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Radio Technology Theme Crossword Puzzle
March 6th, 2022

This custom made crossword puzzle for March 6th, 2022, from RF Cafe has a radio technology theme. All RF Cafe crossword puzzles are custom made by me, Kirt Blattenberger, and have only words and clues related to RF, microwave, and mm-wave engineering, optics, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical subjects. As always, this crossword puzzle 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., Reginald Denny or the Tunguska event in Siberia). The technically inclined cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate the effort. Enjoy!

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

Radio Technology Theme Crossword Puzzle for March 6th, 2022 - RF Cafe

1. Described by a 1st-order equation
6. The theme of this crossword puzzle
11. 10 decibels
12. Pure carrier (abbr.)
14. Constellation : The scales
16. Chemical symbol for polonium
17. Chunk of space rock
20. Electromagnetic (abbr.)
21. Airport Surveillance Radar (abbr.)
22. More than one FET
24. Unit of time (abbr.)
25. Special diode type that can be switched (abbr.)
28. Use multiple processors to create an effectively larger bit-width processor (2 wds.)
32. Bulk Acoustic Wave
34. Chemical symbol for krypton
35. Programmable logic device (abbr.)
38. Logarithmic reflectivity unit
40. BS__ - the degree held by many RF Cafe visitors
41. Wireless communications used by truckers (abbr. + word)
42. Type of distribution, squared
43. 1e-6 mA
45. One of the Ws in WWW
47. National Television System Committee (abbr.)
49. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
51. Type of logic gate (pl.)
53. RF radiating structure
56. Mathematical table whose entries come from a fixed finite set of symbols (abbr.)
57. Common gateway interface (abbr.)
59. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
60. Switch position
62. The system than converts common website names to IP addresses (abbr.)
65. Another name for bandreject
68. Image file format name extension
70. Ratio of circumference to diameter
71. Software storage unit
72. Chemical element abbreviated Sn
74. Part of a FOR loop
75. New spectral component created by heterodyning two signals
78. Galilean moon
79. What you can get from a high voltage line
82. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
83. Stock symbol for Lockheed Martin
84. What kind of a number is divisible only by itself and 1
85. Verified proper functionality of a product
1. Array of satellites not at high altitude (abbr.)
2. S12 or S21 (abbr.)
3. Exalted-Carrier Single Sideband (abbr.)
4. Term indicating profitability of a company (abbr.)
5. Voltage-controlled oscillator (abbr.)
7. Chemical symbol for aluminum
8. Thread cutting tools
9. Big Blue
10. Type of logic gate
11. Filter types (abbr., pl.)
13. Refers to the IEEE802.11 networks (abbr.)
15. Most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance
17. A common battery cell size
18. Adjust
19. Logarithmic unit of ratio
23. Test equipment (abbr.)
26. Unlicensed FCC Part 95 realm for personal and business radio use (abbr.)
27. Antenna driven element
29. Term for asymmetry of a statistical distribution (pl.)
30. Chemical symbol for lawrencium
31. Making use of a communication type that method makes use of electromagnetic waves
33. Unit of magnetic flux(abbr.)
35. Last stage in a transmitter (abbr.)
36. Chemical symbol for lithium
37. Type of current
39. Chemical symbol for zinc
41. Chemical symbol for cadmium
44. Softens metal
46. Small representative graphics
48. Chemical symbol for tantalum
50. Type of current flow (abbr.)
52. Type of component package (abbr.)
54. Home state of Los Alamos lab (abbr.)
55. Chemical symbol for europium
58. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
60. Opposite of I.D.
61. Greek letter
63. Chemical symbol for silicon
64. General Packet Radio Service
65. Chemical symbol for bismuth
66. Apollo 11 astronaut ____ Armstrong
67. Unit of liquid volume (pl.)
69. 12 inches
71. An ellipse has two of them
73. Chemical symbol for neodymium
74. Telex-Over-Radio (abbr.)
76. Keyboard key
77. The "B" in BER
78. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.)
80. Filter type that blocks lower frequencies (abbr.)
81. Unit of length (abbr.)
83. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)

See solution below


2022 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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