RF Cafe Software
About RF Cafe
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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Above Ground Level
Provides educational material about business opportunities and risks, technological changes and practical applications associated with the day-to-day operation of the communications industry.
Adhesives & Sealants Industry
For manufacturers, formulators, and end users of adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitivities, and other adhesive/sealant products.
Dedicated to providing the latest information on imaging hardware, software and peripherals to qualified professionals working with all forms of electronic imaging.
Serves those in operations that integrate electronic component packages into circuitry of their end products.
Amateur Television Quarterly (ATVQ)
Publication for the video aspects of Ham radio.
Antenna Systems & Technology
A trade magazine for antenna professionals, including commercial operators, OEMs that integrate antennas and components into their wireless systems and infrastructures, antenna manufacturers, dealers/distributors and companies involved with wireless systems, cellular, and RF & microwave communications markets.
Asia Electronics Industry
Reports on the latest parts and components, material, production equipment and test & measuring instruments.
Serves manufacturing professionals responsible for engineering and managing product assembly operations throughout the Original Equipment Market.
Automotive News Europe
Covers the full range of issues in a complex and fast changing business, including corporate strategy, manufacturing, product development, marketing, advertising and the world of suppliers.
Aviation Maintenance magazine focuses on serving the aviation maintenance manager including the fixed base operations; repair station/completion/overhaul; major and regional/commuter airlines; corporate flight/business aircraft operators; government/military; and technical/training facilities markets. Aviation Today Internet-hub for market intelligence and business resources, offering up-to-the-minute news and expert analysis in all aspects of the world of aviation.
Aviation Week & Space Technology
The world's leading aviation and aerospace magazine covering developments in technology, business and operations.
eNewsletter providing global viewers with highlights about the latest developments in avionics for commercial and defense applications.
The Big Picture
Reports on digital printing of visual communications with coverage of digital printing from image capture and processing to finishing and display.
Broadband Communities Magazine
Information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities.
Aimed at the market that includes corporate management, engineers/technicians and other management personnel at commercial and public TV stations, post-production and recording studios, broadcast networks, cable, telephone and satellite production centers and networks.
Business & Commercial Aviation
Operational and management information for the business commercial aviation marketplace.
Provides "actionable information" for VARs and integrators to increase sales, improve profits, and trounce the competition.
Cable & Satellite International
Targeting board-level executives, senior technical management and technicians/engineers, we report on the standards, technology trends and products that shape this market, monitor the activities of network operators, and keep readers informed about the finances and activities of key suppliers.
A resource that provides broadband engineering executives and managers with reliable information on technology trends, strategy, implementation and best practices.
Cal Lab Magazine
The international journal of metrology.
Keeps readers informed about news, products and service developments in the industry. Technology feature sections include both applications stories and product announcements in segments such as power supplies, connectors, wire and cable, test and measurement, switches and more.
A broadband technology magazine helping broadband professionals understand emerging technologies and the supporting businesses that surround them.
CE Pro (Custom Electronics Professionals)
Resource for custom electronics professionals.
Offers readers the information they need to modify and expand their product base to serve a more experienced consumer. Each issue focuses on emerging technologies, operations, marketing strategies, industry trends and packaging of multiple telecom services.
Serves chemical engineering professionals in the chemical process industry including manufacturing, engineering, government, academia, financial institutions and others allied to the field serving the global chemical process industry.
Chip Scale Review
Covers the chip-scale, flip-chip and wafer-level packaging market.
Chip Shots Blog
Channels the observations of Fabtech's Senior Contributing Editor from -- U.S., Tom Cheyney, a 20-year veteran of semiconductor and advanced micro/nanoelectronics trade journalism
Journal for surface mount and electronics assembly.
Publication for networking decision makers.
Focuses on the real-world ways in which the combination of IT and networking technologies is transforming the way the world communicates, collaborates, shares/stores information, manages resources, and is entertained and informed.
Exclusively dedicated to the special information needs of industrial machine builders.
Covering control, instrumentation, and automation systems worldwide.
Provides comprehensive, integrated coverage of defense information technology, C4ISR and net-centric warfare.
Covers the latest tools, components, and materials used in mechanical and electromechanical design of a broad range of products.
Design Product News
Covers the information and issues relevant to the design engineering industry in Canada - the newest products and technology, industry updates, technical literature, discussion and more.
