Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T8C05

1. What is a grid locator?

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T5C01

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

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T8A10

3. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 centimeter band?

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T8B06

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

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T3C04

5. Which of the following propagation types is most commonly associated with occasional strong over-the-horizon signals on the 10, 6, and 2 meter bands?

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T7C10

6. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

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T2B09

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

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T5B10

8. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?

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T1E08

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

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T6B01

10. What class of electronic components uses a voltage or current signal to control current flow?

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T2C10

11. What information is contained in the preamble of a formal traffic message?

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T6C12

12. What do the symbols on an electrical schematic represent?

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T4B10

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

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T3A02

14. Why might the range of VHF and UHF signals be greater in the winter?

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T0A11

15. What kind of hazard might exist in a power supply when it is turned off and disconnected?

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T6D08

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

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T3B07

17. What property of radio waves is often used to identify the different frequency bands?

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T7B08

18. What should you do if something in a neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

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T7D10

19. What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across an unpowered circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?

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T8D01

20. Which of the following is a digital communications mode?

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T1B09

21. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

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T2A06

22. Which of the following is required when making on-the-air test transmissions?

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T9B07

23. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

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T1A10

24. Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?

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T5A07

25. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

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T1D06

26. What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

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T1F04

27. Which of the following is an acceptable language to use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

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T0B02

28. What is a good precaution to observe before climbing an antenna tower?

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T4A08

29. Which of the following conductors provides the lowest impedance to RF signals?

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T5D09

30. What is the current through a 24-ohm resistor connected across 240 volts?

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T9A03

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

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T1C03

32. What types of international communications is an FCC-licensed amateur radio station permitted to make?

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T7A02

33. What is a transceiver?

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T0C07

34. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?

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T6A05

35. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?