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Engineering Crossword Puzzle
June 23, 2013

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.
2013 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.

All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called " Magnum Opus") software.

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Engineering Crossword Puzzle for August 18, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. Test equipment that provides a frequency-domain signal display (2 wds.)
13. Type of logic gate (pl.)
14. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
15. Lower sideband (abbr.)
17. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
20. Sudden, brief increase in wind speed
23. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
24. Type of graph with a circular grid
26. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
27. Chemical symbol for erbium
29. Parameter that is a figure of merit for receiver performance in presence of multiple signals (abbr., pl.)
30. Asynchronous Communication Interface Adapter (abbr.)
32. Move from cell to cell
34. Columns of rising hot air
38. Number in a set of products
42. Prefix for font without serifs
43. 30 Hz to 300 Hz
44. International Telecommunications Union
45. Unit of admittance (pl.)
46. Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (abbr.)
48. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
49. Chemical symbol for neon
50. BlackBerry or Jordana for example (abbr., pl.)
52. Mr. Blattenberger of RF Cafe
54. Ham radio organization (abbr.)
57. Form/fit/function replacement
59. Impenetrable physical barrier
60. Galilean moon
62. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
63. Substrate for mounting components (abbr.)
65. Yttrium Aluminum Garnet
66. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
67. Sets of 24-hour periods
68. Like a small DMM
69. Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (abbr.)
2. Ratio of circumference to diameter
3. Chemical symbol for cobalt
4. Total radiated power (abbr.)
5. Type of flip-flop
6. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
7. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)
8. Chemical symbol for aluminum
9. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
10. Chemical symbol for ytterbium
11. 1/6 inch printer's measure
12. Opposites of outputs
16. Hydrogen, argon, neon, xenon, etc.
18. Chemical symbol for holmium
19. Chemical symbol for calcium
20. High frequency semiconductors
21. Electrical connection point
22. Part of this website's title
23. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
25. Type of data storage IC
26. Transistor B-C capacitance
28. Feature of PCB layout software that lays down traces automatically
29. Surface Mount Technology
31. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
33. Arithmetic Logic Unit (abbr.)
35. Amateur radio enthusiast
36. Entity defined in the second law of thermodynamics
37. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)
39. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.)
40. A vector quantity (typically a complex number) representing a sinusoidally varying current or voltage (pl.)
41. Line of Sight (abbr.)
47. Propagation by means of ionospheric reflection
50. Mate to a socket
51. Cellular Digital Packet Data
53. Foot/12
55. A disk operation
56. RF ____, the world's best engineering website
58. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
61. Personal Digital Cellular
64. Stock symbol for Boeing
65. Ham-ese for Young Lady

See solution below


Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 18, 2013 - RF Cafe