Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T6B10

1. Which semiconductor component has an emitter electrode?

T0A04

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

T1D03

3. When is the transmission of codes or ciphers allowed to hide the meaning of a message transmitted by an amateur station?

T2B09

4. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

T5B10

5. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?

T1C07

6. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?

T6D11

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

T8D09

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

T2C08

9. What is usually considered to be the most important job of an amateur operator when handling emergency traffic messages?

T9A11

10. What is meant by the gain of an antenna?

T0C04

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

T8A11

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

T6A08

13. What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?

T6C13

14. Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical circuit schematic diagrams?

T2A11

15. What are the FCC rules regarding power levels used in the amateur bands?

T8C06

16. For what purpose is a temporary "1 by 1" format (letter-number-letter) call sign assigned?

T7A03

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

T1F03

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

T7B03

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

T0B01

20. When should members of a tower work team wear a hard hat and safety glasses?

T5D07

21. What is the current flow in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

T1B03

22. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

T1E06

23. Under which of the following types of control is it permissible for the control operator to be at a location other than the control point?

T8B06

24. What can be used to determine the time period during which an amateur satellite or space station can be accessed?

T4A05

25. 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?

T3C07

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

T7D07

27. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

T3A08

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

T1A03

29. Which part of the FCC rules contains the rules and regulations governing the Amateur Radio Service?

T7C11

30. What is a disadvantage of "air core" coaxial cable when compared to foam or solid dielectric types?

T4B09

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

T5C04

32. What is the basic unit of inductance?

T9B06

33. Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?

T3B04

34. How fast does a radio wave travel through free space?

T5A11

35. What is the basic unit of electromotive force?