March 1, 2009 Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle

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RF Cafe: Engineering & science crossword puzzle


1. Hz

3. Type of data storage IC, abbr.

7. Network department, abbr.

8. Cell phone and IC manufacturer

10. Chemical symbol for beryllium oxide

11. A BPF spec

12. Chemical symbol for lithium

14. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

15. Carrier-to-noise ratio

17. RF switch manufacturer in Ventura, CA

19. Morse Code for "from"

21. Microfarad, abbr.

22. Chemical symbol for scandium

23. Chemical symbol for lawrencium

25. Semiconductor and calculator company, abbr.

26. Glue together

28. 1/000 of an amp

29. Government program to bring electricity to

      farms, abbr.

30. Unit of time, abbr.

31. Microwaves & RF magazine, abbr.

32. Chemical symbol for krypton

33. 1.602E-19 Joules

35. Chemical symbol for thulium

36. Opposite of a LO

37. Surface mount, abbr.

39. Placed a blocking template over a PCB layout

40. Virtual Private Network

41. Chemical symbol for antimony

43. Chemical symbol for mercury

45. Part of this website's title

46. Intermodulation distortion, abbr.

48. Collection of electronic records

49. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

50. Junk e-mail

51. Facsimile


1. Method of mathematically evaluating voltage

    and current behavior

2. Chemical symbol for platinum

4. Chemical symbol for rubidium

5. Original Equipment Manufacturer

6. Ratio of the maximum carrier frequency deviation to the modulating frequency at a given instant in an FM transmitter

8. Megacycles, abbr.

9. Chemical symbol for aluminum

11. Chemical symbol for francium

13. Opposite of O.D.

16. A measure of receiver quality, abbr.

17. Type of current

18. Hamese for Young Lady

20. The great circle equidistant from the poles

22. Chemical symbol for silicon

24. The "R" in DRC in substrate layout

25. Vacuum tube with three control grids, pl.

26. Stock symbol for Boeing

27. Motorola's "Digital ___"

28. Pointing device

29. Angular speed unit

30. Unit of capacitance, abbr.

32. Kilometer, abbr.

34. Abbreviation for minimum voltage

35. Time delay, abbr.

36. Test equipment manufacturer, now Agilent

38. Millihenry, abbr.

40. 300 Hz to 3 kHz

42. Graphics file extension

44. Chemical symbol for gadolinium

45. One component of a complex number, abbr.

47. 10^1 numerical prefix

49. Chemical symbol for gallium

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RF Cafe: Engineering & science crossword puzzle