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Electronics Theme Crossword Puzzle
August 6th, 2023

This custom RF Cafe electronics-themed crossword puzzle August 6th 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 "F" is the 6th 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 August 6th, 2023 - RF Cafe

1. Sends a file over a network (abbr.) *
5. Rapid variation in the signal strength of a station, usually due to propagation variations *
12. Facility where semiconductors are manufactured (pl.) *
16. International Amateur Radio Union (abbr.)
17. Apply (as a voltage)
18. Moon of Saturn discovered in 1672
19. Chemical symbol for neptunium
20. Transition from solid to liquid phase
22. Type of spread spectrum that does not use frequency hopping (abbr.)
24. Army-Navy specification prefix
25. Half of DSB
27. Chemical symbol for beryllium
28. Semiconductor device type (abbr.) *
30. Satellite of Jupiter discovered by Galileo
31. Ham's code for "Shall I send more slowly?"
32. Galilean moon
33. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
35. Fifth series in the spectrum of hydrogen *
37. Chemical symbol for strontium
38. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
39. Change from the initial value due to instability *
42. Type of logic gate (pl.)
43. Internet protocol (abbr.)
45. Wavelength division multiplexing (abbr.)
47. Chemical symbol for helium
48. Voltage-current phase mnemonic
49. ampere-hour (abbr.)
50. Also called a condenser
51. Part of a FOR loop
52. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
53. Unit of magnetic flux(abbr.)
54. Test point (abbr.)
56. Part of a closed-loop system (pl.) *
59. Chemical symbol for silicon
60. milliampere-hour (abbr.)
61. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
62. Base Station Transceivers (abbr.)
63. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
64. Low Noise Amplifier (abbr.)
66. Create a power supply output w/o a ground reference *
67. Schema for computer or device presentation to the operator (abbr.)
68. Switch position
70. Adjust or tune a circuit
71. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
72. Chemical symbol for rubidium
73. Unit of admittance
75. Stock symbol for Boeing
77. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)
79. Chemical symbol for neon
80. Unit of energy
83. Write-Once (abbr.)
84. ____ earth elements
86. Frequency vs. amplitude plot
88. Chemical symbol for europium
89. RF computer network
91. 2-element, 1/2 wavelength antenna fed at the center (pl.)
94. Smartphone display (abbr., pl.)
96. Frequency division multiple access (abbr.) *
97. Cessation of the ability to perform a specified function *
98. Fairchild Advanced Schottky TTL (abbr.) *
1. Heatsink feature (pl.) *
2. Transformer interwinding connections
3. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
4. Add two or more inputs
5. Software storage unit *
6. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin
7. One type of electron spin
8. Technical drawing structure
9. Test equipment (abbr.)
10. IC killer (abbr.)
11. Receiver power level circuitry (abbr.)
12. An unlicensed radio band in the U.S. often used for walkie-talkies (abbr.) *
13. ampere-hour (abbr.)
14. CB slang for policeman
15. Prefix for font without serifs
21. Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code (abbr.)
23. 60/40, PbSn, for example
26. Contact used on motors to conduct current through a rotating interface
28. Voltage potential to turn on a diode (2 wds.) *
29. Imaginary line separating night from day (pl.)
31. Reduce noise
32. Network department (abbr.)
34. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
35. Chemical symbol for polonium
36. A fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is a reduced-size copy of the whole *
40. What current is said to be doing in a closed circuit *
41. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
44. Control and monitoring board
46. Type of current
47. Robert _____ - developed a mathematical rule for determining spring forces
55. Image
56. LCD display vendor *
57. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
58. Created an impenetrable physical barrier
59. _____ rule, a 1950s engineer's tool
60. 300 kHz to 3 MHz *
65. Army-Navy specification prefix
67. One type of electron spin
69. Chemical symbol for niobium
73. Microwaves & RF magazine (abbr.) *
74. Sample-and-____
76. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (abbr.) *
78. Device to assist in the performance of a chore
79. Front end of a rocket
81. Color code for the number 2 (pl.)
82. Sudden, brief increase in wind speed
84. Rádio Nacional de Angola (abbr.)
85. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)
86. Digital transmission figure of merit (abbr.)
87. 30 Hz to 300 Hz *
90. Modulation type (abbr.)
92. Ratio of circumference to diameter
93. Chemical symbol for lutetium
95. Chemical symbol for calcium

See solution below
2023 Crosswords Archive

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