Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "TECHNICIAN  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2014

   T1A09 - 2
   1. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?


   T1B03 - 1
   2. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?


   T1C11 - 0
    3. If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on amateur service frequencies?


   T1D11 - 0
   4. Which of the following types of communications are permitted in the Amateur Radio Service?


   T1E08 - 2
   5. What type of control is being used for a repeater when the control operator is not present at a control point?


   T1F05 - 1
   6. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?


   T2A07 - 3
   7. Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?

   T2B11 - 1
   8. What is the 'Q' signal used to indicate that you are changing frequency?

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

   T3A04 - 1
   10. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

   T3B06 - 3
    11. What is the formula for converting frequency to wavelength in meters?

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

   T4A05 - 3
   13. What type of filter should be connected to a TV receiver as the first step in trying to prevent RF overload from a nearby 2 meter transmitter?

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

   T5A10 - 2
   15. Which term describes the rate at which electrical energy is used?

   T5B04 - 0
   16. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

   T5C02 - 0
   17. What is the basic unit of capacitance?

   T5D01 - 1
   18. What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

   T6A03 - 1
   19. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

   T6B04 - 1
   20. Which of these components is made of three layers of semiconductor material?

   T6C01 - 2
   21. What is the name for standardized representations of components in an electrical wiring diagram?

   T6D02 - 0
   22. What best describes a relay?

   T7A05 - 3
   23. What is the function of block 1 if figure T4 is a simple CW transmitter?

   T7B06 - 0
   24. What should you do first if someone tells you that your station’s transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?

   T7C02 - 1
   25. Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?

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

   T8A08 - 1
   27. What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband voice signal?

   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?

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

   T8D01 - 3
   30. Which of the following is an example of a digital communications method?

   T9A10 - 2
   31. In which direction is the radiation strongest from a half-wave dipole antenna in free space?

   T9B07 - 2
   32. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

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

   T0B10 - 2
   34. Which of the following is true concerning grounding conductors used for lightning protection?

   T0C07 - 1
   35. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?