Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "TECHNICIAN  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2014

   T1A01 - 3
   1. For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?


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


   T1C01 - 2
    3. Which type of call sign has a single letter in both the prefix and suffix?


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


   T1E05 - 2
   5. What is an amateur station control point?


   T1F06 - 3
   6. Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?


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

   T2B01 - 2
   8. What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

   T2C10 - 3
   9. What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?

   T3A11 - 2
   10. Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?

   T3B03 - 2
    11. What are the two components of a radio wave?

   T3C09 - 0
   12. What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation?

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

   T4B02 - 0
   14. Which of the following can be used to enter the operating frequency on a modern transceiver?

   T5A07 - 2
   15. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

   T5B08 - 1
   16. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

   T5C03 - 3
   17. What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

   T5D10 - 0
   18. What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?

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

   T6B12 - 0
   20. What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?

   T6C07 - 3
   21. What is component 8 in figure T2?

   T6D11 - 1
   22. Which of the following is a common use of coaxial cable?

   T7A03 - 2
   23. What is the function of a mixer in a superheterodyne receiver?

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

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

   T7D10 - 1
   26. What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across a circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?

   T8A10 - 1
   27. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 cm band?

   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?

   T8D11 - 2
   30. What is a 'parity' bit?

   T9A11 - 2
   31. What is meant by the gain of an antenna?

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

   T0A10 - 0
   33. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

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

   T0C05 - 3
   35. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?