Current Ham Radio Test Pools
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Which computer sound card port is connected to a transceiver's headphone or speaker output for operating digital modes?
What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?
What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband (SSB) voice signal?
What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)?
If a station is not strong enough to keep a repeater's receiver squelch open, which of the following might allow you to receive the station's signal?
How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?
Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?
What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?
How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?
What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?
How much voltage does a mobile transceiver typically require?
Which of the following is a common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?
Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?
If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on Amateur Radio Service frequencies?
What should be done to all external ground rods or earth connections?
Why is it important to have low SWR when using coaxial cable feed line?
How can you make sure your station stays in compliance with RF safety regulations?
Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?
Which of the following is a result of the fact that the Amateur Radio Service is secondary in all or portions of some amateur bands (such as portions of the 70 cm band)?
How can overload of a non-amateur radio or TV receiver by an amateur signal be reduced or eliminated?
Which of the following describes combining speech with an RF carrier signal?
What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?
What type of switch is represented by component 3 in figure T2?
Which of the following is an application of APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System)?
What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feed line?
What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?
What property of radio waves is often used to identify the different frequency bands?
Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?
What is component 9 in figure T2?
Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?
Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?
What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?
Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?
Which of the following are provided by satellite tracking programs?
Which of the following components can consist of three layers of semiconductor material?