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Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle
November 14, 2010

Note: A standard for crossword puzzles is when all words in a clue are capitalized, the solution is the abbreviation or acronym for that clue; e.g., Alternating Current = AC.

2010 Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzles

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- Dec 19, Dec 12, Dec 5
- Nov 28, Nov 21, Nov 14, Nov 7
- Oct 31, Oct 24, Oct 17, Oct 10, Oct 3
- Sep 26, Sep 12, Sep 5
- Aug 29, Aug 22
- Jul 25, Jul 18, Jul 11, Jul 4
- Jun 27, Jun 20, Jun 13, Jun 6
- May 30, May 23, May 16, May 9, May 2
- Apr 25, Apr 18, Apr 11, Apr 4
- Mar 28, Mar 21, Mar 14, Mar 7
- Feb 28, Feb 21, Feb 14, Feb 7
- Jan 31, Jan 24, Jan 17, Jan 10, Jan 3

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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle - 11/14/2010

1. Temperature sensitive semiconductor that has a negative temperature coefficient of resistance
7. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
8. Positive electrodes
10. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
12. Chemical symbol for ytterbium
13. RF passive device manufacturer in Bay Shore, NY
16. Amplifier Solutions Corporation, located in Colmar, PA (abbr.)
17. One port of an amplifier
19. _____ Instruments, a programmable delay line manufacturer in Bellevue, WA
22. Factor of ten
26. Radio term for indicating the end of a transmission segment
28. Threaded fastener
30. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
31. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
34. Type of current
36. Refers to the IEEE802.11 networks (abbr.)
37. International Reply Coupon (abbr.)
38. An arc of a circle equal to one eighth of its circumference
39. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr., pl.)
41. Weight (abbr.)
42. Two of these in a whole
44. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
45. Unit of time (abbr.)
46. Army-Navy specification prefix
48. Opposite of O.D.
49. Circuit or mechanical designer with a Bachelor's or higher degree (pl.)
54. ECM response
55. Elemental compound used for microwave frequency reference oscillators (abbr.)
58. Transportation accident investigation agency (abbr.)
59. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
61. Indium phosphide
63. Custom metal parts (shields, etc.) etching company located in Chicago, IL
64. Chemical symbol for californium
2. Type of current
3. Galilean moon
4. Solid state power amplifier (abbr.)
5. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
6. Software for mathematical calculations
9. Online auction site
11. Type of data storage IC (abbr.)
13. Applied Computational Sciences, RF simulator company in Escondido, CA (abbr.)
14. Astronomical Unit (93E6 miles)
15. Stock symbol for Linear Technologies
18. Instrument designed to measure temperature (pl.)
20. BER, 8 bits at a time
21. ___-(&47 Down), Microwave, RF switch maker in Ventura, CA
23. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)
24. Chemical symbol for arsenic
25. ___ Systems, high power Mil-Spec wireless networking amplifiers and RF systems, in East Orange, NJ
27. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
29. World's 1st fully electronic digital computer
31. Noise diode & TE manufacturer in East Hanover, NJ
32. Ticker symbol for Analog Devices
33. ______, passive RF component manufacturer in Huntersville, NC (1 wd + 1 abbr.)
35. The study of materials at very low temperatures
38. Workplace safety group (abbr.)
40. Chemical symbol for platinum
43. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
45. Chemical symbol for palladium
46. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)
47. (21 Down)-___ Microwave, RF switch maker in Ventura, CA
48. RF connector & cable vendor located in Farmingdale, NY
50. Chemical symbol for neon
51. Home state of Los Alamos lab (abbr.)
52. Stock symbol for Raytheon
53. Raise a number to the 3rd power
56. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
57. RĂ¡dio Nacional de Angola (abbr.)
60. Chemical symbol for holmium
61. Band between RF and BB
62. Chemical symbol for lead

See solution below

RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle - 11/14/2010 Solution