Advanced Theory Practice Exam Overview

Step up to the challenge with hamshack.ca’s Advanced Theory Practice Exam, designed to evaluate your expertise in critical theoretical aspects of amateur radio. This exam is an integral component of the Advanced Amateur Radio course suite, specifically structured for those preparing for the Advanced License qualification in Canada. It focuses on five key areas:

  1. Time Constant – Capacitive and Inductive: Testing your understanding of the rate at which capacitors and inductors charge and discharge in a circuit.
  2. Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Fields, Skin Effect: Assessing your knowledge of field theory and the behavior of high-frequency currents on conductor surfaces.
  3. Series-Resonance: Examining your grasp of resonance in circuits where inductance and capacitance are aligned in a series configuration.
  4. Parallel Resonance: Quizzing your understanding of resonance in circuits with parallel-aligned inductance and capacitance.
  5. Quality Factor (Q): Checking your insight into the ‘Q’ factor, a dimensionless parameter that describes the damping of resonator modes.

This Advanced Theory Practice Exam pulls 25 random questions from the Advanced Theory question pool, ensuring a comprehensive test of your knowledge in these fundamental areas. The exam setup supports multiple attempts, offering a thorough learning experience and preparation for the actual certification exam.

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Upon completing the Advanced Theory Practice Exam, you’ve tested your knowledge against the complexities of advanced amateur radio theory. This exam has provided a snapshot of your proficiency in areas that are essential for any advanced amateur radio operator, including the time constants of reactive components, the principles of electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, the practical implications of the skin effect, and the nuanced concepts of series and parallel resonance, as well as the quality factor of resonant circuits.

Now, as you look to complete the rest of the hamshack.ca QSL Advanced Amateur Radio course material, you’re equipped with a clearer understanding of where your strengths lie and which areas might need further study before taking on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Advanced Amateur Radio Exam.

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8.1.1 Advanced Theory Exam

Advanced Amateur Radio – Advanced Theory Practice Exam

 

Step up to the challenge with hamshack.ca’s Advanced Theory Practice Exam, designed to evaluate your expertise in critical theoretical aspects of amateur radio. This exam is an integral component of the Advanced Amateur Radio course suite, specifically structured for those preparing for the Advanced License qualification in Canada. It focuses on five key areas:

  1. Time Constant – Capacitive and Inductive: Testing your understanding of the rate at which capacitors and inductors charge and discharge in a circuit.
  2. Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Fields, Skin Effect: Assessing your knowledge of field theory and the behavior of high-frequency currents on conductor surfaces.
  3. Series-Resonance: Examining your grasp of resonance in circuits where inductance and capacitance are aligned in a series configuration.
  4. Parallel Resonance: Quizzing your understanding of resonance in circuits with parallel-aligned inductance and capacitance.
  5. Quality Factor (Q): Checking your insight into the ‘Q’ factor, a dimensionless parameter that describes the damping of resonator modes.

This Advanced Theory Practice Exam pulls 25 questions from the question pool, ensuring a comprehensive test of your knowledge in these fundamental areas. The exam setup supports multiple attempts, offering a thorough learning experience and preparation for the actual certification exam.

Good luck, and enjoy the learning process.

73 Don VE7DXE

1.1 time constant – capacitive and inductive
1.2 electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect
1.3 Series-resonance
1.4 Parallel resonance
1.5 quality factor (Q) 

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Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-008: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 3.625 MHz, L is 3 microhenrys and R is 2.2 kilohms?

2 / 25

Category: Series-resonance

A-001-003-002: What is the resonant frequency of a series RLC circuit, if R is 47 ohms, L is 40 microhenrys and C is 200 picofarads?

3 / 25

Category: Parallel resonance

A-001-004-006: What is the resonant frequency of a parallel RLC circuit if R is 4.7 kilohms, L is 3 microhenrys and C is 40 picofarads?

4 / 25

Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-003: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 4.468 MHz, L is 47 microhenrys and R is 180 ohms?

5 / 25

Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-006: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 7.125 MHz, L is 10.1 microhenrys and R is 100 ohms?

6 / 25

Category: Electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect

A-001-002-009 What is the term for energy that is stored in an electromagnetic or electrostatic field?

7 / 25

Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-007: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 7.125 MHz, L is 12.6 microhenrys and R is 22 kilohms?

this is a hint

8 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-001: What is the meaning of the term “time constant” in an RL circuit?

 

9 / 25

Category: Parallel resonance

A-001-004-009: What is the resonant frequency of a parallel RLC circuit if R is 4.7 kilohms, L is 200 microhenrys and C is 10 picofarads?

10 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-003: What is the term for the time required for the current in an RL circuit to build up to 63.2% of the maximum value?

 

11 / 25

Category: Electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect

A-001-002-004 Why does most of an RF current flow within a very thin layer under the conductor’s surface?

 

12 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-006: After two time constants, the capacitor in an RC circuit is charged to what percentage of the supply voltage?

 

13 / 25

Category: Series-resonance

A-001-003-004: What is the resonant frequency of a series RLC circuit, if R is 47 ohms, L is 25 microhenrys and C is 10 picofarads?

14 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-005: What is meant by “back EMF”?

15 / 25

Category: Electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect

A-001-002-003 Where does almost all RF current flow in a conductor?

16 / 25

Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-005: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 7.125 MHz, L is 8.2 microhenrys and R is 1 kilohm?

17 / 25

Category: Electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect

A-001-002-001 What is the result of skin effect?

18 / 25

Category: Quality factor (Q)

A-001-005-002: What is the Q of a parallel RLC circuit, if it is resonant at 14.128 MHz, L is 4.7 microhenrys and R is 18 kilohms?

19 / 25

Category: Parallel resonance

A-001-004-010: What is the resonant frequency of a parallel RLC circuit if R is 4.7 kilohms, L is 90 microhenrys and C is 100 picofarads?

20 / 25

Category: Parallel resonance

A-001-004-007: What is the resonant frequency of a parallel RLC circuit if R is 4.7 kilohms, L is 40 microhenrys and C is 6 picofarads?

21 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-009: What is the time constant of a circuit having a 470 microfarad capacitor in series with a 470 kilohm resistor?

 

22 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-007: After two time constants, the capacitor in an RC circuit is discharged to what percentage of the starting voltage?

 

23 / 25

Category: Parallel resonance

A-001-004-002: What is the resonant frequency of a parallel RLC circuit if R is 4.7 kilohms, L is 2 microhenrys and C is 15 picofarads?

24 / 25

Category: Electrostatic and electromagnetic fields, skin effect

A-001-002-002 What effect causes most of an RF current to flow along the surface of a conductor?

25 / 25

Category: Time Constant – Capacitance and Inductance

A-001-001-010: What is time constant of a circuit having a 220 microfarad capacitor in series with a 470 kilohm resistor?

 

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