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Electrical Engineering Crossword Puzzle
February 19, 2012

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.
2012 Crosswords Archive
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Engineering Crossword Puzzle for 2/19/2012 - RF Cafe

1. Optical storage medium (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
5. German physicist who gave his name to the uncertainty principle
10. European equivalent to the U.L.
12. Type of distribution, squared
13. Chemical symbol for selenium
14. Circuit for maintaining constant voltage (abbr.)
15. Mate to an RX
16. Multiprotocol Label Switching (abbr.)
18. Sharp bend in I-V curve
19. Miniature threaded RF connector
20. Low- to mid- frequency RF connector
22. Web's most popular RF site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
24. International Reply Coupon (abbr.)
25. Increase voltage linearly
26. Stock symbol for Yahoo
27. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
28. 1e-6 mA
29. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)
31. Yard (abbr.)
32. Work out the solution to an equation
33. Part of this website's title
35. Exalted-Carrier Single Sideband (abbr.)
36. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)
37. Semiconductor lamp
38. Automatic Send-Receive (abbr.)
39. Used logic gates
41. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
42. Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone
43. Big Blue
45. Low Noise Amplifier (abbr.)
47. Unit of admittance
49. Things in a bill of material
50. Chemical symbol for copper
51. Remove insulation from a wire
53. Chemical symbol for terbium
54. Output intercept point (abbr.)
55. Filter type that blocks frequencies below and above a specified band (abbr.)
57. Greek letter used for frequency
58. Impenetrable physical barrier
59. Last keyword in a BASIC subroutine (pl.)
61. International Telecommunications Union
63. Five-bit digital code used in teleprinter application
65. High-speed logic family
66. U.S. military organization (abbr.)
68. ECM response
69. Oscillator type that is referenced to an external source (abbr., pl.)
70. Unit of length (abbr.)
71. Digital transmission figure of merit (abbr.)
72. Max or min voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
73. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device
74. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
75. Unit of capacitance (pl.)
76. Radio navigation system
1. Digital data error check
2. Singulated piece of IC wafer
3. Workplace safety group (abbr.)
4. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
5. Amateur radio enthusiast
6. Region of the ionosphere found approximately 55 to 90 miles above Earth; it fades away a few hours after sunset (hyph.)
7. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
8. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
9. Armored cable type
10. Sets the flip-flop output to "0"
11. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
12. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
16. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
17. Circuit for firing a radar magnetron (abbr.)
18. Energy possessed by a body in motion
19. The scalar component of velocity
20. He stated the law that the pressure of a given mass of gas is inversely proportional to its volume at constant temperature
21. Current summing point
22. _____&Schwarz
23. Microwave filters have these
25. Did a Ctrl+Alt+Del
27. Start frequency (abbr.)
30. 1E6 nanoseconds
34. The portion of a cone which remains when its upper part has been cut off by a plane parallel to its base
38. The "A" in AWG
40. Type of high-tech data gathering system (abbr.)
41. Software object reference name
42. Added an impurity to a semiconductor
44. Memory type of yore
46. National Television System Committee (abbr.)
47. Formed into a specific shape
48. Opposite of a LO
52. Chemical symbol for plutonium
56. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
60. Numerical prefix meaning 10 (var.)
62. ___/IP scheme for networked connectivity
64. Unit of time (abbr.)
65. Electromotive force (abbr.)
67. Type of logic gate (pl.)
68. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
69. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
70. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
71. Stock symbol for Boeing
72. Chemical symbol for platinum

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Engineering Crossword Solution for 2/19/2012- RF Cafe