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Electronics Engineering Crossword Puzzle
November 22, 2020

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. This November 29th Electronics Engineering crossword puzzle, as always, contains no names of politicians, mountain ranges, exotic foods or plants, movie stars, or anything of the sort unless it/he/she is related to this puzzle's technology theme (e.g., Hedy Lamarr or the Bikini Atoll). The technically inclined cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate the effort. Enjoy!

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

Engineering Crossword Puzzle for November 22, 2020 - RF Cafe

2. Jacques _______ stated the law that the volume of a gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to the absolute temperature
6. What a capacitor is used for regarding energy
11. Ovenized crystal oscillator (abbr.)
13. Specialized mobile radio (abbr.)
14. Unit of time (abbr.)
15. Unit of luminosity
19. 10E1 numerical prefix
20. 1E6 cycle per second
23. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
24. Circuit that reduces interference (abbr.)
26. Base of the binary number system
28. Primary function of 39 Down (2 wds.)
30. Chemical element abbreviated Sn
33. Primary function of 42 Down
35. 30 Hz to 300 Hz
36. _____ Percy Maxim, founder of the ARRL
38. Innovative Power Products, Holbrook, NY (abbr.)
40. Threaded tuning rod in a coil
41. 1000000 prefix
43. Ham's code for "Take over as net control station."
45. Radio frequency interference (abbr.)
47. Unit of length equal to 5.5 yards
48. Line of Sight (abbr.)
49. Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association
51. Chemical symbol for silicon
53. Morse Code for "from"
54. Nearest and furthest points to the center of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit
56. Unit of current
57. Sound-pressure level derived using A-weighting
58. Mechanical engineering organization (abbr.)
59. Chemical symbol for arsenic
61. Chemical symbol for mendelevium
62. CB slang for CB radio or antenna
64. Negative temperature coefficient (abbr.)
65. Amateur radio enthusiast
67. Signal-to-noise ratio (abbr.)
68. Type of secondary radar system (abbr.)
69. Applies a lubricant
71. Software function selection mechanism
72. Stock symbol for Raytheon
75. 5,280 feet (pl.)
78. Automated Test Equipment (abbr.)
80. Document package submitted in attempt to win a job
84. Akin to EEs, CEs, AEs, etc. (abbr., pl.)
85. Antenna driven element
88. Stock symbol for Texas Instruments
89. A common battery cell size
91. Filter type (abbr.)
92. Intel 8086 or Motorola 6800 (abbr.)
93. Unit of volume (abbr.)
95. Name for a voltage that appears in an electrical conductor such as a wire, even though the wire is disconnected from an electrical circuit
97. Chemical symbol for molybdenum
98. Feedback system used to maintain constant signal level (abbr.)
100. Software drafting tool (abbr.)
101. Its chemical symbol is U
102. Describes an "thick" field
1. The "A" in ASDL
3. Unit of time (pl.)
4. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)
5. Mate to a TX
7. Type of flip-flop
8. Stock symbol for Advanced Micro Devices
9. Mathematical device defined as the collection of points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation
10. Normalized unit of pressure at sea level
12. Time delay (abbr.)
15. Software engineering tool (abbr.)
16. Chemical symbol for aluminum
17. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
18. Automatic network analyzer (abbr.)
21. The computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey
22. IC socket type for easy insertion & removal (abbr.)
23. Chemical symbol for platinum
25. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
26. Television Interference (abbr.)
27. Wired Equivalent Privacy (abbr.)
29. S21 (2 wds.)
30. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.)
31. Type Mylar airframe structure covering (2 words, hyph.)
32. 1e-6 mA
34. The common connection for all parts of a circuit that connect to the negative side of the power supply (2 wds.)
36. Chemical symbol for mercury
37. Unit of length (abbr.)
39. ______.___ is this website's primary functions per 28 Across
42. ______.___ is this website's secondary functions per 33 Across
43. Type of matrix barcode used with laser scanning(abbr.)
44. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
46. First name of a British scientist of falling apple fame
48. Has a positive phase wrt a reference
50. Service of the ARRL that helps hams solve technical problems (abbr.)
52. International Microwave Symposium (abbr.)
53. Logarithmic unit of power
55. Measure of source / load mismatch (abbr.)
58. Interception of RF energy
60. Plate or vane used to direct or control movement of fluid or air within confined area
63. Hand-held calculator for NASA's Gemini era engineers (pl.)
65. Opposite of a LO
66. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
70. Type of component package (abbr.)
71. 1E6 nanoseconds
73. Ham abbreviation for transceiver
74. Negation prefix
76. Intermodulation (abbr.)
77. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
78. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
79. Uppermost surface
81. International phonetic alphabet letter "O"
82. A common battery cell size
83. Polish a crystal to an exact frequency
85. Angular speed unit
86. Sound frequency in the human hearing range (abbr.)
87. Apple's popular media playing device (pl.)
90. ampere-hour (abbr.)
91. Chemical symbol for holmium
94. Early computer display screen resolution (abbr.)
96. Chemical symbol for nickel
97. ELI the ICE ___
99. Cyanide (abbr.)
100. European equivalent to the U.L.

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