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Wireless Crossword Puzzle
September 22, 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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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle for September 22, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. SI unit of solid angle
7. Longitudinal shape-forming structural elements
9. Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone System (abbr.)
12. Base of the binary number system
13. Data transmission pathway
16. Chemical symbol for tantalum
18. Type of satellite configuration close to Earth (abbr.)
20. A vector quantity (typically a complex number) representing a sinusoidally varying current or voltage (pl.)
24. Hub of the solar system
26. Peak Inverse Voltage
27. Type of logic gate (pl.)
28. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
29. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards
31. Internet protocol (abbr.)
32. Chemical symbol for antimony
34. Referring to a right triangle, the trigonometric function equal to the ratio between the side opposite a given angle, and the hypotenuse ( pl.)
36. Maintains a voltage for sampling
38. Its chemical symbol is Os
41. Trim a piece of Kapton tape to length
42. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
43. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
44. Alternative name for Beta Persei
46. Computer display unit
48. Chemical symbol for silicon
49. U.S. military organization (abbr.)
50. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device
51. Chemical symbol for neon
53. Threaded fastener
56. Mr. Packard's (HP) first name
59. Decimeter (abbr.)
61. Unit of resistance
62. International Reply Coupon (abbr.)
64. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
65. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
66. Chemical symbol for europium
67. Chemical symbol for nobelium
68. Thin Shrink Small Outline Package (abbr.)
70. Chemical symbol for silver
71. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
72. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
74. RĂ¡dio Nacional de Angola (abbr.)
75. Cellphone band below PCS
77. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
78. Have a positive phase wrt a reference
80. A triangle that has all three sides unequal in length
82. Type of film that often refracts light
83. Temperature-compensated crystal oscillator (abbr.)
85. Error checking scheme (abbr.)
86. A 3rd-order polynomial
88. Chemical symbol for arsenic
89. Below ELF
92. Computer interconnection scheme (abbr.)
93. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
94. Graph
96. Having to do with charged particles
98. Earth, Mars, or Saturn
99. Opposite of top
100. Keyboard key
101. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
1. Crystal filter type (abbr.)
2. Shorthand for troposphere
3. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
4. One port of an amplifier
5. A common battery cell size
6. Nordic Mobile Telephone
8. Permeability-tuned oscillator (abbr.)
10. Last stage in transmitter (abbr., pl.)
11. Describes when a synchronous motor loses phase lock (pl.)
13. Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
14. Unit of time (abbr.)
15. Type of optical network
17. Positive electrode
19. 1.602E-19 Joules
21. Stock symbol for Harris Communications
22. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
23. Chemical symbol for scandium
25. Internet address (abbr.)
26. Alternative name for a pi meson
30. Type of spread spectrum that does not use frequency hopping (abbr.)
32. A common semiconductor substrate
33. A semi-automatic mechanical code key
35. Mate to a bolt
36. Base 16 number system (abbr.)
37. Configuring a switch to break electrical contact
39. The amount of matter that a body contains
40. Short for modulator/demodulator
42. Attenuator configuration (hyph.)
45. The "L" in VLF
46. Attenuator
47. Semiconductor lamp
52. Theoretical
54. Greek letter
55. Ham's code for "Shall I send more slowly?"
57. Circuit element connecting PCB layers
58. The stuff in the solder core
60. Superior magnetic shielding material
62. First name of a British scientist of falling apple fame
63. Coder/decoder (abbr.)
65. Pertaining to Boolean operations
68. RF connector type
69. The cell band above DCN
73. Type of data conversion device (abbr., pl.)
74. Type of flip-flop
76. A trigonometry function (pl.)
77. IC
79. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"
81. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
82. Chemical symbol for terbium
84. Workplace safety group (abbr.)
87. Volt, meter, pint, pound, eg.
90. PCB metal area where component leads attach
91. Release control over
92. R.A. ____, RF consultants
94. Chemical symbol for chlorine
95. Logic family (abbr.)
96. Big Blue
97. Chemical symbol for cobalt

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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for September 22, 2013 - RF Cafe