Practice Exam

Element 3: General (After June 30)

G4B13

1. What is a use for an antenna analyzer other than measuring the SWR of an antenna system?

G2C07

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

G3A01

3. What is the significance of the sunspot number about HF propagation?

G1B06

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

G9D07

5. Which of the following describes a log periodic antenna?

G9C01

6. Which of the following would increase the bandwidth of a Yagi antenna?

G1C11

7. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 2-meter band?

G5A01

8. What is impedance?

G8C03

9. What part of a packet radio frame contains the routing and handling information?

G4C13

10. Why must the metal enclosure of every item of station equipment be grounded?

G0B08

11. What should be done by any person preparing to climb a tower that supports electrically powered devices?

G6A08

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

G1E01

13. Which of the following would disqualify a third party from participating in stating a message over an amateur station?

G2D08

14. What is a reason why many amateurs keep a station log?

G1A09

15. Which of the following frequencies is within the General class portion of the 15-meter band?

G0A01

16. What is one way that RF energy can affect human body tissue?

G5B01

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

G5C11

18. What is the inductance of a 20 millihenry inductor connected in series with a 50 millihenry inductor?

G3B07

19. What does LUF stand for?

G2A06

20. Which of the following is an advantage when using single sideband, as compared to other analog voice modes on the HF amateur bands?

G7C14

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

G8B06

22. What is the total bandwidth of an FM phone transmission having 5 kHz deviation and 3 kHz modulating frequency?

G7B11

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

G2B11

24. What frequency should be used to send a distress call?

G1D01

25. Who may receive partial credit for the elements represented by an expired Amateur Radio license?

G3C10

26. What is Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) propagation?

G8A02

27. What is the name of the process that changes the phase angle of an RF signal to convey information?

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G7A13

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

G4E11

29. Which of the following is a disadvantage of using wind as the primary source of power for an emergency station?

G9B05

30. How does antenna height affect the horizontal (azimuthal) radiation pattern of a horizontal dipole HF antenna?

G4D03

31. Which of the following can be the result of an incorrectly adjusted speech processor?

G2E06

32. What is the most common frequency shift for RTTY emissions in the amateur HF bands?

G4A02

33. What is one advantage of selecting the opposite, or "reverse," sideband when receiving CW signals on a typical HF transceiver?

G6B01

34. What determines the performance of a ferrite core at different frequencies?

G9A05

35. How does the attenuation of coaxial cable change as the frequency of the signal it is carrying increases?