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A component consisting of two conducting surfaces (plates) seperated by an insulator. 

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What are the two types of capacitors? 

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The measure of a capacitor's ability to store energy in the form of an electrostatic field 

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The symbol for capacitance is ____ and is measured in _________. 

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When placing capacitors in series, what is the formula to find total capacitance? 

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C_{t }= 1 1_ _{+ } 1_ _{+ } 1_ C1^{ }C2 C3 


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When placing capacitors in parallel, what is the formula to find total capacitance? 

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C_{t }= C_{1 }+ C_{2} + C_{3}... 


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What is the formula for capacitive reactance (X_{C})? 

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X_{c} = __1__ _{or} _0.159__ 2∏fC fC 


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What is the formula for inductance? 

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When placing indicators in series, what is the formula for total inductance? 

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When placing indicators in parallel, what is the formula for total inductance? 

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L_{T} = ____{____1________} ^{ _1_ }+ ^{ 1_} + ^{_1_} .... ^{ L1 L2 L3} 


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What are the formulas for time and frequency? 

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What are the two formulas for calculating wavelength? 

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What is the formula for inductive reactance? 

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What is the formula for effective voltage? 

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What is a device designed to control current flow through a circuit? 

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What do we call the movement of electrons from atom to atom? 

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The chemical reaction that causes the atoms on the positive side of a battery to lose electons, while the negative side gains electrons is called what? 

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What kind of current flows in only one direction? 

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What are 4 requirements for a basic circuit? 

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Voltage Source Conductor Continuity Load Source



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What type of circuit provides only one path of current flow? 

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What is the electrical energy that causes electrons to move through a circuit? 

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Ohm's Law part 2 of 2 states that current is __________ proportional to resistance? 

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What effect do insulators have on current flow? 

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Ohm's Law part 1 of 2 states current is _____________ proportional to voltage. 

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What do you call electrons in the outermost orbit of an atom? 

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What kind of resistor is the most common type of fixed resistor and used in low current applications? 

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What is the most common type of AC waveform, representing voltage and current? 

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What's the difference between a series and a parallel circuit? 

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A Series has only one path and a Parallel has two paths 


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At what point in a sinewave cycle is it possible to measure the peak voltage? 

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At the peak of the alternation 


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After a sine wave has gone through one cycle, it repeats itself to form a ___________. 

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What is a graphic representation of how voltage and current changes in amplitude and direction? 

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Frequency and the time of a sine wave are _________ proportional. 

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What happens to the wavelength if the time of one cycle increases? 

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What happens to wavelength if frequency increases? 

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What 3 conditions must exist for sine waves to be considered inphase? 

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Must be of the same frequency Reach peaks at the same time Pass zero axis at the same time



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In a capacitor, what phase relationship exists between current and voltage? 

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What is the opposition that a capacitor offers to AC current flow? 

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If frequency goes up, what happens to capative reactance? 

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What is the symbol for inductance? 

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What is the unit of measure for inductance? 

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What happens to inductive reactance if Frequency (f) increases? 

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What is the frequency that causes X_{C} and X_{L} to become equal? 

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Which type of signal format alternates the voltage polarity between successive mark bits? 

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How does quasianalog signal format differ from the other signal formats? 

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Its an analog signal with digital information 


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What is the formula for upper sideband? 

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What are the 2 types of detection for PSK? 

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Fixed Reference and Differential 


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Which PSK process uses 2 input data bits to make an output decision? 

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Which modulation technique must you use for data rates over 35 Mb/S? 

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What distortion is created by the delta modulation process? 

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Slope Overload Distortion 


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How does CVSD differ from DM? 

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What states that for a signal to be reproduced accurately, it must be sampled at twice the highest frequency? 

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What is the sample rate for a voice signal? 

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8000 times per second or 04kHz 


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What logarithmic scale has 16 chords and 16 steps with each chord? 

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What is the sample rate of ADPCM? 

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What do the 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, and 4^{th} bits represent in a PCM word? 

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The highest chord in the PAM sample achieved in the quantizer 


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What do the last four bits of a PCM word represent? 

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The step to which the sample was rounded 


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Where is the Conditioned diphase interface (CDI) technique predominately used? 

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What is the part of the signal that occupies the shortest interval of a signaling code? 

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What is the amount of time a digital signal is left at a particular voltage to indicate a value? 

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What is counting the number of bits recieved in a specific time interval (usually one second)? 

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What is the measurement of the signaling speed of a data transmission device? 

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What is the term that describes when a carrier is at a frequency other than the center frequency? 

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What happens to wavelength if frequency increases? 

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