Practice Exam

Element 3: General (After June 30)

G1C06

1. What is the limit for transmitter power on the 1.8 MHz band?

G1E02

2. When may a 10-meter repeater retransmit the 2-meter signal from a station that has a Technician class control operator?

G2E01

3. Which mode is normally used when sending RTTY signals via AFSK with an SSB transmitter?

G8C14

4. Which of the following describes a waterfall display?

G4D05

5. How does a signal that reads 20 dB over S9 compare to one that reads S9 on a receiver, assuming a properly calibrated S meter?

G4B15

6. What type of transmitter performance does a two-tone test analyze?

G3B08

7. What does MUF stand for?

G3C01

8. Which ionospheric layer is closest to the surface of Earth?

G5B01

9. What dB change represents a factor of two increase or decrease in power?

G0B03

10. Which size of fuse or circuit breaker would be appropriate to use with a circuit that uses AWG number 14 wiring?

G9A10

11. What standing wave ratio will result when connecting a 50 ohm feed line to a non-reactive load having 10 ohm impedance?

G5C03

12. Which of the following components increases the total resistance of a resistor?

G2B10

13. When is an amateur station allowed to use any means at its disposal to assist another station in distress?

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G7A13

14. Which symbol in Figure G7-1 represents a tapped inductor?

G4C07

15. Why should soldered joints not be used with the wires that connect the base of a tower to a system of ground rods?

G1A02

16. On which of the following bands is phone operation prohibited?

G2A10

17. Which of the following statements is true of voice VOX operation versus PTT operation?

G7B03

18. Which of the following describes the function of a two-input AND gate?

G0A08

19. Which of the following steps must an amateur operator take to ensure compliance with RF safety regulations when transmitter power exceeds levels specified in FCC Part 97.13?

G1B12

20. When is it permissible to communicate with amateur stations in countries outside the areas administered by the Federal Communications Commission?

G6B06

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

G6A11

22. What happens when an inductor is operated above its self-resonant frequency?

G9B08

23. 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?

G9C05

24. How does increasing boom length and adding directors affect a Yagi antenna?

G9D10

25. In which direction or directions does an electrically small loop (less than 1/3 wavelength in circumference) have nulls in its radiation pattern?

G2D10

26. What is QRP operation?

G7C08

27. What circuit is used in analog FM receivers to convert IF output signals to audio?

G8A03

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

G4A07

29. What condition can lead to permanent damage to a solid-state RF power amplifier?

G8B11

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

G2C07

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

G1D03

32. 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?

G3A12

33. What does the K-index indicate?

G4E02

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

G5A11

35. Which of the following describes one method of impedance matching between two AC circuits?