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:
1874: American farmer Joseph Glidden was awarded a patent for
barbed wire. 1903: The first patent for an automobile
electric self-starter was issued to Clyde Coleman of NY City.
1916: Prolific inventor
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, who developed the
(machine) gun and also was the father of ARRL founder
Maxim, died. 1922: 2012: NiMH Battery Inventor
Stanford Ovshinsky was born. 1963:
Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of murdering President Kennedy
the day before, was shot to death in a Dallas police station by
Jack Ruby. 1969:
Apollo 12, the second manned moon mission, returned to Earth.
D.B. Cooper parachuted from a Northwest Airlines 727 with $200,000
and was never captured or found. 1998:
AOL announced its acquisition of Netscape and a strategic partnership
with Sun Microsystems. 2005:
Round-the-clock drinking in pubs in England and Wales became