Practice Exam

Element 3: General

G5A05

1. How does an inductor react to AC?

G8C02

2. Which digital mode is used as a low-power beacon for assessing HF propagation?

G4A04

3. What reading on the plate current meter of a vacuum tube RF power amplifier indicates correct adjustment of the plate tuning control?

G9B10

4. What is the approximate length for a 1/2 wave dipole antenna cut for 14.250 MHz?

G7B06

5. What is a shift register?

G9D02

6. What is the feed-point impedance of an end-fed half-wave antenna?

G2A07

7. Which of the following statements is true of the single sideband voice mode?

G2E03

8. What symptoms may result from other signals interfering with a PACTOR or WINMOR transmission?

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G7A10

9. Which symbol in figure G7-1 represents a Zener diode?

G0A04

10. What does "time averaging" mean in reference to RF radiation exposure?

G7C06

11. What should be the impedance of a low-pass filter as compared to the impedance of the transmission line into which it is inserted?

G1C04

12. Which of the following limitations apply to transmitter power on every amateur band?

G6B06

13. What kind of device is an integrated circuit operational amplifier?

G1D09

14. How long is a Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) valid for exam element credit?

G1A14

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

G1B06

16. Under what conditions are state and local governments permitted to regulate Amateur Radio antenna structures?

G6A03

17. What is the approximate junction threshold voltage of a germanium diode?

G2D01

18. What is the Volunteer Monitoring Program?

G5B03

19. How many watts of electrical power are used if 400 VDC is supplied to an 800 ohm load?

G3B11

20. What happens to HF propagation when the LUF exceeds the MUF?

G5C12

21. What is the capacitance of a 20 microfarad capacitor connected in series with a 50 microfarad capacitor?

G1E03

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

G8B11

23. What combination of a mixer's Local Oscillator (LO) and RF input frequencies is found in the output?

G2C11

24. What does the Q signal "QRV" mean?

G3C02

25. Where on Earth do ionospheric layers reach their maximum height?

G9C10

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

G2B01

27. Which of the following is true concerning access to frequencies in non-emergency situations?

G4D06

28. Where is an S meter found?

G4E02

29. What is the purpose of a corona ball on an HF mobile antenna?

G4B05

30. Why is high input impedance desirable for a voltmeter?

G8A03

31. What is the name of the process that changes the instantaneous frequency of an RF wave to convey information?

G9A07

32. What must be done to prevent standing waves on an antenna feed line?

G0B10

33. Which of the following is a danger from lead-tin solder?

G4C04

34. What is the effect on an audio device when there is interference from a nearby CW transmitter?

G3A08

35. Which of the following effects can a geomagnetic storm have on radio propagation?