Current Ham Radio Test Pools
Select the most correct answer for each question, then submit your practice test to check your score. This practice test randomly pulls one question from each topic in the Technician pool.
Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?
What is the proper location for an external SWR meter?
What electrical component usually is constructed as a coil of wire?
Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?
Which of the following is combined with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?
What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?
What is the meaning of the term "broadcasting" in the FCC rules for the Amateur Radio Service?
What is component 6 in figure T2?
When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Amateur Extra class operator segment of the amateur bands?
What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?
What happens to current at the junction of two components in series?
How can you make sure your station stays in compliance with RF safety regulations?
What is the unit of frequency?
What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?
If a frequency display calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?
Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?
What is FT8?
Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?
Which of the following types of emission has the narrowest bandwidth?
Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?
What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?
What information is contained in the preamble of a formal traffic message?
What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?
What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?
Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?
How can you join a digital repeater's "talk group"?
Which of the following is required when making on-the-air test transmissions?
What would cause a broadcast AM or FM radio to receive an amateur radio transmission unintentionally?
What does a dummy load consist of?
Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?
What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?
What device converts the RF input and output of a transceiver to another band?
Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?
What is meant by the statement that a satellite is operating in mode U/V?
Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?