Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4B11

1. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term repeater offset?

T1E04

2. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

T7C09

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

T2C01

4. What set of rules applies to proper operation of your station when using amateur radio at the request of public service officials?

T1C05

5. What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radiolocation station outside the United States?

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T6D03

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

T3A02

7. Why are UHF signals often more effective from inside buildings than VHF signals?

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T6C09

8. What is component 4 in figure T2?

T3B01

9. What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?

T8A09

10. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

T8C05

11. What is a grid locator?

T7D07

12. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

T7B02

13. What is meant by fundamental overload in reference to a receiver?

T5B08

14. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

T9B01

15. Why is it important to have a low SWR in an antenna system that uses coaxial cable feedline?

T1F07

16. Which of the following restrictions apply when appending a self-assigned call sign indicator?

T8B10

17. What do the initials LEO tell you about an amateur satellite?

T8D09

18. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

T0A05

19. Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

T9A07

20. What is a good reason not to use a "rubber duck" antenna inside your car?

T0C02

21. Which of the following frequencies has the lowest Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?

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T7A07

22. If figure T5 represents a transceiver in which block 1 is the transmitter portion and block 3 is the receiver portion, what is the function of block 2?

T4A05

23. What type of filter should be connected to a TV receiver as the first step in trying to prevent RF overload from a nearby 2 meter transmitter?

T6A09

24. What electrical component is used to protect other circuit components from current overloads?

T2A05

25. What should you transmit when responding to a call of CQ?

T1A09

26. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

T2B05

27. What determines the amount of deviation of an FM signal?

T1B08

28. What do the FCC rules mean when an amateur frequency band is said to be available on a secondary basis?

T0B11

29. Which of the following establishes grounding requirements for an amateur radio tower or antenna?

T3C06

30. What mode is responsible for allowing over-the-horizon VHF and UHF communications to ranges of approximately 300 miles on a regular basis?

T1D06

31. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?

T5D07

32. What is the current flow in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

T6B04

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

T5C01

34. What is the ability to store energy in an electric field called?

T5A09

35. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?