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 is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?
What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?
Which of the following conductors provides the lowest impedance to RF signals?
Which of the following is a characteristic of good traffic handling?
What type of tones are used to control repeaters linked by the Internet Relay Linking Project (IRLP) protocol?
Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?
What is the function of automatic gain control, or AGC?
When using tactical identifiers such as "Race Headquarters" during a community service net operation, how often must your station transmit the station's FCC-assigned call sign?
What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?
Which of the following might damage a multimeter?
What band is best suited for communicating via meteor scatter?
Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal?
What is component 6 in figure T2?
What kind of hazard might exist in a power supply when it is turned off and disconnected?
What is impedance?
Which of the following are provided by satellite tracking programs?
Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?
Which of the following is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals received by ionospheric reflection?
What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?
What is an advantage of single sideband (SSB) over FM for voice transmissions?
What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?
What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?
What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?
What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?
When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Amateur Extra class operator segment of the amateur bands?
What type of transmission is indicated by the term "NTSC?"
Why should coax connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water intrusion?
Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?
What is the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)?
What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over-deviating?
What is the purpose of a safety wire through a turnbuckle used to tension guy lines?
What is a disadvantage of air core coaxial cable when compared to foam or solid dielectric types?
What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?
Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?
Which term describes the ability of a receiver to detect the presence of a signal?