Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4B06

1. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal seems too high or low?

T7D08

2. Which of the following types of solder is best for radio and electronic use?

T7B06

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

T9A07

4. What is a good reason not to use a "rubber duck" antenna inside your car?

T2A07

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

T1E05

6. What is an amateur station control point?

T8D08

7. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

T1F03

8. When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

T2B05

9. What determines the amount of deviation of an FM signal?

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T6C06

10. What is component 6 in figure T2?

T8B07

11. With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?

T1C09

12. What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

T3A08

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

T6D11

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

T8A06

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

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T7A04

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

T5D10

17. What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?

T5C01

18. What is the ability to store energy in an electric field called?

T6B02

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

T5A05

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

T0B05

21. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

T8C02

22. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

T3C06

23. What mode is responsible for allowing over-the-horizon VHF and UHF communications to ranges of approximately 300 miles on a regular basis?

T9B03

24. Why is coaxial cable used more often than any other feedline for amateur radio antenna systems?

T5B07

25. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

T4A09

26. Which would you use to reduce RF current flowing on the shield of an audio cable?

T1B06

27. Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class operator license?

T0A10

28. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

T6A07

29. What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?

T1D09

30. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

T3B03

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

T0C09

32. How can you make sure your station stays in compliance with RF safety regulations?

T7C08

33. What instrument other than an SWR meter could you use to determine if a feedline and antenna are properly matched?

T1A02

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

T2C07

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