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Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle
March 20, 2016

Take a break and work this week's electronics technology themed crossword puzzle. All the words are pulled from a hand-built list of terms, names, and abbreviations that have only to do with science, mathematics, and engineering. If you want a crossword with names of movie stars and obscure countries, try the local newspaper. If you want to exercise your nerd knowledge, this is the one for you.

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

Electronics Technology Crossword Puzzle for March 20, 2016 - RF Cafe

1. Referring to electrons, protons and neutrons
6. Heat-shrink ______, for insulating solder joints
11. Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz ______
13. International phonetic alphabet letter "P"
15. Keyboard key
16. RF & microwaves magazine founded by Gary Breed, now Summit Technical Media (abbr.)
18. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
19. Chemical symbol for calcium
20. Type of logic gate
22. Chemical symbol for radium
23. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
25. Maximum Usable Frequency
26. Logic family
27. The measure of heat intensity
31. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
33. Part of a directive antenna that derives energy from mutual coupling with the driven element (2 wds.)
41. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
42. Process by which a beam of light is spread out as a result of passing through a narrow aperture
47. UMTS terrestrial radio access (abbr.)
49. Exponent that returns the original number
50. 30 Hz to 300 Hz
51. Start frequency (abbr.)
53. Chemical symbol for holmium
54. Chemical symbol for magnesium
55. 1/000 of an amp (abbr.)
56. Line of Sight (abbr.)
58. Heatsink feature
60. This calculus operation yields current through an inductor
62. RF design consultant in Rochester, NY
64. Microsoft's interpreter BASIC supplied with DOS
65. Do like a vector with a changing angle
1. Chemical symbol for aluminum
2. Time division duplex (abbr.)
3. Used logic gates
4. 1/000 of an inch
5. One port of an amplifier
7. One type of electron spin
8. Strong, lightweight wood
9. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)
10. 1e-6 mA
11. Basic element
12. Part of this website's title
14. RF ____, the world's best engineering website
16. Amateur radio enthusiast
17. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)
19. The "C" in AC or DC
21. A Ham station that operates from several grid squares or counties during a contest
22. Have a chemically induced efffect
24. Bore a hole
25. Greek letter (micro)
26. IC
28. Type of programmable device (abbr.)
29. Adjust
30. Data transmission pathway
32. Wiring assembly
34. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
35. Theoretical
36. A three-terminal power semiconductor device noted for high efficiency and fast switching (abbr.)
37. Reflected radar or sonar signal (pl.)
38. Engineering Change Notice (abbr.)
39. 3rd planet
40. Prefix meaning ground or earth
42. Weatherproof cover for a radar antenna
43. Chemical symbol for iron
44. Performs a disk operation
45. Curly-Q type light bulb (abbr.)
46. Bands between RF and baseband
48. Martin ____, "Test & Measurement World" magazine editor (c2009)
52. ____RF, passive RF component manufacturer in Huntersville, NC
55. Very large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
57. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
58. Fast Fourier transform (abbr.)
59. Mate to a bolt
60. Logarithmic ratio (abbr.)
61. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
62. Read-only (abbr.)
63. Morse Code for "from"

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