Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "TECHNICIAN  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2014

   T1A04 - 2
   1. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?


   T1B02 - 1
   2. North American amateur stations are located in which ITU region?


   T1C10 - 2
    3. How soon may you operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency after you pass the examination required for your first amateur radio license?


   T1D04 - 0
   4. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?


   T1E07 - 3
   5. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?


   T1F01 - 0
   6. What type of identification is being used when identifying a station on the air as 'Race Headquarters?'


   T2A09 - 1
   7. What brief statement is often used in place of 'CQ' to indicate that you are listening on a repeater?

   T2B10 - 0
   8. What is the 'Q' signal used to indicate that you are receiving interference from other stations?

   T2C04 - 3
   9. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

   T3A03 - 2
   10. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

   T3B07 - 0
    11. What property of radio waves is often used to identify the different frequency bands?

   T3C10 - 0
   12. What is the radio horizon?

   T4A11 - 0
   13. Where should a mobile transceiver’s power negative connection be made?

   T4B09 - 2
   14. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter to select in order to minimize noise and interference for SSB reception?

   T5A01 - 3
   15. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

   T5B05 - 1
   16. Which of the following is equivalent to 500 milliwatts?

   T5C04 - 2
   17. What is the basic unit of inductance?

   T5D04 - 1
   18. What is the resistance of a circuit in which a current of 3 amperes flows through a resistor connected to 90 volts?

   T6A04 - 1
   19. What electrical component stores energy in an electric field?

   T6B03 - 2
   20. Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?

   T6C04 - 2
   21. What is component 3 in figure T1?

   T6D08 - 3
   22. Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

   T7A10 - 1
   23. What device increases the low-power output from a handheld transceiver?

   T7B11 - 2
   24. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

   T7C05 - 0
   25. What is the approximate SWR value above which the protection circuits in most solid-state transmitters begin to reduce transmitter power?

   T7D01 - 1
   26. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

   T8A06 - 0
   27. Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF and UHF single-sideband communications?

   T8B11 - 2
   28. What is a commonly used method of sending signals to and from a digital satellite?

   T8C07 - 1
   29. What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

   T8D06 - 1
   30. What does the abbreviation PSK mean?

   T9A09 - 2
   31. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wavelength wire dipole antenna?

   T9B06 - 1
   32. Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?

   T0A07 - 3
   33. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feedline?

   T0B11 - 1
   34. Which of the following establishes grounding requirements for an amateur radio tower or antenna?

   T0C11 - 2
   35. What is meant by 'duty cycle' when referring to RF exposure?