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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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.
Any questions before we begin ???
Are you ready ???
What does the acronym EARS stand for in the following URL (WEB address)?
1st EARS NET question (Sunday 15th March)…
Who is Duane Dibbley?
What is the name of the actor who plays him?
What electronic component does the following circuit symbol represent?
Which of the following would not be an insulator?
This is the binary representation of a famous call sign in ASCII.
01010111 00110001 01000010 01110111
What is the call sign?
How many call sign regions meet at the Four Corners of UT, AZ, CO, and NM?
What is this electronic circuit?
What is the -3db cut-off frequency of the filter if R is 1KΩ, and C is 0.001µF?
Who was the co-founder of the ARRL, in conjunction with Hiram Percy Maxim (W1AW)?
What was his call sign?
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?
Who was the only amateur radio operator to operate from Tibet in the late 1950s?
In the following logic diagram, what are the outputs Q1 & Q2 when the inputs are as shown?
What was the SW3?
Who has owned or used the call sign WA3QIZ?
What is the approximate frequency at which XL= -XC in the following circuit, if L=100µH & C =10pF?
On the 30m band, the amateur station’s licensee must perform an RF environmental evaluation – if the power at the antenna exceeds…
Which of the following DXCC countries spans over more than one continent, according to ham boundaries in the world?
2nd EARS NET question (Sunday 19th April)…
In what year was the transistor invented?
Name the inventor(s) – 1 bonus point for each.
In the following circuit, what is the current flowing through R2, given that the hfe of T1 is 100.
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?
Which famous politician / professional pilot owned this call sign?
What does the loading coil in a mobile antenna do?
What is the maximum height of an antenna structure above ground level – before the owner is required to notify the FAA & FCC?
County hunters know Texas has the most counties of any state... how many are there???
What is the advantage of the PSK31 digital mode of transmission?
Which is NOT a valid Q-code?
If two inductors are connected in series, the first is 22mH, and the second is 10mH… what is the total inductance?
What is the maximum transmitter power of a beacon station?
To which country does the call sign HB0ASW belong?
In a simple super-heterodyne SSB receiver, one input to the mixer stage is the amplified received signal. What is the other input?
What is a Rettysnitch?
What is the national SSB calling frequency on the 1.25m band?
What is the national FM calling frequency for the same band?
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?
Who was the first ‘Ham’ astronaut to operate from space?
Who was the first ‘Ham’ in space?
What is the Special Event call sign of the USS Midway radio club?
In what year was the Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club founded?
What was the original name of the club?