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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1656: English astronomer
Edmond Halley, who discovered the comet that now bears his name,
was born. 1881: French aircraft designer
Robert Esnault-Pelterie, who developed the concept of ailerons,
was born. 1895:
Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x-rays ("x" stood for "unknown")
during an experiment. 1904: Harvey Hubbell received the first patent
detachable electric plug/receptacle pair. 1910: William Frost
received the first patent for an "electric
insect destroyer," aka, a bug zapper. 1918: Lawrence Glendenin,
promethium (Pm, 61), was born. 1923:
Jack Kilby, inventor of the integrated circuit, was born. 1942:
Torch," a British-American invasion into French North Africa,
commenced. 1978: Classic American painter
Norman Rockwell died. 1984:
Anna Fisher became the first "mom" to go into orbit onboard
the STS-51A flight of the the second flight of the orbiter Discovery.
This is Google's homepage logo for the anniversary of Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of x-rays.