Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T1C06

1. From which of the following locations may an FCC-licensed amateur station transmit?

T7D01

2. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

T1D05

3. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

T7B12

4. What should be the first step to resolve cable TV interference from your ham radio transmission?

T6A08

5. What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?

T5D16

6. What is the voltage across each of two components in parallel with a voltage source?

T0B13

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

T1F06

8. Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?

T2A05

9. How should you respond to a station calling CQ?

T0A07

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

T6B08

11. What does the abbreviation FET stand for?

T4A05

12. What is the proper location for an external SWR meter?

T0C12

13. How does RF radiation differ from ionizing radiation (radioactivity)?

T8D06

14. What does the abbreviation "PSK" mean?

T1E10

15. Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?

T9B11

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

T2C08

17. Which of the following is a characteristic of good traffic handling?

T3C04

18. 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?

T7C05

19. Why do most solid-state amateur radio transmitters reduce output power as SWR increases?

T7A04

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

T8B09

21. What causes spin fading of satellite signals?

T2B05

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

T3B05

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

T6D01

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

T3A13

25. What weather condition would decrease range at microwave frequencies?

T8C11

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

T8A01

27. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

T5B13

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

T1B11

29. What is the maximum peak envelope power output for Technician class operators using their assigned portions of the HF bands?

T5A03

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

T6C13

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

T4B08

32. What is the advantage of having multiple receive bandwidth choices on a multimode transceiver?

T5C08

33. What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

T1A08

34. Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

T9A01

35. What is a beam antenna?