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RF & Microwave Crossword Puzzle
May 14, 2017

Avid cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate this new RF & Microwave crossword puzzle that has a theme related to engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical words. You will never be asked the name of a movie star unless he/she was involved in a technical endeavor (e.g., Hedy Lamarr). Enjoy!

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

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

RF & Microwave Crossword Puzzle for May 14, 2017 - RF Cafe

1. Unit of admittance (pl.)

5. One element of a scattering matrix (hyph.)

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

12. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

14. Loose end of a cable

16. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)

18. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)

19. Antenna radiated power measurement (abbr.)

20. The "A" in ATE

23. Adjust

24. Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code (abbr.)

26. Elementary particle

27. Powers pneumatic devices

29. Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (abbr.)

30. Chemical symbol for lead

31. One system's phonetic letter "z"

33. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)

36. Fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body

38. ARRL's magazine

40. Chemical symbol for xenon

41. Write-Once (abbr.)

42. Type of flip-flop

43. What is the study of objects travelling faster than sound

45. Ham-ese for Young Lady

46. Chemical symbol for lithium

47. European equivalent to the U.L.

48. Type of e-mail address system (abbr.)

49. ___-___, RF switch manufacturer in Ventura, CA

51. Chemical symbol for einsteinium

52. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)

53. Switch position

55. Geometric solid having two ends which are similar, equal, and parallel rectilinear figures, and sides which are parallelograms

59. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)

61. Digital intelligence

63. Verbal communications

64. Raise a number to the 3rd power

65. Sends information

67. Megohm (abbr.)

69. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)

70. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)

71. One port on a BJT

72. Radio Amateurs of Canada (abbr.)

75. Stock symbol for Harris Communications

77. Which alloy of copper and nickel has an electrical resistance which barely changes with temperature

78. Application Specific Integrated Circuit (abbr.)

2. Opposite of a LO

3. Adjusts circuit parameters for best performance

4. Longitudinal shape-forming structural element

6. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

7. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

8. RF design consultant in Rochester, NY (2 wds.)

9. ECM response

10. Statistical yield analysis (2 wds.)

13. Integrated Services Digital Network (abbr.)

15. Internet protocol (abbr.)

16. System On Chip

17. Increase voltage linearly

18. Chemical symbol for beryllium oxide

19. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)

20. Supplemental devices

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

22. The Brits call it a valve

24. Chemical symbol for erbium

25. Stock symbol for Boeing

28. Remove oxygen from or add hydrogen to a compound

32. Adds an impurity to a semiconductor

33. The "O" in CMOS

34. Satellite EHF Communications for Mobile Multimedia

35. Its chemical symbol is Mo

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

38. Ham's code for "Shall I decrease power?"

39. Uppermost surface

41. 3-phase transformer configuration

44. Types of power supplies

50. Greek letter

54. Logic gate

55. Computer monitor resolution measure (abbr.)

56. Last statement in a BASIC routine

57. Chemical symbol for scandium

58. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

60. Add two or more inputs

61. Dual Tone Multi-Frequency

62. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)

63. Miniature threaded RF connector

66. Miniature threaded RF connector (pl.)

67. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)

68. Workplace safety group (abbr.)

73. PC follower

74. Chemical symbol for calcium

76. Chemical symbol for silicon

See solution below


2017 Crosswords Archive
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.

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