1996 - 2016
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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Happy 33rd Anniversary to my dear wife, Melanie! 1783: Englishman William Sturgeon, who devised the first electromagnet capable of supporting more than its own weight, was born. 1849: Abraham Lincoln received a patent for the floating dry dock. 1859: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, of Sherlock Holmes fame, was born. 1891: The first public motion picture was shown in Thomas Edison's lab. 1908: The Wright Brothers registered their flying machine for a U.S. patent. 1973: Robert Metcalfe wrote a memo at Xerox describing a data transfer protocol for what he termed the "Ethernet." 1983: My dear wife, Melanie (Sue Goodwin), and I were married - Happy 29th Anniversary! 1990: Microsoft released Windows 3.0. 1992: Johnny Carson hosted the "Tonight Show" for the last time, telling his audience, "I bid you a very heartfelt good night." 1995: Two new moons were discovered orbiting Saturn using the Hubble Space Telescope. 2007: The European Space Policy was formalized as a joint effort between the ESA and the EU.