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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Many years have passed since I last did a PCB layout. The world has changed considerably terms of simulation capabilities as nowadays designers often need to perform carefully modeled electromagnetic and thermal simulations to help assure a first-pass success. Companies spend big $-¥-€-£-₩-₨-₱-₫ for software licenses in order to reduce product cycles. The first story in my list addresses some related issues. Items move onto and off of all homepages quickly, so even if you visit Microwave & RF, Microwave Journal, Microwave Product Digest, High Frequency Electronics, et al, regularly, you might have missed something in the list below.
Here is a complete list of all featured RF & microwave articles in 2016.
Posted September 19, 2016