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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
September 8, 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
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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle for September 8, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. A communications service provider (2 wds.)
9. Type of logic gate (pl.)
10. Miniature threaded RF connector
12. Modulation type (abbr.)
14. Type of flip-flop
15. Occlusion of one heavenly body by another
19. Chemical symbol for palladium
20. Chemical symbol for lithium
21. Time division duplex (abbr.)
23. Cellphone band below PCS
24. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
26. Type of logic gate
27. Cable manufacturer with HQ in Richmond, IN
29. A keyboard key
32. Its chemical symbol is In
34. Type of data storage IC
36. Exactly the same in mathematics
38. RF connector type
40. One port of an amplifier
41. One of the Ws in WWW
42. Part of a male connector (pl.)
43. Chemical symbol for platinum
44. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
45. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
47. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
49. Common shorthand reference for a capacitor
51. Internet address (abbr.)
52. Base of the binary number system
53. This website's title, with 59A
54. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
56. Chemical symbol for holmium
57. Part of a FOR loop
59. This website's title, with 53A
60. Famous 200 inch telescope
61. Boolean expression (pl.)
62. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
63. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
64. Greek letter (micro)
65. Test equipment (abbr.)
67. IC killer (abbr.)
68. End of soldering iron
70. Hub of the solar system
72. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
73. Unit of heat
74. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
75. 1/6 inch printer's measure
77. Cause a circuit breaker to open
79. Stock symbol for National Instruments
80. 1.602E-19 Joules
81. A gaseous process that deposits insulating films or metal onto a wafer at elevated temperature (abbr.)
83. Elementary particles
86. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
87. Five-bit digital code used in teleprinter application
91. Low Noise Amplifier (abbr.)
92. One tier of a PCB (pl.)
95. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
97. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)
99. Radio Amateurs of Canada (abbr.)
100. Unit of admittance
102. Band between RF and BB
103. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
105. Having a positive phase wrt a reference
107. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
108. Internet protocol (abbr.)
109. Mate to a bolt
111. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
112. The "S" in CMOS
1. Popular graphics program
2. Type of logic gate (pl.)
3. 1E6 nanoseconds
4. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
5. Network department (abbr.)
6. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronics (abbr.)
7. Half of the diameter (pl.)
8. Component composition
11. Element in front of the driven element in a Yagi or Quad antenna
13. Chemical symbol for mendelevium
15. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)
16. Chemical symbol for cesium
17. Chemical symbol for silicon
18. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)
20. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
22. Logarithmic unit of power
23. Morse Code for "from"
25. Chemical symbol for tin
26. Nordic Mobile Telephone
28. Translated higher frequencies to lower frequencies
29. Equalizer (abbr.)
30. Circuit theorem stating that the effects of multiple individual sources may be summed to yield overall response
31. Chemical symbol for calcium
33. An abrupt change in a parametric value
35. Army-Navy specification prefix
36. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
37. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
39. Chemical symbol for neptunium
44. Impurity in a semiconductor (pl.)
45. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
46. Chemical symbol for aluminum
48. Does like a vector with a changing angle
50. Attenuator configuration (hyph.)
52. Which geometrically defined figure has the same shape as a ring doughnut
53. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)
55. Software drafting tool (abbr.)
56. Amateur radio enthusiast
58. Exponent that returns the original number
66. Adjective describing a device that requires an applied voltage to operate
68. Chemical symbol for terbium
69. Chemical symbol for plutonium
71. Goes through the process of planned creation
76. 1e3 uV
78. Related to FM by a differential
79. Unit of time (abbr.)
80. Chemical symbol for erbium
82. Logarithmic unit of ratio (abbr., pl.)
84. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
85. 1e-6 mA
86. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor
88. Balun with both ports unbalanced (pl.)
89. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
90. Logic family (abbr.)
92. Be behind in phase
93. Type of current flow (abbr.)
94. Ethoxyethane
96. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
98. Chemical symbol for selenium
99. Chemical symbol for radon
101. Opposite of a LO
104. Color quality
106. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
107. Permeability-tuned oscillator (abbr.)
110. Chemical symbol for thulium
111. PC follower

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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for September 8, 2013 - RF Cafe