Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T6B11

1. What is the term that describes a device's ability to amplify a signal?

T5D05

2. What is the resistance of a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 volts and the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

T4A02

3. Which of the following should be considered when selecting an accessory SWR meter?

T9A08

4. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

T7D11

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

T1C07

6. Which of the following can result in revocation of the station license or suspension of the operator license?

T8B12

7. Which of the following is a way to determine whether your satellite uplink power is neither too low nor too high?

T8A12

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

T4B05

9. What does the scanning function of an FM transceiver do?

T3C03

10. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral backscatter?

T0C11

11. What is the definition of duty cycle during the averaging time for RF exposure?

T0B09

12. Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?

T1A10

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

T3B04

14. What is the velocity of a radio wave traveling through free space?

T2B08

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

T1F05

16. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

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T6C10

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

T7A03

18. Which of the following is used to convert a signal from one frequency to another?

T1D03

19. When is it permissible to transmit messages encoded to obscure their meaning?

T8D01

20. Which of the following is a digital communications mode?

T6A07

21. What electrical component is typically constructed as a coil of wire?

T0A02

22. What health hazard is presented by electrical current flowing through the body?

T6D03

23. Which of the following is a reason to use shielded wire?

T3A08

24. What is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals propagated by the ionosphere?

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?

T5B03

26. Which is equal to one kilovolt?

T2C11

27. What is meant by "check" in a radiogram header?

T8C11

28. What is an amateur radio station that connects other amateur stations to the internet?

T5A08

29. Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

T7C11

30. What is a disadvantage of air core coaxial cable when compared to foam or solid dielectric types?

T1B05

31. How may amateurs use the 219 to 220 MHz segment of 1.25 meter band?

T7B04

32. Which of the following could you use to cure distorted audio caused by RF current on the shield of a microphone cable?

T5C01

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

T9B12

34. What is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

T2A11

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