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.
Which of the following is used to convert a radio signal from one frequency to another?
What is the unit of electromotive force?
What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?
What causes spin fading of satellite signals?
What does the term "APRS" mean?
What types of international communications is an FCC-licensed amateur radio station permitted to make?
Which of the following could be the reason you are unable to access a repeater whose output you can hear?
Which of the following is an example of automatic control?
Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical schematics?
What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?
Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?
Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?
What is the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)?
What instrument is used to measure resistance?
What may occur if data signals arrive via multiple paths?
Which of the following is required when making on-the-air test transmissions?
Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?
With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?
Where should the negative return connection of a mobile transceiver's power cable be connected?
What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?
What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?
Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?
What is the minimum safe distance from a power line to allow when installing an antenna?
What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?
How can overload of a non-amateur radio or TV receiver by an amateur signal be reduced or eliminated?
Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?
What is proof of possession of an FCC-issued operator/primary license grant?
What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?
What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?
How does RF radiation differ from ionizing radiation (radioactivity)?
Which type of voice mode is most often used for long-distance (weak signal) contacts on the VHF and UHF bands?
Which of the following is a resonant or tuned circuit?
What health hazard is presented by electrical current flowing through the body?
What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?
What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)?