Current Ham Radio Test Pools
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Why might the range of VHF and UHF signals be greater in the winter?
What is the minimum safe distance from a power line to allow when installing an antenna?
What is an advantage of using a properly mounted 5/8 wavelength antenna for VHF or UHF mobile service?
What is an amateur station control point?
Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?
What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?
If a frequency display calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?
Which of the following is a valid call sign for a Technician class amateur radio station?
Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?
How should you respond to a station calling CQ?
What type of tones are used to control repeaters linked by the Internet Relay Linking Project (IRLP) protocol?
What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?
What does the abbreviation "PSK" mean?
What is the current in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?
What is the function of the SSB/CW-FM switch on a VHF power amplifier?
What types of amateur stations can automatically retransmit the signals of other amateur stations?
What does a dummy load consist of?
What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over-deviating?
Which of the following actions might amateur operators take to prevent exposure to RF radiation in excess of FCC-supplied limits?
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?
What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?
How is a computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications?
Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?
What property of a radio wave is used to describe its polarization?
Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF, and UHF single-sideband communications?
What is component 3 in figure T3?
What causes tropospheric ducting?
What does the term "RIT" mean?
In which type of circuit is voltage the same across all components?
What must be done before you may use the EchoLink system to communicate using a repeater?
What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?
What is meant by the term "check," in reference to a formal traffic message?
What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?
What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a "space station"?
Why should coax connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water intrusion?