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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My Hobby Website:
Fulton, whose Clermont was the first truly successful steamboat,
was born. 1863: Leo Baekeland, inventor of
Bakelite, which played a large role as an insulator in early
electronics, was born. 1910: The first airplane flight from a ship
was made by
Eugene Ely from the bow of the scout cruiser Birmingham. 1914:
Black American educator & inventor
Booker T. Washington died. 1922: The
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) began its domestic radio
Edward White, the first U.S. astronaut to walk in space, was
born. 1967: A patent for
Ruby Laser Systems was issued to Theodore Maiman. 1969:
Apollo 12 blasted off on a mission to the moon. 1972: The
Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 1,000 level for
the first time, ending the day at 1003.16. 1994: Public trains began
operation in the English Channel Tunnel (Chunnel).
2005: U.S. Navy made the first launch of an
underwater glider from a submarine platform.