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Electronics Theme Crossword Puzzle
July 9th 2023

This custom RF Cafe electronics-themed crossword puzzle for July 9th 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 "I" is the 9th 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 for July 9th, 2023 - RF Cafe

1. O-scope, spectrum analyzer, DMM, thermometer, etc. *
6. Receiver power level circuitry (abbr.) *
9. Short for modulator/demodulator
10. Decimeter (abbr.)
12. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.) *
14. Semiconductor and calculator company (abbr.) *
16. Small unit of time
19. Output intercept point (abbr.) *
21. Filter type that blocks upper frequencies (abbr.)
22. Television Interference (abbr.) *
23. Type of programmable device (abbr.)
24. Newest buzz phrase for ubiquitous remote control and monitoring of everything (abbr.) *
26. Thing in a bill of material *
28. Ham's code for "Are you busy?"
29. Unit of time (abbr.)
30. Intermodulation distortion (abbr.) *
32. Chemical symbol for aluminum
33. Permeability-tuned oscillator (abbr.)
34. Chemical symbol for calcium
35. International phonetic alphabet letter "I" *
37. Chemical symbol for lanthanum
38. Centimeter (abbr.)
40. Unix, Linux or Windows (abbr.)
41. Chemical symbol for praseodymium
42. First name of a British scientist of falling apple fame *
44. Chemical symbol for gadolinium
45. FCC's Universal Licensing System (abbr.)
47. One port of an amplifier *
49. Shortwave listener (abbr.)
50. Electronics manufacturer with "meatball" logo
51. 30 Hz to 300 Hz
52. Teflon (abbr.)
54. Type of logic gate (pl.)
55. Advanced Research Projects Agency (abbr.)
56. Current-voltage phase mnemonic *
57. 300 kHz to 3 MHz
60. System for guiding aircraft (abbr.)
61. Complex resistance (pl.) *
66. Chemical symbol for silicon *
67. Direct Memory Access (abbr.)
68. Unit of time (abbr.)
69. He developed an alphabet composed of dots and dashes
72. Type of microwave diode
73. One of America's most prolific science fiction writers (2 wds.)
1. Integrated Services Digital Network (abbr.) *
2. Type of data storage IC (pl.)
3. Chemical symbol for mendelevium
4. Chemical symbol for thulium
5. System On Chip
6. One divided by a number *
7. Type of component package (abbr.)
8. Fundamental property of an inductor (pl.) *
11. Equivalent of Windows on Apple products
12. Charged particle *
13. Keyboard key
14. Part of a FOR loop
15. Microprocessor vendor *
17. Printer output resolution unit (abbr.) *
18. Digital voltmeter (abbr.)
20. Oscillator type that is referenced to an external source (abbr.)
24. Performing a calculus function *
25. Electronic component package type (abbr.)
27. Chemical symbol for tantalum
28. Unit of liquid measure (abbr.)
30. Keeps wires from shorting together *
31. SIP x 2 (pl.) *
33. Meet all test requirements
35. Galilean moon *
36. Chemical symbol for argon
37. Chemical symbol for lithium *
39. Unit of frequency (archaic, abbr.)
43. Conductor size unit (abbr.)
46. 30 kHz to 300 kHz
47. Things in a bill of material *
48. A measure of receiver quality (abbr.)
50. Color code for the number 5
51. Governmental agency that monitors pollution (abbr.)
52. Peripheral Component Interface (abbr.) *
53. Using Earth's natural satellite as a passive reflector to establish a signal path (abbr.)
58. Frequency Division Duplex
59. Ham's code for "Answer in prearranged order."
62. Ratio of circumference to diameter *
63. Volts divided by resistance
64. Slow-scan television (abbr.)
65. Greek letter *
69. Chemical symbol for manganese
70. Chemical symbol for einsteinium
71. Type of current

See solution below
2023 Crosswords Archive

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