Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T1D04

1. Under what conditions is an amateur station authorized to transmit music using a phone emission?

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T6A05

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

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T1F07

3. Which of the following restrictions apply when a non-licensed person is allowed to speak to a foreign station using a station under the control of a Technician class control operator?

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T0B12

4. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

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T7B02

5. What would cause a broadcast AM or FM radio to receive an amateur radio transmission unintentionally?

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T4A02

6. How might a computer be used as part of an amateur radio station?

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T1E11

7. Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station, unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

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T6C11

8. What is component 4 in figure T3?

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T2B05

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

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T4B05

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

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T7D04

11. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

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T3C04

12. 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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T7A04

13. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to discriminate between multiple signals?

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T0A07

14. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feed line?

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T5C06

15. What does the abbreviation "RF" refer to?

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T0C02

16. Which of the following frequencies has the lowest value for Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?

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T1A04

17. How many operator/primary station license grants may be held by any one person?

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T6D07

18. Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?

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T3B02

19. What property of a radio wave is used to describe its polarization?

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T3A12

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

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T5A03

21. What is the name for the flow of electrons in an electric circuit?

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T7C02

22. Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?

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T8B05

23. What is a satellite beacon?

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T1C05

24. Which of the following is a valid call sign for a Technician class amateur radio station?

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T8D06

25. What does the abbreviation "PSK" mean?

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T8C11

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

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T2A03

27. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

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T8A05

28. Which of the following types of emission has the narrowest bandwidth?

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T1B09

29. 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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T6B01

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

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T5D08

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

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T9B02

32. What is the impedance of most coaxial cables used in amateur radio installations?

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T2C05

33. What does the term "traffic" refer to in net operation?

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T9A09

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

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T5B13

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