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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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April 1959 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.
|Russian Jamming - The Electronic Iron Curtain, Will Bohr||41|
|Inside the Dry Cell, by Saunder Harris||51|
|Test Instruments Part 4: The Vacuum-Tube Voltmeter - D.C. Ranges, Larry Klein||54|
|A Transmitting Tube is Born||63|
|How to Make Power Transformer Substitutions, Eugene Richardson||73|
|The Electronics of Fluorescent Lamps, by Edgar D. Morgan||82|
|Crossnumber Puzzle, by John A. Comstock||108|
|Short-Wave Report: Reception Versus Jamming, by Hank Bennet||109|
|After Class: What is a Servomechanism?, by Harvey Pollack||118|
Posted October 10, 2011