Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T2C02

1. Which of the following are typical duties of a Net Control Station?

T4A03

2. Why are short, heavy-gauge wires used for a transceiver's DC power connection?

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T6C11

3. What is component 4 in figure T-3?

T1A10

4. What is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?

T1C08

5. What is the normal term for an FCC-issued amateur radio license?

T3A09

6. Which of the following results from the fact that signals propagated by the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?

T5D11

7. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

T5A09

8. Which of the following describes alternating current?

T0A03

9. In the United States, what circuit does black wire insulation indicate in a three-wire 120 V cable?

T5C01

10. What describes the ability to store energy in an electric field?

T5B10

11. Which decibel value most closely represents a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?

T1B09

12. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

T1D04

13. Under what conditions is an amateur station authorized to transmit music using a phone emission?

T3B01

14. What is the relationship between the electric and magnetic fields of an electromagnetic wave?

T0B11

15. Which of the following establishes grounding requirements for an amateur radio tower or antenna?

T9A09

16. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a half-wavelength 6 meter dipole antenna?

T4B06

17. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal returning to your CQ call seems too high or low?

T8A04

18. Which type of modulation is commonly used for VHF and UHF voice repeaters?

T9B09

19. What can cause erratic changes in SWR?

T2B12

20. What is the purpose of the color code used on DMR repeater systems?

T6D08

21. Which of the following is combined with an inductor to make a resonant circuit?

T7C10

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

T1F02

23. How often must you identify with your FCC-assigned call sign when using tactical call signs such as "Race Headquarters"?

T6B03

24. Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch?

T1E06

25. When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an Amateur Extra Class band segment?

T3C06

26. What type of propagation is responsible for allowing over-the-horizon VHF and UHF communications to ranges of approximately 300 miles on a regular basis?

T8B10

27. What is a LEO satellite?

T6A02

28. What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?

T2A11

29. What term describes an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

T0C06

30. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine whether your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

T7D10

31. What reading indicates that an ohmmeter is connected across a large, discharged capacitor?

T8C04

32. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a contest?

T8D02

33. What is a "talkgroup" on a DMR repeater?

T7A11

34. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

T7B02

35. What would cause a broadcast AM or FM radio to receive an amateur radio transmission unintentionally?