Practice Exam

Element 3: General

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G4B01

1. What item of test equipment contains horizontal and vertical channel amplifiers?

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G7A01

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

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G1E02

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

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G2A04

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

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G5A07

5. What happens when the impedance of an electrical load is equal to the output impedance of a power source, assuming both impedances are resistive?

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G3B07

6. What does LUF stand for?

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G7C05

7. Which of the following is an advantage of a transceiver controlled by a direct digital synthesizer (DDS)?

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G4C02

8. Which of the following could be a cause of interference covering a wide range of frequencies?

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G4D03

9. Which of the following can be the result of an incorrectly adjusted speech processor?

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G5B01

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

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G4E10

11. What is the reason that a series diode is connected between a solar panel and a storage battery that is being charged by the panel?

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G1D06

12. When must you add the special identifier "AG" after your call sign if you are a Technician Class licensee and have a CSCE for General Class operator privileges, but the FCC has not yet posted your upgrade on its website ?

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G3C08

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

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G6B07

14. Which of the following is an advantage of an LED indicator compared to an incandescent indicator?

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G5C11

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

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G4A06

16. What type of device is often used to match transmitter output impedance to an impedance not equal to 50 ohms?

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G1C06

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

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G2C06

18. What does the term "zero beat" mean in CW operation?

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G8B03

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

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G2E06

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

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G6A16

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

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G1B07

22. What are the restrictions on the use of abbreviations or procedural signals in the Amateur Service?

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G2B01

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

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G8C05

24. In the PACTOR protocol, what is meant by an NAK response to a transmitted packet?

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G0B09

25. Why should soldered joints not be used with the wires that connect the base of a tower to a system of ground rods?

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G8A05

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

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G9D01

27. What does the term NVIS mean as related to antennas?

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G7B01

28. Complex digital circuitry can often be replaced by what type of integrated circuit?

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G9B09

29. Which of the following is an advantage of a horizontally polarized as compared to a vertically polarized HF antenna?

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G0A08

30. Which of the following steps must an amateur operator take to ensure compliance with RF safety regulations when transmitter power exceeds levels specified in FCC Part 97.13?

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G1A05

31. Which of the following frequencies is in the General Class portion of the 40-meter band?

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G2D10

32. What is QRP operation?

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G9A06

33. In what units is RF feed line loss usually expressed?

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G3A11

34. Approximately how long is the typical sunspot cycle?

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G9C17

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