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Wireless Crossword Puzzle
December 1, 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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Wireless Crossword Puzzle for December 1, 2013 - RF Cafe

1. Half of a vector
8. Creating a code version of a semiconductor device
16. First part of this website's title
17. Second part of this website's title
20. The stuff in the solder core
21. Chemical symbol for platinum
23. Describes a region on a semiconductor that has a linear and symmetric I-V curve
24. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
25. Responses to original posting on a forum
28. IC killer (abbr.)
29. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
31. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
33. Base of the binary number system
34. Boob tube (abbr.)
35. Line extending out from center
37. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
38. Heatsink feature
39. BER, 8 bits at a time
41. Chemical symbol for cesium
42. Silicon transistor type (abbr.)
44. Logic family (abbr.)
46. Component for splitting power into 2 or more paths (pl.)
49. Chemical symbol for thulium
50. The "E" in laser
53. Chemical symbol for arsenic
55. Negation prefix
56. The "B" in BER
57. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
59. End of transmission (abbr.)
60. Stock symbol for Conexant
61. Referring to electrical supply cables
62. A common battery cell size
65. Unintended frequency product from a mixer
67. 3 GHz to 30 GHz
69. Test document for verifying proper function (abbr.)
71. Chemical symbol for thallium
72. One of the "E"s in BSEE
75. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
76. Mr. Fermi's first name
77. Mass unit (abbr.)
78. International Amateur Radio Union (abbr.)
79. Chemical symbol for scandium
80. Ham's code for "Entire net stand by."
81. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
83. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
85. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)
86. Powers pneumatic devices
87. Type of logic gate
88. Emitted a flash during electrical discharge
91. Gallium ________
94. UMTS terrestrial radio access (abbr.)
96. Computer communication scheme (abbr.)
99. Chemical symbol for antimony
100. Common average used for sinewaves (abbr.)
101. Chemical symbol for holmium
102. Chemical symbol for thallium
103. Vector _______, antenna designer & manufacturer in Melbourne, Australia
105. File name extension for an ASCII file
106. Chemical symbol for californium
108. Personal Handy Phone System (abbr.)
109. Chemical symbol for silicon
111. Feature in some waveguides used to increase operational bandwidth
113. Mass unit (abbr., pl.)
115. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
116. Communication between stations by reflecting the radio waves off of the ionosphere
118. 1e-6 mA
119. Chemical symbol for beryllium
121. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
122. Measure of source / load mismatch (abbr.)
123. A gaseous process that deposits insulating films or metal onto a wafer at elevated temperature (abbr.)
125. Aerodynamic opposition to thrust
127. Binary Coded Decimal
129. Gun safety and education organization (abbr.)
131. Tie a bundle of wires together
133. Ham's code for "Shall I decrease power?"
134. Ham's code for "What is your location?"
136. Chemical symbol for neptunium
137. Chemical symbol for europium
138. Chemical symbol for nickel
139. Mr. de Forest's first name
140. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
141. Mate to a bolt
142. Exalted-Carrier Single Sideband (abbr.)
147. Chemical symbol for zinc
149. Hub of the solar system
150. Intel x86 command for " jump if above"
152. Greek letter
153. One port on a BJT
155. Chemical symbol for neodymium
157. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
158. Half of a DIP
161. Weight (abbr.)
163. Circuit for firing a radar magnetron (abbr.)
165. Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone
167. Type of IC packaging (2 wds.)
170. International phonetic alphabet letter "O"
174. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
175. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
176. Precision approach radar (abbr.)
179. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)
180. Chemical symbol for dysprosium
181. Miniature RF connector
184. Internet protocol (abbr.)
185. Most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance
186. Chemical symbol for chlorine
187. ______ Associates, an RF design seminar company
188. Modulation type (abbr.)
189. The study of materials at very low temperatures
193. Infrared (abbr.)
195. Push to Talk (abbr.)
196. Add two or more inputs
197. RF computer network
198. A type of digital modulation (abbr.)
199. Fusing metals together using heat
202. Unit of resistance (pl.)
206. The UK's largest defense electronics contractor (abbr.)
207. Chemical symbol for calcium
209. Common plastic insulation type (abbr.)
211. 2-way conversation, Ham term
212. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
213. The "R" in R&D
215. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions
216. Closed current paths
218. Exponent that returns the original number
219. System On Chip
220. Chemical symbol for europium
221. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
222. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
224. Unit of length (abbr.)
225. Type mylar airframe structure covering (2 words)
227. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)
228. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
230. Network department (abbr.)
231. Chemical symbol for thulium
232. Electronic component package type (abbr.)
234. Measured a waveform at regular intervals
236. Equalizer (abbr.)
238. Inductors
240. 1e3 uV
241. Metric length unit
244. Type of cryptographic algorithm that takes a string and converts it to a numeric code
246. Part of a FOR loop
247. The "A" in YAG
248. He determined the constant equal to 1.3806503 × 10-23 m2 kg s-2 K-1
2. Strong cable covering
3. Ground fault interrupter (abbr., pl.)
4. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
5. Transformer interwinding connection
6. Ultra Fine Pitch Technology (abbr.)
7. Morse Code for "from"
9. Type of logic gate
10. Numerical prefix meaning 10 (var.)
11. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
12. Diode circuit to restrain voltage input
13. One port of an amplifier
14. World's first satellite navigation system, abbr.
15. Chemical symbol for nobelium
18. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
19. Between-series connector
22. Time delay (abbr.)
25. Part of a FOR loop
26. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
27. 1.602E-19 Joules
28. Describes a closed curve whose loci of points all have the same sum distance from its two foci
29. Chemical symbol for lithium
30. Type of logic gate
32. One bit at a time
36. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (abbr.)
37. Type of high-tech data gathering system (abbr.)
38. Any numerical quantity that is not a whole number
39. One of the Ws in WWW
40. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)
41. Person responsible for program spending (abbr.)
43. Nordic Mobile Telephone
45. Calculus operation (pl.)
47. Its chemical symbol is In
48. Voice of America
51. Chemical symbol for scandium
52. Shorthand for oxygen
54. Relating to the sun
58. Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (abbr.)
59. Swiss mathematician who extensively studied complex numbers
62. Reads from disk
63. PC follower
64. Automatic repeat request used in AMTOR (abbr.)
66. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
67. Electronically images a document
68. Parabolic antenna-to-waveguide interface component (pl.)
69. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)
70. Cellphone band above DCS
72. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
73. A keyboard key
74. One port of an amplifier
77. Mr. Blattenberger of RF Cafe
82. Resistive component of a capacitor's lumped element model (abbr.)
84. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
86. PC follower
89. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
90. Relative power level unit (abbr.)
91. Scheme to maintain proper frequency (abbr.)
92. 1/6 inch printer's measure
93. Electrical overstress (abbr.)
94. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
95. German mathematician who devised the methods of calculus at the same time as Newton
96. Semiconductor lamp
97. Type of current flow (abbr.)
98. Type of logic gate
104. Gigantic star in Cetus
105. Chemical symbol for silver
107. Frequency Division Duplex
108. Programmable Logic Device (abbr.)
110. Transferred charge w/o physical contact
112. Devices for separating AC from DC
113. Chemical symbol for krypton
114. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
116. Chemical symbol for mercury
117. Chemical symbol for lead
120. Chemical symbol for erbium
124. Virtual Private Network
126. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit
128. European equivalent to the U.L.
130. Chemical symbol for aluminum
131. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
132. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)
133. Ham's code for "Can you copy me?"
134. Unit of liquid measure (abbr.)
135. Device used to remove excess joule energy from an assembly
143. Chemical symbol for copper
144. Graphics file extension
145. Stock symbol for Raytheon
146. Electrical component the stores energy in a magnetic field (pl.)
148. Logical negation operator
149. Below ELF
151. Abbreviation for acknowledge (also a common word used by Bill the Cat)
152. Base of the binary number system
154. Band between RF and BB
156. Stock symbol for Dell Computer
158. The gaseous state of water
159. Internet protocol (abbr.)
160. Attenuator
162. Stock symbol for Boeing
164. Used to restore batteries
166. Chemical symbol for cesium
168. Modulation type (abbr.)
169. 360 degrees of phase rotation
171. Printer output resolution unit (abbr.)
172. A common RS-232 serial bus command (abbr.)
173. Five-bit digital code used in teleprinter application
174. C# statement that ensures Dispose is called even if an exception occurs
176. Peak envelope power (abbr.)
177. Chunk of space rock
178. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)
181. Short for synchronous
182. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
183. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)
190. Chemical symbol for radium
191. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
192. Type of microwave oscillator
194. Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (abbr.)
197. Battery vendor
200. Any mathematical statement that declares the values of two mathematical expressions to be equal
201. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
203. Chemical symbol for helium
204. Chemical symbol for selenium
205. A statement that has been proven on the basis of previously established statements
206. Early predecessor to an online forum (abbr.)
208. Arithmetic Logic Unit (abbr.)
209. The cell band above DCN
210. Error checking scheme (abbr.)
214. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
217. Surface Mount Technology
220. High-speed logic family
223. Decimeter (abbr.)
226. Circuit path with very high or infinite impedance
227. Test point (abbr.)
228. Opposite of O.D.
229. Impenetrable physical barrier
230. Islands On The Air (Ham term)
232. Type of component package (abbr.)
233. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
235. 1.602E-19 Joules
237. ARRL's magazine
239. Chemical symbol for tin
241. Greek letter (micro)
242. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
243. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
244. Chemical symbol for holmium
245. CPS

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