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Antennas Crossword Puzzle
November 27, 2016

This week's crossword puzzle contains the usual collection of science, math, engineering terms, amateur radio, but also has many words specifically relating to antennas (those are the clues marked with an asterisk *). As always, you'll never be 'challenged' to know terms relating to movie stars, leaders of obscure countries, or archaic pottery making terms. Enjoy.

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.

acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

Antennas Crossword Puzzle for November 27, 2016 - RF Cafe

1. Amateur Teleprinter Over Radio (abbr.)

6. __ + 18 Across is this website's title

7. Nikola _____

13. Antenna capacitive element (2 wds.)*

15. Ground enhancing wire used at the base of an antenna*

17. Modulation type (abbr.)

18. 6 Across + ____ is this website's title

21. Unit of length (abbr.)

22. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

24. Type of high speed Internet service (abbr.)

26. Home state of Los Alamos lab (abbr.)

27. The UK's largest defense electronics contractor (abbr.)

28. Peak Inverse Voltage

30. Chemical symbol for tantalum

32. 1e3 uV

34. Chemical symbol for gold

36. Test equipment (abbr.)

37. Network department (abbr.)

38. "Calling any amateur radio station"

40. Recording onto magnetic media

43. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)

44. Chemical symbol for erbium

45. Filter type with high rate of out-of-band attenuation (aka 'elliptic')

47. Chemical symbol for radon

48. Greek letter, used to indicate summation

50. Compressed image file format

53. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)

54. FCC Part 15 rules apply in this band (abbr.)

56. Opposite of O.D.

58. Parabolic antenna-to-waveguide interface component*

61. Stock symbol for Boeing

62. Transportation accident investigation agency (abbr.)

63. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device (pl.)

65. Straight line emanating from a point source (pl.)

66. Element in front of the driven element in a Yagi or Quad antenna*

70. Type of antenna with an element made of a single, flexible rod or tube*

72. PC follower

73. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

74. Chemical symbol for gadolinium

75. Chemical symbol for thallium

77. 1e-6 mA

78. 2-element, 1/2 wavelength antenna fed at the center*

81. Type of multi-element, directional antenna*

83. 60/40, PbSn, for example

86. Opposite of a LO

87. Related to FM by a differential

88. Chemical symbol for silver

90. Connected devices in series

95. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)

96. Time delay (abbr.)

98. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

100. Chemical symbol for cobalt

101. Television Interference (abbr.)

103. Type of antenna with four-sided loops*

105. Ovenized crystal oscillator (abbr.)

107. What an unbalanced transmission line becomes, inadvertently*

108. Horizontal Cartesian coordinate

1. PC follower

2. Chemical symbol for molybdenum

3. Attenuator topology (hyph.)

4. Unit of resistance (pl.)

5. Chemical symbol for radium

7. Chemical symbol for tantalum

8. Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (abbr.)

9. Real estate where equipment is located

10. Chemical symbol for lanthanum

11. Chemical symbol for aluminum

12. A simple type of antenna*

14. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)

15. One component of a complex number (abbr.)

16. Type of long wire antenna named after its inventor (i.e., eponymous)

19. Army-Navy specification prefix

20. Type of modulation (abbr.)

23. Digital intelligence

25. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin

27. A semi-automatic mechanical code key

29. Thing in a bill of material

31. Current-voltage phase mnemonic

33. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)

34. Army-Navy specification prefix

35. Ground fault interrupter (abbr.)

39. Ham's code for "Are your receiving me badly?"

41. Another name for a test lead

42. Foot/12

43. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor

46. 1

49. What mathematical device is defined as the collection of points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation

51. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)

52. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

54. Infrared (abbr.)

55. Chemical symbol for tin

57. Satellite TV system

59. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)

60. One port of an amplifier

61. Bulk Acoustic Wave

62. Stock symbol for National Instruments

64. Trigonometric function equal to the ratio between the side opposite a given angle, and the hypotenuse

65. Antenna driven element*

66. Singulated piece of IC wafer

67. Enhanced Graphics Adapter

68. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)

69. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)

71. High gain, directional antenna type*

73. Chemical symbol for thallium

76. Local Oscillator (abbr.)

79. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

80. Output intercept point (abbr.)

81. 36 in. (abbr., pl.)

82. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.)

84. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)

85. Decimeter (abbr.)

89. Chemical symbol for gadolinium

91. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

92. Intel 8086 or Motorola 6800 (abbr.)

93. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)

94. Equalizer (abbr.)

95. Type of current

97. Large unit of apparent power (abbr.)

99. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency

101. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

102. Network department (abbr.)

103. Type of matrix barcode used with laser scanning(abbr.)

104. 10E1 numerical prefix

105. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)

106. Greek letter

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