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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 3

March 3

National Bureau of Standards (now NIST) Created - Please click here to visit RF Cafe.1703: Robert Hooke, who developed Hooke's Law for springs, died. 1847: Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, was born. 1851: The U.S. Congress authorized the 3¢ piece - it was the smallest U.S. silver coin, and reduced the rate of a 1st-class stamp from 5¢ to 3¢. 1863: Congress authorized a track width of 4-ft 8-1/2-in as the standard for the Union Pacific Railroad. 1885: The American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) was incorporated in New York as a subsidiary of the American Bell Telephone Company. 1901: Congress created National Bureau of Standards (NIST as of 1988).  1919: The first U.S. international airmail service began. 1923: The first edition of Time magazine was published. 1931: "The Star-Spangled Banner" was designated the national anthem of the U.S. 1966: The BBC made its first colour broadcast. 1972: The unmanned U.S. space probe Pioneer 10 was launched, and on June 13, 1983, the spacecraft became the first man-made object to leave the solar system. 2005: Steve Fossett completed the first solo non-stop flight around the world without refueling in the GlobalFlyer.

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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.