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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
May 20, 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 May 20, 2012 - RF Cafe

1. Sent information
9. 1/1000 prefix
13. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
14. Modulation technique (abbr.)
15. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
16. Ham's code for "Your net frequency is Low."
17. Chemical symbol for radon
18. Unit of time (abbr.)
19. Lights
20. The cell band above DCN
21. Chemical symbol for selenium
24. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
25. One type of electron spin
27. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)
28. Inductor used to block RF signals
30. Type of semiconductor construction used in RF power amplifiers (abbr.)
32. Test document for verifying proper function (abbr.)
34. Discipline for aircraft navigation in low visibility environments (abbr.)
35. Common optical device that produces images by reflection
36. Configured a switch to break electrical contact
40. Exponent that returns the original number
42. Negation prefix
43. One of four lines used in ferrite core memories
45. Software device for tracking elapsed time
46. Country of RF Cafe's residency
47. Type of current
49. Chemical symbol for lithium
50. Chemical symbol for antimony
52. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
53. Type of chart use for project planning
55. Chemical symbol for tin
56. Chemical symbol for tantalum
58. Imaging device (abbr.)
60. Boob tube (abbr.)
62. Aircraft navigation system (abbr.)
63. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency
64. _____ rule, a 1950s engineer's tool
65. Measure of heat intensity
1. Parallel resonant circuit containing only a coil and a capacitor (2 wds., pl.)
2. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
3. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
4. Satellite milieu
5. Wire diameter unit (abbr.)
6. Waveform described by a Dirac delta function (pl.)
7. Chemical symbol for thallium
8. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr.)
9. Chemical symbol for manganese
10. Precision landing system (abbr.)
11. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
12. Unwanted information
16. Ham's code for "The net has traffic for you. Stand by."
22. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr., pl.)
23. Plasma atmosphere layer of the sun (pl.)
24. Related to FM by a differential
26. Precision approach radar (abbr.)
29. 3 MHz to 30 MHz
31. Periodic function containing only the fundamental frequency
33. Part of a FOR loop
37. Chemical symbol for polonium
38. Last statement in a BASIC program
39. Keyboard key
41. Chemical symbol for neon
44. Chemical symbol for nickel
45. Trans European Trunked RAdio
48. Software drafting tool (abbr.)
51. Binary Coded Decimal
54. Type of logic gate
55. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
57. Chemical symbol for aluminum
59. European equivalent to the U.L.
61. Abbreviation for minimum voltage
63. Upper frequency (abbr.)

See solution below

Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for May 20, 2012 - RF Cafe