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Kirt Blattenberger - RF Cafe WebmasterCopyright
1996 - 2016
Webmaster:
Kirt Blattenberger,
 BSEE - KB3UON

RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...

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Day in Engineering History Archive February 18

February 18

Happy Birthday Alessandro Volta!  Please click here to visit RF Cafe.1745: Alessandro Volta, inventor of the storage battery and namesake of the "volt" unit, was born. 1838: Ernst Mach, of speed of sound unit defining fame, was born. 1851: Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, founder of elliptical functions, died. 1871: Harry Brearley, inventor of stainless steel, was born. 1875: Auguste Bartholdi was granted patent for the Statue of Liberty. 1898: Car manufacturer and racing star Enzo Ferrari was born. 1908: Lee de Forest received a patent on his Audion amplification tube. 1885: Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was first published. 1930: The ninth has-been planet of our solar system, Pluto, was discovered. 1957: American astronomer Henry Russell, who showed the relationship between a star's brightness and its spectral type, and co-created the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, died. 1967: The "Father of the Atomic Bomb," Robert Oppenheimer, died. 1977: The space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden "flight" above the Mojave Desert. 1981: American aviation pioneer Jack Northrop died. 2001: Veteran NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Sr., 49, died from injuries suffered in a crash at the Daytona 500.

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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.