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7 Neutralizes a base
Having one color
15 Symbol for helium
16 Chemical symbol for beryllium
for receiver sensitivity parameter
18 Test equipment, abbr.
19 Mirroring of spectral content about the 0
22 88 MHz to 108 MHz
23 Sea eagle
25 Current-voltage phase mnemonic
26 Ostrichlike bird
30 Free from bias
31 Type of distribution, squared
32 Unit commonly applied to a sinewave
33 To hit a ball high
34 High-speed logic family
35 Telephony over computer networks
38 Solder for electronics work, abbr.
40 Derivative multiplier for finding voltage across an inductor
IC package format
43 Sample groups
45 Opposite of O.D.
49 Galilean moon
50 Scottish Celt
52 Chemical symbol for arsenic
53 Front edge of a wing, abbr.
RF passive device manufacturer in Bay Shore, NY
55 Angle beyond which light escapes from a fiber
60 Female rabbits
1 Type of microwave diode
diode that can be switched
3 1's and 0's
4 Device for equally splitting power
5 Local Oscillator
7 So be it
8 Super glue, abbr.
9 Calculus operations
10 Join a male and a female
11 Slang name for helicopter
12 Off-Broadway theater award
13 Code Division Multiple Access
19 Device with magnetic properties
20 Digital Communication System
24 1e-6 mA
of a LO
29 Nuclear explosion phenomenon
36 Opposite of I.D.
37 Involuntary muscular
40 Three-terminal diode switch
41 Round platter
42 Unintentionally change the oscillator frequency
47 Set of poles
48 Data retrieval
operation on a HDD
51 Multi-conductor magnet wire used for transformers
56 Professor's student instructor
57 Data conversion device
58 Negative vote