Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4A01

1. Which of the following is true concerning the microphone connectors on amateur transceivers?

T7A03

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

T1E03

3. Who must designate the station control operator?

T1B11

4. 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?

T5D05

5. What is the resistance in a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 volts and the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

T5C11

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

T0C06

7. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

T7C01

8. What is the primary purpose of a dummy load?

T5B02

9. What is another way to specify a radio signal frequency of 1,500,000 hertz?

T7B02

10. What is meant by fundamental overload in reference to a receiver?

T2B02

11. What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

T3C08

12. What causes "tropospheric ducting"?

T2A06

13. What must an amateur operator do when making on-air transmissions to test equipment or antennas?

T9A05

14. How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?

T1F10

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

T8D11

16. What is a "parity" bit?

T8B03

17. Which of the following can be done using an amateur radio satellite?

T1D06

18. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?

T3B11

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

T6B07

20. What does the abbreviation "LED" stand for?

T1A02

21. What agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

T3A07

22. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?

T5A09

23. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

T1C03

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

T6D02

25. What best describes a relay?

T0B01

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

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T6C02

27. What is component 1 in figure T1?

T2C09

28. When may an amateur station use any means of radio communications at its disposal for essential communications in connection with immediate safety of human life and protection of property?

T6A11

29. Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T7D01

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

T8A04

31. Which type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF and UHF voice repeaters?

T9B05

32. What generally happens as the frequency of a signal passing through coaxial cable is increased?

T8C04

33. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

T0A03

34. What is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?

T4B11

35. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term repeater offset?