Practice Exam

Element 3: General (Expires June 30)

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G8C01

1. Which of the following digital modes is designed to operate at extremely low signal strength on the HF bands?

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G4D10

2. 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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G2C01

3. Which of the following describes full break-in telegraphy (QSK)?

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G1A14

4. In what ITU region is operation in the 7.175 to 7.300 MHz band permitted for a control operator holding an FCC issued General Class license?

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G3C13

5. What is Near Vertical Incidence Sky-wave (NVIS) propagation?

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G8A11

6. What is the modulation envelope of an AM signal?

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G3A12

7. What does the K-index indicate?

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G4A08

8. What is the correct adjustment for the load or coupling control of a vacuum tube RF power amplifier?

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G9C01

9. Which of the following would increase the bandwidth of a Yagi antenna?

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G4E04

10. Why is it best NOT to draw the DC power for a 100 watt HF transceiver from a vehicle's auxiliary power socket?

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G5B11

11. What is the ratio of peak envelope power to average power for an unmodulated carrier?

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G0A07

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

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G8B03

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

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G1D05

14. Which of the following must a person have before they can be an administering VE for a Technician Class license examination?

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G5C12

15. What is the capacitance of a 20 microfarad capacitor connected in series with a 50 microfarad capacitor?

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G7B12

16. Which of these classes of amplifiers has the highest efficiency?

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G0B06

17. Why must the metal enclosure of every item of station equipment be grounded?

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G2D02

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

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G6A19

19. How should the winding axes of two solenoid inductors be oriented to minimize their mutual inductance?

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G4B09

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

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G4C07

21. What is one good way to avoid unwanted effects of stray RF energy in an amateur station?

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G2A01

22. Which sideband is most commonly used for voice communications on frequencies of 14 MHz or higher?

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G2E01

23. Which mode is normally used when sending an RTTY signal via AFSK with an SSB transmitter?

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G1C05

24. Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on the 28 MHz band for a General Class control operator?

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G1E11

25. 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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G7A05

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

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G7C11

27. What is meant by the term "software defined radio" (SDR)?

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G6B03

28. Which of the following is an advantage of CMOS integrated circuits compared to TTL integrated circuits?

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G9B04

29. What is the radiation pattern of a dipole antenna in free space in the plane of the conductor?

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G3B12

30. What factor or factors affect the MUF?

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G2B08

31. What is the "DX window" in a voluntary band plan?

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G9D06

32. Which of the following is an advantage of a log periodic antenna?

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G1B02

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

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G9A06

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

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G5A04

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