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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June 1935 Radio-Craft[Table of Contents]
People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics. Radio-Craft was published from 1929 through 1953. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged. See all articles from Radio-Craft.
I usually try to post something a little less serious and technical on Mondays to help everyone ease into the long week ahead. It could be a Carl & Jerry or a Mac's Radio Service Shop story, an electronics quiz, or even something I found out on the Internet. This time it is a 'believe-it-or-not' type feature titled "Curiosa in Radio" about radio manufacturing, operating, and infrastructure. Enjoy.
The well-known saying that "truth is stranger than fiction" is amply demonstrated by some of the strange facts which have been collected here from all parts of the world. These bits from here and there add zest to radio study.
Posted August 5, 2016