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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1746: Princeton University, in New Jersey, received its charter. 1797: French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute descent, landing safely from a height of 3,200 feet. 1819: The first ship passed through Erie Canal going from Rome to Utica, NY. 1905: American physicist Karl Jansky, the "Father of Radio Astronomy" who discovered the cosmic background radiation, was born. 1934: Famous bank robber Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd assumed room temperature during a run-in with the FBI. 1938: Xerography (dry writing) was demonstrated by Chester Carlson, thereby demonstrating the process for which Xerox owns a trademark. 1962: President John Kennedy addressed the nation on TV about the Russian missile bases in Cuba, marking the beginning of the Bay of Pigs Cuban Missile Crisis. 1968: Apollo 7 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after orbiting the Earth 163 times. 1981: The U.S. national debt reached 1 trillion dollars (now $8.5T).