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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1698: Charles de Cisternay DuFay, discoverer of positive and negative electricity ("vitreous electricity" and "resinous electricity") and repulsion between like charges, was born. 1712: Gian Cassini, after whom the division between Saturn's A and B rings is named, died. 1716: The first lighthouse in America, Boston Light, was illuminated just before sunset. 1886: George Anderson patented typewriter ribbon. 1887: Karl Compton, who directed the development of radar during WWII, was born. 1940: The U.S. Congress passed the first peace-time conscription bill. 1944: Dr. Harry Wexler made the first successful flight into the eye of a hurricane was made by a 3-man American crew flying a Douglas A-20 Havoc. 1959: The Soviet Luna 2 became the first man-made object to reach the surface of the moon and the first man-made object to reach any celestial body. 1960: Radar pioneer Sir Arthur Percy Morris Fleming died. 2003: Sweden rejected adopting the euro.