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:
Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, who produced the first permanent
photograph, was born. 1790: German astronomer
August Möbius, the mathematician who invented the famous single-sided
strip that bears his name, was born. 1835: American physicist
William Anthony, who developed one of the first electrical engineering
courses in America (at Cornell), was born. 1869: The
Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the
Red Sea. 1871: The
Rifle Association (NRA) was organized. 1891: Emile Berliner
was issued a patent for a
combined telegraph and telephone. 1906:
Soichiro Honda, who founded the Honda Motor Company, was born.
1962: President JFK dedicated the
Dulles International Airport in VA. 1967:
Surveyor 6 made a six-second flight from its landing site on
the moon - the first lift-off on lunar surface. 1970: A U.S. patent
was issued to
Doug Engelbart for the
computer mouse - an "X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System."
Kiyoshi Ito, a mathematician whose innovative models of random
motion are used today in fields as diverse as finance and biology,