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The original RF Cafe Forums were shut down in late 2012 due to maintenance issues. Please visit the new and improved RF Cafe Forums that were created in September of 2015. Unlike with the old forums where users registered individually, the new forums use a common User Name and Password so anyone can post without needing to create an account. Please find the current User Name and Password on the RF Cafe homepage. Thanks for your participation.

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 Post subject: - We Are Now International!
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:02 am 
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Joined: Sun Aug 03, 2003 2:02 pm
Posts: 629
Location: Erie, PA

With the recent acquisition of the domain name, RF Cafe is now officially an international entity! This is so because in order for me to own a .eu domain name, I have to have a business representative in a European Union country. That is provided by the registrar, Network Solutions. Like so many other things, there are ways around just about every requirement set forth by rule makers. It is kind of like in the U.S. you can establish a corporation in a state other than where you actually reside (e.g., a Delaware or Arizona corporation) as long as you have a formal business partnership in those other states.

I know from watching website statistics that about 20% of visitors to RF Cafe originate from outside of the United States. Most of those come from EU countries, Japan, Korea, India, and Canada. When scanning the Web for daily headline articles and other items of interest, I bear in mind my international audience and try to provide a mix of topics that reflects everyone's needs. Most articles of interest to RF Cafe visitors are by the very nature of today's marketplace international, so finding relevant information is not difficult – just time-consuming.

For now, is sitting idle, as is I am open to ideas for what to do with the domains, other than merely creating mirror site of the existing – although that is an option. Thanks.

- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024
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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:07 am 
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Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:02 pm
Posts: 408
Location: Germany
Greetings Kirt,

RF Cafe is a wonderful website and a very useful source for inforation for the RF Community worldwide.

I am sure that you will keep up with the good work also in the European Continent.

Best of luck!!

Best regards,

- IR

Posted  11/12/2012