Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T8C06

1. How is access to some IRLP nodes accomplished?

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T1E06

2. When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Amateur Extra class operator segment of the amateur bands?

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T0B02

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

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T0A10

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

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T3A09

5. Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?

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T4A10

6. What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?

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T2B04

7. Which of the following could be the reason you are unable to access a repeater whose output you can hear?

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T3B02

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

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T8A02

9. What type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF packet radio transmissions?

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T7A01

10. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to detect the presence of a signal?

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T0C06

11. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

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T1D09

12. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

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T1F08

13. What is meant by the term Third Party Communications?

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T6D07

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

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T1B09

15. 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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T1C09

16. What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

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T1A10

17. Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?

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T4B06

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

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T8D12

19. Which of the following best describes Broadband-Hamnet(TM), also referred to as a high-speed multi-media network?

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T8B04

20. What mode of transmission is commonly used by amateur radio satellites?

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T5A02

21. Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

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T9B03

22. Why is coaxial cable the most common feed line selected for amateur radio antenna systems?

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T6B06

23. How is the cathode lead of a semiconductor diode often marked on the package?

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T5B04

24. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

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T7D01

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

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T7B02

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

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T2A08

27. What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?

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T6A03

28. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

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T5C05

29. What is the unit of frequency?

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T7C04

30. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feed line?

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T5D12

31. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

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T3C08

32. What causes tropospheric ducting?

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T2C07

33. Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into a net?

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T6C09

34. What is component 4 in figure T2?

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T9A01

35. What is a beam antenna?