Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T6B07

1. What does the abbreviation LED stand for?

T5A07

2. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

T1E07

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

T3A02

4. Why might the range of VHF and UHF signals be greater in the winter?

T0A05

5. Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

T7A07

6. What is meant by "PTT"?

T2B09

7. What is a "talk group" on a DMR digital repeater?

T1B06

8. On which HF bands does a Technician class operator have phone privileges?

T3B04

9. How fast does a radio wave travel through free space?

T6D08

10. Which of the following is combined with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

T7D05

11. What instrument is used to measure resistance?

T1F01

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

T0B03

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

T9A06

14. What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?

T6A05

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

T8B08

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

T5B13

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

T8D08

18. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

T3C07

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

T8A05

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

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T6C06

21. What is component 6 in figure T2?

T4B06

22. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal seems too high or low?

T9B10

23. What is the electrical difference between RG-58 and RG-8 coaxial cable?

T2A05

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

T1A07

25. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

T2C05

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

T7C10

27. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

T7B05

28. How can overload of a non-amateur radio or TV receiver by an amateur signal be reduced or eliminated?

T0C07

29. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?

T8C03

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

T5C02

31. What is the basic unit of capacitance?

T4A01

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

T1D01

33. With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

T5D14

34. What happens to current at the junction of two components in parallel?

T1C03

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