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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle
August 10, 2014

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.
2014 Crosswords Archive
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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle for August 10, 2014 - RF Cafe

1. Threaded fastener
7. Flip-flop control input
12. Mathematical function used to divide a given function or continuous-time signal into different frequency components
13. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
15. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
18. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
19. Capture leading edge of a signal
21. Its chemical symbol is Cm
23. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
24. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
25. Error checking scheme (abbr.)
26. Galilean moon
27. Satellite TV system
28. Has a positive phase wrt a reference
30. Half of a DIP
32. Radio receiver scheme which mixes a second frequency (LO) with the incoming radio signals
33. End of soldering iron
34. Unit of time (pl.)
37. Crystal filter type (abbr.)
40. Band between RF and BB
41. Unit of resistance
43. Network file transfer protocol (abbr.)
44. Chemical symbol for gallium
45. Web's most popular radio frequency engineering site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
46. A line on a map which joins points of equal pressure
47. Chemical symbol for arsenic
48. Chemical symbol for palladium
49. 10 decibels
51. Equation
54. Half of the diameter (pl.)
55. What you can get from a high voltage line
2. Pure carrier (abbr.)
3. Aircraft tracking system (pl.)
4. 1.602E-19 Joules
5. Sets of 5 work days
6. Reduction of receiver sensitivity due to overload from a nearby transmitter
8. 1/6 inch printer's measure
9. One port on a FET
10. Chemical symbol for europium
11. The "S" in SOIC
14. Type of semiconductor construction used in RF power amplifiers (abbr.)
16. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
17. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency
18. A common use for radar
20. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
22. Internet address (abbr.)
29. Lowest operational frequency of a waveguide (pl.)
30. Adjust a pot
31. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
34. _____ Percy Maxim, founder of the ARRL
35. Moved from cell to cell
36. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
37. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)
38. Manned rocket series that went to the moon
39. 36 inches (pl.)
42. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc.
43. Thin layer of material deposited a surface (pl.)
44. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device
49. Stock symbol for Boeing
50. Chemical symbol for lithium
52. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
53. Type of current flow (abbr.)

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RF Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 10, 2014 - RF Cafe