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Radar & Radio Engineering Crossword Puzzle
May 7, 2017

This week's radar and radio engineering-themed crossword puzzle, as is the case every week, contains only words pertaining to science, engineering, amateur radio, physics, mechanics, mathematics, etc. Herein you will never find words having to do with numbnut actors or world leaders, mountains in places nobody has ever heard of, or portmanteaus constructed from words describing freakish social behavior.

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

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

Radar & Radio Engineering Crossword Puzzle for May 7, 2017 - RF Cafe

1. Mathematical calculation of RF component string (2 wds.)

6. Personal Handy Phone System (abbr.)

7. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

9. Experiencing a sudden and temporary increase in voltage, current, or power

11. Vacuum tube with three electrodes (pl.)

13. Chemical symbol for berkelium

14. Chemical symbol for krypton

16. Base of the binary number system

17. First man to orbit the earth - ____ Gagarin

20. Component

23. 36 in. (abbr., pl.)

26. Attenuator

27. Stock symbol for Harris Communications

29. Gary Breed's fine magazine on RF & microwaves topics (abbr.)

30. Galilean moon

32. A type of average

34. Voice of America

36. Chemical symbol for lithium

37. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

38. In geometry, what is the part of a circle enclosed between an arc and a chord

40. Charged particle

41. User input device for a cellphone

44. Parts distributor in Newark, NJ

45. Chemical symbol for dysprosium

46. U.S. military organization (abbr.)

47. Color quality

48. E=CM 2 guy

51. The nearest star - Alpha ________

52. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)

53. Online service

54. Amateur radio enthusiast with physical disabilities and abilities (hyph.)

56. What small circle whose center moves round the circumference of a larger one was used in the Ptolemaic system to describe the orbits of the planets

58. Half of a DIP

59. ARRL's magazine

61. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

62. Energy at rest

66. Unit of conductance

70. System On Chip

71. Mr. von Helmholtz's first name

76. Band between RF and BB

77. Chemical symbol for manganese

78. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE

79. RF engineer's degree

81. Chemical symbol for arsenic

82. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)

84. Part of a male connector

86. Base Station Transceivers (abbr.)

88. Ground fault interrupter (abbr.)

89. The Wright Flyer had an upper one and a lower one

90. Internet addresses

91. Unit of energy

93. One port of an amplifier

94. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)

95. Created an electric coronal discharge

98. Between-series connector

102. Mass unit (abbr.)

103. Powers pneumatic devices

104. Overcurrent protection device (2 wds., pl.)

1. Type of distribution, squared

2. A type of digital modulation (abbr.)

3. Integrating data onto a carrier wave

4. Describes a charge with an excess of electrons

5. Electronic component package type (abbr.)

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

8. Morse Code for "from"

9. Merrill ________ - popular author on radar system amplifier design

10. Remotely controls a missile

11. Antenna capacitive element

12. Slang for antenna

13. Bandwidth (abbr.)

15. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

16. Systematic approach to locating the cause of a fault in an electronic circuit or system

18. One type of electron spin

19. Type of data storage IC

21. Chemical symbol for argon

22. Type of flip-flop

24. Propagation phenomenon in which closely-spaced frequencies experience markedly different fading at the same time (2 wds.)

25. Connector ____, RF connector manufacturer in Merlin, OR

28. Telecommunications Information Network Architecture (abbr.)

31. Output intercept point (abbr.)

33. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)

35. Switch position

36. The "L" in VLF

39. Unit of admittance

40. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

42. Ticker symbol for Analog Devices

43. Changing

44. The central core of an atom

49. Parts per million (abbr.)

50. Gallium nitride chemical symbol

55. Application Specific Integrated Circuit (abbr.)

57. Greek letter often used to represent an angle

60. Add two or more inputs

62. Alter the relations between the parts of a structure or shape by applying an external force (pl.)

63. Mechanical engineering organization (abbr.)

64. Unit of weight

65. The system than converts common website names to IP addresses (abbr.)

67. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)

68. Frequency-shift-keying with more than two states represented by different frequency deviations (abbr.)

69. Referring to the atomic core structure

71. Describes two surfaces connected by a device that allows rotation wrt each other

72. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors

73. Spectral aberration resulting from the expansion of the universe (2 wds.)

74. Spongy material used in anechoic chambers

75. Irradiated cosmic gas

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

83. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)

84. Ratio of circumference to diameter

85. One port of an amplifier

87. Chemical symbol for thallium

92. Part of this website's title

96. Max or min voltage of a waveform (abbr.)

97. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)

99. Precision approach radar (abbr.)

100. Service of the ARRL that helps hams solve technical problems (abbr.)

101. Chemical symbol for erbium

See solution below


2017 Crosswords Archive
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All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called " Magnum Opus") software.

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