Homepage - RF Cafe
Webmaster: Kirt Blattenberger | KB3UON | Sitemap | ©1996-2014
Menu below is just a small sample of what is here!
 
Custom Search
More than 10,000 searchable pages indexed.
•−•  ••−•    −•−•  •−  ••−•  •
RF Cafe Morse Code >Hear It<

Day in Engineering History Archive - August 28

| Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun |
| Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec |

Note: These historical tidbits have been collected from various sources, mostly on the Internet. As detailed in this article, there is a lot of wrong information that is repeated hundreds of times because most websites do not validate with authoritative sources. On RF Cafe, events with hyperlinks have been verified.
Please submit significant historical events and dates for inclusion in these lists. I will be glad to include your name and birthday. Please do not submit your death date ;-) A couple years ago, I began commemorating the birthdays of notable people and events with special RF Cafe logos. Where available, I like to use images from postage stamps from the country where the person or event occurred.

August 28

1st Edition of Scientific American Published - Please click here to visit RF Cafe.

Today is I Have a Dream Day. 1789: Sir William Herschel discovered Saturn's moon, Enceladus. 1830: The first race between a locomotive (the Tom Thumb) and a horse-drawn vehicle held between Relay and Baltimore, MD, a nine mile stretch (the horse won). 1845: The first issue of the Scientific American was published by Rufus Porter. 1877: Charles Rolls, co-founder of the Rolls-Royce company, was born. 1883: The first controlled flight in a glider was made by John Montgomery at Wheeler Hill, CA. 1907: The "American Messenger Company" was started by two teenagers Jim Casey and Claude Ryan - the company's name was later changed to "United Parcel Service." 1919: Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, electrical engineer and co-inventor of the CAT scan machine, was born. 1919: The International Air Traffic Association (IATA) was formed at The Hague, Holland. 1922: The first commercial to be aired on the radio was broadcast. 1939: The first successful flight of a jet-propelled airplane occurred with the German Heinkel He 178. 1964: The Beatles appeared on the cover of Life magazine. 2007: Human and solar powered flight pioneer Paul MacCready died.


A Disruptive Web Presence

Custom Search
Over 10,000 pages indexed! (none duped or pirated)

Read About RF Cafe
Webmaster: Kirt Blattenberger
    KB3UON

RF Cafe Software

RF Cascade Workbook
RF Cascade Workbook is a very extensive system cascaded component Excel workbook that includes the standard Gain, NF, IP2, IP3, Psat calculations, input & output VSWR, noise BW, min/max tolerance, DC power cauculations, graphing of all RF parameters, and has a graphical block diagram tool. An extensive User's Guide is also included. - Only $35.
RF system analysis including
frequency conversion & filters

RF & EE Symbols Word
RF Stencils for Visio

Product & Service Directory
Personally Selected Manufacturers
RF Cafe T-Shirts & Mugs

RF Cafe Software

Calculator Workbook
RF Workbench
Smith Chart™ for Visio
Smith Chart™ for Excel
Your RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster
Click here to read about RF CafeKirt Blattenberger... single-handedly redefining what an
                                 engineering website should be.

View the YouTube RF Cafe Intro Video Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

5CCG (5th MOB): My USAF radar shop

Airplanes and Rockets: My personal hobby website

Equine Kingdom: My daughter Sally's horse riding website