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Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle
July 11, 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 - Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle, 7/11/2010

ACROSS

1. Part of a gyroscope that facilitates free movement of the reference sphere
4. Electronically imaged a document
7. Chemical symbol for tin
9. 3 MHz to 30 MHz
10. Network department (abbr.)
11. Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (abbr.)
13. Chemical symbol for gallium
15. Balun with both ports unbalanced (pl.)
18. Custom metal parts (shields, etc.) etching company located in Chicago, IL
21. Noise source and measurement company in Parsippany, NJ
24. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
25. Opposite of a LO
26. Join a male and a female connector
30. Test point (abbr.)
31. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
33. Chemical symbol for selenium
34. ___- +35A Microwave, RF switch manufacturer in Ventura, CA
35. 34A- ___ Microwave, RF switch manufacturer in Ventura, CA
38. European spectrum allocation agency (abbr.)
40. Electrical overstress (abbr.)
41. Configure a switch to make electrical contact
43. RF computer network
46. Mass unit (abbr.)
47. _____ International, wireless modules & products supplier in Fairfield, CT
49. Type of spread spectrum that does not use direct sequence spreading (abbr.)
50. Material testing organization (abbr.)
52. Greek letter (micro)
54. Common shorthand reference for a capacitor
56. Chemical symbol for mercury
57. 30 GHz to 300 GHz
58. Elemental compound used for microwave frequency reference oscillators (abbr., pl.)
60. Type of current flow (abbr.)
62. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
65. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)
66. Chemical symbol for arsenic
68. Time delay (abbr.)
69. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)
70. A crescent shaped figure formed on a sphere or plane by two intersecting arcs
71. Specialized mobile radio (abbr.)
72. Mr. DeForest's first name
74. The "C" in CDMA
76. Describes when a synchronous motor loses phase lock
79. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
80. PCB metal area where component leads attach
81. Unit of length (abbr.)
82. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
85. Army-Navy specification prefix
86. KR ___________, RF/microwave filter company in Avenel, NJ
87. Programmable Logic Device (abbr.)
DOWN

1. Unit of frequency
2. Band between RF and BB
3. The constellation in which Canopus is located
4. A length of transmission line that is open or shorted at one end
5. 10^-9 numerical prefix
6. Reduces receiver sensitivity due to overload from a nearby transmitter
7. Small Office/Home Office (abbr.)
8. 1e-6 mA
12. Megohm (abbr.)
14. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
16. 1
17. Half of a DIP
19. Attenuator topology (hyph.)
20. A common battery cell size
22. Highest value in a list
23. Colby ___________, high-precision programmable delay line (PDL) instruments maker in Bellevue, WA
27. Unit of weight
28. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
29. Microwave products supplier in San Jose, CA
32. Things in a bill of material
36. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
37. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
39. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
41. Metric system (abbr.)
42. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
44. Japanese semiconductor & equipment manufacturer (abbr.)
45. Indication of quality of received message
46. Units of 1000 CPS
48. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
50. Formerly HP Test & Measurement
51. Boob tube (abbr.)
53. 300 MHz to 3 GHz
55. Current summing point (pl.)
59. Logic family (abbr.)
60. Amplifier Solutions Corporation, located in Colmar, PA (abbr.)
61. Cause the temperature to drop
63. Chemical symbol for copper
64. 1/60 of a minute of angular measurement
66. Unit of current
67. Chemical symbol for strontium
71. Real estate where equipment is located
73. Reflected radar or sonar signal
75. 10^1 numerical prefix
77. 30 kHz to 300 kHz
78. Method of self-detection and self-fixing transmission of digital data (abbr.)
82. Chemical symbol for iron
83. PC follower
84. Chemical symbol for silicon
85. Chemical symbol for aluminum








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