The Journeyman-Level CET
Consumer: Subjects covered in this option include antennas and
transmission lines, digital and linear circuits in consumer electronics,
servicing problems on televisions and VCRs, use of test equipment, and
troubleshooting consumer products.
Industrial: The industrial exam covers such items
as: The characteristics and applications of industrial electronics components, the operation of devices such as triacs, SCRs, diacs, and Shockley diodes. Also covered are various kinds of transducers, operation of transistors and op-amps, single-phase and three-phase control systems, motors, PLCs and industrial electronics safety and basic knowlecge of hydraulics and pneumatic systems. A score of 75% or better is required to pass.
Communications: This test covers 2-way transceivers
and the servicing of these types of equipment. Included subjects are receivers
basic communication theory, transmitters, deviation, sensitivity, quieting
Computer: This test covers the operation of computer
systems with greatest emphasis on the hardware. Areas covered include
basic arithmetic and logic operations as related to computer theory, computer
organization, input and output equipment, and memory and storage. The
tecnician should have some knowledge of software and programming, and
be able to explain troubleshooting procedures.
Medical: Electrical safety and accuracy of calibration
for electromedical instruments, plus the need for prompt in-house electronic
service, are the priorities in this option. The applicant is expected
to demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts and vocabulary of
instrumentation, telemetry, measurements, differential amplifier and operational
Radar: General knowledge of both pulse radar and
continuous wave radar operation is necessary for taking this Journeyman
option. This test covers transmitters and receivers, CRT display systems
and their power supplies, antennas, transmission lines and their characteristics.