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RF & Microwaves Themed Crossword Puzzle
May 1st, 2022

Here is your custom made RF & Microwaves themed crossword puzzle for May 1st, 2022. 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 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

RF & Microwaves Themed Crossword Puzzle for May 1st, 2022 - RF Cafe

1. Chemical symbol for radium
3. Parabolic antenna-to-waveguide interface component (pl.)
9. The Microwave Office software company (abbr.)
12. Bulk Acoustic Wave
14. Chemical symbol for copper
15. Government program to bring electricity to farms (abbr.)
17. Mathematical table whose entries come from a fixed finite set of symbols (abbr.)
18. Wavelength division multiplexing (abbr.)
20. Constellation : The scales
22. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
24. An abbreviation for "receiver"
25. Heatsink feature
27. Eight bits
29. Imaginary part of the opposition to current flow
32. Pure carrier (abbr.)
33. Enrico _____, nuclear physicist
34. Chemical symbol for calcium
35. Morse Code for "from"
36. Unit of length (abbr.)
37. Describes the action of cleaving a crystal plane
38. A BPF specification (abbr.)
39. A BPF specification (abbr.)
40. Intermodulation (abbr.)
42. Type of chart used to plot immittance
45. 2-way conversation, Ham term
46. Frequency Division Duplex
47. Create a power supply output w/o a ground reference
50. 1,000 seconds (abbr.)
51. Network department (abbr.)
52. Chemical symbol for polonium
53. Term indicating profitability of a company (abbr.)
54. 3 MHz to 30 MHz
55. Intel x86 command for " jump if above"
56. Chemical symbol for rubidium
57. Feature in some waveguides used to increase operational bandwidth
59. Cyanide (abbr.)
60. Signal increaser
62. CB slang for CB radio or antenna
64. Type of digital filter (abbr.)
66. Multiprotocol Label Switching (abbr.)
67. Chemical symbol for scandium
69. 10E-15 numerical prefix
70. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards
71. Mathematical table whose entries come from a fixed finite set of symbols (abbr.)
73. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
75. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
76. Telex-Over-Radio (abbr.)
79. Nordic Mobile Telephone
80. Switch types with guaranteed default position
81. Chemical symbol for neon
1. Chemical symbol for rubidium
2. A common battery cell size
4. Electronic warfare defense (abbr.)
5. Chemical symbol for europium
6. Mr. Lenz's first name
7. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
8. Chemical symbol for selenium
10. Write-Once (abbr.)
11. Filter type with equiripple in passband and stopband (pl.)
13. NIST radio station (broadcasts time signals)
16. Chemical symbol for gold
19. Changes from the initial value due to instability
20. Chemical symbol for lithium
21. Filter supplier located in Gaithersburg, MD
23. Geometric entity with only length
24. Electrical process that converts alternating current into direct current
25. Enrico _____, nuclear physicist
26. PC follower
28. Test equipment (abbr.)
30. Chemical symbol for calcium
31. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)
38. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
39. Modem encoding method (abbr.)
41. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
43. Unit of admittance
44. Electrical generator locomotion
47. Ferrimagnetic material having high electrical resistivity, used for inductors (pl.)
48. The highest numerical exponent describes this property of a polynomial
49. Prefix meaning temperature-related
52. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
55. Compressed image file formats
56. Part of this website's title
58. Chemical symbol for gallium
61. Network department (abbr.)
63. Switch configuration (abbr.)
65. Galilean moon
68. Unit of volume (abbr.)
69. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
70. Term indicating profitability of a company (abbr.)
72. Modulation type (abbr.)
74. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
75. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
77. Switch position
78. One component of a complex number (abbr.)

See solution below


2022 Crosswords Archive

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

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