Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T9A07

1. What is a disadvantage of using a handheld VHF transceiver with a flexible antenna inside a vehicle?

T8B08

2. What is meant by the statement that a satellite is operating in U/V mode?

T7C10

3. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

T3A10

4. What effect does multi-path propagation have on data transmissions?

T5A12

5. What describes the number of times per second that an alternating current makes a complete cycle?

T5B01

6. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

T5C10

7. How much power is delivered by a voltage of 12 volts DC and a current of 2.5 amperes?

T1D02

8. Under which of the following circumstances are one-way transmissions by an amateur station prohibited?

T1C05

9. Which of the following is a valid Technician class call sign format?

T4B10

10. Which of the following receiver filter bandwidths provides the best signal-to-noise ratio for SSB reception?

T6D07

11. Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?

T2C03

12. What technique is used to ensure that voice messages containing unusual words are received correctly?

T2B08

13. Which of the following applies when two stations transmitting on the same frequency interfere with each other?

T9B07

14. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

T1F07

15. Which of the following restrictions apply when a non-licensed person is allowed to speak to a foreign station using a station under the control of a licensed amateur operator?

T4A06

16. What signals are used in a computer-radio interface for digital mode operation?

T8A12

17. Which of the following is a disadvantage of FM compared with single sideband?

T0C10

18. Why is duty cycle one of the factors used to determine safe RF radiation exposure levels?

T8C06

19. How is over the air access to IRLP nodes accomplished?

T5D04

20. What is the resistance of a circuit in which a current of 3 amperes flows when connected to 90 volts?

T0A07

21. Where should a lightning arrester be installed in a coaxial feed line?

T7B06

22. Which of the following actions should you take if a neighbor tells you that your station's transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?

T6B04

23. Which of the following components can consist of three regions of semiconductor material?

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T6C05

24. What is component 4 in figure T-1?

T1B08

25. How are US amateurs restricted in segments of bands where the Amateur Radio Service is secondary?

T1E04

26. What determines the transmitting frequency privileges of an amateur station?

T7D11

27. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring in-circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

T3C07

28. What band is best suited for communicating via meteor scatter?

T2A07

29. What is meant by "repeater offset"?

T6A08

30. What is the function of an SPDT switch?

T3B08

31. What frequency range is referred to as VHF?

T1A07

32. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

T8D03

33. What kind of data can be transmitted by APRS?

T0B07

34. Which of the following is an important safety rule to remember when using a crank-up tower?

T7A09

35. What is the function of the SSB/CW-FM switch on a VHF power amplifier?