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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle
April 30, 2017

This week's wireless engineering-themed crossword puzzle, as is the case every week, contains only words pertaining to science, engineering, amateur radio, physics, mechanics, mathematics, etc. Making a special appearance is the name of the most recent company to support RF Cafe through advertising. You will see their banner graphical ad appearing in the right page border sometime this week. Opportunities exist for your company to advertise if you are interested.

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

Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle for April 30, 2017 - RF Cafe

1. Adjusted two equal-frequency signals to be in synchrony

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

9. Part of a FOR loop

10. Restores batteries

12. Chemical symbol for francium

13. Ham abbreviation indicating contacts with all major land masses

15. Ham's code for "Are my signals fading?"

18. Numerical basis for decibels (abbr.)

19. Chemical symbol for beryllium

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

23. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc. (abbr., pl.)

25. Ratio of circumference to diameter

26. Heat measuring instrument

27. Galilean moon

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

30. Chemical symbol for einsteinium

31. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)

32. Optical cross-connect (abbr.)

33. Type of chart

35. Angular speed unit

38. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards

39. Line of Sight (abbr.)

40. Compound used as the frequency determining element in microwave oscillators

41. 1.602E-19 Joules

43. Opposite of a LO

44. Mass unit (abbr., pl.)

46. Decimeter (abbr.)

47. Color content

49. Chemical symbol for manganese

50. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronics (abbr.)

52. Type of component package (abbr.)

53. Chemical symbol for magnesium

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

56. 2 x SSB

57. Spurious RF products created by metal joints (abbr.)

58. Chemical symbol for strontium

60. Name for a voltage that appears in an electrical conductor such as a wire, even though the wire is disconnected from an electrical circuit

64. A BPF specification (abbr.)

66. Lowest operational frequency of a waveguide

67. College grounds

1. Chemical symbol for platinum

2. Chemical symbol for holmium

3. Type of current

4. Stock symbol for Boeing

5. Chemical symbol for mercury

6. Type of flip-flop

7. Small unit of capacitance (abbr.)

8. Chemical symbol for erbium

11. Most distant point one can transmit / receive as limited by the curvature of the Earth (2 wds.)

13. Write-Once (abbr.)

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

16. Specialized mobile radio (abbr.)

17. Chemical symbol for beryllium

18. Average time it takes for a minority carrier to recombine

19. Resistor used to drain voltage off of a high potential supply (pl.)

20. Electrical overstress (abbr.)

21. 10 decibels

22. Type of heat engine operating by cyclic compression and expansion of a gas at different temperature levels such that there is a net conversion of heat energy to mechanical work

24. Name given to a set of practices designed to improve manufacturing processes and eliminate defects (2 wds.)

25. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

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

33. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

34. Satellite of Jupiter discovered by Galileo

36. Chemical symbol for polonium

37. 1E6 nanoseconds

40. Yard (abbr.)

42. Volt-ohmmeter (abbr.)

43. Amateur radio enthusiast

45. Chemical symbol for tin

47. Hz

48. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)

51. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

55. Abbreviation for minimum voltage

58. Chemical symbol for scandium

59. Chemical symbol for ruthenium

60. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)

61. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

62. Boob tube (abbr.)

63. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)

64. Upper frequency (abbr.)

65. Chemical symbol for cesium

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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