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Electronics Theme Crossword Puzzle
November 26th 2023

This custom RF Cafe electronics-themed crossword puzzle for November 26th contains words and clues which pertain exclusively to the subjects of electronics, science, physics, mechanics, engineering, power distribution, astronomy, chemistry, etc. If you do see names of people or places, they are intimately related to the aforementioned areas of study. Being that "Z" is the 26th letter of the alphabet, it is used as the first and/or last letter of many words in today's crossword puzzle - as well as in-between. Those clues are marked with an asterisk (*). As always, you will find no references to numbnut movie stars or fashion designers. Need more crossword RF Cafe puzzles? A list at the bottom of the page links to hundreds of them dating back to the year 2000. Enjoy.

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

Electronics Themed Crossword Puzzle for November 26th, 2023 - RF Cafe

1. Hitting a component with an electrostatic discharge *
4. Another name for lamp cord (2 wds.) *
8. Calibrated a meter so that it shows a value of zero when zero is being measured *
12. Chemical symbol for neodymium
14. Chemical symbol for cadmium
15. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions; i.e., 10 mm __ 25 mm
17. Singulated piece of IC wafer
18. Circumference/pi
22. Added catalyst
28. One system's phonetic letter "z" *
29. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
30. Polish a crystal to an exact frequency
31. Gate-oxide short (abbr.)
32. Unit of frequency *
34. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
35. Having power applied (slang)
37. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
39. Opposite of I.D.
41. Test equipment (abbr.)
42. Diode type used as a voltage regulator *
43. Compressed a computer file *
45. Numerical prefix for 10E-26 *
47. Unit of time (abbr.)
49. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
50. Airport Surveillance Radar (abbr.)
52. Half of a DIP
53. Read-only (abbr.)
54. Device under test (abbr.)
55. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronics (abbr.)
57. Temporary Engineering Change document (abbr.)
59. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
61. Volume unit (abbr., pl.)
62. Causes a circuit to 'ring' at its natural frequency
65. Document package submitted in attempt to win a job
67. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
69. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
70. Stock symbol for Boeing
72. 1.602E-19 Joules
74. Miscalculations
75. Calibrating a meter so that it shows a value of zero when zero is being measured *
76. Reflection where light arriving from a single direction is reflected in a many different directions
1. Chemical symbol for zinc *
2. Summer
3. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
5. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
6. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
7. Logarithmic unit of voltage (abbr.)
9. Opposite of I.D.
10. Base of the octal number system
11. Morse Code for "from"
13. Antenna type derived from simple weighted wires dropped from Zeppelin airships *
16. Yttrium Aluminum Garnet
19. Opposite of O.D.
20. Earth's natural satellite
21. Test point (abbr.)
23. Abruptly limit amplitude of a signal (pl.)
24. Chemical symbol for tantalum
25. Apple's popular media playing device
26. Frequency (pl.)
27. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
28. Type of formation for a pushrod end where it connects to a control arm (hyph.) *
33. Compliment to a zero in a transfer function (pl.) *
35. Base 16 number system (abbr.)
36. Min______ and Max_____, in a Karnaugh map
37. Chemical symbol for lithium
38. Satellite milieu
40. Network file transfer protocol (abbr.)
43. 6th Greek letter *
44. Chemical symbol for erbium
46. 10E-12 numerical prefix
48. _____ conductor
51. Compliment to a pole in a transfer function *
53. The "R" in DRC in substrate layout
55. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
56. Type of e-mail address system (abbr.)
58. Radio signals from the cosmos (abbr.)
60. Write-Once (abbr.)
61. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)
63. Non-return to zero (abbr.) *
64. Antenna gain unit (abbr.)
66. Greek letter often used to represent an angle
67. Chemical symbol for iron
68. Chemical symbol for argon
71. Army-Navy specification prefix
73. Amateur radio operator who is qualified to administer Amateur Radio licensing examinations (abbr.)

See solution below
2023 Crosswords Archive

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