Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T2B14

1. Which of the following describes a linked repeater network?

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T0A11

2. What kind of hazard might exist in a power supply when it is turned off and disconnected?

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T1F08

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

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T9B01

4. Why is it important to have low SWR when using coaxial cable feed line?

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T5A01

5. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

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T6C01

6. What is the name of an electrical wiring diagram that uses standard component symbols?

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T5B01

7. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

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T8A10

8. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 centimeter band?

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T8D09

9. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

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T1C04

10. When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

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T6A05

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

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T1E09

12. Which of the following is true of remote control operation?

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T7C06

13. What does an SWR reading of 4:1 indicate?

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T0B02

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

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T5D11

15. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

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T1D10

16. What is the meaning of the term broadcasting in the FCC rules for the Amateur Radio Service?

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T4A07

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

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T3B01

18. What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?

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T0C02

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

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T4B08

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

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T5C13

21. What is a unit of impedance?

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T1A02

22. Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

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T8B08

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

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T9A05

24. How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?

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T7D07

25. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

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T6B10

26. Which of the following could be the primary gain-producing component in an RF power amplifier?

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T3A05

27. When using a directional antenna, how might your station be able to access a distant repeater if buildings or obstructions are blocking the direct line of sight path?

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T2A10

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

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T3C04

29. 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?

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T6D01

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

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T8C09

31. How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

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T7A09

32. What is the function of the SSB/CW-FM switch on a VHF power amplifier?

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T2C10

33. What information is contained in the preamble of a formal traffic message?

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T7B04

34. Which of the following is a way to reduce or eliminate interference from an amateur transmitter to a nearby telephone?

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T1B04

35. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?