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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March 1963 Popular ElectronicsTable of Contents
People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics. Popular Electronics was published from October 1954 through April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged. See all articles from Popular Electronics.
Dave Harbaugh drew the semi-regular Hobnobbing with Harbaugh series of comic strips in Popular Electronics. His themes were always in the situational comedy style of the day where Ham operators were depicted as victims of their own obsession with amateur radio, their wives' lack of obsession with amateur radio, or being at the mercy of some well-meaning but ignorant neighbor, police officer, store clerk, or other such individual. This particular comic has an on-the-scene TV anchorman making KN3OB's life heck.
By Dave Harbaugh
Posted June 19, 2014