Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T4A04

1. How are the transceiver audio input and output connected in a station configured to operate using FT8?

T2C05

2. What does the term "traffic" refer to in net operation?

T9B09

3. What can cause erratic changes in SWR?

T1C02

4. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

T7D06

5. Which of the following can damage a multimeter?

T0B09

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

T1B08

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

T3A02

8. What is the effect of vegetation on UHF and microwave signals?

T1D04

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

T0C04

10. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T7C03

11. What does a dummy load consist of?

T5D12

12. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

T7A05

13. What is the name of a circuit that generates a signal at a specific frequency?

T9A07

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

T5B02

15. Which is equal to 1,500,000 hertz?

T2A02

16. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 2 meter band?

T8B09

17. What causes spin fading of satellite signals?

T8C10

18. What is required before using the EchoLink system?

T6A08

19. What is the function of an SPDT switch?

T5C03

20. What describes the ability to store energy in a magnetic field?

T6D06

21. What component changes 120 V AC power to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

T7B11

22. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

T4B03

23. How is squelch adjusted so that a weak FM signal can be heard?

T1E05

24. What is an amateur station's control point?

T5A07

25. Why are metals generally good conductors of electricity?

T1A05

26. What proves that the FCC has issued an operator/primary license grant?

T6B05

27. What type of transistor has a gate, drain, and source?

T8D13

28. What is FT8?

T3B09

29. What frequency range is referred to as UHF?

T0A10

30. What hazard is caused by charging or discharging a battery too quickly?

T1F02

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

T2B08

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

T8A07

33. What is a characteristic of single sideband (SSB) compared to FM?

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T6C10

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

T3C10

35. Which of the following bands may provide long-distance communications via the ionosphere's F region during the peak of the sunspot cycle?