Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T9B11

1. Which of the following types of feedline has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

T1F02

2. When using tactical identifiers, how often must your station transmit the station's FCC-assigned call sign?

T6B11

3. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T0A03

4. What is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?

T3B03

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

T3C11

6. Why do VHF and UHF radio signals usually travel somewhat farther than the visual line of sight distance between two stations?

T5A05

7. What is the electrical term for the electromotive force (EMF) that causes electron flow?

T1E04

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

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T6C07

9. What is component 8 in figure T2?

T5D02

10. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

T5B04

11. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

T7D11

12. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

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T6D10

13. What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?

T7B06

14. What should you do first if someone tells you that your station's transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?

T6A09

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

T4A08

16. Which type of conductor is best to use for RF grounding?

T7A11

17. Which of the following circuits demodulates FM signals?

T9A04

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

T1D04

19. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

T2C07

20. What should you do to minimize disruptions to an emergency traffic net once you have checked in?

T1A02

21. What agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

T1C07

22. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?

T0B07

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

T2A06

24. What must an amateur operator do when making on-air transmissions to test equipment or antennas?

T7C06

25. What does an SWR reading of 4:1 mean?

T8C04

26. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

T8A07

27. What is the primary advantage of single sideband over FM for voice transmissions?

T1B09

28. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

T2B03

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

T0C07

30. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?

T3A06

31. What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

T8B05

32. What is a satellite beacon?

T8D05

33. Which of the following emission modes may be used by a Technician Class operator between 219 and 220 MHz?

T5C10

34. How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?

T4B11

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