Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T6A01

1. What electrical component opposes the flow of current in a DC circuit?

T7C08

2. What instrument other than an SWR meter could you use to determine if a feed line and antenna are properly matched?

T3A03

3. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weaksignal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

T4A08

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

T2A10

5. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?

T5C13

6. What is a unit of impedance?

T1F01

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

T7A05

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

T4B13

9. Which of the following is a use for the scanning function of an FM transceiver?

T8D10

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

T1C07

11. 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?

T5A04

12. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

T8C05

13. What is a grid locator?

T7D03

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

T0B03

15. Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?

T6C13

16. Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical schematics?

T7B10

17. What might be a problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

T2C09

18. Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?

T3B05

19. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

T5D03

20. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

T2B10

21. Which Q signal indicates that you are receiving interference from other stations?

T0A10

22. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

T1B03

23. Which frequency is within the 6 meter amateur band?

T8B08

24. What is meant by the statement that a satellite is operating in mode U/V?

T9B06

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

T3C07

26. What band is best suited for communicating via meteor scatter?

T1D02

27. Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station make one-way transmissions?

T6D01

28. Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal?

T1A04

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

T6B08

30. What does the abbreviation FET stand for?

T0C02

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

T9A03

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

T5B10

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

T8A04

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

T1E05

35. What is an amateur station control point?