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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle
August 25, 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 August 25, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. Inventor of the high voltage generator that powers the Jacob's Ladder (first & last name)
8. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)
9. High Data Rate
10. Plasma atmosphere layer of the sun (pl.)
15. Radio term for indicating the end of a transmission segment
17. Transportation accident investigation agency (abbr.)
19. Studies for a test just before taking it
20. Wrapped plastic insulation around an electrical joint
22. Part of this website's title
23. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)
24. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
25. Solid state power amplifier (abbr.)
27. RF ____, the world's best engineering website
30. Complex Instruction Set Computer
31. Adjust
32. Chemical symbol for terbium
34. Base Station Transceivers (abbr.)
35. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
36. Generated an official engineering change document
39. Pointing device
41. Study for a test just before taking it
42. Mechanical engineering organization (abbr.)
43. Allowance for component tolerances
44. Push to Talk (abbr.)
46. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
48. Highest frequency at which a vertically incident radio wave will return from the ionosphere (2 wds.)
2. Stock symbol for Boeing
3. The "E" in BER
4. Chemical symbol for radium
5. Chemical symbol for rhodium
6. Graphics workshop software
7. Chemical symbol for argon
10. Counter ElectroMotive Force (abbr.)
11. Type of logic gate (pl.)
12. Releasing volatile products from a liquid coating such as paint
13. Antenna (abbr.)
14. Network configuration type
16. Diode type whose capacitance is controlled by a reverse bias
18. Range of frequencies
19. In the same location
21. Specify system parameters
25. Chemical symbol for scandium
26. Unit of time (abbr.)
28. Chemical symbol for argon
29. 1/6 inch printer's measure
33. Light ray
35. Signal amplitude degradation due to inefficiency
37. International Telegraphy and Telephony Consultative Committee
38. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
39. ELI the ICE ___
40. One of four lines used in ferrite core memories
44. Ratio of circumference to diameter
45. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
46. Chemical symbol for lutetium
47. One port of an amplifier

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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 25, 2013 - RF Cafe