Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T1B07

1. Which of the following VHF/UHF frequency ranges are limited to CW only?

T9A07

2. What is a disadvantage of using a handheld VHF transceiver, with its integral antenna, inside a vehicle?

T0A02

3. What health hazard is presented by electrical current flowing through the body?

T0C04

4. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T7B07

5. Which of the following can reduce overload to a VHF transceiver from a nearby FM broadcast station?

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T6C02

6. What is component 1 in figure T1?

T6D08

7. Which of the following is combined with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

T1D11

8. When may an amateur station transmit without on-the-air identification?

T9B06

9. Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?

T1E08

10. Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

T5D06

11. What is the resistance of a circuit that draws 4 amperes from a 12-volt source?

T7C01

12. What is the primary purpose of a dummy load?

T5A06

13. How much voltage does a mobile transceiver typically require?

T4A04

14. Which computer sound card port is connected to a transceiver's headphone or speaker output for operating digital modes?

T1C07

15. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide and maintain a correct mailing address with the FCC?

T5C13

16. What is a unit of impedance?

T2A11

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

T3A09

18. Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?

T5B09

19. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

T7A05

20. What is the name of a circuit that generates a signal at a specific frequency?

T1F03

21. When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

T8B06

22. Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?

T2C01

23. When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?

T6B06

24. How is the cathode lead of a semiconductor diode often marked on the package?

T4B12

25. Which of the following could be used to remove power line noise or ignition noise?

T7D03

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

T0B09

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

T3B08

28. What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?

T8A04

29. Which type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF and UHF voice repeaters?

T1A02

30. Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

T3C11

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

T6A07

32. What electrical component usually is constructed as a coil of wire?

T8C02

33. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

T2B04

34. Which of the following could be the reason you are unable to access a repeater whose output you can hear?

T8D13

35. What is FT8?