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RF Cafe Website Categories Crossword Puzzle
October 18, 2015

OK, I admit that this week's crossword puzzle is a little self-serving and self-promoting, but what the hey. All of the clues with an asterisk (*) after them are categories in the table of contents at the tops of RF Cafe website pages, so that should help a bit. To make it even easier, they are all on the 'Main' TOC menu. All the rest of the words, as usual, are related to engineering, science, mathematics, etc.

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.
acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

RF Cafe Website Categories Crossword Puzzle for October 18, 2015 - RF Cafe

1. RF Cafe TOC Category*
6. RF Cafe TOC Category*
9. Semiconductor device type (abbr.)
13. Weight (abbr.)
14. Unit of time (abbr.)
15. Internet protocol (abbr.)
16. Chemical symbol for lutetium
17. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 34 Down)*
18. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
20. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 53 Across)*
25. High frequency semiconductor (abbr.)
27. Millioersted (abbr.)
28. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
29. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
31. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
32. Asynchronous Communication Interface Adapter (abbr.)
34. Adds an impurity to a semiconductor
36. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
39. Chemical symbol for erbium
40. Test equipment (abbr.)
41. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
43. RF Cafe TOC Category*
45. ______ cosine filter
46. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
47. Chemical symbol for argon
48. Ratio of circumference to diameter
53. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 20 Across)*
55. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
57. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 79 Across)*
58. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
59. BNC, SMA, N, or 7/16
60. Unit of time (abbr.)
62. Type of component package (abbr.)
63. Power-up with gradual application of current and/or voltage (2 wds.)
67. Chemical symbol for beryllium
69. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 74 Across)*
73. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
74. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 69 Across)*
76. Chemical symbol for thallium
77. Pure carrier (abbr.)
78. Centimeter (abbr.)
79. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 57 Across)*
81. Pass-Fail ________, defining limits for acceptance test
85. Chemical symbol for lutetium
86. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
87. Chemical symbol for francium
89. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)
90. Polling line state
92. Semiconductor lamps
93. Communication between stations by reflecting the radio waves off of the ionosphere
95. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
97. Galilean moon
98. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
99. Constellation : The lyre
100. Impurity in a semiconductor that adds a mobile electron in the conduction band
102. PC follower
103. An ellipse has two of them
105. Home state of Los Alamos lab (abbr.)
106. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
107. Chemical symbol for cesium
108. Chemical symbol for holmium
110. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
111. Image storage format
112. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 'Puzzles') *
2. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
3. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
4. Mate to a bolt
5. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
6. Field Programmable Gate Array (abbr.)
7. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
8. Greek letter (micro)
9. Stock symbol for Boeing
10. Joint Tactical Radio Service
11. Greek letter
12. The "E" in laser
17. Added an impurity to a semiconductor
19. Type of modulation (abbr.)
21. Abbreviation for minimum voltage
22. Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (abbr.)
23. 1e-6 mA
24. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
26. Length times width
27. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
30. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
33. Infrared (abbr.)
34. RF Cafe TOC Category (with 17 Across)*
35. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
37. Chemical symbol for platinum
38. Prefix meaning ground or earth
40. Diac that can be turned back off (pl.)
42. Part of an optical cable bundle
44. Channel or duct for cables
48. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
49. A control input to a counter
50. Surface Mount Technology
51. Unit of length (abbr.)
52. Chemical symbol for lead
54. Type of memory
56. Morse Code for "from"
60. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
61. Subject a circuit to extreme operation
63. A Ham's operating enclosure
64. Fast Fourier transform (abbr.)
65. Type of component package (abbr.)
66. Educated guess
68. High-speed logic family
69. Measure of source/load match
70. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)
71. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
72. Being exactly the same in mathematics
75. ECM response
79. An antenna constructed with both quad and yagi elements
80. Online auction site
82. Small representative graphic
83. 1.602E-19 Joules
84. Radio Amateurs of Canada (abbr.)
85. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
87. Chemical symbol for iron
88. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
90. One factor of a polynomial
91. Morse Code for "from"
92. Light
93. Chemical symbol for holmium
94. Chemical symbol for polonium
96. Chemical symbol for gallium
97. Discipline for aircraft navigation in low visibility environments (abbr.)
99. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin
100. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)
101. Greek letter
104. Chemical symbol for cesium
105. Chemical symbol for nickel
107. Chemical symbol for chromium
109. Type of logic gate

See solution below

2015 Crosswords Archive
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