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  • Serious ‘XM (aka W2XM) presentsExam-Prep Jepperdee:General-Class Edition
  • If you are viewing this on http://www.arrl.org/studying-for-the-general-license , you are looking at a non-interactive preview of a game,which, once downloaded as a PowerPoint file, is an educational andentertaining tool designed to be used in preparation for the General-class license exam. The game plays similarly to the way ABC-TV’s Jeopardy plays.There should be several players and a master of ceremonies. Eachcategory covers a chapter in the General Class License Manual, and eachquestion is from General Class Question Pool Effective 7/1/11 – 6/30/15. The two game boards have questions of equal point value, andeach one has exactly one Daily Double. This permits a fair competitionbetween the players on different boards. Make up your own rules! SFJstands for semi-final Jepperdee and FJ stands for final jepperdee. The entire file can be downloaded from this site as an interactiveand playable game. You may also receive this file by e-mail bycontacting the author at W2XM@ARRL.NET. Doing so will put you onW2XM’s e-mail list of game users (…and you will receive a schematic ofthe Serious ‘XM Exam-prep Jepperdee hardware set).
  • Procedures Rules and Components Radio Signals& Practices Regulations and Circuits & Equipment 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 SFJ
  • ANTENNAS & PROPAGATION ELECTRICAL & VOCABULARYXMSN LINES RF SAFETY 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 FJ
  • G8B10 What does the number 31 represent in PSK31?
  • The approximatetransmitted symbol rate back
  • G2A04Which mode ismost commonly used for voice on the 17-and 12-meter bands?
  • Upper sideband back
  • G2B05Under normal conditions, what is the minimum fre- quency separationbetween SSB signals?
  • Approx. 3 kHz back
  • G2C07 When sending CW, what does a “C” mean when added to the RST report?
  • Chirpy or unstable signal back
  • What segmentG2E04 (B) of the 20-meterband is most often used for data transmissions?
  • 14.070 - 14.100 MHz back
  • G1B03 For what purpose might a radio amateur operate a beacon station?
  • Observation ofpropagation and reception back
  • When’s it permis-G2D05sible to communicatewith stations in coun-tries outside areasadministered by FCC?
  • When contact is with hams in countries whoseadministrations do not object back
  • G1E01 What would dis- qualify a 3rd party from participating in stating a message over amateur radio?
  • The third party’samateur license had ever been revoked back
  • G1A04 What amateur band permits only channelized ham operation?
  • 60 meters back
  • G1B06 When is an ama-teur station permit- ted to transmit secret codes?
  • To control a space station back
  • How many wattsG5B03of electrical powerare used if 400 VDC is supplied to an 800-ohm load?
  • 200 watts back
  • G5B06 What is the PEPoutput from a xmtr ifan o’scope measures200 volts p-p across a 50-ohm dummy?
  • 100 watts back
  • G5A02What is reactance?
  • Opposition to theflow of alternatingcurrent caused by capacitance or inductance back
  • G6C02What is meant bythe phrase MMIC?
  • Monolithic MicrowaveIntegrated Circuit back
  • G7B03What is the outputof a 2-input AND gate when both inputs are high?
  • high back
  • G8B11 How does FEC allow the receiver to correct errors in received data packets?
  • By transmitting redundantinformation with the data back
  • G8A12What signal(s) would be found at theoutput of a properly adjusted balanced modulator?
  • Both upper andlower sidebands back
  • G4A03 What is normallymeant by operating a transceiver in "split" mode?
  • The transceiver is set to different transmit andreceive frequencies back
  • In an SSB xmtr, in G7C01 what kind of circuit is the output of the balanced modulatorprocessed before going to the mixer?
  • Filter back
  • G7B12 Of choices A, B, AB, and C, which amplifier class is the most efficient?
  • Class C back
  • G4E02 What is the purpose of a"corona ball" on a HF mobile antenna?
  • To reduce high voltage dischargefrom the tip of the antenna back
  • G9C02What is theapproximate length of the driven element of a Yagi antenna?
  • 1/2 wavelength back
  • G9C16How does the gain of a 2-element delta-loop compare to thegain of a two-el quad antenna?
  • About the same back
  • G9D10 Describe a Beverage antenna.
  • A very long and low directional receiving antenna back
  • What device isG4A06 often used to match the xmtr output to other than 50 ohms?
  • Antenna coupler back
  • G2D06 How is a directional antenna pointed when making a “long-path” contactwith another station?
  • 180 degrees from its short-path heading back
  • What happens toG3B05sigs. with frequencies between LUF and MUF when they gointo the ionosphere?
  • They are bentback to the Earth back
  • G3A10 What causes HF propagation conditions to vary periodically in a 28- day cycle?
  • The Sun’s rotation on its axis back
  • What usually G3B06happens to signals with frequenciesbelow the LowestUsable Frequency?
  • They are completelyabsorbed by the ionosphere back
  • What allows a signalG3C09 to be detected at a distance too far for ground wave but too near for normal sky- wave propagation?
  • Scatter back
  • G0B02What is the min.wire size that may be safely used for a circuit that draws upto 20 A continuously?
  • AWG number 12 back
  • G0B09 Why should solderedjoints not be used withthe wires that connectthe base of a tower to asystem of ground rods?
  • A soldered jointwill be destroyedby the heat of a lightning strike back
  • What type of G0A09instrument can beused to accurately measure an RF field?
  • A calibrated field- strength meterwith a calibrated antenna back
  • G0B08What should be done by any personpreparing to climb atower that supports electrical devices?
  • Make sure allcircuits that supplypower to the towerare locked out and tagged back
  • G0A01 How does RF energy affect human body tissue?
  • It heats body tissue back
  • isotropic antenna
  • An antenna thatradiates and/orreceives equallyin all directions back
  • The basic unit of inductance
  • Henry back
  • local oscillator
  • an oscillator thatgenerates one ofthe input signals to a mixer back
  • Solar cycle
  • the 10.7-yearperiodic variation in solar activity back
  • A resistor with aprecise temperaturecoeffient that allows it to be used as atemperature sensor
  • thermistor back
  • DAILY DOUBLE Your wager?Here’s the question…
  • DAILY DOUBLE Your wager?Here’s the question…
  • Semi-final Jepperdee TOPIC:NOMENCLATUREYOUR WAGER?
  • The 3 connectionson a quarter-inchstereo phone plug are called “tip,”“ring,” and what?
  • sleeve To game 2 board
  • sleeve To game 2 board
  • Final Jepperdee TOPIC: RESONANCEYOUR WAGER?
  • Besides induc- tance, whatelectrical quantityexists in a coil that is self-resonant?
  • capacitance Next slide
  • We hope Exam- prep Jepperdee was helpful!Comments? Suggestions?