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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
August 27, 2017

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. At least 12 clues in this puzzle with an asterisk (*) are pulled from this past week's (8/21 - 8/25) "Tech Industry Headlines" column on the RF Cafe homepage (see the Headline Archives page for help). Enjoy!

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.
acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines August 27, 2017

2. Trigger circuit to convert a given waveform to a square wave output
6. FCC Proposes Fine for Cellphone _______ *
11. Unit of energy
13. Gary Breed's fine magazine on RF & microwaves topics (abbr.)
14. Unit of time (abbr.)
15. New Dawn for _______ Reactor Research *
19. Chemical symbol for silicon
20. Radio Amateurs of Canada (abbr.)
23. Test document for verifying proper function (abbr.)
24. Heatsink feature
26. Ticker symbol for Analog Devices
28. Describes first-response communications under emergency conditions
30. Computer monitor cable type (abbr.)
33. Having no resistive component
35. Attenuator
36. Inductor used to block RF signals
38. Newest buzz phrase for ubiquitous remote control and monitoring of everything (abbr.)
40. ____ Now on Snapchat *
41. Move from cell to cell
43. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)
45. One port of an amplifier
47. Below ELF
48. System On Chip
49. Quickly changing portion of waveform
51. Chemical symbol for plutonium
53. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
54. A crescent shaped figure formed on a sphere or plane by two intersecting arcs
56. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
57. Ham's code for "Answer in prearranged order."
58. Stock symbol for Dell Computer
59. Type of current
61. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
62. Solid of rotation whose sides are the hypotenuse of a right triangle
64. 36 in. (abbr., pl.)
65. Last statement in a BASIC program
67. Greek letter
68. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
69. Prefix meaning "water"
71. 12 inches
72. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
75. Logic gates
78. Airport Surveillance Radar (abbr.)
80. Celebrating the ________ *
84. Angular speed unit
85. ________ + Grumman
88. File name extension for an ASCII file
89. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
91. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards
92. Powers pneumatic devices
93. Chemical symbol for californium
95. Greek letter
97. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
98. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)
100. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)
101. Between-series connector
102. EE Challenges UK 5G Spectrum _______ Rules *
1. U.S. __________ Market Jumped 14% in Q2 *
3. 10E-2 numerical prefix
4. Stock symbol for Harris Communications
5. Chemical symbol for magnesium
7. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
8. Bands between RF and baseband
9. Mr. Bohr's first name
10. Opposition to the flow of an electrical current
12. Chemical symbol for chromium
15. Logic family (abbr.)
16. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
17. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
18. 1/000 of an inch
21. A common battery cell size
22. Imaging device (abbr.)
23. A common battery cell size
25. Chemical symbol for nobelium
26. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)
27. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)
29. Super glue
30. Chemical symbol for rhodium
31. ______ Secretly Recording You Through Your Mobile *
32. Chemical symbol for berkelium
34. _____________ Industry Backs Trump's China Probe *
36. Chemical symbol for chlorine
37. Chemical symbol for erbium
39. Japan Launches _________ for Better GPS System *
42. Nokia Wants to Conduct 3.5 GHz _____ ____ Tests at Comcast (2 wds.) *
43. Chemical symbol for cesium
44. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
46. Attenuator topology (pl.)
48. Metal or plastic rod that connects a potentiometer wiper to a knob
50. Singulated piece of IC wafer
52. Coordinated Universal Time (abbr.)
53. Silicon transistor type
55. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)
58. A store-and-forward digital repeater which will receive and transmit a data packet on the same frequency
60. ______ Quantum Wells on Silicon on Insulator *
63. Captain Kirk's starship
65. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
66. 10E1 numerical prefix
70. Army-Navy specification prefix
71. Start frequency (abbr.)
73. The system than converts common website names to IP addresses (abbr.)
74. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)
76. Chemical symbol for argon
77. Decimeter (abbr.)
78. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)
79. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)
81. Rechargeable battery type (abbr.)
82. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
83. Greek letter
85. Negation prefix
86. Opposite of I.D.
87. Shorthand for troposphere
90. 2 New Jersey __ Radio Pirates Warned *
91. Read-only (abbr.)
94. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
96. European equivalent to the U.L.
97. Degree of IC sophistication (abbr.)
99. Internet protocol (abbr.)
100. PC follower

Answer below


2017 Crosswords Archive
December 31
December 24
December 17
December 10
December 3
November 26
November 19
November 12
November 5
October 29
October 22
October 15
October 8
October 1
September 24
September 17
September 10
September 3
August 27
August 20
August 13
August 6
July 30
July 23
July 16
July 9
July 2
June 25
June 18
June 11
June 4
May 28
May 21
May 14
May 7
April 30
April 23
April 2
March 26
March 19
March 12
March 5
February 26
February 19
February 12
February 5
January 29
January 22
January 15
January 8
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