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Eastern Iowa DX Association Crossword Puzzle
January 10, 2016

Eastern Iowa DX Association (EIDXA) logo - RF CafeJerry Rappel (WWØE), current VP of the Eastern Iowa DX Association (EIDXA) and newsletter editor, contacted me about using one of the weekly engineering-themed crossword puzzles in the group's newsletter. I responded by offering to create a custom crossword for them. The result is this week's puzzle. Clues for words specific to EIDXA have asterisks (*) after them. All the rest of the words are related to engineering and science.

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acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

Eastern Iowa DX Association Crossword Puzzle for January 10, 2016 - RF Cafe

1. Measures of voltage
7. Ratio of circumference to diameter
8. Chemical symbol for aluminum
10. Chemical symbol for selenium
12. Chemical symbol for beryllium
13. The 'I' in EIDXA*
14. Radio term for indicating the end of a transmission segment
16. Ham abbreviation for "distant station" and part of the Eastern Iowa DX Association abbreviation*
18. Current EIDXA VP Jerry ______ (WWØE)*
20. Max or min voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
21. Network department (abbr.)
23. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
24. Early predecessor to an online forum (abbr.)
25. Change connector type
28. ___-back transformer
30. Chemical symbol for radon
31. ___-back transformer
32. Stock symbol for Boeing
33. Infrared (abbr.)
35. Related to FM by a differential
37. Association of North American Radio Clubs
39. Optical cross-connect (abbr.)
41. RF connector type
42. Arithmetic Logic Unit (abbr.)
44. The 'E' in EIDXA*
47. Antenna (abbr.)
50. Test document for verifying proper function (abbr.)
52. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)
54. Abbreviation for the Eastern Iowa DX Association*
56. Chemical symbol for scandium
58. Chemical symbol for aluminum
59. Chemical symbol for cadmium
60. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)
61. One type of electron spin
63. Electrical overstress (abbr.)
64. Ethoxyethane
66. Powers pneumatic devices
68. JavaScript (abbr.)
69. Chemical symbol for silicon
70. Chemical symbol for nobelium
71. Sailplane
76. Related to FM by a differential
77. First EIDXA President ____ Jaksa (WAØVDX)*
79. Move in a raster pattern
80. Chemical symbol for silver
81. Unit of length (abbr.)
82. European equivalent to the U.L.
84. Modern battlefield technique (abbr.)
86. Temperature sensitive semiconductor that has a negative temperature coefficient of resistance
1. The 'A' in EIDXA*
2. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
3. Constellation: The scales
4. Chemical symbol for tantalum
5. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
6. Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (abbr.)
9. Keyboard character deleter
11. 1.602E-19 Joules
15. Chemical symbol for erbium
16. Printer resolution abbreviation
17. Chemical symbol for xenon
19. Push to Talk (abbr.)
20. Chemical symbol for lead
22. Time delay (abbr.)
24. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions; i.e., 10 mm __ 25 mm
26. Chemical symbol for argon
27. Silicon transistor type
28. Type of screw (2 wds., pl.)
29. First EIDXA VP ____ Schriner (WØPCO)*
32. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
34. Mate to a TX
36. Surfaces for pointing device (pl., 2 wds.)
38. Type of current flow (abbr.)
40. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
43. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
45. Chemical symbol for radon
46. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
48. Heat measuring instrument
49. Device that performs a motivating function
50. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
51. Temperature-compensated crystal oscillator
53. Chemical symbol for gallium
55. Opposite of O.D.
57. Trim a piece of Kapton tape to length
62. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
63. Chemical symbol for erbium
64. IC killer (abbr.)
65. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
67. Galilean moon
68. First EIDXA Treasurer-Secretary ____ Spencer (WØFHE)*
72. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
73. Quickly changing portions of waveforms
74. Chemical symbol for radium
75. Radio signal route
78. 300 Hz to 3 kHz in audio (abbr.)
82. Chemical symbol for chromium
83. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
85. Weight (abbr.)

Answer below


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