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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1883: The U.S. and Canada adopted a system of
standard time zones due a decision of the American Railway Association.
1903: The U.S. and Panama signed a treaty that granted the U.S.
rights to build the
Panama Canal. 1913: The first airplane in the U.S. to perform
a loop-the-loop was piloted by
Lincoln Beachey in San Diego, CA. 1923:
Alan Shepard, America's first man in space and one of only 12
humans who have walked on the Moon, was born. 1949:
Frank Jewett, the first president of Bell Telephone Labs, died.
1962: Nobel Prize winner
Niels Bohr, developer of the planetary Bohr atomic model, died.
1963: The first telephone in the U.S. with
push buttons instead of a rotary dial was placed in commercial
service. 1999: 12 Aggies were killed when a ritual bonfire at
Texas A&M collapsed on them during construction.