February 22, 2009 Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle

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RF Cafe: Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle


1. Mathematical quantity having magnitude, but no direction

6. A metal that is liquid at room temperature

11. He, along with Mr. Savart, developed a law that describes a magnetic field generated by an electric current

12. Automatic Frequency Control

14. RF coupler vendor in Bay Shore, NY

16. Type of logic gate

17. Chemical symbol for praseodymium

18. Logic family

19. Army-Navy specification, abbr.

20. Term for asymmetry of a statistical distribution

22. Term used to interrupt a conversation on a repeater to indicate that there is an emergency or urgent message

23. Chemical symbol for einsteinium

24. Stock symbol for Harris Communications

25. Abbreviation for capacitor

27. Network department, abbr.

28. Band between RF and BB

30. Considered the 4th dimension

32. Pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistor, abbr.

34. Nanohenry, abbr.

35. The "E" in BER

36. Last stages in transmitter, abbr., pl.

38. Current-voltage phase mnemonic

39. Chemical symbol for mercury

41. Component

42. Advanced Research Projects Agency , abbr.

44. Galilean moon

45. Filter type

47. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc.

48. 4 GHz to 8 GHz

49. Switch position

50. Filter vendor in Salisbury, MD

52. Mr. Blattenberger of RF Cafe

53. Type of current

54. Chemical symbol for ytterbium

55. U.S. military organization, abbr.

58. Agilent's EE design software

59. Modulation type, abbr.

61. Geometric entity with only length, pl.

62. Technical drawing structure

64. One component of a complex number, abbr.

65. Cellphone band above DCS; Personal communication system

66. Chemical symbol for aluminum

67. Amateur Radio Association

68. Add an impurity to a semiconductor

69. Government program to bring electricity to farms, abbr.

71. One bit of a real number

72. The "E" in ELF

73. One port on a FET, pl.


1. Opposite of a source

2. Coder/decoder. abbr.

3. PC follower

4. A common battery cell size

5. Mixer vendor in Sacramento, CA

6. Performing part of the photoetch process

7. The "R" in BER

8. Computer monitor, abbr., pl.

9. Internet address, abbr.

10. Chemical symbol for radium

11. An alkaline substance

13. _____ factor, the peak-to-average waveform value

15. Mates a plug to a jack

19. Cable covered by strong jacket

21. Wireless application protocol, abbr.

24. Mr. Maxim's first name (ARRL)

26. Greek letter often used to represent an angle

29. Femtohenry, abbr.

30. Total radiated power, abbr.

31. Tough drill bit material

33. High-speed logic family

36. Hewlett's partner

37. Longitudinal shape-forming structural elements

39. Chemical symbol for holmium

40. Silicon transistor type

43. Antenna, abbr.

44. A simple machine

45. Named a software object

46. Frequency Division Duplex

49. Opposite of I.D.

50. A common insulation type for wire-wrap wire

51. Sample group

56. One port on a FET

57. The quotient of the sum of several quantities and their number

59. Adjacent Channel Power Ratio

60. BSEE + 2 years

63. Unit of energy, pl.

65. Short for potentiometer

68. Ham abbreviation for "distant station"

70. Chemical symbol for argon

71. Chemical symbol for silicon

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