Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "EXTRA  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2016

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   1. What is the maximum power output permitted on the 60 meter band?


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   2. What is the permitted mean power of any spurious emission relative to the mean power of the fundamental emission from a station transmitter or external RF amplifier installed after January 1, 2003, and transmitting on a frequency below 30 MHZ?


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    3. What is meant by local control?


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   4. Which amateur stations are eligible to be telecommand stations?


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   5. What must the administering VEs do after the administration of a successful examination for an amateur operator license?


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   6. Which of the following best describes one of the standards that must be met by an external RF power amplifier if it is to qualify for a grant of FCC certification?


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   7. What is one way to predict the location of a satellite at a given time?

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   8. What aspect of an amateur slow-scan television signal encodes the brightness of the picture?

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   9. Why might a DX station state that they are listening on another frequency?

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   10. Which of the following types of packet frames is used to transmit APRS beacon data?

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    11. Which type of digital communication does not support keyboard-to-keyboard operation?

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   12. Which of the following is a good technique for making meteor-scatter contacts?

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   13. At what time of day is gray-line propagation most likely to occur?

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   14. What is the name of the high-angle wave in HF propagation that travels for some distance within the F2 region?

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   15. Which of the following is an advantage of using an antenna analyzer compared to an SWR bridge to measure antenna SWR?

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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 choices is a good reason for selecting a high frequency for the design of the IF in a conventional HF or VHF communications receiver?

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   18. Which of the following may reduce or eliminate intermodulation interference in a repeater caused by another transmitter operating in close proximity?

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   19. How can you determine if line noise interference is being generated within your home?

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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. The capacitor in an RC circuit is discharged to what percentage of the starting voltage after two time constants?

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   22. In rectangular coordinates, what is the impedance of a circuit that has an admittance of 5 millisiemens at -30 degrees?

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   23. What is the result of skin effect?

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   24. In what application is gallium arsenide used as a semiconductor material in preference to germanium or silicon?

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   25. What is used to control the attenuation of RF signals by a PIN diode?

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   26. What is the recommended power supply voltage for TTL series integrated circuits?

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   27. Exceeding what design rating can cause a cathode ray tube (CRT) to generate X-rays?

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   28. What characteristics of the MMIC make it a popular choice for VHF through microwave circuits?

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   29. Which of the following describes an optical shaft encoder?

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   30. What logical operation does a NAND gate perform?

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

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   32. A T-network with series capacitors and a parallel shunt inductor has which of the following properties?

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   33. What is one characteristic of a linear electronic voltage regulator?

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   34. What is meant by direct conversion when referring to a software defined receiver?

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   35. Which of the following would be used to reduce a signal's frequency by a factor of ten?

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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 is a Gunn diode oscillator?

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   38. What is an advantage of using digital signals instead of analog signals to convey the same information?

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   39. When using a pulse-width modulation system, why is the transmitter's peak power greater than its average power?

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   40. What is one advantage of using JT-65 coding?

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   41. What is meant by circularly polarized electromagnetic waves?

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   42. What is a folded dipole antenna?

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   43. What does the abbreviation NEC stand for when applied to antenna modeling programs?

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   44. What type of antenna pattern over real ground is shown in Figure E9-2?

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   45. What is an advantage of using top loading in a shortened HF vertical antenna?

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   46. Which of the following measurements is characteristic of a mismatched transmission line?

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   47. What impedance does a 1/2-wavelength transmission line present to a generator when the line is open at the far end?

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   48. Which of the following is often determined using a Smith chart?

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   49. What is the effective radiated power relative to a dipole of a repeater station with 200 watts transmitter power output, 4-dB feed line loss, 3.2-dB duplexer loss, 0.8-dB circulator loss and 10-dBd antenna gain?

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   50. Which insulating material commonly used as a thermal conductor for some types of electronic devices is extremely toxic if broken or crushed and the particles are accidentally inhaled?