Technician Class License Exam Questions

Subelement T2

Operating Procedures

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Group T2A Station operation: choosing an operating frequency; calling another station; test transmissions; procedural signs; use of minimum power; choosing an operating frequency; band plans; calling frequencies; repeater offsets
T2A01 What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?
T2A02 What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 70 cm band?
T2A03 What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?
T2A04 What is an appropriate way to call another station on a repeater if you know the other station's call sign?
T2A05 How should you respond to a station calling CQ?
T2A06 What must an amateur operator do when making on-air transmissions to test equipment or antennas?
T2A07 Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?
T2A08 What is the meaning of the procedural signal “CQ”?
T2A09 What brief statement is often transmitted in place of “CQ” to indicate that you are listening on a repeater?
T2A10 What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?
T2A11 [97.313(a)] Which of the following is an FCC rule regarding power levels used in the amateur bands, under normal, non-distress circumstances?
T2A12 Which of the following is a guideline to use when choosing an operating frequency for calling CQ?
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Group T2B VHF/UHF operating practices: SSB phone; FM repeater; simplex; splits and shifts; CTCSS; DTMF; tone squelch; carrier squelch; phonetics; operational problem resolution; Q signals
T2B01 What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?
T2B02 What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?
T2B03 Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?
T2B04 Which of the following common problems might cause you to be able to hear but not access a repeater even when transmitting with the proper offset?
T2B05 What determines the amount of deviation of an FM (as opposed to PM) signal?
T2B06 What happens when the deviation of an FM transmitter is increased?
T2B07 What could cause your FM signal to interfere with stations on nearby frequencies?
T2B08 Which of the following applies when two stations transmitting on the same frequency interfere with each other?
T2B09 [97.119(b)(2)] Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?
T2B10 Which Q signal indicates that you are receiving interference from other stations?
T2B11 Which Q signal indicates that you are changing frequency?
T2B12 Under what circumstances should you consider communicating via simplex rather than a repeater?
T2B13 Which of the following is true of the use of SSB phone in amateur bands above 50 MHz?
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Group T2C Public service: emergency and non-emergency operations; applicability of FCC rules; RACES and ARES; net and traffic procedures; emergency restrictions
T2C01 [97.103(a)] When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?
T2C02 What is one way to recharge a 12-volt lead-acid station battery if the commercial power is out?
T2C03 What should be done to insure that voice message traffic containing proper names and unusual words are copied correctly by the receiving station?
T2C04 What do RACES and ARES have in common?
T2C05 [97.3(a)(38), 97.407] Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?
T2C06 Which of the following is an accepted practice to get the immediate attention of a net control station when reporting an emergency?
T2C07 Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?
T2C08 Which of the following is a characteristic of good emergency traffic handling?
T2C09 Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?
T2C10 What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?
T2C11 What is meant by the term “check” in reference to a formal traffic message?
T2C12 What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)?
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