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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
October 14, 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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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle for October 14, 2012 - RF Cafe

1. Decimeter (abbr.)
3. RF signal loss in a transmission line (pl.)
9. Indium Gallium Arsenide semiconductor (abbr.)
13. 1/6 inch printer's measure
14. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)
15. Type of current
17. File name extension for an ASCII file
20. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
22. Snail and E are examples of this
24. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device
25. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
27. The "B" in BGA
30. A common battery cell size
31. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
32. Person responsible for program spending (abbr.)
33. Units of current
34. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
36. Chemical symbol for mercury
37. Chemical symbol for gallium
38. The UK's largest defense electronics contractor (abbr.)
40. Switch type with gauranteed default position
45. Crystal surface
48. Chemical symbol for francium
49. Chemical symbol for argon
50. Transition from solid to liquid phase
51. Type of capacitors
52. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
54. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
56. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
57. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
58. Wiring assembly
63. Charged particle
64. Chemical symbol for bromine
65. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
67. Used to remove oxidation during soldering
69. Band between RF and BB
70. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
71. Geometric entity with only length
73. Opposite of O.D.
75. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
76. Chemical symbol for chlorine
78. Once around a circuit
79. Chemical symbol for krypton
80. ______ House, technical book publisher
81. Northern lights - Aurora ...
82. Chemical symbol for magnesium
1. International phonetic alphabet letter "D"
2. Unit of length (abbr.)
4. High-speed logic family
5. Graphics workshop software
6. Mass unit (abbr.)
7. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
8. Electronic warfare defense (abbr.)
10. High frequency semiconductor (abbr.)
11. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)
12. Type of current flow (abbr.)
16. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)
18. Circuit makers
19. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronic (abbr.)
21. Chemical symbol for aluminum
23. Mathematical transform for going between frequency and time domains
24. He developed a "counter" for measuring radiation levels
26. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
28. Chemical symbol for arsenic
29. Be behind in phase
32. Mr. Piper's famous yellow airplane
35. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"
36. One type of filter construction used in the 500 MHz to 1.5 GHz range
39. Scheme to maintain proper frequency (abbr.)
40. Is not passing electrical test
41. Flash caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor
42. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
43. Unit of current
44. Chemical symbol for iron
46. European equivalent to the U.L.
47. Type of modulation (abbr.)
53. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)
55. A BPF specification (abbr.)
56. Image file format name extension
58. Chemical symbol for copper
59. Leaded component type
60. Chemical symbol for lithium
61. Discipline for aircraft navigation in low visibility environments (abbr.)
62. Mr. Ohm's first name
64. One port on a BJT
66. SIP x 2
68. 30 kHz to 300 kHz
70. Logic gate output configuration (abbr.)
72. Engineering Change Order (abbr.)
74. Printer resolution abbreviation
75. Chemical symbol for chromium
77. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
78. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
79. Unit of length (abbr.)

See solution below

Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for October 14, 2012 - RF Cafe