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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
February 19, 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. Clues in this puzzle with an asterisk (*) are pulled from this past week's (2/13 - 2/17) "High Tech News" column on the RF Cafe homepage. 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 February 19, 2017

2. Small Satellite __________ Cooperation Strengthened in the Americas*

9. Reliability measure (abbr.)

12. Chemical symbol for mendelevium

13. Enhanced Graphics Adapter

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

16. Common plastic insulation type (abbr.)

17. Modulation type (abbr.)

18. Chemical symbol for radium

20. Chemical symbol for cobalt

21. Software engineering tool (abbr.)

22. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)

23. Base of the decimal number system

25. Like a surface mount component

28. Attenuator configuration (hyph.)

30. Engineering Change Order (abbr.)

32. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)

33. Restrain voltage input

36. Type of matrix barcode used with laser scanning(abbr.)

37. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)

39. Its chemical symbol is Ar

40. Software drafting tool (abbr.)

42. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor

44. Satellite millieu

46. Region between semiconductor doping potentials, pl.

50. Curly-Q type light bulb (abbr.)

51. Chemical element abbreviated Sn

52. High-speed logic family

53. Type of logic gate

55. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)

56. Network department (abbr.)

57. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)

58. Last keyword in a BASIC subroutine (pl.)

60. Time Division Multiplexing

61. Chemical symbol for scandium

62. Software storage unit

63. Spirent Warns of Attacks on Global __________ Applications in 2017*

1. Chinese __________ Market Grows 19% in Q4 *

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

4. Chemical symbol for gadolinium

5. On an even plane

6. Feedback system used to maintain constant level (abbr.)

7. Chemical symbol for tantalum

8. Increase voltage linearly

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

11. Another Reform from New ___ Boss Pai*

15. One who attaches components to a PCB

16. Attenuator

17. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit

19. Anatech Electronics Inc., (abbr.)

21. Monte-_____ analysis

22. Network department (abbr.)

24. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)

26. ________ Seeks License for 28 GHz Experiments in San Jose*

27. Determined the similarity of two waveforms as a function of a time

29. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)

31. "Calling any amateur radio station"

34. _____ Commits $7B to 7 nm Arizona Fab*

35. Transformer interwinding connection

38. Chemical symbol for cesium

41. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)

43. 1E6 bits per second

45. Airflow rate (abbr.)

47. Army-Navy specification prefix

48. Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturer's Association

49. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr., pl.)

51. Telecommunications Information Network Architecture (abbr.)

54. Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)

57. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)

58. Engineering Change Order (abbr.)

59. Chemical symbol for silicon

60. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)

61. Chemical symbol for silicon

See solution below


2017 Crosswords Archive

Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a well-deserved break and try your hand at some of these goodies. Every word in the RF Cafe crossword puzzles is specifically related to engineering, mathematics, and science. There are no generic backfill words like many other puzzles give you, so you'll never see a clue asking for the name of a movie star or a mountain on the Russia-China border.

All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called "Magnum Opus") software.

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