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.
What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?
What is the unit of frequency?
How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?
What do the initials LEO tell you about an amateur satellite?
Which of these components can be used as an electronic switch or amplifier?
What reading on an SWR meter indicates a perfect impedance match between the antenna and the feed line?
Which of the following best describes Broadband-Hamnet (TM), also referred to as a high-speed multi-media network?
Which of the following is used to convert a radio signal from one frequency to another?
What should be done when using voice modes to ensure that voice messages containing unusual words are received correctly?
Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?
Why are simplex channels designated in the VHF/UHF band plans?
How much voltage does a mobile transceiver typically require?
What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?
What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?
On which HF bands does a Technician class operator have phone privileges?
What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?
Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?
What is a disadvantage of using a handheld VHF transceiver, with its integral antenna, inside a vehicle?
What term describes an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?
What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?
What is component 6 in figure T2?
What are the FCC rules regarding the use of a phonetic alphabet for station identification in the Amateur Radio Service?
Which of the following types of emission has the narrowest bandwidth?
What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?
What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?
Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?
Why is duty cycle one of the factors used to determine safe RF radiation exposure levels?
What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?
Which of the following bands may provide long distance communications during the peak of the sunspot cycle?
With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?
What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?
Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?
What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?
What weather condition would decrease range at microwave frequencies?
What is the purpose of a gin pole?