Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2C06

1. Which of the following is common practice during net operations to get the immediate attention of the net control station when reporting an emergency?

T1A01

2. For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?

T1B02

3. North American amateur stations are located in which ITU region?

T7C08

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

T0C11

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

T1E09

6. What type of control is being used when transmitting using a handheld radio?

T9B03

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

T8D08

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

T3B09

9. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?

T4A08

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

T8A08

11. What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband voice signal?

T6A03

12. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

T7B09

13. What could be happening if another operator reports a variable high-pitched whine on the audio from your mobile transmitter?

T6B06

14. How is a semiconductor diode's cathode lead usually identified?

T5C06

15. What is the abbreviation that refers to radio frequency signals of all types?

T1C03

16. What types of international communications are permitted by an FCC-licensed amateur station?

T5B01

17. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

T9A07

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

T1D01

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

T8C08

20. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

T2A10

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

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T6D03

22. What type of switch is represented by item 3 in figure T2?

T1F04

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

T0A01

24. Which is a commonly accepted value for the lowest voltage that can cause a dangerous electric shock?

T6C12

25. What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?

T4B04

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

T5D09

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

T3C05

28. What is meant by the term "knife-edge" propagation?

T5A10

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

T7A08

30. Which of the following circuits combines a speech signal and an RF carrier?

T3A03

31. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

T2B08

32. What is the proper course of action if your station's transmission unintentionally interferes with another station?

T0B10

33. Which of the following is true concerning grounding conductors used for lightning protection?

T8B01

34. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

T7D02

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