Electronics World articles Popular Electronics articles QST articles Radio & TV News articles Radio-Craft articles Radio-Electronics articles Short Wave Craft articles Wireless World articles Google Search of RF Cafe website Sitemap Electronics Equations Mathematics Equations Equations physics Manufacturers & distributors LinkedIn Crosswords Engineering Humor Kirt's Cogitations RF Engineering Quizzes Notable Quotes Calculators Education Engineering Magazine Articles Engineering software RF Cafe Archives Magazine Sponsor Links Saturday Evening Post NEETS EW Radar Handbook Microwave Museum About RF Cafe Aegis Power Systems Alliance Test Equipment Centric RF Empower RF ISOTEC Reactel RF Connector Technology San Francisco Circuits Anritsu Amplifier Solutions Anatech Electronics Axiom Test Equipment Conduct RF Copper Mountain Technologies Exodus Advanced Communications Innovative Power Products KR Filters LadyBug Technologies Rigol TotalTemp Technologies Werbel Microwave Windfreak Technologies Wireless Telecom Group Withwave Resources Vintage Magazines RF Cafe Software WhoIs entry for RF Cafe.com Thank you for visiting RF Cafe!


Innovative Power Products Passive RF Products - RF Cafe

Windfreak Technologies Frequency Synthesizers - RF Cafe

Please Support RF Cafe by purchasing my  ridiculously low-priced products, all of which I created.

RF Cascade Workbook for Excel

RF & Electronics Symbols for Visio

RF & Electronics Symbols for Office

RF & Electronics Stencils for Visio

RF Workbench

T-Shirts, Mugs, Cups, Ball Caps, Mouse Pads

These Are Available for Free

Espresso Engineering Workbook™

Smith Chart™ for Excel

KR Electronics (RF Filters) - RF Cafe

Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle
March 20, 2016

Take a break and work this week's electronics technology themed crossword puzzle. All the words are pulled from a hand-built list of terms, names, and abbreviations that have only to do with science, mathematics, and engineering. If you want a crossword with names of movie stars and obscure countries, try the local newspaper. If you want to exercise your nerd knowledge, this is the one for you.


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

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

Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle for March 20, 2016 - RF Cafe

ACROSS DOWN
1. Referring to electrons, protons and neutrons

6. Heat-shrink ______, for insulating solder joints

11. Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz ______

13. International phonetic alphabet letter "P"

15. Keyboard key

16. RF & microwaves magazine founded by Gary Breed, now Summit Technical Media (abbr.)

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

19. Chemical symbol for calcium

20. Type of logic gate

22. Chemical symbol for radium

23. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)

25. Maximum Usable Frequency

26. Logic family

27. The measure of heat intensity

31. Current-voltage phase mnemonic

33. Part of a directive antenna that derives energy from mutual coupling with the driven element (2 wds.)

41. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)

42. Process by which a beam of light is spread out as a result of passing through a narrow aperture

47. UMTS terrestrial radio access (abbr.)

49. Exponent that returns the original number

50. 30 Hz to 300 Hz

51. Start frequency (abbr.)

53. Chemical symbol for holmium

54. Chemical symbol for magnesium

55. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)

56. Line of Sight (abbr.)

58. Heatsink feature

60. This calculus operation yields current through an inductor

62. RF design consultant in Rochester, NY

64. Microsoft's interpreter BASIC supplied with DOS

65. Do like a vector with a changing angle

1. Chemical symbol for aluminum

2. Time division duplex (abbr.)

3. Used logic gates

4. 1/000 of an inch

5. One port of an amplifier

7. One type of electron spin

8. Strong, lightweight wood

9. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)

10. 1e-6 mA

11. Basic element

12. Part of this website's title

14. RF ____, the world's best engineering website

16. Amateur radio enthusiast

17. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)

19. The "C" in AC or DC

21. A Ham station that operates from several grid squares or counties during a contest

22. Have a chemically induced efffect

24. Bore a hole

25. Greek letter (micro)

26. IC

28. Type of programmable device (abbr.)

29. Adjust

30. Data transmission pathway

32. Wiring assembly

34. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

35. Theoretical

36. A three-terminal power semiconductor device noted for high efficiency and fast switching (abbr.)

37. Reflected radar or sonar signal (pl.)

38. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)

39. 3rd planet

40. Prefix meaning ground or earth

42. Weatherproof cover for a radar antenna

43. Chemical symbol for iron

44. Performs a disk operation

45. Curly-Q type light bulb (abbr.)

46. Bands between RF and baseband

48. Martin ____, "Test & Measurement World" magazine editor (c2009)

52. ____RF, passive RF component manufacturer in Huntersville, NC

55. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)

57. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)

58. Fast Fourier transform (abbr.)

59. Mate to a bolt

60. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)

61. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

62. Read-only (abbr.)

63. Morse Code for "from"


See solution below

 

Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a break from the drudgery by trying your hand at some of these goodies. Every word in the RF Cafe crossword puzzles is specifically related to engineering, mathematics, and science. There are no generic backfill words like many other puzzles give you, so you'll never see a clue asking for the name of a movie star or a mountain on the Russia-China border.

All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called " Magnum Opus") software.

2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 |2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | Sudoku

December 25

December 18

December 11

December 4

November 27

November 20

November 13

November 6

October 30

October 23

October 2

September 25

September 18

September 4

August 28

August 21

August 14

August 7

July 31

July 24

July 17

July 10

July 3

June 26

June 19

June 12

June 5

May 29

 

April 10

March 20

March 13

March 6

February 28

February 21

February 7

January 31

January 24

January 17

January 10

January 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle Solution for March 20, 2016 - RF Cafe

KR Electronics (RF Filters) - RF Cafe
Windfreak Technologies Frequency Synthesizers - RF Cafe

Innovative Power Products Passive RF Products - RF Cafe

Anritsu Test Equipment - RF Cafe