Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T8A09

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

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T3A13

2. What weather condition would decrease range at microwave frequencies?

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T2C11

3. What is meant by the term "check," in reference to a formal traffic message?

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T9B11

4. Which of the following types of feed line has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

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T2B11

5. Which Q signal indicates that you are changing frequency?

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T7D01

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

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T2A03

7. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

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T5C11

8. How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

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T6A01

9. What electrical component opposes the flow of current in a DC circuit?

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T1E03

10. Who must designate the station control operator?

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T6D11

11. Which of the following is a resonant or tuned circuit?

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T0A02

12. What health hazard is presented by electrical current flowing through the body?

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T4B12

13. Which of the following could be used to remove power line noise or ignition noise?

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T0C01

14. What type of radiation are VHF and UHF radio signals?

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T5A11

15. What is the unit of electromotive force?

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T9A07

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

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T3B08

17. What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?

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T8B06

18. Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?

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T5B01

19. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

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T1D05

20. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

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T5D01

21. What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

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T1B03

22. Which frequency is within the 6 meter amateur band?

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T6B05

23. Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?

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T6C06

24. What is component 6 in figure T2?

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T7B07

25. Which of the following can reduce overload to a VHF transceiver from a nearby FM broadcast station?

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T3C10

26. Which of the following bands may provide long distance communications during the peak of the sunspot cycle?

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T1F11

27. Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?

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T8D02

28. What does the term "APRS" mean?

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T0B12

29. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

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T1A10

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

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T7C05

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

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T7A06

32. What device converts the RF input and output of a transceiver to another band?

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T1C01

33. For which license classes are new licenses currently available from the FCC?

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T8C04

34. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

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T4A08

35. Which of the following conductors provides the lowest impedance to RF signals?