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Ham Radio Theme Crossword Puzzle
July 17th, 2022

This custom Ham Radio themed Crossword Puzzle for July 17th, 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 July 17th, 2022 - RF Cafe


1. Amateur radio operator who is qualified to administer Amateur Radio licensing examinations (abbr., pl.)
2. Type of logic gate
3. Chemical symbol for copper
4. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
5. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
6. Electrical overstress (abbr.)
7. System On Chip
8. Packet of 10^6 digital "0" or "1" symbols
10. Vacuum tube with three electrodes (pl.)
12. Target indication on a radar display (pl.)
13. _____ + Percy + 56 Across, founder of the ARRL
15. Total radiated power (abbr.)
17. A common battery cell size
19. The "A" in DARPA
23. Light ray
24. Million samples per second
26. Basic element
27. Tweak a filter for the correct response
29. Test point (abbr.)
30. Chemical symbol for bismuth
32. A coherent monochrome light source (pl.)
33. High-temp wire insulation
34. The "D" in RFID (pl.)
36. Switch configuration (abbr.)
37. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
38. Chemical symbol for cesium
39. Chemical symbol for cesium
40. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
44. Small representative graphic
45. Another name for a test lead
46. Integral of the magnetic vector field over a surface (pl.)
47. Apollo 11 astronaut ____ Armstrong
48. Quickly changing portion of waveform
50. Switch position
51. Chemical symbol for krypton
52. Father of radio
54. Electro-mechanical device used for the transmission of angular data between two or more remote points (pl.)
56. Software description of an electronic component
57. Lunar 'seas'
59. Programmable Logic Device (abbr.)
61. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
66. Precision approach radar (abbr.)
67. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
69. 10 decibels
70. Greek letter
71. Using Earth's natural satellite as a passive reflector to establish a signal path (abbr.)
73. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
74. Chemical symbol for mercury

1. The Brits call them valves (2 wds.)
8. Software function selection mechanism
9. One factor of a polynomial
11. IC killer (abbr.)
12. Contact used on motors to conduct current through a rotating interface
14. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
15. Chemical symbol for thallium
16. ________ _____ - Degrees of separation between two lines meeting at a common vertex (2 wds., abbr.)
18. First two words of the ARRL
20. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
21. A common battery cell size
22. Big Blue
25. The gaseous state of water
26. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
28. The "T" in ATE
30. Units of heat
31. The "A" in ASIC
34. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
35. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc. (abbr., pl.)
37. A keyboard key
39. Airflow rate (abbr.)
41. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc. (abbr., pl.)
42. Below ELF
43. SIP x 2
47. On-the-air meeting of hams at a set time, day and radio frequency
49. Describes two or more satellites configured to communicate between themselves (hyph.)
52. Earth's natural satellite
53. Slang for transmitter and/or receiver (pl.)
55. Type of logic gate
56. 13 Down + Percy + _____, founder of the ARRL
58. Mr. de Forest's first name
59. Chemical symbol for polonium
60. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
62. The ten administrative areas established by the FCC for Amateur Radio (2 wds., pl.)
63. Morse Code for "from"
64. One port of an amplifier
65. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)
68. Constellation : The scales
70. Base of the decimal number system
72. International Amateur Radio Union (abbr.)
74. Amateur radio operators
75. Last two letters of the ARRL

See solution below


2022 Crosswords Archive

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