Current Ham Radio Test Pools
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Which of the following is a characteristic of good traffic handling?
What is the term that describes a device's ability to amplify a signal?
Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?
How is a computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications?
What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?
Which amateur radio stations may make contact with an amateur radio station on the International Space Station (ISS) using 2 meter and 70 cm band frequencies?
Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?
How should you respond to a station calling CQ?
Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?
What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?
What electrical component opposes the flow of current in a DC circuit?
Which term describes the ability of a receiver to detect the presence of a signal?
What is the resistance of a circuit that draws 4 amperes from a 12-volt source?
Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF, and UHF single-sideband communications?
What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?
What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?
What is a good precaution to observe before climbing an antenna tower?
What does the term "APRS" mean?
Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?
Why is coaxial cable the most common feed line selected for amateur radio antenna systems?
If an ammeter calibrated in amperes is used to measure a 3000-milliampere current, what reading would it show?
In the United States, what is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?
Which of the following describes a type of antenna loading?
What does the term "RIT" mean?
Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?
In which type of circuit is voltage the same across all components?
How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?
How can you join a digital repeater's "talk group"?
What might be a problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?
What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?
Which of the following effects might cause radio signals to be heard despite obstructions between the transmitting and receiving stations?
What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?
What is component 9 in figure T2?
Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?
With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?