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Wireless Crossword Puzzle
July 21, 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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Wireless Crossword Puzzle for July 21, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. A line on a map which joins points of equal pressure
5. 2/3 of a triac
9. Peripheral Component Interface (abbr.)
10. Chemical symbol for tin
11. Image storage format
13. Opposite of O.D.
14. Mate to a bolt
15. O-scope time base action
16. PC follower
18. Fail-____ switch
19. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
20. 1E6 nanoseconds
21. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
22. Chemical symbol for arsenic
23. Degrades or destroys performance
26. Stock symbol for Raytheon
29. Chemical symbol for selenium
30. Distance around the boundary of a circle
33. Chemical symbol for scandium
34. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
36. Subjects a circuit to extreme operation
40. Image file format name extension
42. Unit of admittance
43. Region between semiconductor doping potentials, pl.
45. Wireless application protocol (abbr.)
47. Opposite of a LO
50. Ionized trails of meteors used as a reflecting media (2 wds.)
53. Chemical symbol for neon
55. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
56. _______ strength - measure of resistance from breaking
58. Chemical symbol for thulium
59. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
60. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
61. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
62. Name given to the most frequently occurring number in a series of numbers
63. Unit of time (abbr.)
64. Path followed by a heavenly body around a star
67. Bulk Acoustic Wave
68. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
69. Name of the second series in the spectrum of hydrogen
71. One port of an amplifier
72. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
74. Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line (abbr.)
75. Web's most popular RF site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
1. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
2. Trigonometric function equal to the ratio between the side opposite a given angle, and the hypotenuse
3. Base Station Transceivers (abbr.)
4. Army-Navy specification prefix
5. Singulated piece of IC wafer
6. Things in a bill of material
7. Volts divided by resistance
8. Chemical symbol for calcium
9. BlackBerry or Jordana for example (abbr., pl.)
11. Bandwidth (abbr.)
12. Components
13. First name of a British scientist of falling apple fame
15. Use a filter to assure the spectral content of transmitted signal
17. Tweaked a filter for the correct response
19. Related to FM by a differential
24. Normalized unit of pressure at sea level
25. One of the "E"s in BSEE
27. Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (abbr.)
28. ___/IP scheme for networked connectivity
31. Type of flip-flop
32. Enhanced Datarates for Global Evolution
35. Powers pneumatic devices
36. Type of component package (abbr.)
37. Code for a type of electrical wire insulation (abbr.)
38. Move from cell to cell
39. Chemical symbol for antimony
41. Start frequency (abbr.)
44. Stock symbol for Intel
46. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
48. Galilean moon
49. Negatively charged ion
51. Flip-flop control input
52. International phonetic alphabet letter "R"
54. Exalted-Carrier Single Sideband (abbr.)
56. Min______ and Max_____, in a Karnaugh map
57. Network department (abbr.)
58. Time Division Multiple Access
60. A common IC bondwire metal
62. Microwaves & RF magazine (abbr.)
65. 10 decibels
66. Infrared (abbr.)
67. Low- to mid- frequency RF connector
70. A common battery cell size
71. Band between RF and BB
73. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors

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Wireless Crossword Puzzle Solution for July 21, 2013 - RF Cafe