Science Theme Crossword Puzzle
June 26th, 2022

With few exceptions, I, RF Cafe webmaster Kirt Blattenberger, have for more than two decades designed a custom crossword puzzle every week for the benefit of website visitors. This Science Theme Crossword Puzzle for was created for June 26th, 2022. All crossword puzzles use a personally built dictionary of thousands of 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

Science Theme Crossword Puzzle for June 26th, 2022 - RF Cafe


1. Term used to denote transmission of sound, video, data, etc. (2 wds., pl.)
12. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
13. Upper frequency (abbr.)
14. Mathematical table whose entries come from a fixed finite set of symbols (abbr.)
15. Type of 2-input logic gate that outputs a 1 when the inputs are different
17. European equivalent to the U.L.
18. Start frequency (abbr.)
20. Chemical symbol for neodymium
21. Cyanide (abbr.)
23. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
25. High Data Rate
27. Line of Sight (abbr.)
28. Chemical symbol for nickel
29. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
30. A type of digital modulation (abbr.)
32. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
33. Type of secondary radar system (abbr.)
35. Type of chart used to plot immittance
36. Alloy of iron and low percentages of carbon, mangenese, chromium, etc.
38. Troubleshooting software
40. Mathematical relationship of voltage, resistance, and current in a circuit (2 wds.)
42. Dot and cross are an example of this
43. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
45. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
46. Highly directional antenna type (2 wds., pl.)
48. Shape an object by forcing material through a die
49. Mathematical basis for calculating noise power for a given bandwidth and temperature (abbr.)
50. The property of matter by which it continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, unless acted upon by an external force

2. Type of current
3. Foot/12
4. Used logic gates
5. Switch position
6. Magnetic field inhibitor (2 wds.)
7. Type of radiation that has sufficient energy to knock electrons free from their orbits
8. Software drafting tool (abbr.)
9. Temperature-compensated crystal oscillator
10. Charged particles
11. Type of logic gate
16. Induce a signal onto parallel conductor
19. Soaks up RF energy
22. Engineer who experimented with extremely high voltages (2 wds.)
24. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
26. RĂ¡dio Nacional de Angola (abbr.)
27. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
28. Unit of time (abbr.)
31. PC follower
34. Network department (abbr.)
37. 10E1 numerical prefix
39. Type of matrix barcode used with laser scanning(abbr.)
41. Wireless local loop (abbr.)
42. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
44. Ratio of circumference to diameter
45. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
47. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)

See solution below

Science Theme Crossword Solution for June 26th, 2022 - RF Cafe

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