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Electrical Engineering Theme Crossword Puzzle
October 16th, 2022

This custom-made Electrical Engineering-themed crossword puzzle for October 16th, 2022, is brought to you by RF Cafe. All RF Cafe crossword puzzles are custom made by me, Kirt Blattenberger, and have only words and clues related to RF, microwave, and mm-wave engineering, optics, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical subjects. As always, this crossword puzzle contains no names of politicians, mountain ranges, exotic foods or plants, movie stars, or anything of the sort unless it/he/she is related to this puzzle's technology theme (e.g., Reginald Denny or the Tunguska event in Siberia). The technically inclined cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate the effort. Enjoy!

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

Electrical Engineering Theme Crossword Puzzle for October 16th, 2022 - RF Cafe

1. French scientist after whom the unit of current is named (3 wds.)
13. Chemical symbol for iron
14. Sample group
15. Uppermost surface (pl.)
17. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"
22. Television Interference (abbr.)
24. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
25. Its chemical symbol is Pm
31. Cause a voltage or current waveform to gradually die out
33. Chemical symbol for erbium
34. Facility where semiconductors are manufactured
36. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
38. Chemical symbol for silver
39. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
41. Fail-____ switch
43. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
45. Common computer peripheral device (pl.)
47. Chemical symbol for selenium
48. Trans European Trunked RAdio
49. Chemical symbol for radon
50. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
51. Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
52. Radio signals from the cosmos (abbr.)
53. Adjective describing a device that requires an applied voltage to operate
55. Army-Navy specification prefix
56. Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone
58. Chemical symbol for scandium
59. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
60. File name extension for an ASCII file
62. Ham radio abbreviation for manmade noise or interference
64. Chemical symbol for neptunium
65. Charged particles
67. Applies (as a voltage)
71. Cyanide (abbr.)
72. Exponent that returns the original number
74. Chemical symbol for manganese
75. Advanced Research Projects Agency (abbr.)
78. Substrate for mounting components (abbr.)
81. A BPF specification (abbr.)
83. Developer of the map projection scheme that bears his name (2 wds.)
2. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)
3. Morse Code for "from"
4. Chemical symbol for europium
5. Chemical symbol for aluminum
6. One factor of a polynomial
7. Network department (abbr.)
8. PC follower
9. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
10. Computer monitor resolution measure (abbr.)
11. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
12. O-scope triggering method (2 wds.)
16. 2-element, 1/2 wavelength radiating structure fed at the center (2 wds.)
18. Chemical symbol for xenon
19. Release control over
20. Unit of length (abbr.)
21. Chemical symbol for silicon
22. Medium for storing large amounts of digital data
23. Abbreviation for minimum voltage
26. Type of logic gate
27. Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.
28. High electron mobility transistor
29. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
30. The amount of matter that a body contains
32. Chemical symbol for lithium
35. Stock symbol for Boeing
37. Unit used in the measurement of radioactivity
38. Ham radio organization (abbr.)
40. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr., pl.)
42. Name of the fixed point from which the distances to any point on a parabola are connected by a linear relation
44. Term used in soldering to achieve the condition that occurs when the metals being soldered are hot enough to melt the solder so it flows over the surface
46. RF integrated circuit (abbr.)
47. Miniature threaded RF connector
53. European Telecommunications Standards Institute (abbr.)
54. Co-channel rejection ratio (abbr.)
56. Force required to impart an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second to a mass of one gram
57. "Calling any amateur radio station"
60. Highest point
61. Chemical symbol for cadmium
63. Unit of length (abbr.)
64. Unit of time (abbr.)
66. Switch position
68. Max or min voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
69. ECM response
70. Chemical symbol for tin
71. Centimeter (abbr.)
73. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)
75. Chemical symbol for argon
76. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
77. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
78. Unit of time (abbr.)
79. Chemical symbol for beryllium
80. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
81. Unit of length (abbr.)
82. Chemical symbol for cobalt

See solution below


2022 Crosswords Archive

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