Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

   G1A15 - 3
   1. What is the appropriate action if, when operating on either the 30 or 60 meter bands, a station in the primary service interferes with your contact?


   G1B12 - 0
   2. Who or what determines 'good engineering and good amateur practice' as applied to the operation of an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules?


   G1C08 - 3
    3. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted at frequencies below 28 MHz?


   G1D06 - 0
   4. When must you add the special identifier 'AG' after your call sign if you are a Technician Class licensee and have a CSCE for General Class operator privileges, but the FCC has not yet posted your upgrade on its Web site?


   G1E04 - 3
   5. Which of the following conditions require an Amateur Radio station licensee to take specific steps to avoid harmful interference to other users or facilities?


   G2A08 - 1
   6. Which of the following is a recommended way to break into a conversation when using phone?


   G2B09 - 0
   7. Who may be the control operator of an amateur station transmitting in RACES to assist relief operations during a disaster?

   G2C04 - 3
   8. What does it mean when a CW operator sends 'CL' at the end of a transmission?

   G2D02 - 1
   9. Which of the following are objectives of the Amateur Auxiliary?

   G2E11 - 1
   10. What does the abbreviation 'MFSK' stand for?

   G3A03 - 2
    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?

   G3B10 - 1
   12. What is the approximate maximum distance along the Earth's surface that is normally covered in one hop using the E region?

   G3C09 - 1
   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?

   G4A09 - 2
   14. Why is a time delay sometimes included in a transmitter keying circuit?

   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?

   G4D01 - 0
   17. What is the purpose of a speech processor as used in a modern transceiver?

   G4E09 - 1
   18. What is the approximate open-circuit voltage from a modern, well-illuminated photovoltaic cell?

   G5A03 - 3
   19. Which of the following causes opposition to the flow of alternating current in an inductor?

   G5B04 - 0
   20. How many watts of electrical power are used by a 12-VDC light bulb that draws 0.2 amperes?

   G5C11 - 2
   21. What is the inductance of a 20 millihenry inductor in series with a 50 millihenry inductor?

   G6A06 - 2
   22. What will happen to the resistance if the temperature of a resistor is increased?

   G6B09 - 1
   23. Which of the following describes the construction of a MOSFET?

   G6C13 - 2
   24. Which of these connector types is commonly used for RF service at frequencies up to 150 MHz?

   G7A02 - 3
   25. Which of the following components are used in a power-supply filter network?

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

   G7C03 - 2
   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?

   G8A07 - 0
   28. Which of the following phone emissions uses the narrowest frequency bandwidth?

   G8B07 - 1
   29. What is the frequency deviation for a 12.21-MHz reactance-modulated oscillator in a 5-kHz deviation, 146.52-MHz FM-phone transmitter?

   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?

   G9B01 - 1
   31. What is one disadvantage of a directly fed random-wire antenna?

   G9C18 - 0
   32. What happens when the feed point of a quad antenna is changed from the center of either horizontal wire to the center of either vertical wire?

   G9D05 - 3
   33. What is the advantage of vertical stacking of horizontally polarized Yagi antennas?

   G0A10 - 3
   34. What is one thing that can be done if evaluation shows that a neighbor might receive more than the allowable limit of RF exposure from the main lobe of a directional antenna?

   G0B01 - 0
   35. Which wire or wires in a four-conductor line cord should be attached to fuses or circuit breakers in a device operated from a 240-VAC single-phase source?