Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G6A09

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

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G4B02

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

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G0A10

3. 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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G1D10

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

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G3C11

5. Which of the following antenna types will be most effective for skip communications on 40-meters during the day?

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G1E02

6. When may a 10-meter repeater retransmit the 2-meter signal from a station having a Technician Class control operator?

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G0B03

7. Which size of fuse or circuit breaker would be appropriate to use with a circuit that uses AWG number 14 wiring?

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G6B17

8. What is the general description of a DIN type connector?

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G7B13

9. What is the reason for neutralizing the final amplifier stage of a transmitter?

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G7A01

10. What useful feature does a power supply bleeder resistor provide?

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G3A05

11. What is the solar flux index?

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G8B03

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

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G9D04

13. What is the primary purpose of antenna traps?

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G9B12

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

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G8A08

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

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G5C13

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

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G2C03

17. What does it mean when a CW operator sends "KN" at the end of a transmission?

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G8C09

18. What does the number 31 represent in "PSK31"?

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G2B01

19. Which of the following is true concerning access to frequencies in non-emergency situations?

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G2D09

20. What information is traditionally contained in a station log?

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G9A02

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

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G4A14

22. What is likely to happen if a transceiver's ALC system is not set properly when transmitting AFSK signals with the radio using single sideband mode?

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G5A02

23. What is reactance?

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G1C01

24. What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on 10.140 MHz?

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G4D07

25. How much must the power output of a transmitter be raised to change theS meter reading on a distant receiver from S8 to S9?

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G2A10

26. Which of the following statements is true of voice VOX operation versus PTT operation?

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G3B08

27. What does MUF stand for?

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G5B09

28. What is the RMS voltage of a sine wave with a value of 17 volts peak?

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G4C04

29. What is the effect on an audio device or telephone system if there is interference from a nearby CW transmitter?

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G2E08

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

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G4E02

31. What is the purpose of a corona ball on a HF mobile antenna?

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G1A11

32. When General Class licensees are not permitted to use the entire voice portion of a particular band, which portion of the voice segment is generally available to them?

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G1B02

33. With which of the following conditions must beacon stations comply?

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G7C03

34. What circuit is used to process signals from the RF amplifier and local oscillator then send the result to the IF filter in a superheterodyne receiver?

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G9C16

35. How does the gain of a two-element delta-loop beam compare to the gain of a two-element quad antenna?