Current Ham Radio Test Pools
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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)?
Which of the following is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals received by ionospheric reflection?
What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?
Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?
Why are simplex channels designated in the VHF/UHF band plans?
In which type of circuit is current the same through all components?
What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?
What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband (SSB) voice signal?
What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over-deviating?
What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?
What class of electronic components uses a voltage or current signal to control current flow?
What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across an unpowered circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?
Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?
What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?
What is the impedance of most coaxial cables used in amateur radio installations?
Which of the following is a safety hazard of a 12-volt storage battery?
Which of the following frequencies has the lowest value for Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?
What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?
With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?
What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?
What is the name of a circuit that generates a signal at a specific frequency?
What is a beam antenna?
Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?
What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?
Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?
When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?
What is the function of automatic gain control, or AGC?
What is meant by Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as used in amateur radio?
What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation via the F layer?
What should be done when using voice modes to ensure that voice messages containing unusual words are received correctly?
What is a relay?
What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?
What is component 9 in figure T2?
What is the basic unit of capacitance?
Which of the following is an application of APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System)?