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RF & Microwave Crossword Puzzle
August 31, 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 & Microwave Crossword Puzzle for August 31, 2014 - RF Cafe


1. Comic strip engineer
6. Electro-mechanical switching device (pl.)
10. Bands between RF and baseband
11. Army-Navy specification prefix
13. Digital encoding of the transmission mode in the vertical sync portion of an SSTV image (abbr.)
15. Type of current flow (abbr.)
17. Type of e-mail address system (abbr.)
19. Chemical symbol for nickel
20. Chemical symbol for neptunium
21. Chemical symbol for copper
22. Common shorthand reference for a capacitor
24. Reflected radar or sonar signal (pl.)
25. What a capacitor is used for regarding energy
26. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
28. Morse Code for "from"
30. A digital counter input line to establish an initial value
34. Web's most popular radio frequency engineering site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
38. Chemical symbol for xenon
39. More than one FET
40. Quantity obtained when a row and column containing a specified element is removed from a square matrix
44. Device made by Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, etc.
46. Any quadrilateral in which the opposite sides and angles are equal
48. RF engineer's degree
51. Opposite of a LO
52. Hydrogen, argon, neon, xenon, etc.
53. PC Card - with 68 pin interface
56. Decimeter (abbr.)
58. Mate to a TX
60. Mathematics of angles
64. Reduce noise
67. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
68. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
69. Unit of time (abbr.)
70. Chemical symbol for dysprosium
71. Numerical basis for decibels (abbr.)
74. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
75. Printer resolution abbreviation
77. Greek letter
78. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr., pl.)
80. One tier of a PCB (pl.)
81. Its chemical symbol is Nb
1. Trigger diode that conducts current only after its breakdown voltage has been exceeded momentarily (pl.)
2. Chemical symbol for lithium
3. Beat frequency oscillator (abbr.)
4. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
5. Connected to a transformer interwinding point
7. 1.602E-19 Joules
8. Geometric entity with only length
9. Application Specific Integrated Circuit (abbr.)
12. Chemical symbol for nobelium
14. World's first satellite navigation system (abbr.)
16. Lowest operational frequency of a waveguide
18. Parts per million (abbr.)
20. Front end of a rocket
22. Chemical symbol for calcium
23. Chemical symbol for silver
27. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
29. Integrated data onto a carrier wave
31. ______ inventory (what 2nd-hand components dealers seek)
32. Adjust a pot
33. Another word for each complete winding of an inductor
35. European equivalent to the U.L.
36. Referring to atoms
37. Start frequency (abbr.)
41. Switch position
42. Chemical symbol for iron
43. Cause a circuit breaker to open
44. Chemical symbol for polonium
45. Opposite of a LO
47. Unit of resistance
48. Stock symbol for Boeing
49. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
50. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr.)
54. The "brains" of parallel processing computers
55. Chemical symbol for argon
57. Amount of deviation from nominal and still being within specification
59. Amateurese for "wife"
61. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
62. Chemical symbol for gallium
63. Provider of services for telecommunications systems in Switzerland
64. Ham's code for "Answer in prearranged order."
65. Type of current
66. Enter data using the keyboard
72. Shorthand for oxygen
73. Substrate for mounting components (abbr.)
76. Infrared (abbr.)
78. Galilean moon
79. Chemical symbol for silicon

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