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RF Cafe Engineering Crossword Puzzle w/Weekly Headlines
February 4, 2018

At least 10 clues with an asterisk (*) in this technology-themed crossword puzzle are pulled from this past week's (1/29 - 2/2) "Tech Industry Headlines" column on the RF Cafe homepage A couple even include Super Bowl-related news. 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 February 4, 2018

1. AT&T to Lose Hundreds of 5G mm-Wave Spectrum ________ *
6. Related to FM by a differential
9. U.K. equivalent of the IEEE
11. Unit of time (abbr.)
12. Voltage-controlled oscillator (abbr.)
13. Chemical symbol for tantalum
16. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
18. Fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body
19. AMVETS Says ___ Censored Its Ad Against Flag Protests *
22. Type of flip-flop
23. Chemical symbol for aluminum
24. RF ____, the world's best engineering website
25. A condition in which "free" or dissolved oxygen is present in water
28. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
30. PC follower
31. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
32. 360 degrees of phase rotation
33. O-scope time base action
35. Read-only (abbr.)
36. Electronic assembly transport container
37. Stock symbol for Raytheon
38. Chemical symbol for francium
41. Chemical symbol for rhodium
42. System On Chip
45. World Amateur Radio Conference
48. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
49. Canadian _____ Amateur Finds Resurrected NASA Satellite *
50. FCC Names New _____ Division Chief *
51. Abbreviation for acknowledge (also a common word used by Bill the Cat)
52. Chemical symbol for nickel
53. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)
55. Regions of low relative pressure
58. Year End ____ Equipment Sales Wow! *
60. Chemical symbol for argon
61. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
63. Notch type filter (abbr.)
64. Sandia Computer Modeling Aids ______ Reliability in Nuclear Weapons *
65. Chemical symbol for arsenic
68. Chemical symbol for gallium
69. Antenna gain unit (abbr.)
72. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
74. Stock symbol for Harris Communications
75. Type of component package (abbr.)
76. An ________ Reflects on 20 Years at DesignCon *
1. Display type
2. Chemical symbol for europium
3. Stock symbol for National Semiconductor
4. 1.602E-19 Joules
5. Chemical symbol for scandium
7. 1/1000 prefix
8. Automatic Testing, Evaluation & Reporting (abbr.)
10. NYU Spinoff Develops 5G ________ *
14. Agilent's EE design software (abbr.)
15. The "E" in FET
17. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
19. 1e-6 mA
20. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
21. Type of computer display (abbr.)
23. Modulation type (abbr.)
26. Third planet from the sun
27. Super ____ LII a Proving Ground for Small Cell Deployments *
28. Decimeter (abbr.)
29. Nationalized 5G _______ 'Costly and Counterproductive' per FCC Chairman *
31. Regarding light transmission
32. Chemical symbol for cadmium
34. Chemical symbol for erbium
35. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)
39. Unit of resistance
40. Renesas Denies Negotiating to Buy _____ *
41. Air Force ________ Lab Wants 'Virtual Wingman' for Analytics *
43. Chemical symbol for calcium
44. Its chemical symbol is Zn
46. Summers
47. Chemical symbol for cobalt
51. A common battery cell size
52. Mate to a bolt
54. Infrared (abbr.)
56. Length times width (pl.)
57. Miniature threaded RF connector
58. Chemical symbol for antimony
59. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
61. Numerical basis for decibels (abbr.)
62. RF computer network
66. Semiconductor On Insulator (abbr.)
67. Specialized mobile radio (abbr.)
70. Chemical symbol for beryllium
71. One port of an amplifier
73. Chemical symbol for tin

See solution below


2018 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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