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Vintage Radio Themed Crossword Puzzle
October 30th, 2022

Here is your custom made Vintage Radio Themed crossword puzzle for October 30th, 2022. Relevant clues have an asterisk (*) by them. 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!

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.

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

Vintage Radio Theme Crossword Puzzle for October 30th, 2022 - RF Cafe

1. He invented the Audion vacuum tube
6. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
9. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
11. Part of this website's title
12. Wire diameter unit (abbr.)
13. Radio signals from the cosmos (abbr.)
16. Band between RF and BB
18. Vacuum tube element that causes free electrons for current flow
19. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)
22. Chemical symbol for scandium
23. 1E6 nanoseconds
24. Vacuum tube element
25. Negative terminal of a vacuum tube
28. Personal Handy Phone System (abbr.)
30. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
31. Hz
32. Most positive element in a vacuum tube
33. Prefix indicating magnetic properties
35. Chemical symbol for polonium
36. Current summing point
37. Unit of resistance
38. One port of an amplifier
41. Equalizer (abbr.)
42. Volt-ohmmeter (abbr.)
45. Set of poles
48. Unit of time (abbr.)
49. Increase in elapsed time before a signal begins
50. Computer messaging service
51. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
52. Ratio of circumference to diameter
53. Last statement in a BASIC program
55. The lowest region of the ionosphere found approximately 30 to 60 miles above Earth (1 ltr. + 1 wd., hyph.)
58. 46 Down + ____, ______, describes the Audion developed by 1 Across
60. Chemical symbol for lutetium
61. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
63. Data transmission pathway
64. What a vacuum tube plugs into
65. Part of a FOR loop
68. Schema for computer or device presentation to the operator (abbr.)
69. Mass unit (abbr., pl.)
72. 1e-6 mA
74. Electronic warfare defense (abbr.)
75. Chemical symbol for tin
76. Stage in a receiver in which the modulation is recovered from the RF signal
1. One of Morse's characters
2. Type of logic gate
3. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)
4. Type of component package (abbr.)
5. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)
7. The "F" in EMF
8. Term used in soldering to describe the condition that occurs when the metals being soldered are hot enough to melt the solder so it flows over the surface
10. Ejection of electrons from a vacuum tube's heater element
14. Temporary Engineering Change document (abbr.)
15. Type of frequency-independent antenna with a shape inspired by Archimedes
17. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency
19. Infrared (abbr.)
20. Chemical symbol for palladium
21. Ham's code for "What is your location?"
23. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
26. Positive electrode of a vacuum tube
27. Radio term for indicating the end of a transmission segment
28. Unit of time (abbr.)
29. Vacuum tube with five electrodes
31. Earliest form of a radio signal detector
32. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
34. Read-only (abbr.)
35. Signal or power contact projecting from the base of a vacuum tube
39. Slang for when a professor hints at an exam problem (abbr.)
40. Communication type that method makes use of electromagnetic waves
41. The "E" in PEP
43. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
44. One port on a BJT
46. ______ + 58 Over, describes the Audion developed by 1 Across
47. Chemical symbol for thallium
51. Chemical symbol for neodymium
52. Type of chart
54. Greek letter used for frequency
56. Early electromechanical device for demodulating control signals (pl.)
57. On-the-air meeting of hams at a set time, day and radio frequency
58. Chemical symbol for terbium
59. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
61. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
62. Asynchronous Communication Interface Adapter (abbr.)
66. Exponent that returns the original number
67. Discipline for aircraft navigation in low visibility environments (abbr.)
70. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
71. Chemical symbol for selenium
73. Type of current flow (abbr.)

See solution below


2022 Crosswords Archive

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