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    Best e p jepperdee general class edition in progress Best e p jepperdee general class edition in progress Presentation Transcript

    • 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?