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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
January 4, 2015

This is 2015's first Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle. As with all my other custom generated crosswords, you will find only engineering and science related words and clues. Enjoy, and have a Happy New Year!

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

MIcrowave Engineering Crossword Puzzle for Janaury 4, 2015 - RF Cafe

1. Software language by Borland (now Embarcadero)
5. Nationality of most Rohde & Schwarz HQ employees
10. Vacuum tube element placed between control grid and plate in a pentode (2 wds.)
19. Write-Once (abbr.)
20. With 104 Down, part of this website's title
22. Parameter that is a figure of merit for receiver performance in presence of multiple signals (abbr.)
23. First-in, first-out, abbr.
24. One cutoff frequency specification for a bandpass filter
26. Unit of time (abbr.)
28. Separated by specific distances
32. Network department (abbr.)
33. Chemical symbol for palladium
34. Stock symbol for Boeing
36. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
37. Chemical symbol for holmium
38. Automatic repeat request used in AMTOR (abbr.)
40. Boob tube (abbr.)
41. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)
43. Another name for zip cord (2 wds.)
47. Gallium nitride chemical symbol
48. One type of electron spin
50. Brand of hobby knife
53. Type of amplifier or equation
55. Multiprotocol Label Switching (abbr.)
56. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
57. Follow a target on radar
59. Unit of time (abbr.)
60. Positive electrodes
62. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
63. Adjust a pot
64. Add solder to tip of iron
66. Product of power and time
71. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
72. Chemical symbol for beryllium
73. Device under test (abbr.)
75. Ham's code for "What is the correct time?"
76. Describes a resistor with hued bands that indicate its resistance value (2 wds.)
78. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
79. Amateurese for "wife"
80. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
81. Automatic Send-Receive (abbr.)
82. Plasma atmosphere layer of the sun
83. Time Division Multiplexing
84. Method of sending high-speed digital signals on electric distribution wires, a Ham's nemesis (abbr.)
85. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
86. Empty space left in rocket fuel tank to allow for fuel expansion
88. Morse Code for "from"
90. Name the English scientist who first performed the famous double slit experiment and also played a major role in deciphering the Rosetta Stone
92. Peak Inverse Voltage
93. Stock symbol for Intel
95. Spurious signals
100. Radio navigation system (abbr.)
102. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
103. Error checking scheme (abbr.)
105. Its chemical symbol is Se
106. BER, 8 bits at a time
107. Type of component package (abbr.)
109. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)
111. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
112. Attenuator
114. Chemical symbol for silicon
115. Type of modulation (abbr.)
116. Intel x86 command for " jump if above"
117. Mr. Edison's first name
121. Chemical symbol for cobalt
122. Bipolar Field-Effect Transistor
124. Counter ElectroMotive Force (abbr.)
127. One port on a FET
129. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
130. Chemical symbol for helium
132. People who perform the "D" part of R&D
133. The point that is the same distance from every point on the circumference of a circle (UK spelling)
134. Type of transistor (abbr.)
2. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
3. Line of Sight (abbr.)
4. International Reply Coupon (abbr.)
6. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
7. A cellphone amplifier, for example (abbr.)
8. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
9. Chemical symbol for argon
10. Chemical symbol for silicon
11. Chemical symbol for californium
12. Automaton
13. Chemical symbol for europium
14. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)
15. General Packet Radio Service
16. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
17. Infrared (abbr.)
18. Semiconductor company based in Norwood, MA (2 wds.)
21. Chemical symbol for iron
23. Frequency division multiple access (abbr.)
25. Grouping of I/Q modulation vectors
27. Chemical symbol for strontium
29. Chemical symbol for platinum
30. Capacitor manufacturer
31. Digital intelligence
33. Astronomical distance of 3.26 light years
35. The "A" in BGA
37. The computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey
39. Reduce noise
42. Ph.D.
43. Computer communication scheme (abbr.)
44. Related to FM by a differential
45. European equivalent to the U.L.
46. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
47. World's first satellite navigation system, abbr.
49. Modulation technique (abbr.)
51. Automatic Testing, Evaluation & Reporting (abbr.)
52. Type of computer display (abbr.)
54. Popular graphics program
55. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc.
58. International phonetic alphabet letter "K"
61. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
63. ESD protective apparel
65. Negation prefix
67. Logical negation operator
68. Type of current
69. Opposite of local
70. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
72. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions; i.e., 10 mm __ 25 mm
74. Unit of time (abbr.)
75. Ham's code for "Can you acknowledge receipt?"
76. Chemical symbol for cobalt
77. Its chemical symbol is Ra
78. Field Programmable Gate Array (abbr.)
79. More than one XCVR
81. Circuit for maintaining constant voltage (abbr.)
82. The largest asteroid
84. Low- to mid- frequency RF connector
85. Input intercept point (abbr.)
86. Coordinated Universal Time (abbr.)
87. One state of matter
89. Electronic warfare defense (abbr.)
91. Universal Asynchronous Transmit/Receive (abbr.)
94. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
96. Dilbert's female co-worker
97. Chemical symbol for selenium
98. One port of an amplifier
99. Image file format name extension
101. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor
104. With 20 Across, the world's best engineering website
106. Robert Watson-___, "Father of Radar"
108. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
110. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
112. Peak Inverse Voltage
113. Keyboard key
116. Prefix used on many MIL-SPEC components
118. Chemical symbol for mercury
119. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
120. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
122. Chemical symbol for beryllium
123. Part of a FOR loop
125. Chemical symbol for erbium
126. 1E6 nanoseconds
127. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
128. Chemical symbol for erbium
131. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors

See solution below


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