Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T1E07

1. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

T1C10

2. How soon may you operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency after you pass the examination required for your first amateur radio license?

T8A11

3. What is the approximate maximum bandwidth required to transmit a CW signal?

T3A11

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

T9B05

5. What generally happens as the frequency of a signal passing through coaxial cable is increased?

T5D02

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

T2A04

7. What is an appropriate way to call another station on a repeater if you know the other station's call sign?

T7B08

8. What should you do if a "Part 15" device in your neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

T5B02

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

T8B05

10. What is a satellite beacon?

T0C04

11. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T7A03

12. What is the function of a mixer in a superheterodyne receiver?

T0B09

13. Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?

T2C07

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

T1D01

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

T4B09

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

T6A10

17. What is the nominal voltage of a fully charged nickel-cadmium cell?

T8C07

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

T6D08

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

T3C07

20. What band is best suited to communicating via meteor scatter?

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T6C09

21. What is component 4 in figure T2?

T3B08

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

T8D01

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

T7D02

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

T5A08

25. Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

T7C09

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

T5C08

27. What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

T2B01

28. What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

T4A06

29. Which of the following would be connected between a transceiver and computer in a packet radio station?

T1F07

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

T1A07

31. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telemetry?

T6B07

32. What does the abbreviation "LED" stand for?

T9A09

33. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wavelength wire dipole antenna?

T1B04

34. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?

T0A13

35. What safety equipment should always be included in home-built equipment that is powered from 120V AC power circuits?