Design solutions from concept to manufacturing.
ECN: Electronic Component News
New product editorial coverage, design tutorials, technology reviews, and applications articles.
Design features and deep technical information on microprocessors and other digital ICs, analog ICs, ASICs, computers and software, computer peripherals, test and measurement, components, power sources, interconnections and packaging, and much more.
Brings you information about new products, technologies and trends in electronic engineering, covering components, systems, tools, courses and training resources.
By delivering relevant information at a time and in a format that's appropriate to this communities' current design needs, EE Times Asia better prepares the region's engineers to compete in today's fast-changing technology marketplace.
Provides the creators of technology in Europe with news, analysis, product and design information.
Source of global news for the creators of technology.
Electric Light & Power
Insight into industry news, financial, legal and regulatory issues, and reviews T&D, technology, information systems, customer systems, and electric and gas trading trends.
Official publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association. (NECA)
The authority for emerging technologies for design solutions.
New product ideas, industry news, product trends and product listings from verified Electronic Components suppliers in China and Asia.
Electronic Design Europe
The authority for emerging technologies for design solutions.
Reports on important developments in products and product technology.
Canada's Leading Electronics Website.
Embedded Systems Design
Component news and features on microcontroller and embedded microprocessor-based systems.
Inside information, trends and insights that they can use to improve their businesses and their careers.
Engineered Systems (ES) Magazine
Examines the latest changes in the design, specification, maintenance and management of non-residential HVACR systems and components.
Provides the news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively.
EP&T - Electronic Products and Technology
Canada's market recognized leader for technical information and product news introducing timely new products, application articles and design tutorials.
Trade journal for the ESD and electrostatics industries.
Magazine for engineers and engineering managers responsible for test and total product quality in electronics.
Everyday Practical Electronics
Hobby electronics and computer projects magazine for electronics constructors everywhere.
Source for all high-tech news on a continual basis throughout the day—every day.
Daily email service covering the latest news, trends, and technologies driving the telecom industry.
Serves process, manufacturing and engineering industries with the primary end products and services in Food & Beverage Products; Paper, Pulp & Printing Products; Misc.
Foundry Management & Technology
An independent source of information for the foundry and metalcasting industries since 1892 and is edited for management, production, engineering, research and technical personnel in foundries and metal casting departments of manufacturing plants producing gray iron, ductile iron, malleable iron, steel, and non-ferrous castings.
Source for information about all aspects of the gear manufacturing industry. Each issue is filled with technical articles, press releases, company profiles, informative columns, and special features covering new materials, techniques, and gear machine technologies.
Investigates how organizations benefit from spatial information and how they are extending those benefits across the enterprise using traditional computing platforms as well as intranets, the Internet, mobile field technologies, wireless communications, and handheld computer appliances.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide.
Comprehensive GPS/GNSS-related news to high-level corporate managers, project and engineering managers, product designers, researchers, and system developers.
High Frequency Electronics
Online and paper journal devoted to the subject of RF through Microwave technology.
Magazine of mechanical systems engineering, and is a forum for peer-to-peer communication among engineering professionals in the buildings and construction industries.
Source of news, information, and resources for electrical engineering professionals. Delivers the latest news, standards updates, technical explanations & guidance, and more - In Compliance is where engineers turn for education, information, and inspiration.
provides the latest manufacturing news, distribution trends, new products, and best practice strategies for the industrial distribution industry.
Industrial Engineering News Europe
Brings the latest industrial product news available to the European market covering in every issue topics related to Factory Automation, Motors & Drives, Test & Measurement, Sensors & Transmitters, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Industrial Electronics and Data Acquisition.
Industrial Laser Solutions
Industrial Laser Solutions has one focus, industrial laser materials processing, which we address in print, digitally, and on-line all day, every day.
Magazine for professionals in the industrial process water and wastewater industry.
Addresses the Automation industry challenges, new technologies, and fundamentals in a practical approach written for engineers, managers, and other automation professionals.
An online guide to electromagnetic compatibility.
International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT)
A common platform to disseminate the original research work and invited tutorials in the area of microwave technology, microwave photonics and optical technology.
Covering the latest news and featuring original articles on Voice over IP products and services. Features in-house product testing and reviews.
