Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "TECHNICIAN  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2014

   T1A05 - 3
   1. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?


   T1B07 - 3
   2. What amateur band are you using if you are transmitting on 223.50 MHz?


   T1C05 - 0
    3. What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radiolocation station outside the United States?


   T1D06 - 0
   4. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?


   T1E03 - 0
   5. Who must designate the station control operator?


   T1F04 - 2
   6. Which of the following is an acceptable language for use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?


   T2A08 - 3
   7. What is the meaning of the procedural signal 'CQ?'

   T2B08 - 1
   8. What is the proper course of action if your station’s transmission unintentionally interferes with another station?

   T2C08 - 0
   9. What is usually considered to be the most important job of an amateur operator when handling emergency traffic messages?

   T3A06 - 1
   10. What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

   T3B09 - 3
    11. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?

   T3C01 - 2
   12. Why are 'direct' (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

   T4A07 - 2
   13. How is the computer’s sound card used when conducting digital communications using a computer?

   T4B01 - 1
   14. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

   T5A09 - 0
   15. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

   T5B07 - 2
   16. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

   T5C07 - 2
   17. What is a usual name for electromagnetic waves that travel through space?

   T5D02 - 0
   18. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

   T6A10 - 1
   19. What is the nominal voltage of a fully charged nickel-cadmium cell?

   T6B06 - 1
   20. How is a semiconductor diode’s cathode lead usually identified?

   T6C11 - 0
   21. What is component 4 in figure T3?

   T6D04 - 2
   22. Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?

   T7A07 - 1
   23. If figure T5 represents a transceiver in which block 1 is the transmitter portion and block 3 is the receiver portion, what is the function of block 2?

   T7B12 - 2
   24. What does the acronym 'BER' mean when applied to digital communications systems?

   T7C11 - 2
   25. What is a disadvantage of 'air core' coaxial cable when compared to foam or solid dielectric types?

   T7D03 - 0
   26. How is an ammeter usually connected to a circuit?

   T8A01 - 2
   27. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

   T8B04 - 1
   28. Which amateur stations may make contact with an amateur station on the International Space Station using 2 meter and 70 cm band amateur radio frequencies?

   T8C10 - 3
   29. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

   T8D08 - 3
   30. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

   T9A08 - 2
   31. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

   T9B01 - 1
   32. Why is it important to have a low SWR in an antenna system that uses coaxial cable feedline?

   T0A08 - 2
   33. What is one way to recharge a 12-volt lead-acid station battery if the commercial power is out?

   T0B03 - 3
   34. Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?

   T0C02 - 1
   35. Which of the following frequencies has the lowest Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?