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Ham Radio Engineering Theme Crossword Puzzle
February 27th, 2022

This custom Ham Radio themed Crossword Puzzle for February 27th, 2022, is brought to you by RF Cafe. All RF Cafe crossword puzzles are custom made by me, Kirt Blattenberger, and have only words and clues related to RF, microwave, and mm-wave engineering, optics, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical subjects. As always, this crossword contains no names of politicians, mountain ranges, exotic foods or plants, movie stars, or anything of the sort unless it/he/she is related to this puzzle's technology theme (e.g., Reginald Denny or the Tunguska event in Siberia). The technically inclined cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate the effort. Enjoy!

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acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words


Ham Radio Theme Crossword Puzzle for February 27th, 2022 - RF Cafe


2. Apollo 11 astronaut ____ Armstrong
3. Chemical symbol for silicon
4. Temperature-compensated crystal oscillator (abbr.)
5. Unit of frequency
6. _______ + 22 Across, the highest class Ham radio operator license attainable
9. International phonetic alphabet letter "L"
11. Antenna radiated power measurement (abbr.)
13. Volt-ohmmeter (abbr.)
14. Chemical symbol for polonium
15. Vacuum Tube Voltmeter (abbr.)
18. Type of capacitor dielectric
20. One of the Ws in WWW
21. Ham's code for "Can you acknowledge receipt?"
23. High-speed logic family
24. Switch position
25. Unit of weight
27. Chemical symbol for neon
29. The "E" in EHF
31. Grandfathered amateur radio license class after Novice (pls.)
32. Hz
33. Grandfathered initial class rating for an radio amateur.
35. Entry level Ham radio class rating
38. Very small aperture terminal
40. One port of an amplifier
43. Chemical symbol for tin
45. Start frequency (abbr.)
46. Miniature RF connector
47. Computer monitor cable type (abbr.)
48. Summers
50. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
51. Chemical symbol for radon
52. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr., pl.)
53. Fuse metals together using heat
56. Numerical basis for decibels (abbr.)
57. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
60. European equivalent to the U.L.
61. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
62. Chemical symbol for chlorine

1. Participating in worldwide Ham Radio operation events
7. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
8. An amateur radio station installed in a vehicle
10. Chemical symbol for xenon
12. Chemical symbol for lithium
13. Telephony over computer networks
16. Unit of admittance
17. Term indicating profitability of a company (abbr.)
19. 6 Down + _____, the highest class Amateur Radio license rating
22. Opposite of local
26. Short for synchronous
28. "Peace Prize" endowment creator, who made his fortune on the discovery of dynamite
30. Radio signals from the cosmos (abbr.)
31. Circuit for maintaining constant voltage (abbr.)
34. Chemical symbol for platinum
36. Prefix for 10E-18
37. Adjust a pot
38. Special Ham radio call sign other than the ordered sequence normally assigned by the FCC
39. A person's specialty (pl.)
41. Cyanide (abbr.)
42. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit
44. Newest buzz phrase for ubiquitous remote control and monitoring of everything (abbr.)
45. A BPF specification (abbr.)
46. Chemical symbol for scandium
48. Chemical symbol for arsenic
49. Type of coaxial transmission line with solid outer shielding
54. Move in a raster pattern
55. Digital pattern coding type (abbr.)
58. Impenetrable physical barrier
59. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
61. Personal Digital Cellular
63. Amateur radio class level coming after Novice
64. Chemical symbol for selenium

See solution below


2022 Crosswords Archive

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