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Electronics Theme Crossword Puzzle
July 2nd, 2023

This custom RF Cafe electronics-themed crossword puzzle for July 2nd contains words and clues which pertain exclusively to the subjects of electronics, science, physics, mechanics, engineering, power distribution, astronomy, chemistry, etc. If you do see names of people or places, they are intimately related to the aforementioned areas of study. Being that "B" is the 2nd letter of the alphabet, it is used as the first and/or last letter of many words in today's crossword puzzle - as well as in-between. Those clues are marked with an asterisk (*). As always, you will find no references to numbnut movie stars or fashion designers. Need more crossword RF Cafe puzzles? A list at the bottom of the page links to hundreds of them dating back to the year 2000. Enjoy.

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

Electronics Themed Crossword Puzzle Solution for July 2nd, 2023 - RF Cafe

2. RF Cafe webmaster's last name *
7. Official engineering change document (abbr., pl.)
9. Enhanced Graphics Adapter
11. A trigonometry function that is the reciprocal of the cosine
14. Forms a resistor lead *
17. Chemical symbol for tin
18. Unlicensed FCC Part 95 realm for personal and business radio use (abbr.)
20. Last keyword in a BASIC subroutine (pl.)
21. Filter type (abbr.) *
23. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
24. Electronic component package type (abbr.)
25. Original Equipment Manufacturer (abbr.)
27. Type of flip-flop
28. Introduce unintended amplitude changes
30. Chemical symbol for bismuth *
31. Transportation accident investigation agency (abbr.) *
33. International phonetic alphabet letter "L"
35. Cellphone band directly above DCS
36. Chemical symbol for calcium
37. 10E1 numerical prefix
38. Country of RF Cafe's residency
39. Shorthand for oxygen
41. American space agency (abbr.)
42. System On Chip
43. Bits per second (abbr.) *
45. Code used for automating software task
48. Mate to a plug
50. Units of 1000 CPS
52. Network department (abbr.)
53. Amateur radio operator who is qualified to administer Amateur Radio licensing examinations (abbr.)
54. He stated the principle that the total energy in a stable fluid system is constant *
56. 10E1 numerical prefix
57. Chemical symbol for mercury
58. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
59. Threaded tuning rod in a coil
60. Type of reconfigurable memory (abbr., pl.)
63. Half of a DIP
65. Computer communication scheme (abbr.)
67. Field Programmable Gate Array (abbr.)
69. Chemical symbol for holmium
70. Electronics Industry Association (abbr.)
72. Chemical symbol for nickel
73. ________ _____ - Degrees of separation between two lines meeting at a common vertex (2 wds., abbr.)
74. Finite Element Analysis (abbr.)
76. CB slang for CB radio or antenna
78. RF computer network
80. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
81. Network controllers
83. Related to FM by a differential
85. Precision landing system (abbr.)
86. Telex-Over-Radio (abbr.)
88. Facility where semiconductors are manufactured *
89. Lowest power level capable of being demodulated (abbr.)
90. Fairchild Advanced Schottky TTL (abbr.)
92. Chemical symbol for selenium
93. ampere-hour (abbr.)
94. Temporary high-speed blast of data *
95. Its chemical symbol is Ba *
97. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin
98. One factor of a polynomial
99. An amateur station transmitting communications for the purpose of observation of propagation and reception or other related experimental activities (2 wds.) *
1. Radio navigation reference signal (pl.) *
2. RF engineer's degree *
3. Adds solder to the tip of a soldering iron
4. Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone System (abbr.)
5. Type of chart use for project planning
6. Energy range in a solid where no electronic states can exist (2 wds.) *
8. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
10. Global System for Mobile Communications (abbr.)
12. Carrier-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
13. Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line (abbr.)
15. CB slang for CB radio or antenna
16. Type of current
19. Electron beam particle (pl.) *
21. Setting a steady-state voltage reference *
22. Network file transfer protocol (abbr.)
24. Chemical symbol for silicon
26. 1E6 nanoseconds
28. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
29. Number system which uses only the digits 0 to 7
30. CB slang for rearmost vehicle of two or more running together on the road (2 wds.) *
32. Northern lights - Aurora ________ *
34. Microprocessor vendor
36. Chemical symbol for cobalt
37. Logarithmic reflectivity unit *
38. Volts, meters, pints, pounds, eg.
40. Greek letter
42. Propagation by means of ionospheric reflection
44. Greek letter, used to indicate summation
46. A gaseous process that deposits insulating films or metal onto a wafer at elevated temperature (abbr.)
47. Common solder composition (pre-lead-free, abbr.) *
48. Circuit makers
49. Opposite of set
51. Amateur radio enthusiast
55. The "R" in DRC in substrate layout
58. Computer monitor resolution measure (abbr.)
61. Chemical symbol for rhodium
62. Creates an impenetrable physical barrier
64. Put a new program on a computer
66. A common battery cell size
68. One state of matter
71. Mates a plug to a jack
74. Facility where semiconductors are manufactured (pl.) *
75. Unit of atmospheric pressure (abbr.)
77. Longitudinal shape-forming structural element
79. Chemical symbol for lithium
80. Chemical symbol for erbium
81. Lunar 'seas'
82. Quickly changing portions of waveforms
84. Degree of IC sophistication (abbr.)
87. Unit of resistance
88. Upper frequency (abbr.)
90. Fairchild Advanced Schottky TTL (abbr.)
91. Another word for each complete winding of an inductor
96. Chemical symbol for molybdenum

See solution below
2023 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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