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Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle
December 12, 2010

Note: A standard for crossword puzzles is when all words in a clue are capitalized, the solution is the abbreviation or acronym for that clue; e.g., Alternating Current = AC.

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RF Cafe - Science & Engineering Crossword Puzzle, 12-12-2010


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1. A type of coax cable (semi-rigid, e.g.)
4. Another name for band reject
8. Chemical symbol for manganese
10. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
11. Noise source and measurement company in Parsippany, NJ
13. Unit of length (abbr.)
16. ___ Industries, RF switch & attenuator manufacturer located in Indianapolis, IN
18. Greek letter
20. Uses a squeezing tool for attaching a wire lug
22. Chemical symbol for antimony
24. Image file format name extension, (pl.)
25. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
27. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE
29. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
31. PC follower
33. _______ Electronics, RF filter & components manufacturer in Garfield, NJ
37. Numerical basis for decibels (abbr.)
39. Chemical symbol for beryllium
40. Start frequency (abbr.)
41. Securing device
43. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
45. Open-______ or closed-______ system
47. Joined a male and a female connector
48. Ratio of circumference to diameter
49. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)
51. Karl Friedrich _____, after whom the unit of magnetic field strength is named
53. This calculus operation yields voltage across a capacitor
54. Chemical symbol for erbium
55. _____ factor, the peak-to-average waveform value
56. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"
58. __ Dude, premier design consultant in Rochester, NY (also part of this website's name)
60. Ham's code for "Station is leaving the net."
62. _______ Dynamics, precision RF measurement equipment and components vendor in Middleburg Heights, OH
66. Method of connecting redundant power supplies
67. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
69. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
71. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
73. Power supply vendor in Concord, CA
75. Type of flip-flop
77. ______ Monolithics, MIC/MMIC designers in Frederick, MD
78. Frequency Division Duplex
79. End of soldering iron
81. Type of current flow (abbr.)
83. Circumference/pi
86. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
88. Chemical symbol for thulium
89. ________ + Test Equipment. TE sales & rental service in Webster, MA
90. Type of amplifier topology that uses hybrid couplers

1. Nickname for the Fermi National Accelerator laboratory
2. Electrical overstress (abbr.)
3. Opens a fuse
4. Low- to mid- frequency RF connector
5. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor
6. Below ELF
7. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
8. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
9. Star _________, high power ferrite isolator & circulator company in San Jose, CA
11. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)
12. Switch position
14. Shorthand for troposphere
15. Z-___m, shorthand for Z-Communications, San Diego, CA
16. JavaScript (abbr.)
17. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)
19. Chemical symbol for helium
21. Unit of time (abbr.)
23. 1's and 0's
24. Test Equipment Connection, new & used TE in Lake Mary, FL (abbr.)
26. Chemical symbol for radon
28. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
30. _______-Photonics, RF components & design services company in Palm City, FL
32. Vector _______, antenna designer & manufacturer in Melbourne, Australia
33. The most distant point of an orbit from the earth
34. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
35. Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor
36. Line extending out from center
38. Key feature in a high level overvoltage protection device
42. Positive voltage lead color
44. A fixed line used in formulating the definition of a curve or surface
46. Last stage in transmitter (abbr., pl.)
47. 1E6 nanoseconds
50. Automatic repeat request used in AMTOR (abbr.)
52. Coordinated Universal Time (abbr.)
56. One who DXs
57. Greek letter
59. First stages of a receiver
61. _____ Microwave East (part of L3-Com), RF component manufacturer located in Hauppauge, NY
63. Ovenized crystal oscillator (abbr.)
64. A common battery cell size
65. Chemical symbol for argon
68. Digital Communications Hub (abbr.)
70. Chemical symbol for chlorine
71. Compact Fluorescent Light
72. Chemical symbol for neodymium
74. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
76. Alloy of iron and low percentages of carbon, manganese, chromium, etc.
77. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
80. Infrared (abbr.)
82. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
83. Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
84. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
85. Unit of length (abbr.)
86. International Reply Coupon (abbr.)
87. Chemical symbol for aluminum



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