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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle
January 20, 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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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle for January 20, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. Small unit of time (pl.)
12. Fourth largest asteroid
13. Type of spread spectrum that does not use frequency hopping (abbr.)
14. Workplace safety group (abbr.)
16. Type of current flow (abbr.)
18. Unit of length (abbr.)
20. Chemical symbol for bromine
22. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
23. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
24. Voice of America
26. Plug-in for computer bus
29. Started as HPIB
31. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
32. Foot/12
34. Line of Sight (abbr.)
35. Cooling device
36. Sends a file over a network (abbr.)
37. Type of current
38. Galilean moon
40. Brightest star in the Aquila constellation
43. Abbreviation for minimum voltage
44. Chemical symbol for rubidium
45. Chemical symbol for erbium
47. Frequency Division Duplex
49. Army-Navy specification prefix
50. Online service
52. Morse Code for "from"
53. 1e-6 mA
54. Relative power level unit (abbr.)
55. Network department (abbr.)
56. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
57. 1E6 nanoseconds
58. Chemical symbol for platinum
59. Unit of length (abbr.)
60. Remove heat by shedding burned material
63. Internet protocol (abbr.)
65. Chemical symbol for silicon
67. Its chemical symbol is Fe
69. Lower sideband (abbr.)
70. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
72. Common solder composition (pre-lead-free, abbr.)
74. Digital encoding of the transmission mode in the vertical sync portion of an SSTV image (abbr.)
75. Logical negation (pl.)
76. Counter ElectroMotive Force (abbr.)
78. Adjust a pot
79. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
80. A common battery cell size
81. Filter type that blocks frequencies below and above a specified band (abbr.)
83. Type of logic gate
85. Chemical symbol for selenium
86. Stock symbol for Linear Technologies
88. Semiconductor lamps
90. Battery cell chemistry type (abbr.)
91. Unit of wire size (pl.)
1. Maximum Usable Frequency
2. Stock symbol for Intel
3. Chemical symbol for cobalt
4. Opposite of I.D.
5. Half of DSB
6. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)
7. Chemical symbol for cesium
8. Chemical symbol for nobelium
9. Connector type
10. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
11. Mr. Packard's (HP) first name
15. Exalted-Carrier Single Sideband (abbr.)
17. Rotating circles that are off-axis wrt each other
19. Transmits a signal
21. One element of a scattering matrix
23. Applies (as a voltage)
25. Type of current flow (abbr.)
27. Chemical symbol for aluminum
28. High speed data over telephone lines (abbr.)
29. Ground fault interrupter (abbr.)
30. One port of an amplifier
31. Network department (abbr.)
33. Opposite of a LO
36. Type of modulation (abbr.)
39. Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (abbr.)
41. Loose end of a cable
42. Most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance
43. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
46. Chemical symbol for radium
48. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)
51. Opposite of I.D.
52. Decimeter (abbr.)
58. Point of rotation
59. Chemical symbol for manganese
61. Early predecessor to an online forum (abbr.)
62. RF connector type
64. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
66. Microprocessor vendor
68. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
69. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
71. Centimeter (abbr.)
73. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
75. Stock symbol for National Instruments
77. Thin metallic shiled material around coax cable
80. Circuit for maintaining constant voltage (abbr.)
81. 10 decibels
82. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
84. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
87. Chemical symbol for chromium
88. Chemical symbol for lutetium
89. Chemical symbol for strontium
90. Chemical symbol for nickel

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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for January 20, 2013 - RF Cafe