Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (Starts July 1)

T1C10

1. How soon after passing the examination for your first amateur radio license may you transmit on the amateur radio bands?

T2A01

2. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

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T6C03

3. What is component 2 in figure T-1?

T1A09

4. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

T1D08

5. In which of the following circumstances may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating that station?

T3C08

6. What causes tropospheric ducting?

T1E06

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

T7C06

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

T8D09

9. What is CW?

T3A11

10. Which region of the atmosphere can refract or bend HF and VHF radio waves?

T0B04

11. Which of the following is an important safety precaution to observe when putting up an antenna tower?

T7D09

12. What is the characteristic appearance of a cold tin-lead solder joint?

T9B01

13. What is a benefit of low SWR?

T6A01

14. What electrical component opposes the flow of current in a DC circuit?

T0A05

15. Why should a 5-ampere fuse never be replaced with a 20-ampere fuse?

T5C05

16. What is the unit of impedance?

T2B01

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

T7A03

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

T7B07

19. Which of the following can reduce overload of a VHF transceiver by a nearby commercial FM station?

T8A09

20. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM voice signal?

T8C03

21. What operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period?

T6D09

22. What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package?

T3B11

23. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave in free space?

T5B04

24. Which is equal to one microvolt?

T1B01

25. Which of the following frequency ranges are available for phone operation by Technician licensees?

T8B07

26. What is Doppler shift in reference to satellite communications?

T0C08

27. Which of the following actions can reduce exposure to RF radiation?

T9A06

28. Which of the following types of antenna offers the greatest gain?

T1F06

29. Which of the following self-assigned indicators are acceptable when using a phone transmission?

T5A11

30. What type of current flow is opposed by resistance?

T4A09

31. How can you determine the length of time that equipment can be powered from a battery?

T5D05

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

T2C01

33. When do FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?

T4B05

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

T6B01

35. Which is true about forward voltage drop in a diode?