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Welcome !!! A mixture of questions: historical, theoretical, operational, legal, factual, … Some multiple choice – others straight answers. Some easy, some tricky, some to trick you… But all in fun. 35 questions – in about 30 minutes. First steps… Form a team. Chose your team captain.

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Welcome !!!

A mixture of questions: historical, theoretical, operational, legal, factual, … Some multiple choice – others straight answers.

Some easy, some tricky, some to trick you…

But all in fun.

35 questions – in about 30 minutes.

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First steps…
  • Form a team.
  • Chose your team captain.
  • Chose your team name.
  • No shouting out the answers.
  • No asking questions once the quiz has started.
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Points for bonus questions…

Any questions before we begin ???

Are you ready ???

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Question 1:

What does the acronym EARS stand for in the following URL (WEB address)?

http://www.earsclub.ca

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Question 2:

1st EARS NET question (Sunday 15th March)…

Who is Duane Dibbley?

Bonus question:

What is the name of the actor who plays him?

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Question 3:

What electronic component does the following circuit symbol represent?

  • A Light Emitting Diode (LED)
  • A Photodiode
  • A Varactor (Varicap Diode)
  • A Zener Diode
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Question 4:

Which of the following would not be an insulator?

  • Vinyl
  • Rubber
  • Mica
  • Graphite
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Question 5:

This is the binary representation of a famous call sign in ASCII.

01010111 00110001 01000010 01110111

What is the call sign?

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Question 6:

How many call sign regions meet at the Four Corners of UT, AZ, CO, and NM?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
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Question 7:

What is this electronic circuit?

  • High pass filter
  • Low pass filter
  • Band-pass filter
  • Pi-filter

Bonus question:

What is the -3db cut-off frequency of the filter if R is 1KΩ, and C is 0.001µF?

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Question 8:

Who was the co-founder of the ARRL, in conjunction with Hiram Percy Maxim (W1AW)?

Bonus question:

What was his call sign?

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Question 9:

For a control operator holding an Amateur Extra Class license, what are the 40m band limits imposed if they were operating under the CEPT reciprocal licensing agreement in ITU region 1?

  • 7.0 - 7.1MHz
  • 7.1 - 7.2MHz
  • 7.0 - 7.3MHz
  • 7.0 - 7.2MHz
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Question 10:

Who was the only amateur radio operator to operate from Tibet in the late 1950s?

  • Marshal Kim Seung-Hee
  • Robert Ford
  • Dorji Yangloo
  • Edmund Hillary
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Question 11:

In the following logic diagram, what are the outputs Q1 & Q2 when the inputs are as shown?

  • Q1=0, Q2=0
  • Q1=0, Q2=1
  • Q1=1, Q2=0
  • Q1=1, Q2=1
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Question 12:

What was the SW3?

  • An SWL club of the 1930's.  
  • A type of 3 element beam.  
  • A 3 tube receiver    
  • A triode.
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Question 13:

Who has owned or used the call sign WA3QIZ?

  • David Mirkin (TV / Film producer)
  • Principal Seymour Skinner (The Simpsons)
  • The Savant DX group (VA)
  • All of the above
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Question 14:

What is the approximate frequency at which XL= -XC in the following circuit, if L=100µH & C =10pF?

  • 2.5MHz
  • 5MHz
  • 25MHz
  • 50MHz
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Question 15:

On the 30m band, the amateur station’s licensee must perform an RF environmental evaluation – if the power at the antenna exceeds…

  • 30 Watts
  • 315 Watts
  • 425 Watts
  • 485 Watts
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Question 16:

Which of the following DXCC countries spans over more than one continent, according to ham boundaries in the world?

  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Egypt
  • Colombia
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Question 17:

2nd EARS NET question (Sunday 19th April)…

In what year was the transistor invented?

Bonus question:

Name the inventor(s) – 1 bonus point for each.

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Question 18:

In the following circuit, what is the current flowing through R2, given that the hfe of T1 is 100.

  • 22.7µA
  • 45.4µA
  • 227µA
  • 4.5mA
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Question 19:

To reduce the level of harmonic interference produced by an HF transmitter, what should be placed in the feed-line between the radio, & ATU / Antenna?

  • A high-pass filter
  • A low-pass filter
  • A band-pass filter
  • A non-linear attenuator.
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Question 20:

Which famous politician / professional pilot owned this call sign?

VU2RG

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Question 21:

What does the loading coil in a mobile antenna do?

  • Makes the antenna electrically longer  
  • Adds inductive reactance  
  • Adds capacitive reactance  
  • Reduces capacitive reactance
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Question 22:

What is the maximum height of an antenna structure above ground level – before the owner is required to notify the FAA & FCC?

  • 58.32 m
  • 59.85 m
  • 60.96 m
  • 61.73 m
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Question 23:

County hunters know Texas has the most counties of any state... how many are there???

  • 167
  • 201
  • 254
  • 299
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Question 24:

What is the advantage of the PSK31 digital mode of transmission?

  • Every character is 5 data-bits in length
  • 31.25 Kilo-baud data-rate
  • Less than 100Hz signal band width
  • All of the above
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Question 25:

Which is NOT a valid Q-code?

  • QRC
  • QRK
  • QRW
  • QSM
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Question 26:

If two inductors are connected in series, the first is 22mH, and the second is 10mH… what is the total inductance?

  • 6.9mH
  • 12.2mH
  • 16mH
  • 32mH
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Question 27:

What is the maximum transmitter power of a beacon station?

  • 50 Watts
  • 100 Watts
  • 150 Watts
  • 200 Watts
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Question 28:

To which country does the call sign HB0ASW belong?

  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Andorra
  • Liechtenstein
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Question 29:

In a simple super-heterodyne SSB receiver, one input to the mixer stage is the amplified received signal. What is the other input?

  • The Carrier Oscillator
  • The BFO
  • The Local Oscillator (LO)
  • Jay Leno
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Question 30:

What is a Rettysnitch?

  • A fictional torture device for bad hams.
  • An early type of lightning arrester.
  • A unique antenna design.
  • Someone who calls the FCC.
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Question 31:

What is the national SSB calling frequency on the 1.25m band?

  • 222.1
  • 223.1
  • 223.15
  • 223.2

Bonus question:

What is the national FM calling frequency for the same band?

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Question 32:

3rd EARS NET question (Sunday 10th May)…

For a 2 input exclusive NOR gate – If input A is a logic 1, and input B is a logic 0 – what is the output X?

  • Logic 0
  • Logic 1
  • Indeterminate
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Question 33:

Who was the first ‘Ham’ astronaut to operate from space?

  • Owen Garriott, W5LFL
  • John Phillips, KE5DRY
  • Mike Barratt, KD5MIJ
  • John Grunsfeld, KC5ZTF

Bonus question:

Who was the first ‘Ham’ in space?

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Question 34:

What is the Special Event call sign of the USS Midway radio club?

  • N6IWN
  • NI6WI
  • NI6IW
  • N6IW
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Question 35:

In what year was the Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club founded?

Bonus question:

What was the original name of the club?