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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle
March 24, 2013

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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Microwave Engineering Crossword Puzzle for March 24, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. Type of antenna with an element made of a single, flexible rod or tube
4. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
7. Electromagnetic interference (abbr.)
10. Voltage-Controlled Oscillator (pl.)
14. Fast Fourier transform (abbr.)
15. Alcohol, epoxy and gasoline, for example
16. SIP x 2
17. 5 work days
19. Precision landing system (abbr.)
20. Type of logic gate (pl.)
21. Multiprotocol Label Switching (abbr.)
22. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
24. Ties a bundle of wires together
26. Manufacturer of project boxes
28. Automatic repeat request used in AMTOR (abbr.)
30. Amplifier linearity specification (abbr.)
31. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
33. Ham's code for "Are my signals fading?"
35. Type of computer display (abbr.)
37. Online service
38. Automatic network analyzer (abbr.)
40. Move from cell to cell
42. _______ Engineering, equipment enclosure manufacturer in the UK
45. Material testing organization (abbr.)
46. The gaseous state of water
48. Amateur Teleprinter Over Radio (abbr.)
49. Emitted a flash during elextrical discharge
50. Circuit path with very low or 0 ohms of impedance
51. The "N" in AWGN
52. International phonetic alphabet letter "R"
54. Relating to the sun
56. Sets of poles
59. Longitudinal shape-forming structural element
60. Type of propagation above 30 MHz by means of refraction by highly ionized regions around the Earth’s poles
62. Impenetrable physical barrier
63. Add solder to tip of iron
64. 36 in. (abbr., pl.)
65. Be behind in phase
67. 30 Hz to 300 Hz
68. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
69. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
71. Compound used as the frequency determining element in microwave oscillators
74. Ham's code for "Shall I increase power?"
75. Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
77. Cooling device
80. Type of capacitor dielectric
82. Type of memory
83. Logical negation operator
85. Small Office/Home Office (abbr.)
87. Logarithmic unit of power (abbr.)
88. Area outside the passband (pl.)
89. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)
90. Miniature threaded RF connector (pl.)
91. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)
92. Semiconductor lamp
93. Antenna type derived from simple weighted wires dropped from Zeppelin airships
1. DXing term used when validity of DX station is in doubt
2. Gary Breed's fine magazine on RF & microwaves topics (abbr.)
3. Thing in a bill of material
4. Greek letter often used to represent an angle
5. Stock symbol for Dell Computer
6. Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (abbr.)
7. Generated an official engineering change document
8. 4th rock from the sun
9. Precision landing system (abbr.)
11. Cellular Digital Packet Data
12. Lubricant
13. Switch configuration (abbr.)
18. Large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
21. Maximum Usable Frequency
23. Flash caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor
25. Graph
26. Method of sending high-speed digital signals on electric distribution wires, a Ham's nemesis (abbr.)
27. Theoretical "single point" antenna used calculate gain
29. Ham's code for "Shall I stop sending?"
31. Line of Sight (abbr.)
32. Calculus operation (pl.)
33. Ham's code for "Shall I send more slowly?"
34. The UK's largest defense electronics contractor (abbr.)
36. _______ Engineering, equipment enclosure manufacturer in the UK
37. Type of propagation above 30 MHz by means of refraction by highly ionized regions around the Earth’s poles
38. File name extension for an ASCII file
39. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
41. Similar to a laser, but at lower frequencies
43. Amateur Teleprinter Over Radio (abbr.)
44. System for underwater navigation
45. Length times width, pl.
47. Unit of admittance
49. MS's server-side script engine for dynamically-generated web pages (abbr.)
52. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)
53. ELI the ICE ___
55. Type of antenna constructed from one or more winding(s) of wire or rods (pl.)
57. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE
58. Below ELF
60. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)
61. Direction of carbon fiber strands
64. Elemental compound used for microwave frequency reference oscillators (abbr.)
66. Image file format name extension
68. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
69. Lights
70. The last transmission by a station during a contact
72. One state of matter
73. Multichannel multipoint distribution service
74. Organization requiring 25 years of amateur service for membership, abbr.
75. Turn on the computer
76. Solid of rotation whose sides are the hypoteneuse of a right triangle
78. Front end of a rocket
79. Telephony over computer networks
81. Big Blue
82. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
84. Time division duplex (abbr.)
86. Communication between stations by reflecting the radio waves off of the ionosphere

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