Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T9B04

1. What is the major function of an antenna tuner (antenna coupler)?

T0C11

2. What is the definition of duty cycle during the averaging time for RF exposure?

T4B08

3. What is the advantage of having multiple receive bandwidth choices on a multimode transceiver?

T8A07

4. What is an advantage of single sideband (SSB) over FM for voice transmissions?

T0A03

5. In the United States, what is connected to the green wire in a threewire electrical AC plug?

T7B10

6. What might be a problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

T8B03

7. Which of the following are provided by satellite tracking programs?

T9A09

8. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a half-wavelength 6 meter dipole antenna?

T0B08

9. What is considered to be a proper grounding method for a tower?

T7A10

10. What device increases the low-power output from a handheld transceiver?

T1B01

11. What is the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)?

T5D07

12. What is the current in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

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T6D10

13. What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?

T1F11

14. Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?

T2A11

15. What term describes an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

T1A03

16. What are the FCC rules regarding the use of a phonetic alphabet for station identification in the Amateur Radio Service?

T8D09

17. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

T1E05

18. What is an amateur station control point?

T6B05

19. Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?

T5A14

20. In which type of circuit is voltage the same across all components?

T3B10

21. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T3A07

22. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?

T6C13

23. Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical schematics?

T7D05

24. What instrument is used to measure resistance?

T6A04

25. What electrical component stores energy in an electric field?

T5C01

26. What is the ability to store energy in an electric field called?

T2C04

27. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

T2B09

28. What is a "talk group" on a DMR digital repeater?

T4A03

29. Why should wiring between the power source and radio be heavy-gauge wire and kept as short as possible?

T3C11

30. Why do VHF and UHF radio signals usually travel somewhat farther than the visual line of sight distance between two stations?

T1D01

31. With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

T1C08

32. What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?

T7C04

33. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feed line?

T8C09

34. How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

T5B11

35. What is the amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 20 watts to 200 watts?