Practice Exam  - Element 2:  "TECHNICIAN  CLASS"

Expires June 30, 2014

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


   T1B05 - 2
   2. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?


   T1C09 - 0
    3. What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?


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   4. On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?


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   5. What is an amateur station control point?


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


   T2A02 - 3
   7. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 70 cm band?

   T2B07 - 3
   8. What should you do if you receive a report that your station’s transmissions are causing splatter or interference on nearby frequencies?

   T2C11 - 0
   9. What is meant by the term 'check' in reference to a formal traffic message?

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

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

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

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   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?

   T5A08 - 1
   15. Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

   T5B09 - 1
   16. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

   T5C06 - 2
   17. What is the abbreviation that refers to radio frequency signals of all types?

   T5D03 - 1
   18. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

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

   T6B08 - 0
   20. What does the abbreviation 'FET' stand for?

   T6C08 - 2
   21. What is component 9 in figure T2?

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   22. What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?

   T7A11 - 1
   23. Which of the following circuits demodulates FM signals?

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

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   25. What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feedline?

   T7D04 - 3
   26. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

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   27. What is the approximate maximum bandwidth required to transmit a CW signal?

   T8B07 - 2
   28. With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?

   T8C08 - 2
   29. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

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   30. What type of transmission is indicated by the term NTSC?

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

   T9B05 - 3
   32. What generally happens as the frequency of a signal passing through coaxial cable is increased?

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   33. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

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   34. Which of the following is an important safety precaution to observe when putting up an antenna tower?

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   35. Which of the following actions might amateur operators take to prevent exposure to RF radiation in excess of FCC-supplied limits?