Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2A08

1. What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?

T7D01

2. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

T7B11

3. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

T0A07

4. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feedline?

T9B11

5. Which of the following types of feedline has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

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T6C05

6. What is component 4 in figure T1?

T1E05

7. What is an amateur station control point?

T3A05

8. When using a directional antenna, how might your station be able to access a distant repeater if buildings or obstructions are blocking the direct line of sight path?

T6B02

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

T5A07

10. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

T1B11

11. 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?

T1F10

12. Who is accountable should a repeater inadvertently retransmit communications that violate the FCC rules?

T2B07

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

T5D08

14. What is the current flowing through a 100-ohm resistor connected across 200 volts?

T3C10

15. What is the radio horizon?

T6A03

16. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

T9A10

17. In which direction is the radiation strongest from a half-wave dipole antenna in free space?

T4A05

18. 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?

T8D08

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

T5B06

20. If an ammeter calibrated in amperes is used to measure a 3000-milliampere current, what reading would it show?

T5C10

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

T3B11

22. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?

T1C10

23. How soon may you operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency after you pass the examination required for your first amateur radio license?

T7C07

24. What happens to power lost in a feedline?

T7A06

25. What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

T1A08

26. Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

T0C11

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

T8C11

28. What name is given to an amateur radio station that is used to connect other amateur stations to the Internet?

T8A01

29. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

T1D04

30. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

T6D07

31. Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?

T0B04

32. Which of the following is an important safety precaution to observe when putting up an antenna tower?

T8B07

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

T4B02

34. Which of the following can be used to enter the operating frequency on a modern transceiver?

T2C08

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