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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
April 8, 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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November 25
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November 11
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February 26
February 19
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January 1

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1. Dilbert's dog
4. Changed from the initial value due to instability
8. This Sunday
12. Chemical symbol for bromine
14. PC follower
15. Filter type that blocks frequencies below and above a specified band (abbr.)
17. The system than converts common website names to IP addresses (abbr.)
18. Another name for bandreject
22. Constellation of the greater bear (2 wds.)
28. Circuit element connecting PCB layers
29. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
30. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
31. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards
32. Bulk Acoustic Wave
34. Network department (abbr.)
35. The Microwave Office software company (abbr.)
37. 2 x SSB
39. Chemical symbol for palladium
41. European equivalent to the U.L.
42. Frequency (pl.)
43. Satellite EHF Communications for Mobile Multimedia
45. Encases in a protective covering
47. Type of logic gate
49. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
50. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
52. Effective Radiated Power (abbr.)
53. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
54. Type of memory
55. Mr. de Forest's first name
57. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
59. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
61. Type of logic gate
62. Released volatile products from a liquid coating such as paint
65. Adverse property of Teflon
67. Push to Talk (abbr.)
69. Chemical symbol for aluminum
70. Type of component package (abbr.)
72. 1/6 inch printer's measure
74. A line on a map which joins points of equal pressure
75. An array of 12 or 16 numbered keys that generate the standard telephone dual tone multifrequency (DTMF) dialing signals (2 wds.)
76. The "E" in TEM
1. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)
2. Path followed by a heavenly body around a star
3. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
5. Chemical symbol for radium
6. International Telecommunications Union
7. Logarithmic unit of power
9. Time delay (abbr.)
10. World's 1st fully electronic digital computer
11. Type of flip-flop
13. Uppermost surface (pl.)
16. Precision approach radar (abbr.)
19. A common battery cell size
20. One type of electron spin
21. Chemical symbol for thallium
23. Automaton
24. Chemical symbol for selenium
25. Volts divided by resistance
26. Unit of energy
27. Opposite of I.D.
28. Power supply vendor in Andover, MA
33. Unit of magnetic flux
35. Online service
36. Flip-flop control input
37. Morse Code for "from"
38. Ratio of a mechanical drawing
40. User Datagram Protocol
43. Halves of DIP's
44. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
46. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
48. Factor of a polynomial
51. Turn on the computer
53. One cutoff frequency specification for a bandpass filter
55. Chemical symbol for lutetium
56. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
58. Chemical symbol for arsenic
60. Chemical symbol for chlorine
61. Chemical symbol for nobelium
63. ___-AZIMUTH telescope mount
64. Digital Signal Processor (abbr.)
66. High speed data over telephone lines (abbr.)
67. Ratio of circumference to diameter
68. Part of a FOR loop
71. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
73. Chemical symbol for molybdenum

See solution below