Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G9A12

1. 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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G7B05

2. How many states does a 3-bit binary counter have?

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G1A08

3. Which of the following frequencies is within the General Class portion of the 80-meter band?

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G3B01

4. How might a sky-wave signal sound if it arrives at your receiver by both short path and long path propagation?

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G4E11

5. Which of the following is a disadvantage of using wind as the primary source of power for an emergency station?

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G5B04

6. How many watts of electrical power are used by a 12 VDC light bulb that draws 0.2 amperes?

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G2A05

7. Which mode of voice communication is most commonly used on the HF amateur bands?

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G2D03

8. What skills learned during hidden transmitter hunts are of help to the Amateur Auxiliary?

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G2E08

9. In what segment of the 20-meter band are most PSK31 operations commonly found?

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G6B10

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

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G8A08

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

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G1C04

12. Which of the following limitations apply to transmitter power on every amateur band?

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G8C06

13. What action results from a failure to exchange information due to excessive transmission attempts when using PACTOR or WINMOR?

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G0B12

14. What is the purpose of a power supply interlock?

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G3A11

15. Approximately how long is the typical sunspot cycle?

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G2C08

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

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G4A13

17. What is one reason to use the attenuator function that is present on many HF transceivers?

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G4B11

18. Which of the following must be connected to an antenna analyzer when it is being used for SWR measurements?

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G0A10

19. What is one thing that can be done if evaluation shows that a neighbor might receive more than the allowable limit of RF exposure from the main lobe of a directional antenna?

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G9D03

20. At what height above ground is an NVIS antenna typically installed?

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G1E09

21. 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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G5A04

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

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G9B10

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

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G7A03

24. What is the peak-inverse-voltage across the rectifiers in a full-wave bridge power supply?

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G4D11

25. How close to the upper edge of the 20-meter General Class band should your displayed carrier frequency be when using 3 kHz wide USB?

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G5C11

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

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G8B05

27. What is the approximate bandwidth of a PACTOR3 signal at maximum data rate?

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G7C06

28. What should be the impedance of a low-pass filter as compared to the impedance of the transmission line into which it is inserted?

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G1B06

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

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G2B11

30. What frequency should be used to send a distress call?

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G4C01

31. Which of the following might be useful in reducing RF interference to audio frequency devices?

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G6A16

32. What will happen to the resistance if the temperature of a resistor is increased?

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G3C05

33. Why is long distance communication on the 40-meter, 60-meter, 80-meter and 160-meter bands more difficult during the day?

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G1D03

34. 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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G9C05

35. How does increasing boom length and adding directors affect a Yagi antenna?