Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle
November 6, 2016

For the sake of avid cruciverbalists amongst us, 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

Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle for November 6, 2016 - RF Cafe

ACROSS DOWN
1. Mr. Bohr's first name

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

7. An angle that has less than 90 degrees

13. One port on a FET (pl.)

15. Precipitates

17. Part of this website's title

18. RF ____, the world's best engineering website

21. Chemical symbol for beryllium

22. Signal-to-noise ratio (abbr.)

24. Coordinated Universal Time (abbr.)

26. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)

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

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

30. Chemical symbol for cobalt

32. Related to FM by a differential

34. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

36. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

37. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)

38. Chemical symbol for neon

40. Satellite EHF Communications for Mobile Multimedia

43. Chemical symbol for polonium

44. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

45. Troubleshooting software

47. Chemical symbol for argon

48. PCB interconnect

50. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)

53. Morse Code for "from"

54. Unit of admittance

56. Chemical symbol for selenium

58. Protective covering

61. Opposite of a LO

62. Electric enclosure standard organization (abbr.)

63. Its chemical symbol is Fe

65. One port on a BJT

66. Reads from disk

70. Miniature threaded RF connector (pl.)

72. Type of current flow (abbr.)

73. A BPF specification (abbr.)

74. Unit of length (abbr.)

75. Weight (abbr.)

77. Chemical symbol for neptunium

78. Aircraft tracking system (pl.)

81. Substrate for mounting component (abbr., pl.)

83. Greek letter used for wavelength

86. Chemical symbol for xenon

87. Chemical symbol for cesium

88. Chemical symbol for arsenic

90. Its chemical symbol is Lu

95. Chemical symbol for berkelium

96. Chemical symbol for rubidium

98. Chemical symbol for molybdenum

100. Chemical symbol for silver

101. SIP x 2

103. SIP x 2 (pl.)

105. Base of the decimal number system

107. Its chemical symbol is Sm

108. Amp/1000

1. Chemical symbol for neodymium

2. Chemical symbol for erbium

3. International Amateur Radio Union (abbr.)

4. Upward force generated by an airfoil

5. Chemical symbol for tin

7. A common battery cell size

8. Raise a number to the 3rd power

9. A compiler directive

10. Test equipment (abbr.)

11. Chemical symbol for einsteinium

12. Connected devices in series

14. Chemical symbol for scandium

15. European equivalent to the U.L.

16. Magnetic field inhibitor

19. Army-Navy specification prefix

20. Small unit of capacitance (abbr.)

23. Current summing point

25. Hz

27. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)

29. Stock symbol for Intel

31. Ham's code for "The net has traffic for you. Stand by."

33. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.

34. Modulation type (abbr.)

35. Telex-Over-Radio (abbr.)

39. Enhanced Graphics Adapter

41. Computer Assisted Design and Development

42. Used logic gates

43. Permeability-tuned oscillator (abbr.)

46. One port on a BJT (pl.)

49. Observed rule

51. Type of current

52. Chemical symbol for chlorine

54. Chemical symbol for manganese

55. Chemical symbol for mercury

57. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)

59. Flash caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor

60. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)

61. Stock symbol for Harris Communications

62. Forerunner to NASA

64. Logic gate

65. Star with the largest proper motion

66. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)

67. Science of assuring operation amid dense EM background noise (abbr.)

68. Miniature RF connector

69. Shortwave listener (abbr.)

71. Marconi's transmitter configuration (2 wds.)

73. Chemical symbol for francium

76. Chemical symbol for tantalum

79. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"

80. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)

81. Period between radar transmitter's output waveform (abbr.)

82. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)

84. Wire diameter unit (abbr.)

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

89. Chemical symbol for antimony

91. Unit of time (abbr.)

92. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)

93. Uppermost surface

94. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

95. Stock symbol for Boeing

97. Type of digital filter (abbr.)

99. Keyboard key

101. 10E1 numerical prefix

102. Ratio of circumference to diameter

103. Decimeter (abbr.)

104. Type of component package (abbr.)

105. Chemical symbol for thallium

106. Chemical symbol for nickel


See solution below

 

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Wireless Engineering Crossword Puzzle Solution for November 6, 2016 - RF Cafe