Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2A07

1. Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?

T1B05

2. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?

T5C10

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

T6A01

4. What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?

T1D05

5. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

T5A02

6. Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

T0C04

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

T2B07

8. What should you do if you receive a report that your station's transmissions are causing splatter or interference on nearby frequencies?

T0A04

9. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

T4A05

10. 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?

T8B04

11. Which amateur stations may make contact with an amateur station on the International Space Station using 2 meter and 70 cm band amateur radio frequencies?

T5D12

12. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

T9A06

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

T3A04

14. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

T7A12

15. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to discriminate between multiple signals?

T5B08

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

T6B07

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

T1C01

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

T8D09

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

T7B03

20. Which of the following may be a cause of radio frequency interference?

T1F09

21. What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?

T3C04

22. 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?

T4B03

23. What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?

T8A03

24. Which type of voice modulation is most often used for long-distance or weak signal contacts on the VHF and UHF bands?

T7C04

25. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feedline?

T2C01

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

T6D11

27. Which of the following is a common use of coaxial cable?

T1A04

28. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?

T3B06

29. What is the formula for converting frequency to wavelength in meters?

T6C01

30. What is the name for standardized representations of components in an electrical wiring diagram?

T9B04

31. What does an antenna tuner do?

T7D05

32. What instrument is used to measure resistance?

T1E07

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

T0B05

34. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

T8C03

35. What popular operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period of time?