Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

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


   G1B10 - 2
   2. What is the power limit for beacon stations?


   G1C10 - 2
    3. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 10 meter band?


   G1D04 - 0
   4. Which of the following is a requirement for administering a Technician Class operator examination?


   G1E05 - 2
   5. What types of messages for a third party in another country may be transmitted by an amateur station?


   G2A05 - 2
   6. Which mode of voice communication is most commonly used on the high frequency amateur bands?


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

   G2C11 - 3
   8. What does the Q signal 'QRV' mean?

   G2D11 - 2
   9. Which HF antenna would be the best to use for minimizing interference?

   G2E13 - 0
   10. In the PACTOR protocol, what is meant by an NAK response to a transmitted packet?

   G3A05 - 3
    11. What is the solar-flux index?

   G3B09 - 2
   12. What is the approximate maximum distance along the Earth's surface that is normally covered in one hop using the F2 region?

   G3C04 - 3
   13. What does the term 'critical angle' mean as used in radio wave propagation?

   G4A10 - 1
   14. What is the purpose of an electronic keyer?

   G4B04 - 3
   15. What signal source is connected to the vertical input of an oscilloscope when checking the RF envelope pattern of a transmitted signal?

   G4C11 - 1
   16. Which of the following is one use for a Digital Signal Processor in an amateur station?

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

   G4E02 - 3
   18. What is the purpose of a 'corona ball' on a HF mobile antenna?

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

   G5B14 - 1
   20. What is the output PEP from a transmitter if an oscilloscope measures 500 volts peak-to-peak across a 50-ohm resistor connected to the transmitter output?

   G5C02 - 1
   21. Which part of a transformer is normally connected to the incoming source of energy?

   G6A04 - 2
   22. Which of the following is an advantage of an electrolytic capacitor?

   G6B03 - 1
   23. What is the approximate junction threshold voltage of a germanium diode?

   G6C12 - 3
   24. Which of the following connectors would be a good choice for a serial data port?

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

   G7B14 - 1
   26. Which of the following describes a linear amplifier?

   G7C07 - 2
   27. What is the simplest combination of stages that implement a superheterodyne receiver?

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

   G8B11 - 2
   29. How does forward error correction allow the receiver to correct errors in received data packets?

   G9A08 - 1
   30. If the SWR on an antenna feed line is 5 to 1, and a matching network at the transmitter end of the feed line is adjusted to 1 to 1 SWR, what is the resulting SWR on the feed line?

   G9B05 - 2
   31. How does antenna height affect the horizontal (azimuthal) radiation pattern of a horizontal dipole HF antenna?

   G9C12 - 0
   32. Which of the following is an advantage of using a gamma match for impedance matching of a Yagi antenna to 50-ohm coax feed line?

   G9D02 - 1
   33. Which of the following is an advantage of an NVIS antenna?

   G0A01 - 0
   34. What is one way that RF energy can affect human body tissue?

   G0B13 - 0
   35. What must you do when powering your house from an emergency generator?