Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4A07

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

T8D01

2. Which of the following is an example of a digital communications method?

T5A10

3. Which term describes the rate at which electrical energy is used?

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T7A04

4. What circuit is pictured in Figure T7, if block 1 is a frequency discriminator?

T7C03

5. What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

T5C06

6. What is the abbreviation that refers to radio frequency signals of all types?

T6A02

7. What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?

T0A06

8. What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?

T1F06

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

T3A08

10. What is the cause of irregular fading of signals from distant stations during times of generally good reception?

T1B10

11. Which of the bands available to Technician Class operators have mode-restricted sub-bands?

T8C07

12. What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

T5B10

13. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?

T5D07

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

T3B10

15. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T9A05

16. How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?

T0C02

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

T2C06

18. Which of the following is common practice during net operations to get the immediate attention of the net control station when reporting an emergency?

T8B10

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

T1E04

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

T6B11

21. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T7D10

22. What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across a circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?

T3C04

23. 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?

T2B09

24. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

T8A02

25. What type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF packet radio transmissions?

T2A03

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

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T6C11

27. What is component 4 in figure T3?

T6D08

28. Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

T9B07

29. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

T1A02

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

T1C01

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

T1D08

32. When may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

T4B09

33. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter to select in order to minimize noise and interference for SSB reception?

T7B12

34. What does the acronym "BER" mean when applied to digital communications systems?

T0B05

35. What is the purpose of a gin pole?