Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T1C04

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

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?

T2A11

3. What term describes an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

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T6D03

4. What type of switch is represented by component 3 in figure T2?

T5C06

5. What does the abbreviation "RF" refer to?

T3C02

6. Which of the following is an advantage of HF vs VHF and higher frequencies?

T5B04

7. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

T7D12

8. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring high voltages with a voltmeter?

T5D02

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

T3A07

10. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?

T7B04

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

T1A07

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

T6B02

13. What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?

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T6C02

14. What is component 1 in figure T1?

T1D01

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

T4A07

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

T3B01

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

T8B07

18. With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?

T7C04

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

T6A11

20. Which of the following battery types is not rechargeable?

T5A03

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

T0C04

22. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T8C03

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

T0A03

24. In the United States, what is connected to the green wire in a threewire electrical AC plug?

T1B04

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

T7A11

26. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

T8D11

27. What is an ARQ transmission system?

T0B01

28. When should members of a tower work team wear a hard hat and safety glasses?

T9B08

29. Why should coax connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water intrusion?

T9A07

30. What is a disadvantage of using a handheld VHF transceiver, with its integral antenna, inside a vehicle?

T2C09

31. Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?

T1F07

32. Which of the following restrictions apply when a non-licensed person is allowed to speak to a foreign station using a station under the control of a Technician class control operator?

T2B14

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

T8A10

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

T4B01

35. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?