Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "EXTRA  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2016

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   1. If an amateur station is installed aboard a ship or aircraft, what condition must be met before the station is operated?


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   2. Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?


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    3. When may an automatically controlled station retransmit third party communications?


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   4. Which of the following special provisions must a space station incorporate in order to comply with space station requirements?


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   5. What must the VE team do if an examinee scores a passing grade on all examination elements needed for an upgrade or new license?


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   6. Under what circumstances might the FCC issue a 'Special Temporary Authority' (STA) to an amateur station?


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   7. What type of satellite appears to stay in one position in the sky?

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   8. What is the name of the signal component that carries color information in NTSC video?

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   9. Which of the following is true about contest operating?

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   10. Which of the following digital modes is especially useful for EME communications?

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    11. Which of the following HF digital modes uses variable-length coding for bandwidth efficiency?

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   12. Which of the following describes a method of establishing EME contacts?

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   13. Which of the following amateur bands most frequently provides long-path propagation?

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   14. What type of polarization is best for ground-wave propagation?

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   15. Which of the following parameters would a spectrum analyzer display on the horizontal axis?

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   16. Which of the following is a characteristic of a good DC voltmeter?

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   17. Which of the following is a desirable amount of selectivity for an amateur SSB phone receiver?

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   18. What is the term for unwanted signals generated by the mixing of two or more signals?

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   19. What is one disadvantage of using some types of automatic DSP notch-filters when attempting to copy CW signals?

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   20. What is the phase relationship between the current through and the voltage across a series resonant circuit at resonance?

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   21. What is the phase angle between the voltage across and the current through a series RLC circuit if XC is 500 ohms, R is 1 kilohm, and XL is 250 ohms?

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   22. When using rectangular coordinates to graph the impedance of a circuit, what does the vertical axis represent?

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   23. How many watts are consumed in a circuit having a power factor of 0.2 if the input is 100-V AC at 4 amperes?

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   24. What are the majority charge carriers in P-type semiconductor material?

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   25. In Figure E6-3, what is the schematic symbol for a light-emitting diode?

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   26. In Figure E6-5, what is the schematic symbol for the NOT operation (inverter)?

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   27. What core material property determines the inductance of a toroidal inductor?

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   28. Which of the following techniques is typically used to construct a MMIC-based microwave amplifier?

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   29. What happens to the conductivity of a photoconductive material when light shines on it?

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   30. What is a truth table?

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   31. What is the effect of intermodulation products in a linear power amplifier?

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   32. Which of these modes is most affected by non-linear phase response in a receiver IF filter?

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   33. What is the purpose of R1 in the circuit shown in Figure E7-3?

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   34. What occurs when an excessive amount of signal energy reaches a mixer circuit?

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   35. What is the purpose of a frequency counter?

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   36. How can unwanted ringing and audio instability be prevented in a multi-section op-amp RC audio filter circuit?

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   37. What are the major spectral impurity components of direct digital synthesizers?

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   38. What type of information can be conveyed using digital waveforms?

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   39. What is the deviation ratio of an FM-phone signal having a maximum frequency swing of plus or minus 7.5 kHz when the maximum modulation frequency is 3.5 kHz?

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   40. What technique is used to minimize the bandwidth requirements of a PSK31 signal?

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   41. Which of the following is a typical value for the peak voltage at a standard U.S. household electrical outlet?

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   42. Why would one need to know the feed point impedance of an antenna?

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   43. If the boom of a Yagi antenna is lengthened and the elements are properly retuned, what usually occurs?

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   44. What is the radiation pattern of two 1/4-wavelength vertical antennas spaced 1/2-wavelength apart and fed 180 degrees out of phase?

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   45. How can linearly polarized Yagi antennas be used to produce circular polarization?

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   46. What is the equivalent lumped-constant network for a hairpin matching system on a

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   47. Which of the following determines the velocity factor of a transmission line?

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   48. What is the process of normalization with regard to a Smith chart?

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   49. What is an advantage of using a shielded loop antenna for direction finding?

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   50. What does SAR measure?