Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T6A01

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

T0C09

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

T7C07

3. What happens to power lost in a feedline?

T2A10

4. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?

T1F03

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

T7B05

6. What is a logical first step when attempting to cure a radio frequency interference problem in a nearby telephone?

T5C01

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

T0A10

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

T1E03

9. Who must designate the station control operator?

T5A04

10. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

T6D08

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

T1C01

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

T8A03

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

T6B12

14. What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?

T9B09

15. What might cause erratic changes in SWR readings?

T8C01

16. Which of the following methods is used to locate sources of noise interference or jamming?

T9A06

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

T3A08

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

T2C01

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

T3C10

20. What is the radio horizon?

T5B09

21. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

T4B01

22. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

T2B03

23. Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

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T6C09

24. What is component 4 in figure T2?

T8D09

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

Figure

T7A07

26. If figure T5 represents a transceiver in which block 1 is the transmitter portion and block 3 is the receiver portion, what is the function of block 2?

T8B10

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

T1B11

28. What emission modes are permitted in the mode-restricted sub-bands at 50.0 to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 to 144.1 MHz?

T5D04

29. What is the resistance of a circuit in which a current of 3 amperes flows through a resistor connected to 90 volts?

T1A11

30. Which of the following stations transmits signals over the air from a remote receive site to a repeater for retransmission?

T7D06

31. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

T4A07

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

T1D05

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

T0B09

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

T3B02

35. What term describes the number of times per second that an alternating current reverses direction?