Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4B06

1. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal seems too high or low?

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T6D03

2. What type of switch is represented by item 3 in figure T2?

T6B04

3. Which of these components is made of three layers of semiconductor material?

T8B11

4. What is a commonly used method of sending signals to and from a digital satellite?

T0A10

5. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

T7C09

6. Which of the following is the most common cause for failure of coaxial cables?

T3C04

7. Which of the following propagation types is most commonly associated with occasional strong over-the-horizon signals on the 10, 6, and 2 meter bands?

T8D07

8. What is PSK31?

T1E06

9. Under which of the following types of control is it permissible for the control operator to be at a location other than the control point?

T7A08

10. Which of the following circuits combines a speech signal and an RF carrier?

T6A05

11. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

T1F06

12. Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?

T3B03

13. What are the two components of a radio wave?

T5A01

14. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

T7D02

15. What is the correct way to connect a voltmeter to a circuit?

T1B05

16. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?

T7B07

17. Which of the following may be useful in correcting a radio frequency interference problem?

T0B07

18. Which of the following is an important safety rule to remember when using a crank-up tower?

T4A07

19. How is the computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications using a computer?

T2B03

20. Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

T1C01

21. Which type of call sign has a single letter in both the prefix and suffix?

T9B10

22. What electrical difference exists between the smaller RG-58 and larger RG-8 coaxial cables?

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T6C06

23. What is component 6 in figure T2?

T5D12

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

T1D01

25. With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

T2A08

26. What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?

T0C10

27. Why is duty cycle one of the factors used to determine safe RF radiation exposure levels?

T8A04

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

T5B04

29. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

T9A04

30. What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers?

T8C10

31. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

T3A03

32. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

T5C07

33. What is a usual name for electromagnetic waves that travel through space?

T1A04

34. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?

T2C05

35. What is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service?