Practice Exam

Element 3: General

G0A03

1. How can you determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

G1B09

2. On what HF frequencies are automatically controlled beacons permitted?

G4E07

3. Which of the following may cause receive interference in a radio installed in a vehicle?

G6A01

4. What is the minimum allowable discharge voltage for maximum life of a standard 12 volt lead-acid battery?

G2C07

5. When sending CW, what does a "C" mean when added to the RST report?

G5C01

6. What causes a voltage to appear across the secondary winding of a transformer when an AC voltage source is connected across its primary winding?

G3B09

7. What is the approximate maximum distance along the Earth's surface that is normally covered in one hop using the F2 region?

G9A13

8. What is the effect of transmission line loss on SWR measured at the input to the line?

G7A05

9. What portion of the AC cycle is converted to DC by a half-wave rectifier?

G6B09

10. Which of the following is a characteristic of a liquid crystal display?

G1E11

11. On what bands may automatically controlled stations transmitting RTTY or data emissions communicate with other automatically controlled digital stations?

G4D10

12. How close to the lower edge of the phone segment should your displayed carrier frequency be when using 3 kHz wide LSB?

G8B10

13. What is the relationship between transmitted symbol rate and bandwidth?

G4C10

14. What could be a symptom of a ground loop somewhere in your station?

G5A05

15. How does an inductor react to AC?

G4A17

16. What happens as the noise reduction control level in a receiver is increased?

G0B04

17. Which of the following is a primary reason for not placing a gasoline-fueled generator inside an occupied area?

G9B11

18. What is the approximate length for a 1/2 wave dipole antenna cut for 3.550 MHz?

G9C10

19. Which of the following can be adjusted to optimize forward gain, front-to-back ratio, or SWR bandwidth of a Yagi antenna?

G5B07

20. What value of an AC signal produces the same power dissipation in a resistor as a DC voltage of the same value?

G7B05

21. How many states does a 3-bit binary counter have?

G2B06

22. What is a practical way to avoid harmful interference on an apparently clear frequency before calling CQ on CW or phone?

G8A07

23. Which of the following phone emissions uses the narrowest bandwidth?

G8C06

24. What action results from a failure to exchange information due to excessive transmission attempts when using PACTOR or WINMOR?

G2A03

25. Which of the following is most commonly used for SSB voice communications in the VHF and UHF bands?

G2D02

26. Which of the following are objectives of the Volunteer Monitoring Program?

G2E05

27. What is the standard sideband used to generate a JT65, JT9, or FT8 digital signal when using AFSK in any amateur band?

G3C06

28. What is a characteristic of HF scatter?

G9D09

29. What is the primary use of a Beverage antenna?

G1C01

30. What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on 10.140 MHz?

G4B07

31. What signals are used to conduct a two-tone test?

G1A12

32. Which of the following applies when the FCC rules designate the Amateur Service as a secondary user on a band?

G3A01

33. What is the significance of the sunspot number with regard to HF propagation?

G1D10

34. What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner?

G7C04

35. What circuit is used to combine signals from the IF amplifier and BFO and send the result to the AF amplifier in some single sideband receivers?