Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4A11

1. Where should a mobile transceiver's power negative connection be made?

T1D08

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

T9A06

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

T1A03

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

T2B06

5. What happens when the deviation of an FM transmitter is increased?

T0B04

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

T2A07

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

T4B09

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

T8C06

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

T5D06

10. What is the resistance of a circuit that draws 4 amperes from a 12-volt source?

T8D04

11. What type of transmission is indicated by the term NTSC?

T3A02

12. Why are UHF signals often more effective from inside buildings than VHF signals?

T0C01

13. What type of radiation are VHF and UHF radio signals?

T1E10

14. What type of control is used when the control operator is not at the station location but can indirectly manipulate the operating adjustments of a station?

T9B04

15. What does an antenna tuner do?

T7C04

16. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feedline?

T1C07

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

T0A01

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

T3B05

19. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

T5A10

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

T8B07

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

T5C10

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

T3C01

23. Why are "direct" (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

T6A07

24. What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?

T7D06

25. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

T7A13

26. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

T1F11

27. To which foreign stations do the FCC rules authorize the transmission of non-emergency third party communications?

T7B08

28. What should you do if a "Part 15" device in your neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

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T6C06

29. What is component 6 in figure T2?

T5B04

30. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

T6D04

31. Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?

T6B09

32. What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?

T2C07

33. What should you do to minimize disruptions to an emergency traffic net once you have checked in?

T8A10

34. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 cm band?

T1B09

35. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?