Exam Primer

Overview
1. Regulations and Policies
  • Authority and Regulations
  • Licence
  • License Penalties
  • Certificate
  • Operation, Repair
  • Content Restrictions
  • Operating Restrictions
  • Interference
  • Emergencies
  • Non-remuneration, Privacy
  • Call Signs
  • Other Countries
  • Frequency Bands
  • Power Allowed
  • unmodulated carriers, retransmission
  • amplitude modulation, frequency stability, me
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Exams
  • Antenna Structures
  • RF Field Strength
  • Resolving Complaints
  • 2. Operating and Procedures
  • VHF/UHF Repeaters - Voice
  • Phonetic Alphabet
  • Voice Operating Procedures
  • tuning, testing and dummy loads
  • Morse Code (CW) procedures
  • RST signal reporting, S meter
  • Q Signals
  • Emergency Operating Procedures
  • Record Keeping, Antenna Orientation and Maps
  • 3. Station Assembly, Practice and Safety
  • Layout of HF Stations
  • Layout of FM Transmitters
  • Layout of FM Receivers
  • Layout of CW Transmitters
  • Layout of SSB/CW receivers
  • Layout of SSB Transmitters
  • Layout of Digital Systems
  • Layout of Regulated Power Supplies
  • Layout of Yagi-Uda Antennas
  • Receiver Fundamentals
  • Transmitter, carrier, keying, AM
  • Carrier Suppression, SSB
  • Frequency and Phase Modulation
  • Station Accessories
  • Digital Modes
  • Batteries
  • Power Supplies
  • Electrical Safety
  • Antenna and Tower Safety
  • RF Exposure Safety
  • 4. Circuit Components
  • Amplifier Fundamentals
  • Diodes
  • Bipolar Transistors
  • Field-effect Transistors
  • Tiode Vacuum Tubes
  • Resister Color Codes
  • 5. Basic Electronics and Theory
  • Metric Prefixes
  • Basic Concepts
  • Circuits
  • Ohm's law
  • Series and Parallel Resistors
  • Power law, Resister Power Disipation
  • AC and frequency
  • Ratios, Logarithms and Decibels
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Reactance and Impedance
  • Magnetica and Transformers
  • Resonance and Tuned Circuits
  • Meters and Measurements
  • 6. Feedlines and Antenna Systems
  • Impedance and Feedlines
  • Balanced and Unbalanced feedlines
  • Feedlines and Connectors
  • Line Losses
  • Standing Wave Ratio
  • Impedance Matching
  • Isotropic Sources, Polarization
  • Wavelength vs Physical Length
  • Antenna Radiation Patterns
  • Vertical Antennas
  • Yagi Antennas
  • Wire Antennas
  • Quad/loop Antennas
  • 7. Radio Wave Propagation
  • Propogation Types
  • Ionospheric Regions
  • Hops and Skips
  • Ionosphere Issues
  • Solar Activity
  • MF and HF and Skywaves
  • VHF and UHF, Sporadic-E, Aurira, Ducting
  • Scatter - HF, VHF, UHF
  • 8. Interference and Suppression
  • Front-end overload
  • Audio Rectification, Bypass Capacitors, Ferri
  • Intermodulation, Spurious, Key-clicks
  • Harmonics, Splatter, Transmitter Adjustments
  • Filters
  • 4.4 Field-effect Transistors

    Practice


    B-004-04-01
    The two basic types of field effect transistors (FET) are:
    NPN and PNP
    germanium and silicon
    inductive and capacitive
    N and P channel

    B-004-04-02
    A semi-conductor having its leads labeled gate, drain, and source is best described as a:
    gated transistor
    field-effect transistor
    bipolar transistor
    silicon diode

    B-004-04-03
    In a field effect transistor, the _______ is the terminal that controls the conductance of the channel.
    gate
    drain
    source
    collector

    B-004-04-04
    In a field effect transistor, the _______ is the terminal where the charge carriers enter the channel.
    source
    gate
    drain
    emitter

    B-004-04-05
    In a field effect transistor, the _______ is the terminal where the charge carriers leave the channel.
    collector
    source
    drain
    gate

    B-004-04-06
    Which semi-conductor device has characteristics most similar to a triode vacuum tube?
    Junction diode
    Zener diode
    Field effect transistor
    Bipolar transistor

    B-004-04-07
    The control element in the field effect transistor is the:
    gate
    source
    drain
    base

    B-004-04-08
    If you wish to reduce the current flowing in a field effect transistor, you could:
    increase the reverse bias voltage
    decrease the reverse bias voltage
    increase the forward bias voltage
    increase the forward bias gain

    B-004-04-09
    The source of a field effect transistor corresponds to the _______ of a bipolar transistor.
    base
    emitter
    drain
    collector

    B-004-04-10
    The drain of a field effect transistor corresponds to the _______ of a bipolar transistor.
    base
    collector
    source
    emitter

    B-004-04-11
    Which two elements in a field effect transistor exhibit fairly similar characteristics?
    Source and gate
    Gate and drain
    Source and base
    Source and drain