Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T6B04

1. Which of the following components can consist of three layers of semiconductor material?

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T5B07

2. If a frequency display calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

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T8C01

3. Which of the following methods is used to locate sources of noise interference or jamming?

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T1F09

4. What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?

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T2C05

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

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T5C03

6. What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

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T1A06

7. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a beacon?

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T2A09

8. What brief statement indicates that you are listening on a repeater and looking for a contact?

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T0C03

9. What is the maximum power level that an amateur radio station may use at VHF frequencies before an RF exposure evaluation is required?

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T4A06

10. Which of the following connections might be used between a voice transceiver and a computer for digital operation?

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T0A04

11. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

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T3B01

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

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T9B04

13. What is the major function of an antenna tuner (antenna coupler)?

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T0B09

14. Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?

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T3A03

15. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weaksignal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

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T7A11

16. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

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T1D10

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

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T7C05

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

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T5D11

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

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T4B01

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

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T5A09

21. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

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T1B12

22. Except for some specific restrictions, what is the maximum peak envelope power output for Technician class operators using frequencies above 30 MHz?

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T3C01

23. Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

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T8A09

24. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

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T1E07

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

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T2B12

26. Why are simplex channels designated in the VHF/UHF band plans?

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T7D06

27. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

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T6C11

28. What is component 4 in figure T3?

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T6D05

29. What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?

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T6A11

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

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T8B12

31. Which of the following is a good way to judge whether your uplink power is neither too low nor too high?

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T1C02

32. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

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T8D12

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

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T7B11

34. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

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T9A05

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