Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T8B03

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

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T5B11

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

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T7B03

3. Which of the following can cause radio frequency interference?

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T7A07

4. What is meant by "PTT"?

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T2C06

5. Which of the following is an accepted practice to get the immediate attention of a net control station when reporting an emergency?

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T1D07

6. What types of amateur stations can automatically retransmit the signals of other amateur stations?

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T1F11

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

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T5C12

8. What is impedance?

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T2A02

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

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T5D08

10. What is the current through a 100-ohm resistor connected across 200 volts?

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T9B11

11. Which of the following types of feed line has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

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T4B05

12. Which of the following would reduce ignition interference to a receiver?

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T0B13

13. What is the purpose of a safety wire through a turnbuckle used to tension guy lines?

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T7C03

14. What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

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T8C03

15. What operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period?

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T8A11

16. What is the approximate maximum bandwidth required to transmit a CW signal?

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T8D03

17. Which of the following devices is used to provide data to the transmitter when sending automatic position reports from a mobile amateur radio station?

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T4A01

18. What must be considered to determine the minimum current capacity needed for a transceiver power supply?

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T0A11

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

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T6C05

20. What is component 4 in figure T1?

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T2B05

21. What might be the problem if a repeater user says your transmissions are breaking up on voice peaks?

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T1B09

22. 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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T6B03

23. Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?

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T3C01

24. Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

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T6D09

25. What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package?

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T1E06

26. When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Amateur Extra class operator segment of the amateur bands?

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T3A12

27. How might fog and light rain affect radio range on the 10 meter and 6 meter bands?

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T6A07

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

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T1C03

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

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T5A01

30. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

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T0C04

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

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T9A07

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

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T7D11

33. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

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T3B08

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

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T1A03

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