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Electronics Theme Crossword Puzzle
December 3rd, 2023

This custom RF Cafe electronics-themed crossword puzzle for December 3rd 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. 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 December 3rd, 2023 - RF Cafe

1. 360 degrees of phase rotation
5. Communication type that method makes use of electromagnetic waves (pl.)
10. 2 to the 70th power (2^70) bytes
16. Range of frequencies
17. Keyboard key
18. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
20. Charged particles
21. Chemical symbol for radon
23. Yard (abbr.)
25. Circuit for maintaining constant voltage (abbr.)
26. Modulation type (abbr.)
28. Singulated piece of IC wafer
29. Chemical symbol for iron
30. Effect (named after its discoverer) that is the variation in the width of the base in a BJT due to a variation in the applied base-to-collector
33. Rádio Nacional de Angola (abbr.)
34. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)
36. One factor of a polynomial
37. Cause the temperature to drop
38. Degree of IC sophistication (abbr.)
39. Maximum voltages in a waveform
41. Charged particle
43. Logic family (abbr.)
44. Equalizer (abbr.)
45. The shape of a circularly polarized antenna
47. Oriented at a 90 degree angle to a reference
50. Centimeter (abbr.)
53. Chemical symbol for tantalum
54. Electron beam pattern method used in CRTs (2 wds.)
59. Electrical unit of potential difference (pl.)
62. 1.602E-19 Joules
64. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
65. Send Morse Code
66. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
67. Relating to the sun
70. Big Blue
71. Stock symbol for Boeing
73. Imperfection in a crystal lattice
75. Newest buzz phrase for ubiquitous remote control and monitoring of everything (abbr.)
76. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
77. Trigger diode that conducts current only after its breakdown voltage has been exceeded momentarily (pl.)
78. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
79. High Data Rate
81. Unit of time (abbr.)
83. Using Earth's natural satellite as a passive reflector to establish a signal path (abbr.)
84. Chemical symbol for lithium
85. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
88. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
90. Army-Navy specification prefix
91. Voltage-current phase mnemonic
93. Internet mail protocol (abbr.)
95. High power microwave amplifier
96. Screw feature that gives it holding power
97. Min______ and Max_____, in a Karnaugh map
1. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
2. Unlicensed FCC Part 95 realm for personal and business radio use (abbr.)
3. One tier of a PCB
4. Last statement in a BASIC program
6. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
7. Recovers the modulation from the RF signal
8. S12 or S21 (abbr.)
9. Less than
11. Adding solder to the tip of a soldering iron
12. Part of a FOR loop
13. Automatic network analyzer (abbr.)
14. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
15. Chemical symbol for europium
19. ___-back transformer
22. Chemical symbol for neodymium
24. Term used in soldering to achieve the condition that occurs when the metals being soldered are hot enough to melt the solder so it flows over the surface
26. Colorado Springs military school (abbr.)
27. International phonetic alphabet letter "M"
29. An ellipse has two of them
31. Online service
32. Read-only (abbr.)
33. Type of flip-flop
34. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
35. Geometrical figure defined as a curve in which every point is equidistant from a fixed point (pl.)
38. milliampere-hour (abbr.)
39. Control and monitoring board
40. Circuit breaker vendor
42. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
46. A coherent monochrome light source
48. Boob tube (abbr.)
49. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
51. Device used to make contact with a point to be measured
52. Type of current
55. One port on a BJT
56. Add two or more inputs
57. Surrounding environmental condition
58. _______ strength - measure of resistance from breaking
60. Applies a lubricant
61. Chemical symbol for scandium
63. Telephony over computer networks
68. Line of Sight (abbr.)
69. PC follower
72. A common battery cell size
73. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
74. Color code for the number 9
77. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
80. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
82. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE
84. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin
86. Stock symbol for Harris Communications
87. Type of modulation (abbr.)
88. One port of an amplifier
89. Radio signals from the cosmos (abbr.)
91. Chemical symbol for erbium
92. State where teen techno-sleuths Carl and Jerry lived (abbr.)
94. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

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2023 Crosswords Archive

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