February 5, 2014

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T6C05)


Q) What is component 4 in figure T1?

A) Battery

NJ2X Notes:
A battery stores energy.  It is made of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.  Each cell contains a positive terminal (cathode) and a negative terminal (anode). Electrolytes allow ions to move between the electrodes and terminals, which allows current to flow out of the battery to perform work (e.g. powering your ham radio).

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