Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

   G1A03 - 1
   1. On which of the following bands is image transmission prohibited?


   G1B02 - 3
   2. With which of the following conditions must beacon stations comply?


   G1C03 - 0
    3. What is the maximum bandwidth permitted by FCC rules for Amateur Radio stations when transmitting on USB frequencies in the 60 meter band?


   G1D05 - 3
   4. Which of the following is sufficient for you to be an administering VE for a Technician Class operator license examination?


   G1E08 - 1
   5. Which of the following is a requirement for a non-licensed person to communicate with a foreign Amateur Radio station from a station with an FCC granted license at which a licensed control operator is present?


   G2A06 - 1
   6. Which of the following is an advantage when using single sideband as compared to other analog voice modes on the HF amateur bands?


   G2B04 - 1
   7. When selecting a CW transmitting frequency, what minimum frequency separation should you allow in order to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies?

   G2C02 - 0
   8. What should you do if a CW station sends 'QRS'?

   G2D09 - 3
   9. What information is traditionally contained in a station log?

   G2E03 - 2
   10. What part of a data packet contains the routing and handling information?

   G3A09 - 2
    11. What effect do high sunspot numbers have on radio communications?

   G3B06 - 2
   12. What usually happens to radio waves with frequencies below the Lowest Usable Frequency (LUF)?

   G3C03 - 2
   13. Why is the F2 region mainly responsible for the longest distance radio wave propagation?

   G4A07 - 3
   14. What condition can lead to permanent damage when using a solid-state RF power amplifier?

   G4B07 - 0
   15. Which of the following might be a use for a field strength meter?

   G4C08 - 0
   16. Which of the following would reduce RF interference caused by common-mode current on an audio cable?

   G4D08 - 2
   17. What frequency range is occupied by a 3 kHz LSB signal when the displayed carrier frequency is set to 7.178 MHz?

   G4E07 - 3
   18. Which of the following is the most likely to cause interfering signals to be heard in the receiver of an HF mobile installation in a recent model vehicle?

   G5A09 - 1
   19. What unit is used to measure reactance?

   G5B02 - 2
   20. How does the total current relate to the individual currents in each branch of a parallel circuit?

   G5C04 - 2
   21. What is the total resistance of three 100-ohm resistors in parallel?

   G6A11 - 1
   22. Why would it be important to minimize the mutual inductance between two inductors?

   G6B08 - 3
   23. Why must the cases of some large power transistors be insulated from ground?

   G6C10 - 0
   24. What two devices in an Amateur Radio station might be connected using a USB interface?

   G7A11 - 1
   25. Which symbol in figure G7-1 represents an NPN junction transistor?

   G7B09 - 2
   26. What determines the frequency of an LC oscillator?

   G7C06 - 1
   27. What should be the impedance of a low-pass filter as compared to the impedance of the transmission line into which it is inserted?

   G8A06 - 2
   28. What is one advantage of carrier suppression in a single-sideband phone transmission?

   G8B05 - 2
   29. Why isn't frequency modulated (FM) phone used below 29.5 MHz?

   G9A09 - 0
   30. What standing wave ratio will result from the connection of a 50-ohm feed line to a non-reactive load having a 200-ohm impedance?

   G9B10 - 3
   31. What is the approximate length for a 1/2-wave dipole antenna cut for 14.250 MHz?

   G9C14 - 1
   32. How does the forward gain of a two-element quad antenna compare to the forward gain of a three-element Yagi antenna?

   G9D09 - 1
   33. Which of the following is an application for a Beverage antenna?

   G0A04 - 3
   34. What does 'time averaging' mean in reference to RF radiation exposure?

   G0B06 - 3
   35. Why must the metal enclosure of every item of station equipment be grounded?