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An antenna tuner is a variable , one or more variable capacitors, or a combination of these components connected in various configurations. The Correct Answer: inductor

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A popular variation of the antenna is a transmatch circuit, which uses a coil and three capacitors to tune the antenna for optimal SWR. The Correct Answer: tuner

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Radio waves act very much as The Correct Answer: light

waves do.

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is the bending of a wave due to the physical makeup of the medium through which the wave passes. The Correct Answer: Refraction

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is the bending of waves around an object.

The Correct Answer: Diffraction

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wave signals are radiated by the antenna into the upper atmosphere, where they are bent back to earth. The Correct Answer: Sky

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Repeaters are widely used to mobile and handheld radio units. The Correct Answer: increase

the communication range for

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The combination within the communication satellite is known as a transponder. The Correct Answer: receiver-transmitter

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Fading is the variation in signal at the receiver caused by the characteristics of the signal path and changes in it. The Correct Answer: amplitude

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A diversity system uses multiple transmitters, receivers, or antennas to mitigate the problems caused by The Correct Answer: multipath

signals.

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An antenna acts as the free space.

between a transmitter or receiver and

The Correct Answer: interface

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The of the electric field strength of a radiated wave to the magnetic field strength is the impedance of space. The Correct Answer: ratio

An antenna can transmit and receive at the same time only if a device such

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as a(n) receiver.

is used to keep the transmitter energy out of the

The Correct Answer: diplexer

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antennas have an extremely wide bandwidth and can maintain a constant impedance and gain over a 4:1 frequency range. The Correct Answer: Conical

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The entire counterpoise.

collection of antenna radials is often referred to as a

The Correct Answer: ground-plane

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Which of the following is not a reason why most half-wave antennas are mounted horizontally at low frequencies? A) physical construction is easier B) more cost-effective C) mounting is easier D) support is easier

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The shape of the electromagnetic energy radiated from or received by an antenna is called the A) signal shape B) electromagnetic pattern C) radiation pattern D) antenna pattern

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Antennas that transmit an equal amount of energy in the horizontal direction are called A) bi-directional B) unidirectional C) omnidirectional D) unilateral

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The ability of an antenna to send or receive signals over a narrow horizontal directional range is referred to as A) focal factor B) permittivity C) directivity D) horizontal range

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A basic antenna connected to a transmission line plus one or more additional conductors that are not connected to the transmission line form a A) parasitic array B) bi-directional array C) half-wave dipole D) counterpoise

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An antenna made up of a driven element and one or more parasitic elements is generally referred to as a A) Hertz antenna B) Marconi antenna C) collinear antenna D) Yagi antenna

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Which antennas usually consist of two or more half-wave dipoles mounted end to end? A) Hertz B) Marconi C) collinear D) Yagi

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A stacked collinear antenna consisting of half-wave dipoles spaced from one another by one-half wavelengths is the A) broadside array B) end-fire array C) wide-bandwidth array

D) parasitic array

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When the characteristic impedance of the transmission line matches the output impedance of the transmitter and the impedance of the antenna itself, A) the SWR will be 10:1 B) the SWR will be 1:10 C) minimum power transfer will take place D) maximum power transfer will take place

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A one-quarter wavelength of coaxial or balanced transmission line of a specific impedance connected between a load and a source in order to match impedances is A) a balun B) an autotransformer C) a Q section D) dummy load

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The interface between a transmitter and free space and between free space and a receiver is the antenna. A) True B) False

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A radio signal is called an electromagnetic wave because it is made up of both electric and magnetic fields. A) True B) False

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An electric field is an invisible force field produced by the presence of a potential difference between two conductors. A) True B) False

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Permittivity is the dielectric constant of the material between the two conductors.

A) True B) False

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Even if a parallel-wire transmission line is left open, the electric and magnetic fields cannot escape from the end of the line and radiate into space. A) True B) False

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The resistive component of an antenna is called is called antenna radiation resistance. A) True B) False

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Polarization refers to the orientation of magnetic and electric fields with respect to the earth. A) True B) False

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Antenna similarity means that the characteristics and performance of an antenna are the same whether the antenna is radiating or intercepting an electromagnetic signal. A) True B) False

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One of the most widely used antenna types, formerly known as the Hertz antenna, is the one-quarter wavelength vertical antenna. A) True B) False

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The bandwidth of an antenna is equal to the frequency of operation divided by Q. A) True B) False

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An antenna tuner is a variable inductor, one or more variable capacitors, or a combination of these components. A) True B) False

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A popular variation of the antenna tuner is the transformer circuit, which uses a coil and three capacitors to tune the antenna for optimal SWR. A) True B) False

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Radio waves act very much as light waves do. A) True B) False

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Refraction is the bending of a wave due to the physical makeup of the medium through which the wave passes. A) True B) False

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Sky waves travel in a straight line directly from the transmitting antenna to the receiving antenna. A) True B) False