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Engineering Crossword Puzzle
September 7, 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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Engineering Crossword Puzzle for September 7, 2014 - RF Cafe

1. Gain of one amplifier
4. Its 1st derivative is a cosine wave (2 wds.)
8. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency
10. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
11. Computer character set (abbr.)
13. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)
15. Electron beam particle
17. Type of transistor (abbr., pl.)
18. Chemical symbol for tin
19. One port on a BJT
21. European equivalent to the U.L.
22. Infrared (abbr.)
23. Rechargeable battery type (abbr.)
25. Thin Shrink Small Outline Package (abbr.)
27. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
28. Last statement in a BASIC program
29. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit (pl.)
32. PC follower
33. Chemical symbol for neptunium
34. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
35. High power density battery chemistry (abbr.)
37. Radio signal route
38. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
40. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)
41. Chemical symbol for selenium
42. International phonetic alphabet letter "D"
43. Discipline for aircraft navigation in low visibility environments (abbr.)
44. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
45. Path followed by a heavenly body
47. Logic gates
49. Chemical symbol for gold
50. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
51. One port on a FET
53. Unit of length (abbr.)
54. Unwanted 60- or 120- Hz modulation due to poor power supply filtering (2 wds.)
56. Receiver power level circuitry (abbr.)
59. Relative power level unit (abbr.)
61. Tool for holding parts while working on them (pl.)
62. Spurious RF products created by metal joints (abbr.)
64. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
66. Connector mounting wall
67. Electro-mechanical switching device (pl.)
1. Illumination device
2. LCD display vendor
3. With 8 Across, this website's title
4. Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (abbr.)
5. The "N" in SNR (pl.)
6. Weight (abbr.)
7. Variable crystal oscillator (abbr.)
9. With 3 Down, this website's title
10. PC follower
12. Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System (abbr.)
13. Signal-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
14. Logic gates to flip logic level
16. Type of high-tech data gathering system (abbr.)
17. JavaScript (abbr.)
18. Half of a DIP
20. Between-series connector
23. RF region defined at less than wavelength/2/ pi (2 wds.)
24. Chemical symbol for cadmium
25. Slang for an Amateur Radio license
26. Substance that removes electrons from another reactant
30. Chemical symbol for silicon
31. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
33. 1e-6 mA
36. Chemical symbol for lead
37. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
39. Chemical symbol for chlorine
41. Parameter that is a figure of merit for receiver performance in presence of multiple signals (abbr., pl.)
42. Trigger diode that conducts current only after its breakdown voltage has been exceeded momentarily (pl.)
43. One port of an amplifier
45. One port of an amplifier
46. Mr. Pascal's first name
48. Archaic term for an outdoor antenna
49. Scheme to maintain proper frequency (abbr.)
51. Sudden, brief increase in wind speed
52. Modulation type (abbr.)
55. Part of a screw that engages the driver
57. Type of component package (abbr.)
58. Charged particles
60. Unit of heat
63. Chemical symbol for berkelium
65. Chemical symbol for erbium

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