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:
Farmer's Almanac was first published. 1844:
Karl Benz, a German mechanical engineer who designed built the
world's first practical auto powered by an internal-combustion engine,
was born. 1905: The first U.S. advertisement for a complete radio
set, the "Telimco
Wireless Telegraph Outfit," appeared in this day's issue of
Scientific American. 1920: The first play-by-play broadcast of a
football game (between the University of Texas and Texas A&M)
was aired in College Station, TX. 1948: Cable television was invented
by Ed Parsons. 1958:
Charles Kettering, co-founder of Delco Products and inventor
of the electric starter and spark plugs for cars, died. 1973: The
maximum speed limit in the U.S. was cut to 55 mph as an energy conservation
measure during oil embargo. 1975:
Robert Ledley granted a patent for a "diagnostic X-ray systems,"
known as CAT scans.