Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T5B13

1. If a frequency display shows a reading of 2425 MHz, what frequency is that in GHz?

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T7D03

2. How is a simple ammeter connected to a circuit?

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T1D09

3. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

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T6C05

4. What is component 4 in figure T1?

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T2C03

5. What should be done when using voice modes to ensure that voice messages containing unusual words are received correctly?

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T4A03

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

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T2B02

7. What term describes the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted along with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

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T3C10

8. Which of the following bands may provide long distance communications during the peak of the sunspot cycle?

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T1A03

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

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T1E10

10. Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?

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T0B09

11. Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?

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T9A03

12. Which of the following describes a simple dipole oriented parallel to the Earth's surface?

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T8B05

13. What is a satellite beacon?

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T6D11

14. Which of the following is a resonant or tuned circuit?

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T0C05

15. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?

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T8D10

16. Which of the following operating activities is supported by digital mode software in the WSJT suite?

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T3B04

17. How fast does a radio wave travel through free space?

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T1B02

18. Which amateur radio stations may make contact with an amateur radio station on the International Space Station (ISS) using 2 meter and 70 cm band frequencies?

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T5C08

19. What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

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T5A14

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

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T7B04

21. Which of the following is a way to reduce or eliminate interference from an amateur transmitter to a nearby telephone?

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T7C04

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

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T7A07

23. What is meant by "PTT"?

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T2A02

24. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 2 meter band?

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T6A10

25. Which of the following battery types is rechargeable?

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T3A11

26. Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?

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T8A09

27. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

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T0A04

28. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

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T9B04

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

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T8C11

30. What name is given to an amateur radio station that is used to connect other amateur stations to the internet?

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T1C01

31. For which license classes are new licenses currently available from the FCC?

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T5D16

32. What is the voltage across each of two components in parallel with a voltage source?

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T4B09

33. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter bandwidth for minimizing noise and interference for SSB reception?

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T1F01

34. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

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T6B05

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