC term for an unattended digital station that transfers messages to and from the Internet?

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G4B09

4. Which of the following can be determined with a field strength meter?

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G7A07

5. What is the output waveform of an unfiltered full-wave rectifier connected to a resistive load?

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G6A05

6. What is the approximate junction threshold voltage of a conventional silicon diode?

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G9B10

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

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G1C06

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

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G1A07

9. Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 20-meter phone band?

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G3A16

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

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G6B10

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

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G0A07

12. What effect does transmitter duty cycle have when evaluating RF exposure?

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G4A03

13. What is normally meant by operating a transceiver in "split" mode?

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G4D06

14. Where is an S meter found?

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G0B01

15. Which wire or wires in a four-conductor connection should be attached to fuses or circuit breakers in a device operated from a 240 VAC single phase source?

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G3C01

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

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G2B04

17. When selecting a CW transmitting frequency, what minimum separation should be used to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies?

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G2C11

18. What does the Q signal "QRV" mean?

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G3B06

19. What usually happens to radio waves with frequencies below the LUF?

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G2E07

20. What segment of the 80-meter band is most commonly used for digital transmissions?

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G8B09

21. Why is it good to match receiver bandwidth to the bandwidth of the operating mode?

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G1B03

22. Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC rules?

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G9A04

23. What might cause reflected power at the point where a feed line connects to an antenna?

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G9C17

24. Approximately how long is each leg of a symmetrical delta-loop antenna?

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G8C03

25. What part of a data packet contains the routing and handling information?

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G7B02

26. Which of the following is an advantage of using the binary system when processing digital signals?

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G2D02

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

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G5C11

28. What is the inductance of a 20 millihenry inductor connected in series with a 50 millihenry inductor?

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G9D07

29. Which of the following describes a log periodic antenna?

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G4E01

30. What is the purpose of a capacitance hat on a mobile antenna?

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G7C07

31. What is the simplest combination of stages that implement a superheterodyne receiver?

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G5A01

32. What is impedance?

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G5B01

33. What dB change represents a two-times increase or decrease in power?

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G1D10

34. What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner?

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G8A04

35. What emission is produced by a reactance modulator connected to a transmitter RF amplifier stage?