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Science & Engineering Crossword Puzzle
March 27, 2016

This week's crossword puzzle has a special message included that has to do with why you might be off work on Monday for a holiday. Oh, and it also happens to be the world's most revered religious time of commemoration, which to the delight of some and to the sorrow of others, is rapidly fading into the shadows of time. The colorful 'no-letter' squares were inspired by the type of candy I am eating as I make the puzzle. As always all the other words are from a hand assembled file of thousands of terms from science, engineering, mathematics, chemistry, astronomy, etc. 7 Across + 15 Across to all!

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

Science & Engineering Crossword Puzzle for March 27, 2016 - RF Cafe

1. Type of rechargeable battery (abbr., pl.)
6. Chemical symbol for platinum
7. _____ + 15 Across : Special RF Cafe Greeting
13. ______ House, technical book publisher
15. 7 Across + ______ : Special RF Cafe Greeting
17. Stock symbol for Boeing
18. Radio term for indicating the end of a transmission segment
21. Band between RF and BB
22. Computer monitor resolution measure (abbr.)
24. Network file transfer protocol (abbr.)
26. 1e3 uV
27. Current-voltage phase mnemonic
28. Voltage-controlled oscillator (abbr.)
30. Type of logic gate
32. Weight (abbr.)
34. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
36. Greek letter (micro)
37. Local Oscillator (abbr.)
38. 1E6 nanoseconds
40. Flip-flop control input (pl.)
43. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
44. Switch position
45. Change connector type
47. Network department (abbr.)
48. High-speed circuit-switched data (abbr.)
50. Specialized mobile radio (abbr.)
53. Filter type that blocks frequencies in a specified band (abbr.)
54. Amateur radio enthusiast
56. Opposite of I.D.
58. Tough drill bit materials
61. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
62. Audio Frequency Shift Keying (abbr.)
63. Oscillator type that is referenced to an external source (abbr., pl.)
65. Computer monitor (abbr., pl.)
66. Conductor of electricity with a diameter of 10e-9 meters or less
70. Solid state power amplifier (abbr.)
72. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
73. Chemical symbol for chromium
74. Chemical symbol for calcium
75. Chemical symbol for ruthenium
77. Army-Navy specification prefix (abbr.)
78. Web's most popular radio frequency engineering site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)
81. Award offered by ARRL for contacting and confirming 100 or more different countries (abbr.)
83. The fourth state of matter, which occurs in stars and fusion reactors
86. Unit of liquid measure (abbr.)
87. Chemical symbol for radon
88. Internet protocol (abbr.)
90. Amateur Radio activity in June to practice emergency communications (2 wds.)
95. Word used in describing 2-D and 3-D object dimensions; i.e., 10 mm __ 25 mm
96. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
98. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
100. Unit of time (abbr.)
101. A type of digital modulation (abbr.)
103. Variable crystal oscillator (abbr., pl.)
105. CDMA Development Group (abbr.)
107. Marconi's transmitter configuration (2 wds.)
108. Helium, iron, silicon, and uranium, for example
1. 1e-6 mA
2. Infrared (abbr.)
3. Reliability measure (abbr.)
4. Form of energy arising from the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules
5. Chemical symbol for scandium
7. Hectare (abbr.)
8. Application Specific Integrated Circuit (abbr.)
9. Teflon (abbr.)
10. Title assigned to person with state license to practice engineering (abbr.)
11. 365.24 days (abbr.)
12. PNPs and NPNs
14. Chemical symbol for holmium
15. Chemical symbol for erbium
16. Connected to a copper rod driven into the ground
19. Abbreviation for minimum voltage
20. 1.602E-19 Joules
23. Another name for a test lead
25. Abbreviation for "power"
27. Bands between RF and baseband
29. Logic family
31. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronics (abbr.)
33. Test equipment (abbr.)
34. PC follower
35. Cellphone band below PCS
39. Official Space Shuttle designation (abbr.)
41. Service-Independent Building Blocks
42. European Telecommunications Standards Institute (abbr.)
43. Unit of resistance
46. Up in the air
49. Wireless phone regions
51. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
52. Chemical symbol for radium
54. Chemical symbol for helium
55. Chemical symbol for arsenic
57. Satellite TV system
59. Stock symbol for Raytheon
60. Printer resolution abbreviation
61. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
62. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (abbr.)
64. Junk e-mail
65. CW signals onto which information is modulated
66. The design component of total product cost (abbr.)
67. Ovenized crystal oscillator (abbr.)
68. Ham abbreviation indicating contacts with all major land masses
69. Effective Radiated Power (abbr.)
71. Determination of cause and effect
73. Chemical symbol for californium
76. Electrical safety organization (abbr.)
79. "Calling any amateur radio station"
80. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
81. Singulated piece of IC wafer
82. Imaging device (abbr.)
84. Amateur Radio Association (abbr.)
85. Chemical symbol for tin
89. Related to FM by a differential
91. One port of an amplifier
92. Shorthand for liquid oxygen
93. Digital storage oscilloscope (abbr.)
94. Chemical symbol for silver
95. Filter type that blocks frequencies below and above a specified band (abbr.)
97. Minimal Shift Keying (abbr.)
99. Wavelength division multiplexing (abbr.)
101. Chemical symbol for argon
102. Mass unit (abbr.)
103. Abbreviation for peak voltage
104. Chemical symbol for selenium
105. European equivalent to the U.L.
106. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

See solution below


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