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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle
April 22, 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
Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a break from the drudgery by trying your hand at some of these goodies. Every word in the RF Cafe crossword puzzles is specifically related to engineering, mathematics, and science. There are no generic backfill words like many other puzzles give you, so you'll never see a clue asking for the name of a movie star or a mountain on the Russia-China border.

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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle for 4/22/2012 - RF Cafe

1. Controlled impedance transmission line on a substrate (pl.)
9. Runge-_____ method in differential equations
13. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
14. Type of logic gate
15. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
16. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
17. Chemical symbol for xenon
18. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
19. Computer character set (abbr.)
20. Greek letter
21. Chemical symbol for arsenic
24. Chemical symbol for silicon
25. Chemical symbol for neptunium
27. Elemental compound used for microwave frequency reference oscillators (abbr.)
28. Type of high-tech data gathering system (abbr.)
30. Its chemical symbol is Xe
32. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
34. Company that leases lab equipment, in Lake Mary, FL (abbr.)
35. Factor of ten
36. User input device for a cellphone
40. Stock symbol for Raytheon
42. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)
43. Has a positive phase wrt a reference
45. Greek letter, used to indicate summation
46. Semiconductor device type (abbr.)
47. Chemical symbol for gallium
49. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
50. Type of component package (abbr.)
52. Half of a DIP
53. Does not pass electrical test
55. Opposite of a LO
56. One type of electron spin
58. Unit of current
60. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
62. Peak Inverse Voltage
63. Scheme to maintain proper frequency (abbr.)
64. 8 GHz to 12.5 GHz
65. Result of subtraction (pl.)
1. Its symbol in engineering and science is phi (Φ) (2 wds.)
2. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.)
3. Chemical symbol for cadmium
4. Just entering the nonlinear region
5. System On Chip
6. Type of shielded RF cable with two inner conductors
7. Infrared (abbr.)
8. Time taken for one complete oscillation of a vibrating object
9. Unit of length (abbr.)
10. Country of RF Cafe's residency
11. Mate to an RX
12. Branch of physics that studies the motion of gaseous fluids, and their effect on solid bodies moving through them
16. Charged particle
22. The sum is greater than the parts
23. Slang for an Amateur License (pl.)
24. Chemical symbol for tin
26. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
29. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
31. WWW browser
33. Opposite of O.D.
37. 1/6 inch printer's measure
38. Compound used as the frequency determining element in microwave oscillators
39. Software language by Borland
41. Chemical symbol for thulium
44. Chemical symbol for argon
45. Work out the solution to an equation
48. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)
51. ELI the ICE ___
54. Type of digital filter (abbr.)
55. Gary Breed's fine magazine on RF & microwaves topics (abbr.)
57. Chemical symbol for lead
59. Chemical symbol for mendelevium
61. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
63. Type of current flow (abbr.)

See solution below

Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for 4/22/2012 - RF Cafe