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Radio & Radar Crossword Puzzle
January 24, 2016

For the sake of avid cruciverbalists amongst us, each week I create a new crossword puzzle that has a theme related to engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical words. You will never be asked the name of a movie star unless he/she was involved in a technical endeavor (e.g., Hedy Lamarr). Enjoy!


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

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

Radio & Radar Crossword Puzzle for January 24, 2016 - RF Cafe

ACROSS DOWN
1. Large unit of apparent power (abbr.)

4. Monte-_____ analysis

9. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)

12. Alternative name for a pi meson

13. System for underwater navigation

14. Describes when a synchronous motor loses phase lock

16. Oscillator type that is referenced to an external source (abbr., pl.)

17. Chemical symbol for chlorine

18. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo

19. Telecommunications Information Network Architecture (abbr.)

20. The "M" in EMF

23. Did a total memory transfer

25. Broadband Signal Intrusion (abbr.)

27. Largest moon of Saturn

28. Permeability-tuned oscillator (abbr.)

29. Observed rule

31. Large-value resistor connected across the filter capacitor in a power supply to discharge the filter capacitors when the supply is turned off (2 wds.)

32. Base of the octal number system

34. Circuit element connecting PCB layers

36. Type of electrical ground obtained by sinking a metallic rod into the soil

37. Type of data conversion device (abbr.)

38. Creating a corona

43. Web's most popular radio frequency engineering site (2 ltrs. + 1 wd.)

48. 12 inches

49. Chemical symbol for palladium

51. Chemical symbol for polonium

52. Official engineering change document (abbr., pl.)

53. Material used in the center of an inductor coil

54. A type of coaxial cable (aka 'hardline')

56. Type of high frequency circuit substrate (abbr.)

57. Time Division Multiplexing

58. Send junk e-mail

59. Family of ICs with a certain component density level (abbr.)

1. International phonetic alphabet letter "K"

2. Electrical unit of potential difference

3. Primary U.S. standards organization founded in 1918 (abbr.)

4. Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (abbr.)

5. Online service (abbr.)

6. Chemical symbol for radon

7. Be behind in phase

8. Used logic gates

9. Material testing organization (abbr.)

10. Short video segment

11. Trigonometric function equal to the ratio between the side opposite a given angle, and the hypotenuse

12. Parts per million (abbr.)

15. Attenuator

21. Virtual Private Network

22. Chunks of space rocks

24. Country of RF Cafe's residency

25. Filter type that blocks frequencies below and above a specified band (abbr.)

26. Galilean moon

27. Structure of columns and rows

30. Change from one thing into another

33. Add solder to tip of iron

34. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)

35. Type of current flow (abbr.)

36. 30 GHz to 300 GHz

38. Scheme to maintain proper frequency (abbr.)

39. One factor of a polynomial

40. Lacing ____, for bundling cables

41. Thing in a bill of material

42. General Packet Radio Service

43. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards (pl.)

44. Wireless phone region

45. Advanced Communication Technologies and Services (abbr.)

46. An ellipse has two of them

47. A keyboard key

50. SIP x 2

51. Spurious RF products created by metal joints (abbr.)

55. Chemical symbol for gallium


See solution below

 

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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