Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T9A02

1. Which of the following is true regarding vertical antennas?

T0C11

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

T7D02

3. What is the correct way to connect a voltmeter to a circuit?

T5C03

4. What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

T6D08

5. Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

T5B07

6. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

T8B05

7. What is a satellite beacon?

T0B02

8. What is a good precaution to observe before climbing an antenna tower?

T5A04

9. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

T1A08

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

T7B10

11. What might be the problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

T5D12

12. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

T6B03

13. Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?

T8C02

14. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

T1D02

15. On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

T4A09

16. Which would you use to reduce RF current flowing on the shield of an audio cable?

T3A01

17. What should you do if another operator reports that your station's 2 meter signals were strong just a moment ago, but now they are weak or distorted?

T1F11

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

T9B05

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

T2A11

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

T1C04

21. When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

T6C01

22. What is the name for standardized representations of components in an electrical wiring diagram?

T1B05

23. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?

T2C09

24. 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?

T0A04

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

T7C07

26. What happens to power lost in a feedline?

T8D02

27. What does the term APRS mean?

T3B10

28. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T8A10

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

T6A05

30. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

T3C04

31. Which of the following propagation types is most commonly associated with occasional strong over-the-horizon signals on the 10, 6, and 2 meter bands?

T2B01

32. What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

T1E04

33. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

T4B09

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

T7A03

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