Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2C11

1. What is meant by the term "check" in reference to a formal traffic message?

T1F05

2. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

T3A10

3. What may occur if VHF or UHF data signals propagate over multiple paths?

T7C10

4. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

T4A03

5. Which is a good reason to use a regulated power supply for communications equipment?

T1A06

6. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

T5B03

7. How many volts are equal to one kilovolt?

T3B02

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

T2B05

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

T6C12

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

T1C03

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

T7D05

12. What instrument is used to measure resistance?

T5C11

13. How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

T8D10

14. Which of the following can be used to transmit CW in the amateur bands?

T8C08

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

T9B03

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

T5D11

17. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

T7A03

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

T2A07

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

T8B05

20. What is a satellite beacon?

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T6D10

21. What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?

T6A11

22. Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T1E07

23. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

T1B04

24. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?

T0A04

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

T9A09

26. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wavelength wire dipole antenna?

T8A06

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

T3C11

28. Why do VHF and UHF radio signals usually travel somewhat farther than the visual line of sight distance between two stations?

T5A05

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

T7B04

30. What is the most likely cause of interference to a non-cordless telephone from a nearby transmitter?

T6B11

31. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T1D08

32. When may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

T0C03

33. What is the maximum power level that an amateur radio station may use at VHF frequencies before an RF exposure evaluation is required?

T4B06

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

T0B09

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