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:
Post, who made the first round-the-world solo flight (15,596
miles) in his
Lockheed Vega 5B single-engine aircraft, was born. 1902: U.S.
Reed, after whom the Walter Reed Hospital is named, died. 1904:
The first direct current, variable speed, interpole
electric motor was patented by Mathias Pfatischer. 1907: American
Asaph Hall, who discovered and named the two moons of Mars Phobos
and Deimos, died. 1909: Wilbur and Orville Wright formed the
Wright Company, which would become a million-dollar corporation
for the commercial manufacture of airplanes. 1927: The first U.S.
patent for a
snowmobile "vehicle for snow travel" was issued to Carl Eliason.
1944: English astrophysicist
Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington died. 1963:
President J.F. Kennedy was fatally shot in Dallas, TX. 1972:
The U.S. ended a 22-year
travel ban to China. 1988: The
B-2 Spirit stealth bomber was first revealed to the public.
Margaret Thatcher announced her resignation as British Prime
Angela Merkel became the first female Chancellor of Germany.