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
5.9 Inductance and Capacitance
Practice
B-005-09-01
If two equal-value inductors are connected in series, what is their total inductance?
Half the value of one inductor
The same as the value of either inductor
The value of one inductor times the value of the other
Twice the value of one inductor
B-005-09-02
If two equal-value inductors are connected in parallel, what is their total inductance?
Twice the value of one inductor
The same as the value of either inductor
The value of one inductor times the value of the other
Half the value of one inductor
B-005-09-03
If two equal-value capacitors are connected in series, what is their total capacitance?
Twice the value of one capacitor
The same as the value of either capacitor
The value of one capacitor times the value of the other
Half the value of either capacitor
B-005-09-04
If two equal-value capacitors are connected in parallel, what is their total capacitance?
The same as the value of either capacitor
Twice the value of one capacitor
The value of one capacitor times the value of the other
Half the value of one capacitor
B-005-09-05
What determines the inductance of a coil?
The core material, the number of turns used to wind the core and the frequency of the current through the coil
The core diameter, the number of turns of wire used to wind the coil and the type of metal used for the wire
The core material, the core diameter, the length of the coil and the number of turns of wire used to wind the coil
The core material, the core diameter, the length of the coil and whether the coil is mounted horizontally or vertically
B-005-09-06
What determines the capacitance of a capacitor?
The material between the plates, the area of one side of one plate, the number of plates and the spacing between the plates
The material between the plates, the number of plates and the size of the wires connected to the plates
The number of plates, the spacing between the plates and whether the dielectric material is N type or P type
The material between the plates, the area of one plate, the number of plates and the material used for the protective coating
B-005-09-07
If two equal-value capacitors are connected in parallel, what is their capacitance?
The same value of either capacitor
The value of one capacitor times the value of the other
Half the value of either capacitor
Twice the value of either capacitor
B-005-09-08
To replace a faulty 10 millihenry choke, you could use two:
Two 20 millihenry chokes in series
Two 5 millihenry chokes in series
Two 30 millihenry chokes in parallel
Two 5 millihenry chokes in parallel
B-005-09-09
Three 15 microfarad capacitors are wired in series. The total capacitance of this arrangement is:
45 microfarads
12 microfarads
5 microfarads
18 microfarads
B-005-09-10
Which series combinations of capacitors would best replace a faulty 10 microfarad capacitor?
two 10 microfarad capacitors
two 20 microfarad capacitors
twenty 2 microfarad capacitors
ten 2 microfarad capacitors
B-005-09-11
The total capacitance of two or more capacitors in series is:
found by adding each of the capacitors together and dividing by the total number of capacitors
found by adding each of the capacitors together
always less than the smallest capacitor
always greater than the largest capacitor