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  • 1. Serious ‘XM (aka W2XM) presentsExam-Prep Jepperdee:General-Class Edition
  • 2. 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).
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. G8B10 What does the number 31 represent in PSK31?
  • 6. The approximatetransmitted symbol rate back
  • 7. G2A04Which mode ismost commonly used for voice on the 17-and 12-meter bands?
  • 8. Upper sideband back
  • 9. G2B05Under normal conditions, what is the minimum fre- quency separationbetween SSB signals?
  • 10. Approx. 3 kHz back
  • 11. G2C07 When sending CW, what does a “C” mean when added to the RST report?
  • 12. Chirpy or unstable signal back
  • 13. What segmentG2E04 (B) of the 20-meterband is most often used for data transmissions?
  • 14. 14.070 - 14.100 MHz back
  • 15. G1B03 For what purpose might a radio amateur operate a beacon station?
  • 16. Observation ofpropagation and reception back
  • 17. When’s it permis-G2D05sible to communicatewith stations in coun-tries outside areasadministered by FCC?
  • 18. When contact is with hams in countries whoseadministrations do not object back
  • 19. G1E01 What would dis- qualify a 3rd party from participating in stating a message over amateur radio?
  • 20. The third party’samateur license had ever been revoked back
  • 21. G1A04 What amateur band permits only channelized ham operation?
  • 22. 60 meters back
  • 23. G1B06 When is an ama-teur station permit- ted to transmit secret codes?
  • 24. To control a space station back
  • 25. How many wattsG5B03of electrical powerare used if 400 VDC is supplied to an 800-ohm load?
  • 26. 200 watts back
  • 27. G5B06 What is the PEPoutput from a xmtr ifan o’scope measures200 volts p-p across a 50-ohm dummy?
  • 28. 100 watts back
  • 29. G5A02What is reactance?
  • 30. Opposition to theflow of alternatingcurrent caused by capacitance or inductance back
  • 31. G6C02What is meant bythe phrase MMIC?
  • 32. Monolithic MicrowaveIntegrated Circuit back
  • 33. G7B03What is the outputof a 2-input AND gate when both inputs are high?
  • 34. high back
  • 35. G8B11 How does FEC allow the receiver to correct errors in received data packets?
  • 36. By transmitting redundantinformation with the data back
  • 37. G8A12What signal(s) would be found at theoutput of a properly adjusted balanced modulator?
  • 38. Both upper andlower sidebands back
  • 39. G4A03 What is normallymeant by operating a transceiver in "split" mode?
  • 40. The transceiver is set to different transmit andreceive frequencies back
  • 41. In an SSB xmtr, in G7C01 what kind of circuit is the output of the balanced modulatorprocessed before going to the mixer?
  • 42. Filter back
  • 43. G7B12 Of choices A, B, AB, and C, which amplifier class is the most efficient?
  • 44. Class C back
  • 45. G4E02 What is the purpose of a"corona ball" on a HF mobile antenna?
  • 46. To reduce high voltage dischargefrom the tip of the antenna back
  • 47. G9C02What is theapproximate length of the driven element of a Yagi antenna?
  • 48. 1/2 wavelength back
  • 49. G9C16How does the gain of a 2-element delta-loop compare to thegain of a two-el quad antenna?
  • 50. About the same back
  • 51. G9D10 Describe a Beverage antenna.
  • 52. A very long and low directional receiving antenna back
  • 53. What device isG4A06 often used to match the xmtr output to other than 50 ohms?
  • 54. Antenna coupler back
  • 55. G2D06 How is a directional antenna pointed when making a “long-path” contactwith another station?
  • 56. 180 degrees from its short-path heading back
  • 57. What happens toG3B05sigs. with frequencies between LUF and MUF when they gointo the ionosphere?
  • 58. They are bentback to the Earth back
  • 59. G3A10 What causes HF propagation conditions to vary periodically in a 28- day cycle?
  • 60. The Sun’s rotation on its axis back
  • 61. What usually G3B06happens to signals with frequenciesbelow the LowestUsable Frequency?
  • 62. They are completelyabsorbed by the ionosphere back
  • 63. What allows a signalG3C09 to be detected at a distance too far for ground wave but too near for normal sky- wave propagation?
  • 64. Scatter back
  • 65. G0B02What is the min.wire size that may be safely used for a circuit that draws upto 20 A continuously?
  • 66. AWG number 12 back
  • 67. G0B09 Why should solderedjoints not be used withthe wires that connectthe base of a tower to asystem of ground rods?
  • 68. A soldered jointwill be destroyedby the heat of a lightning strike back
  • 69. What type of G0A09instrument can beused to accurately measure an RF field?
  • 70. A calibrated field- strength meterwith a calibrated antenna back
  • 71. G0B08What should be done by any personpreparing to climb atower that supports electrical devices?
  • 72. Make sure allcircuits that supplypower to the towerare locked out and tagged back
  • 73. G0A01 How does RF energy affect human body tissue?
  • 74. It heats body tissue back
  • 75. isotropic antenna
  • 76. An antenna thatradiates and/orreceives equallyin all directions back
  • 77. The basic unit of inductance
  • 78. Henry back
  • 79. local oscillator
  • 80. an oscillator thatgenerates one ofthe input signals to a mixer back
  • 81. Solar cycle
  • 82. the 10.7-yearperiodic variation in solar activity back
  • 83. A resistor with aprecise temperaturecoeffient that allows it to be used as atemperature sensor
  • 84. thermistor back
  • 85. DAILY DOUBLE Your wager?Here’s the question…
  • 86. DAILY DOUBLE Your wager?Here’s the question…
  • 87. Semi-final Jepperdee TOPIC:NOMENCLATUREYOUR WAGER?
  • 88. The 3 connectionson a quarter-inchstereo phone plug are called “tip,”“ring,” and what?
  • 89. sleeve To game 2 board
  • 90. sleeve To game 2 board
  • 91. Final Jepperdee TOPIC: RESONANCEYOUR WAGER?
  • 92. Besides induc- tance, whatelectrical quantityexists in a coil that is self-resonant?
  • 93. capacitance Next slide
  • 94. We hope Exam- prep Jepperdee was helpful!Comments? Suggestions?