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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
January 28, 2018

At least 10 clues with an asterisk (*) in this technology-themed crossword puzzle are pulled from this past week's (1/22 - 1/26) "Tech Industry Headlines" column on the RF Cafe homepage. For the sake of all the avid cruciverbalists amongst us, each week I create a new technology-themed crossword puzzle using only words from my custom-created related to engineering, science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, astronomy, etc. Enjoy!

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

RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines January 28, 2018

1. Output following input in a linear manner
9. Common shorthand reference for a capacitor
10. End of soldering iron
12. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
14. Separate AC from DC
18. Chemical symbol for platinum
19. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
21. Chemical symbol for nobelium
22. Greek letter used for frequency
23. Army Upgrades Ground-Penetrating _____ for IEDs *
26. A gaseous process that deposits insulating films or metal onto a wafer at elevated temperature (abbr.)
29. Chemical symbol for thulium
31. Adding two or more inputs
33. Chemical symbol for silicon
34. ____ CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, to Retire *
37. Min-to-max voltage of a waveform (abbr.)
38. Centimeter (abbr.)
39. Chemical symbol for magnesium
40. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
41. Imaging device (abbr., pl.)
43. Chemical symbol for cobalt
45. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
46. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
47. 10 decibels
48. Unit of time (abbr.)
49. Chemical symbol for scandium
50. Up in the air
51. Chemists Gear-up for 2019 International Year of the ________ Table *
55. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
56. 1E6 nanoseconds
57. Unit of inductance (abbr.)
58. Chemical symbol for bismuth
60. Constellation : The lion
62. Chipmakers Rally in Talent ___ *
63. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor
64. Switch position
65. Chemical symbol for neodymium
66. One port of an amplifier
68. Unit of length (abbr.)
70. Recovered the modulation from the RF signal
74. Containing interfering information
76. Coefficient of temperature (abbr.)
77. Chemical symbol for neon
78. One system's phonetic letter "z"
79. Chemical symbol for argon
80. Type of current flow (abbr.)
81. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
82. Moving air
84. Engineering Change Order (abbr.)
85. Chemical symbol for europium
87. Chemical symbol for erbium
88. Opposite of a LO
89. Material testing organization (abbr.)
90. Part of this website's title
91. 2017 __ _____ Prizes Announced (2 wds.) *
92. JavaScript (abbr.)
93. 300 MHz to 3 GHz
96. Cell phone manufacturer
99. Chemical symbol for chromium
100. 30 kHz to 300 kHz
102. U.S. Spectrum allocation agency
104. Chemical symbol for cadmium
105. A natural or synthetic compound of usually high molecular weight consisting of up to millions of repeated linked units (pl.)
108. Chemical symbol for cobalt
109. "Texting" (abbr.)
111. Science of assuring operation amid dense EM background noise (abbr.)
113. Device used to measure change in velocity (pl.)
1. International phonetic alphabet letter "P"
2. Amateur radio abbreviation for the Oceania region (abbr.)
3. Attenuator
4. Circuit path with very high or infinite impedance
5. Base of the binary number system
6. Automatic Testing, Evaluation & Reporting (abbr.)
7. Chemical symbol for lithium
8. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
11. Type of screwdriver head (2 wds.)
13. Broadcom Under Investigation by ___ *
15. Smartphones Come in Handy for Rare ______ Particles Search *
16. Decompresses a computer file
17. Chemical symbol for plutonium
18. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
20. 1.602E-19 Joules
24. Basic element
25. Decimeter (abbr.)
27. Type of high speed Internet service (abbr.)
28. Mass unit (abbr.)
30. Data safeguard
32. Chemical symbol for neptunium
33. Type of component package (abbr.)
35. Radio Amateurs of Canada (abbr.)
36. One component of a complex number (abbr.)
38. System in which numerical values are assigned to various hues (2 wds.)
41. European equivalent to the U.L.
42. 10E-1 numerical prefix
43. Ericsson Introduces Radio Dot Small ____ for Indoor 5G *
44. Chinese Zhou Enlai Student _________ Set to Launch *
46. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)
47. Stock symbol for Boeing
48. Constellation : The little bear (2 wds.)
49. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
52. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
53. Software routing that adjusts circuit parameters for best performance
54. 4 GHz to 8 GHz (hyph.)
59. Infrared (abbr.)
61. FCC Cites Auto Dealership for Cell Phone ____________ *
62. Write-Once (abbr.)
65. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
67. Chemical symbol for neon
69. BSEE + 2 years
71. European Telecommunications Standards Institute (abbr.)
72. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
73. Nokia Wins 5G business with Japan's NTT ______ *
75. Yard (abbr.)
79. Analog-to-Digital (abbr.)
80. Logic family
82. Japanese Fab Converted into ______ *
83. 1/2 of a byte
84. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
86. Unit of capacitance (abbr.)
87. European Telecommunications Standards Institute (abbr.)
88. Chemical symbol for mercury
89. Arithmetic Logic Unit (abbr.)
91. Band between RF and BB
92. Type of flip flop
94. 3 MHz to 30 MHz
95. ___ Announces Plans for Partial Government Shutdown *
97. Opposite of I.D.
98. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit
99. Chemical symbol for chlorine
101. Release control over
103. Commercial Off-the-Shelf
106. Unit of admittance
107. Surface Mount Technology
109. Chemical symbol for scandium
110. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
112. European equivalent to the U.L.

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2018 Crosswords Archive

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