Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T2C02

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

T4A02

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

T8B06

3. Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?

T3C06

4. 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?

T1E02

5. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

T8D09

6. What is CW?

T1D06

7. What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

T1A09

8. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

T7D01

9. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential?

T8C11

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

T3B04

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

T4B02

12. Which of the following can be used to enter a transceiver's operating frequency?

T5C12

13. What is impedance?

T7B09

14. What should be the first step to resolve non-fiber optic cable TV interference caused by your amateur radio transmission?

T6B12

15. What are the names of the electrodes of a bipolar junction transistor?

T6D01

16. Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal?

T2B01

17. How is a VHF/UHF transceiver's "reverse" function used?

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T6C09

18. What is component 4 in figure T-2?

T3A06

19. What is the meaning of the term "picket fencing"?

T6A05

20. What type of electrical component consists of conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

T0A03

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

T5D03

22. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

T7C06

23. What does an SWR reading of 4:1 indicate?

T5B05

24. Which is equal to 500 milliwatts?

T1B08

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

T5A05

26. What is the electrical term for the force that causes electron flow?

T0B08

27. Which is a proper grounding method for a tower?

T1C02

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

T7A07

29. What is the function of a transceiver's PTT input?

T1F04

30. What language may you use for identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

T2A03

31. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

T0C05

32. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?

T9A08

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

T8A11

34. What is the approximate bandwidth required to transmit a CW signal?

T9B12

35. What is standing wave ratio (SWR)?