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Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle
July 17, 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.


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

Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle for July 17, 2016 - RF Cafe

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1. Web's most popular radio frequency engineering site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)

6. The "V" in VB programming software

11. Negatively charged ions

13. Complex Instruction Set Computer

15. Logical negation operator

16. Ham's code for "Unable to copy you."

18. Chemical symbol for gallium

19. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)

20. Type of component package (abbr.)

22. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

23. Wavelength division multiplexing (abbr.)

25. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)

26. Wireless LAN

27. Adjustment to meet a specification

31. Current-voltage phase mnemonic

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

41. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)

42. Heat measuring instrument

47. Sharp bend in I-V curve

49. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

50. A common battery cell size

51. Chemical symbol for erbium

53. Boob tube (abbr.)

54. Test equipment (abbr.)

55. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)

56. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)

58. The "B" in BER

60. Chart types

62. Luminous atmospheric phenomenon

64. Describes RF radiation that is gated at regular intervals

65. Aircraft tracking system (pl.)

1. Chemical symbol for radon

2. Heatsink feature

3. Cause the temperature to drop

4. Antenna (abbr.)

5. Start frequency (abbr.)

7. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)

8. Greek letter, used to indicate summation

9. Country of RF Cafe's residency

10. Type of current flow (abbr.)

11. Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line (abbr.)

12. Chemical symbol for manganese

14. Circuit path with very high or infinite impedance

16. Ham's code for "Are you busy?"

17. Printed Wiring Board (abbr.)

19. Positive elementary particle found in the nucleus of all atoms (pl.)

21. Similar to a laser, but at lower frequencies

22. Display a radar target

24. Bore a hole

25. Chemical symbol for nickel

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

28. Stock symbol for Intel

29. Short for terminal

30. Ham's code for "Shall I send more slowly?"

32. A series of stages in which the output of one stage is the input of the next stage

34. The constellation in which Canopus is located

35. International phonetic alphabet letter "I"

36. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

37. Ethoxyethane

38. 30 Hz to 300 Hz

39. Type of high-tech data gathering system (abbr.)

40. Considered the 4th dimension

42. Computer monitor (abbr., pl.)

43. 30 kHz to 300 kHz

44. Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (abbr.)

45. ELI the ICE ___

46. Temporary Engineering Change document (abbr.)

48. Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (abbr.)

52. Gigantic star in Cetus

55. 1/000 of an inch

57. Chemical symbol for terbium

58. Manufacturer of project boxes

59. Telex-Over-Radio (abbr.)

60. Chemical symbol for plutonium

61. Chemical symbol for selenium

62. A common battery cell size

63. Type of flip-flop


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