Current Ham Radio Test Pools
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What is the function of automatic gain control, or AGC?
What is a unit of impedance?
What is component 4 in figure T3?
What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?
What does the term "traffic" refer to in net operation?
In general, what happens as the frequency of a signal passing through coaxial cable is increased?
Which of the following describes a linked repeater network?
When may an amateur station transmit without on-the-air identification?
Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?
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)?
What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?
What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?
What happens to power lost in a feed line?
What device converts the RF input and output of a transceiver to another band?
Which of the following is an example of automatic control?
Which of the following displays an electrical quantity as a numeric value?
Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?
What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a "beacon"?
Which of the following connections might be used between a voice transceiver and a computer for digital operation?
In the United States, what is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?
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 is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?
What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation via the F layer?
How should you respond to a station calling CQ?
What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?
What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?
What is FT8?
What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?
Which of the following actions should you take if a neighbor tells you that your station's transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?
What electrical component opposes the flow of current in a DC circuit?
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?
What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?
What is an advantage of single sideband (SSB) over FM for voice transmissions?
What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers when compared to a full-sized quarter-wave antenna?
What operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period?