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.
When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?
Which term describes the ability of a receiver to detect the presence of a signal?
Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feed line?
Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station make one-way transmissions?
What should you do if something in a neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?
What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?
What does the term "traffic" refer to in net operation?
How might a computer be used as part of an amateur radio station?
What is a disadvantage of using a handheld VHF transceiver, with its integral antenna, inside a vehicle?
What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a "beacon"?
What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?
Why should coax connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water intrusion?
If a frequency display calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?
What is the minimum safe distance from a power line to allow when installing an antenna?
How is access to some IRLP nodes accomplished?
What are the two components of a radio wave?
Which of the following battery types is not rechargeable?
What is an advantage of single sideband (SSB) over FM for voice transmissions?
Which of the following is a result of the fact that the Amateur Radio Service is secondary in all or portions of some amateur bands (such as portions of the 70 cm band)?
What is the most common use of the "reverse split" function of a VHF/UHF transceiver?
What is an amateur station control point?
What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?
Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?
How is a simple ammeter connected to a circuit?
What causes spin fading of satellite signals?
How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?
What is an ARQ transmission system?
Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?
What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?
What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?
What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?
How can you make sure your station stays in compliance with RF safety regulations?
Which of the following components can consist of three layers of semiconductor material?
What is component 6 in figure T2?
In which type of circuit is voltage the same across all components?