Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T6D06

1. What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

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T4B05

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

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T3B11

3. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?

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T6B05

4. Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?

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T5B04

5. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

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T2B07

6. How can you join a digital repeater's "talk group"?

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T9A04

7. What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers when compared to a full-sized quarter-wave antenna?

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T7C07

8. What happens to power lost in a feed line?

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T5A14

9. In which type of circuit is voltage the same across all components?

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T9B02

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

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T8C11

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

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T1A09

12. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

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T7B01

13. What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over-deviating?

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T1C02

14. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

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T0B02

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

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T0A04

16. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

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T1D06

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

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T4A07

18. How is a computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications?

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T8B03

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

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T6A09

20. What electrical component is used to protect other circuit components from current overloads?

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T3A03

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

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T3C03

22. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

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T1B05

23. What is the limitation for emissions on the frequencies between 219 and 220 MHz?

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T7D09

24. What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?

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T0C08

25. Which of the following actions might amateur operators take to prevent exposure to RF radiation in excess of FCC-supplied limits?

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T8A04

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

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T1E07

27. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

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T7A02

28. What is a transceiver?

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T5D02

29. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

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T2A01

30. Which of the following is a common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

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T1F03

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

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T2C03

32. What should be done when using voice modes to ensure that voice messages containing unusual words are received correctly?

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T5C05

33. What is the unit of frequency?

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T6C10

34. What is component 3 in figure T3?

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T8D01

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