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.
Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?
How many microfarads are equal to 1,000,000 picofarads?
What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?
What is the function of the SSB/CW-FM switch on a VHF power amplifier?
How does RF radiation differ from ionizing radiation (radioactivity)?
Where may SSB phone be used in amateur bands above 50 MHz?
How much voltage does a mobile transceiver typically require?
Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?
Which of the following is an advantage of HF vs VHF and higher frequencies?
What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?
Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?
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 best describes Broadband-Hamnet (TM), also referred to as a high-speed multi-media network?
With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?
What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?
What is an advantage of using a properly mounted 5/8 wavelength antenna for VHF or UHF mobile service?
What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?
Which of the following battery types is rechargeable?
Which of the following is a purpose of the Amateur Radio Service as stated in the FCC rules and regulations?
Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?
Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into a net?
What is meant by Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as used in amateur radio?
Which of the following conductors provides the lowest impedance to RF signals?
What is the current through a 100-ohm resistor connected across 200 volts?
What does the abbreviation LED stand for?
Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?
If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on Amateur Radio Service frequencies?
Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?
What is the basic unit of capacitance?
Which of the following is required when making on-the-air test transmissions?
When is it permissible to transmit messages encoded to hide their meaning?
Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF, and UHF single-sideband communications?
Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400 MHz?
Which of the following is a way to reduce or eliminate interference from an amateur transmitter to a nearby telephone?
What is component 1 in figure T1?