Practice Exam  - Element 3:  "GENERAL  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2015

   G1A11 - 3
   1. Which of the following frequencies is available to a control operator holding a General Class license?


   G1B03 - 0
   2. Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC Rules?


   G1C09 - 0
    3. What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted on the 1.25 meter and 70 centimeter bands


   G1D10 - 1
   4. What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner?


   G1E03 - 1
   5. In what ITU region is operation in the 7.175 to 7.300 MHz band permitted for a control operator holding an FCC-issued General Class license?


   G2A11 - 2
   6. What does the expression 'CQ DX' usually indicate?


   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?

   G2C08 - 2
   8. What prosign is sent to indicate the end of a formal message when using CW?

   G2D05 - 1
   9. When is it permissible to communicate with amateur stations in countries outside the areas administered by the Federal Communications Commission?

   G2E08 - 0
   10. What segment of the 80 meter band is most commonly used for data transmissions?

   G3A11 - 3
    11. Approximately how long is the typical sunspot cycle?

   G3B11 - 0
   12. What happens to HF propagation when the Lowest Usable Frequency (LUF) exceeds the Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF)?

   G3C07 - 3
   13. What makes HF scatter signals often sound distorted?

   G4A14 - 1
   14. How should the transceiver audio input be adjusted when transmitting PSK31 data signals?

   G4B08 - 0
   15. Which of the following instruments may be used to monitor relative RF output when making antenna and transmitter adjustments?

   G4C06 - 2
   16. What effect can be caused by a resonant ground connection?

   G4D10 - 0
   17. How close to the lower edge of the 40 meter General Class phone segment should your displayed carrier frequency be when using 3 kHz wide LSB?

   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?

   G5A07 - 3
   19. What happens when the impedance of an electrical load is equal to the internal impedance of the power source?

   G5B12 - 1
   20. What would be the RMS voltage across a 50-ohm dummy load dissipating 1200 watts?

   G5C03 - 1
   21. Which of the following components should be added to an existing resistor to increase the resistance?

   G6A13 - 1
   22. What is an effect of inter-turn capacitance in an inductor?

   G6B02 - 0
   23. What are two major ratings that must not be exceeded for silicon diode rectifiers?

   G6C06 - 3
   24. Which of the following describes an integrated circuit operational amplifier?

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

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

   G7C10 - 1
   27. How is Digital Signal Processor filtering accomplished?

   G8A04 - 1
   28. What emission is produced by a reactance modulator connected to an RF power amplifier?

   G8B03 - 0
   29. What is another term for the mixing of two RF signals?

   G9A07 - 3
   30. What must be done to prevent standing waves on an antenna feed line?

   G9B11 - 2
   31. What is the approximate length for a 1/2-wave dipole antenna cut for 3.550 MHz?

   G9C11 - 0
   32. What is the purpose of a gamma match used with Yagi antennas?

   G9D01 - 3
   33. What does the term 'NVIS' mean as related to antennas?

   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?