Magazine of Intellectual Property and Technology for patent attorneys inventors venture capitalists technology investors scientists and corporate IP managers.
IT Solution Journal
A resource that delivers real-life case studies by IT industry experts.
Laser Focus World
Providing comprehensive global coverage of optoelectronic technologies, applications and markets.
Contains technical articles, case studies, application notes, product information, business and financial news, and a wide variety of other information relevant to the LED industry.
Updates on fiber-related ancillary technologies such as lasers, optoelectronics, connectors, installation equipment, multiplexers, crossconnects, switches, routers, and hubs, designed for use in fiber-optic communications networks.
Live Sound International
A publication for sound reinforcement professionals.
Source for design and engineering products, technology and reference information, for use in the field of design engineering, mechanical engineering and computer-aided engineering for the OEM, manufacturing industries.
Covering the widespread Canadian industrial market, Manufacturing Automation keeps readers informed of the latest advanced manufacturing technologies, products, applications and news.
Dedicated to providing marine industry professionals with the information they need to enable them to design, build and operate vessels, rigs and offshore structures, profitably, safely, legally and in an environmentally responsible manner.
International review magazine for all researchers with an interest in materials science and technology.
MDT (Medical Design Technology
Reaches design engineers, R&D and technical personnel who work at medical device manufacturers, contract manufacturers, in-vitro diagnostic and pharmaceutical manufacturing firms.
Medical Electronics Design
A semiannual magazine written exclusively for engineers and designers of medical electronic devices.
Technical magazine for the electroplating and coating industries.
Micro Control Journal
Online publication that offers design and application information enabling users to successfully implement industrial automation and control projects.
Microwave Engineering Europe
Reaches design engineers working in the wireless, RF and microwave industry in Europe. Its in-depth technical articles, features and news items tackle the real design issues and challenges that engineers face when designing RF and microwave systems.
Featuring the latest in technical information, special reports, new product information and news.
Microwave Product Digest
A new product magazine devoted to information on components, equipment and subsystems for the RF, microwave and wireless industries.
Microwaves & RF Magazine
All types of high-frequency theoretical and applications-based problem solving design and product editorial with industry news.
Military & Aerospace Electronics
Provides daily international business and industry-related news, current issue articles, and access to years of searchable editorial archives.
Mission Critical Communications
Wireless voice & data for mobile & remote mission critical communications.
Free, weekly newsletter, chronicling the healthcare sector's adoption of mobile technology.
Motion System Design
Serves design and manufacturing engineers personally involved in designing motion systems for manufactured products and industrial machinery.
NASA Tech Briefs
Features exclusive reports of innovations developed by NASA and its industry partners/contractors that can be applied to develop new/improved products and solve engineering or manufacturing problems.
National Defense Magazine
NDIA's business & technology magazine.
Contains technology news plus technical articles and new product information divided into Technology Sections.
New Equipment Digest
A monthly source of information on innovative products for general industry, NED serves more than 200,000 plant operations, maintenance, engineering, production, purchasing and administrative personnel in more than 100,000 facilities throughout the United States.
Information source for offshore oil and gas operations and deep offshore markets.
Source for news about smart cards and such related payment and identification technologies as biometrics, PKI, mobile commerce, physical access control and computer network security.
News and resources on photonics industry products, events and suppliers.
Provides business news and technology solutions to readers in the optics, lasers, imaging, fiber optics, electro-optics and optoelectronics industries.
A problem-solving resource for industrial plant engineering professionals responsible for the planning, specification, installation, maintenance and operation of industrial plant facilities, utilities, equipment and systems.
Publication dedicated to covering global business management issues, key technologies, and the latest manufacturing management trends for the international plastics industry.
Provides information about regulatory requirements, and information about the business benefits of proactive environmental control.
Information of interest to SWLs, Hams, scanner fans, DXers, links to other sites of interest.
Coverage includes boilers and combustion systems, environmental management; instrumentation, controls, computers, and software; information technologies; natural gas, oil, coal, and renewable fuels; nuclear power; pumps, compressors, valves, and piping; turbines, engines, and generators; water treatment.
Power Electronics Technology
Covers power semi-conductors, mixed- signal ICs, DSP and controllers, passive components, magnetics, power protection, inrush limiters, TVSS, thermal management and electronic sensors.
