Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T5D09

1. What is the current flowing through a 24-ohm resistor connected across 240 volts?

T5A10

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

T2C05

3. What is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service?

T7C01

4. What is the primary purpose of a dummy load?

T6B02

5. What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?

T0A07

6. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feedline?

T9A06

7. What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?

T5C11

8. How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

T4A08

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

T1E03

10. Who must designate the station control operator?

T6D06

11. What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

T8D09

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

T1F04

13. Which of the following is an acceptable language for use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

T3C03

14. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

T8C05

15. What is a grid locator?

T4B04

16. What is a way to enable quick access to a favorite frequency on your transceiver?

T7A06

17. What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

T3B08

18. What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?

T0C11

19. What is meant by "duty cycle" when referring to RF exposure?

T8A06

20. Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF and UHF single-sideband communications?

T2B04

21. Which of the following common problems might cause you to be able to hear but not access a repeater even when transmitting with the proper offset?

T5B02

22. What is another way to specify a radio signal frequency of 1,500,000 hertz?

T6A05

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

T3A11

24. Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?

T7D01

25. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

T1C02

26. Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?

T0B01

27. When should members of a tower work team wear a hard hat and safety glasses?

T1D06

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

T1A05

29. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

T1B01

30. What is the ITU?

T8B11

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

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T6C04

32. What is component 3 in figure T1?

T7B06

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

T9B11

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

T2A05

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