Practice Exam

Element 3: General

G7C14

1. The bandwidth of a band-pass filter is measured between what two frequencies?

G6A08

2. What is an advantage of using a ferrite core toroidal inductor?

G1E03

3. What is required to conduct communications with a digital station operating under automatic control outside the automatic control band segments?

G4D01

4. What is the purpose of a speech processor as used in a modern transceiver?

G5B11

5. What is the ratio of peak envelope power to average power for an unmodulated carrier?

G2C01

6. Which of the following describes full break-in telegraphy (QSK)?

G6B05

7. What is meant when memory is characterized as non-volatile?

G3C11

8. Which ionospheric layer is the most absorbent of long skip signals during daylight hours on frequencies below 10 MHz?

G2E07

9. What segment of the 80-meter band is most commonly used for digital transmissions?

G4E01

10. What is the purpose of a capacitance hat on a mobile antenna?

G7A06

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

G9D06

12. Which of the following is an advantage of a log periodic antenna?

G8B01

13. Which mixer input is varied or tuned to convert signals of different frequencies to an intermediate frequency (IF)?

G4B14

14. What is an instance in which the use of an instrument with analog readout may be preferred over an instrument with digital readout?

G5C01

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

G4C09

16. How can a ground loop be avoided?

G8A10

17. What is meant by the term "flat-topping," when referring to a single sideband phone transmission?

G3B03

18. Which of the following applies when selecting a frequency for lowest attenuation when transmitting on HF?

G4A05

19. What is a reason to use Automatic Level Control (ALC) with an RF power amplifier?

G2A12

20. What control is typically adjusted for proper ALC setting on an amateur single sideband transceiver?

G1D03

21. On which of the following band segments may you operate if you are a Technician class operator and have a Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) for General class privileges?

G0B13

22. What must you do when powering your house from an emergency generator?

G9C06

23. What configuration of the loops of a two-element quad antenna must be used for the antenna to operate as a beam antenna, assuming one of the elements is used as a reflector?

G0A06

24. What precaution should be taken when installing a ground-mounted antenna?

G5A08

25. What is one reason to use an impedance matching transformer?

G2D09

26. Which of the following is required when participating in a contest on HF frequencies?

G9A12

27. What is the interaction between high standing wave ratio (SWR) and transmission line loss?

G1A14

28. Which of the following may apply in areas under FCC jurisdiction outside of ITU Region 2?

G1C05

29. What is the limit for transmitter power on the 28 MHz band for a General Class control operator?

G9B08

30. How does the feed point impedance of a 1/2 wave dipole change as the feed point is moved from the center toward the ends?

G7B11

31. For which of the following modes is a Class C power stage appropriate for amplifying a modulated signal?

G2B05

32. When selecting an SSB transmitting frequency, what minimum separation should be used to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies?

G8C06

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

G1B04

34. Which of the following transmissions is permitted?

G3A13

35. What does the A-index indicate?