Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

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   1. Which of the following frequencies is in the General Class portion of the 40 meter band?


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


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    3. Which of the following is a limitation on transmitter power on 1.8 MHz band?


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   4. What license examinations may you administer when you are an accredited VE holding a General Class operator license?


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   5. With which foreign countries is third party traffic prohibited, except for messages directly involving emergencies or disaster relief communications?


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   6. Which of the following statements is true of the single sideband (SSB) voice mode?


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   7. What frequency should be used to send a distress call?

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   8. What does it mean when a CW operator sends 'KN' at the end of a transmission?

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   9. What is QRP operation?

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   10. In the PACTOR protocol, what is meant by an NAK response to a transmitted packet?

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    11. Approximately how long does it take the increased ultraviolet and X-ray radiation from solar flares to affect radio-wave propagation on the Earth?

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   12. What is the approximate maximum distance along the Earth's surface that is normally covered in one hop using the E region?

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   13. What type of radio wave propagation allows a signal to be detected at a distance too far for ground wave propagation but too near for normal sky-wave propagation?

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   14. What is a purpose of using Automatic Level Control (ALC) with a RF power amplifier?

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   15. What signals are used to conduct a two-tone test?

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   16. What is the effect on an audio device or telephone system if there is interference from a nearby CW transmitter?

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   17. How much must the power output of a transmitter be raised to change the S- meter reading on a distant receiver from S8 to S9?

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   18. Which of the following most limits the effectiveness of an HF mobile transceiver operating in the 75 meter band?

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   19. Why is impedance matching important?

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

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   21. What is the RMS voltage across a 500-turn secondary winding in a transformer if the 2250-turn primary is connected to 120 VAC?

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   22. Which of the following types of capacitors are often used in power supply circuits to filter the rectified AC?

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   23. What is the approximate junction threshold voltage of a conventional silicon diode?

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   24. What is a type SMA connector?

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   25. Which symbol in Figure G7-1 represents a multiple-winding transformer?

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   26. How many states does a 3-bit binary counter have?

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   27. What circuit is used to process signals from the RF amplifier and local oscillator and send the result to the IF filter in a superheterodyne receiver?

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

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   29. How does forward error correction allow the receiver to correct errors in received data packets?

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   30. In what values are RF feed line losses usually expressed?

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   31. How does the feed-point impedance of a 1/2 wave dipole change as the feed-point location is moved from the center toward the ends?

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   32. What is the purpose of a gamma match used with Yagi antennas?

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   33. Which of the following is a disadvantage of multiband antennas?

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

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   35. Which of the following is true of an emergency generator installation?