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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
October 1, 2017

For the sake of avid cruciverbalists amongst us, each week I create a new engineering and technology themed crossword puzzle, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical words. At least 10 clues in this puzzle with an asterisk (*) are pulled from this past week's (9/25 - 9/29) "Tech Industry Headlines" column on the RF Cafe homepage. Enjoy!

Reproduction of this puzzle without the express permission of RF Cafe is prohibited.

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

RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines October 1, 2017

1. Qualcomm Doubles down on Cellular Chips for ________ Vehicle Communications *

6. Chemical symbol for erbium

9. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)

11. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)

12. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)

13. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors

16. Chemical symbol for nickel

18. Optical storage media

19. T-Mobile Asks for STA to Conduct 3.5 ___ Tests *

22. Chemical symbol for neon

23. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)

24. A common lamp tube gas

25. Name for a voltage that appears in an electrical conductor such as a wire, even though the wire is disconnected from an electrical circuit

28. Newest buzz phrase for ubiquitous remote control and monitoring of everything (abbr.)

30. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)

31. Metric system (abbr.)

32. Metric length unit

33. Ratio of a mechanical drawing

35. Chemical symbol for plutonium

36. Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator (abbr.)

37. Programmable Logic Device (abbr.)

38. Florida Senator Wants __ Chip Activated After Hurricanes *

41. Infrared (abbr.)

42. Image file format name extension

45. In-Flight ____ to Make You Worth $4/Trip More to Airlines *

48. Unit of time (abbr.)

49. Gary _____, "RF Design" magazine editor (c1995)

50. One cutoff frequency specification for a bandpass filter

51. Chemical symbol for beryllium oxide

52. Chemical symbol for cobalt

53. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)

55. Type of aircraft dope

58. Small ____ Deployment of 18-24 Months Won't Change Anytime Soon *

60. Type of flip-flop

61. Type of modulation (abbr.)

63. Engineering Change Order (abbr.)

64. Displays a radar target

65. Opposite of O.D.

68. Chemical symbol for berkelium

69. Programmable logic device (abbr.)

72. Internet protocol (abbr.)

74. RF connector type

75. Chemical symbol for lutetium

76. ________ and Other Carbon Nanomaterials Can Replace Scarce Metals *

1. National Bureau of Standards radio station (time signals)

2. 1.602E-19 Joules

3. Computer communication scheme (abbr.)

4. Chemical symbol for selenium

5. Chemical symbol for silicon

7. Amateur _____'s Force of 50 Answers the Red Cross Call in Puerto Rico *

8. A common lamp tube gas

10. What Kind of ________ Do Carriers Want for 5G? 'All of It' *

14. Using the moon as a passive reflector to establish a signal path; moonbounce (abbr.)

15. Causes circuit path with very low or 0 ohms of impedance

17. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)

19. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

20. Chemical symbol for zinc

21. Ham abbreviation indicating contacts with all major land masses

23. Part of a FOR loop

26. Common test for verifying high voltage tolerance w/o breakdown

27. Debate Swirls as Power of U.S. ____ Giants Grows *

28. Network department (abbr.)

29. Amateur Radio Reports: _______ Observatory Dish Sustained Serious Damage from Maria *

31. Unit of temperature

32. Unit for 1,000,000 watt-seconds (abbr.)

34. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)

35. Circuit for firing a radar magnetron (abbr.)

39. Stock symbol for Harris Communications

40. Point of rotation

41. ________ Giants Shift U.S. Policy Strategy to the Defensive *

43. Chemical symbol for francium

44. Opening for airflow

46. Verbal communications

47. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

51. Chemical symbol for beryllium

52. Road to Electric ___ Paradise Paved with Handouts *

54. 1E6 nanoseconds

56. _____ Refreshes Desktop CPUs *

57. Voltage-current phase mnemonic

58. European equivalent to the U.L.

59. Local Oscillator (abbr.)

61. ___ Tool Spending on Pace to Shatter Record *

62. International phonetic alphabet letter "M"

66. SIP x 2

67. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE

70. Chemical symbol for silver

71. Chemical symbol for lawrencium

73. Unit of inductance (abbr.)

See solution below


2017 Crosswords Archive

Visit the Crossword Express website - RF CafeTake a well-deserved break and try your hand at some of these goodies. Every word in the RF Cafe crossword puzzles is specifically related to engineering, mathematics, and science. There are no generic backfill words like many other puzzles give you, so you'll never see a clue asking for the name of a movie star or a mountain on the Russia-China border.

All of these crossword puzzles were created using the fabulous Crossword Express (now called "Magnum Opus") software.

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