Science & Electronics Crossword Puzzle
September 25, 2016

Avid cruciverbalists amongst us appreciate that each week I create a new 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!


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

Science & Electronics Crossword Puzzle for September 25, 2016 - RF Cafe

ACROSS DOWN
1. Open a fuse

5. ESD protective apparel

10. Electromagnetic (abbr.)

12. Parameter that is a figure of merit for receiver performance in presence of multiple signals (abbr.)

13. _____-wise linear

14. Chemical symbol for calcium

15. Modulation type (abbr.)

16. One port of an amplifier

17. Chemical symbol for calcium

18. Duration of transmission

21. Molecular building blocks

22. Frequency

23. Chemical symbol for rhodium

25. Switch position

26. American space agency (abbr.)

28. Digital intelligence

32. Common optical device which produces images by reflection

35. Unit of conductance

37. Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (abbr.)

38. Reflected sound

40. Read-only (abbr.)

41. Chemical symbol for selenium

42. Stock symbol for RF Micro Devices

44. One of the families of sub-nuclear particles

47. The "R" in RPN;One sampling port of a directional coupler

49. Opposite of O.D.

50. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)

51. Decimeter (abbr.)

52. __ + 55 Across, this website's title

53. Sporadic E-layer ionospheric propagation (hyph.)

55. 52 Across + ____, this website's title

59. A common battery cell size

60. Increases voltage linearly

61. Total Access Communication System (abbr.)

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

2. 30 kHz to 300 kHz

3. Opposite of I.D.

4. Transfer data to a disk

5. Junk e-mail

6. Software device for tracking elapsed time (pl.)

7. One component of a complex number (abbr.)

8. Asynchronous Communication Interface Adapter (abbr.)

9. Vacuum tube with five electrodes

10. ECM response

11. Stephen ____ - popular author on microwave circuit design

18. Molecular building blocks

19. Having to do with charged particles

20. Chemical symbol for radon

24. Type of cryptographic algorithm that takes a string and converts it to a numeric code

26. Chemical symbol for nobelium

27. Amateur Radio Emergency Service (abbr.)

29. Modulation type (abbr.)

30. Min______ and Max_____, in a Karnaugh map

31. Positive electrode

33. Type of flip-flop

34. Extract information from a modulated signal

36. Galilean moon

39. Ceramic Dual Inline Package

42. Have a chemically induced effect

43. Chemical symbol for francium

44. Gigantic star in Cetus

45. Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (abbr.)

46. American space agency (abbr.)

48. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronic (abbr., pl.)

54. Unit of length (abbr.)

56. A common battery cell size

57. A BPF specification (abbr.)

58. Chemical symbol for einsteinium


See solution below

 

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Science & Electronics Crossword Puzzle Solution for September 25, 2016 - RF Cafe