Provides up-to-the-minute energy news, stock quotes, five years of searchable editorial archives, power generation conference schedule and details, and an industry product and services guide.
Provides daily news on a number of topics, including business, projects/contracts, industry news, deregulation and environmental.
Power Transmission Engineering
reaches consumers of power transmission products with feature articles that focus on a particular theme and often include in-depth interviews with industry leaders.
Written for engineering professionals who buy and specify process equipment to cool, chill or freeze product; measure, monitor or control temperature down through cryogenic levels; or cool equipment.
A publication for manufacturing engineers who use heat processing equipment, components, materials and supplies.
Processing & Control News Europe PCN
Covers every aspect of process engineering including process and plant design, plant operation & quality control, maintenance, energy and more.
Product Design & Development
Information source for design engineers and engineering managers looking to advance the quality and efficiency of their current and future design projects, helping to get them into production and deliver them to market faster and more economically.
This is the American Radio Relay League's monthly publication for hams.
The magazine reports on the use of sound metrology methods, statistical analysis and process improvement techniques to significantly improve quality on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning.
Wireless voice and data for mobile and remote operations.
Source for information on technology, industry news, management techniques, applications-oriented engineering and production articles and new product information.
Provides market-leading R&D executives, project managers, scientists and engineers with the critical information they need to set the direction for technology within their organizations.
RCR Wireless News
Daily news, features and articles, classified ads.
Renewable Energy Focus
Reports on various major topical developments in renewable energy from around the world including solar energy (PV, thermal and thermal electric), solar architecture and sustainable buildings, wind energy (offshore and on shore), wave and tidal energy, biomass energy, renewable hydrogen and fuel cells, on the generation and consumption of sustainable energy.
Featuring real world manufacturing editorial, we target leading-edge IC manufacturing decision makers, worldwide.
Magazine, buyer's guide, discussion & support forums.
SMT, the magazine for electronics assembly, is the only industry publication whose editorial is devoted exclusively to surface mount assembly of printed circuit boards.
Solid State Technology
News, data and research source for semiconductor manufacturing.
The flagship publication of the IEEE, the world's largest professional technology association -explores future technology trends and the impact of those trends on society and business.
Die Technische Revue berichtet regelmäßig über Produkte für den industriellen Bereich, die neu auf dem deutschen Markt vorgestellt werden.
Test & Measurement World - EDN
Leading publication in the electronic test, measurement, and inspection industry, providing industry news, trends, and practical content for engineers and engineering managers worldwide.
Customized news alerts featuring new developments and information on the products and services that matter to you most. You choose from over 50 product categories including Adhesives and Sealants, Controls and Controllers, HVAC, Lubricants, Software, Welding Equipment, and more.
Time Compression Technologies
Provides product development information including R&D, management, sales and marketing, Internet, engineering, tooling and manufacturing issues that affect a product's time-to-market are presented through technical articles, application stories, practical pointers and profiles.
Covers industries engaged in all forms of energy, including power generation, electric utilities and cogeneration, oil & gas refining, gas processing, compression, drilling and exploration.
The digital television authority - Serving the broadcast, cable, production, post production business and new media markets.
Delivers real-world, practical information needed by dealers, private radio and wireless systems operators and large volume commercial, industrial and public safety communications end-users.
Provides influential product information to the decision makers and specifiers in the power, telephone and CATV markets.
Provides essential news and analysis on the global satellite communications industry, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world.
Vision Systems Design
Covers the development of leading-edge industrial (machine vision) scientific, medical, military and aerospace applications.
Content varies from exclusive interviews with industry leaders, to company announcements on product launches and upgrades, along with a selection of the best VoIP articles published on the web.
Presents expert information on Internet success, providing a 360-degree view of all the Web essentials: search marketing, e-commerce, design and development, and trends in social media, local, and mobile.
Wire Journal International
WJI is written for executives, engineers, technical and sales professionals, and purchasing agents engaged in the manufacture of ferrous and nonferrous wire and cable; electrical wire and cable; fiber optic cable; and formed and fabricated wire products.
Wireless Design & Development
Magazine for wireless component and system design engineers in the commercial RF and microwave market.
A wireless-industry site with in-depth coverage and breaking news on mobile business, technology, regulations, information, analytics and data as well as m-commerce, e-commerce and community features.