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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 - March 18

March 18

Happy Birthday Rudolf Diesel! Please click here to visit RF Cafe.1833: Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the first woman to earn a dental degree in America, was born. 1858: Rudolf Diesel, German thermal engineer who invented the internal-combustion engine that bears his name, was born. 1871: Augustus De Morgan, who formulated De Morgan's laws for Boolean algebra, died. 1899: Saturn's moon, Phoebe, was discovered by William Pickering. 1909: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a shortwave transmitter to converse with a government radio post about six miles away in what's believed to have been the first broadcast by a ''ham'' operator. 1965: The first space walk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov left his Voskhod 2 capsule and remained outside the spacecraft for 20 minutes, secured by a tether. 1974: Oil-producing Arab countries agreed to lift their 5-month embargo on petroleum sales to the U.S., during which gasoline prices soared 300%. 1987: The discovery of "high-temperature" superconductivity was announced at an American Physical Society in New York City. 1998: Hideo Shima, Japanese designer of the world's first "bullet train," died. 2014: Marlan Bourns, founder of Bourns and inventor of the Trimpot trimming potentiometer, died.

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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.