10 KW COTS L-Band Pulsed Power Amplifier for Radar Applications

first_img User selectable output power management modes – AGC (Automatic Gain Control), ALC (Automatic Level Control) and MGC (Manual Gain Control) Selectable RF power detectors optimized to your waveform Optional Filter/Switches for improved harmonic rejection can be specified Compact, lightweight and portable for easier maneuverability in lab environments or tactical deployments Modern and multi-faceted Monitoring and Control user interfaces, including a Web browser, TCP/IP Ethernet, factory configurable serial RS-422 or RS232 interface and a front panel touchscreen display. Empower RF has announced the availability of their field proven Model 2185 high power pulsed amplifier that operates from 960 to 1215 MHz at 10KW Peak with duty cycles from 0.1% to 5%. This compact and versatile radar transmitting amplifier, with flexible operating modes, is ideal for radar component testing, advanced research, and system development. It is also well suited for mobile EW and threat simulator applications.Tactical Transmit applications include distance measuring equipment (DME), military identification friend or foe (IFF), tactical air navigation (TACAN), secondary surveillance radar (SSR), and Joint Tactical Information Distribution System/Multifunctional Information Distribution System (JTIDS/MIDS)The amplifier features user selectable operating scenarios in the event of certain alarms or device failures that either keep the amplifier transmitting at reduced levels (for mission critical duties) or shuts down.  In all cases, alarms are pushed out the LAN port so polling is not required.The amplifier has built in Protections and Remote Monitoring This COTS High Power Amplifier has a flexible feature set making it ideal for research and threat simulation, with the benefit of a future proof architecture. Some of the key features include: The user interface capabilities of this amplifier are the same as all Empower next generation designs and allow the user to initiate remote management and diagnostics via an embedded web server or M2M interface, enabling network managed site status and control simply by connecting the unit’s Ethernet port to a LAN. Using a web browser and the unit’s IP address (IPV4) allows ease of access with the benefit of multilevel security. Click here to See More Information on Model 2185. Excessive VSWR with user selectable fold-back or Shutdown on fault – Electronic VSWR Protection Duty cycle and pulse width protection exceeding your pre-set value Power supply faults including input line voltage faults Output power limit Input overdrive Cooling and Electronic thermal management and fan health speed RF section component failure – will back down power to a safe operating level with “Graceful Output Power Degradation“last_img read more

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No. 13 Utah draws inspiration from San Antonio Spurs

first_imgSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak looked to the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs when he needed a model for his offense during the offseason. The No. 13 Utes don’t have a dominant scorer that can simply take over when needed, so he had to find another way to maximize their offensive potential.Arizona State saw the results of that Thursday night in an 83-41 loss in which eight Utah players scored at least eight points.Coaches tend to be copycats when they see peers having success, so Krystkowiak poached parts of the Spurs’ scheme and mixed it with his own motion offense. Now Utah is No. 5 in the country with a plus-16.5 scoring margin and ranks in the top eight in field goal percentage, true shooting percentage and points per shot.The offensive success has come from a completely unselfish philosophy that emphasizes sharing the ball and taking great shots. The Utes (22-5, 12-3 Pac-12) will need everything they can get from that offense with No. 7 Arizona (25-3, 13-2) coming to Salt Lake City on Saturday with a share of the Pac-12 lead on the line.“The Spurs don’t have to beat anybody individually. They just kind of do it collectively,” Krystkowiak said. “That’s what I was hoping to build. We don’t have a LeBron (James) and a bunch of guys. It can be done collectively.“On any given night we have a bunch of weapons that can hurt you,” he added. “That’s what the Spurs did. Even on nights where they shut down (Manu) Ginobili and (Tony) Parker to get some rest, their guys rose up to the occasion. I think that collective idea is pretty powerful when it comes to basketball.”The Utes have the most wins in the country by 20 or more points and have a 23.3-point margin of victory in 12 Pac-12 wins.Guard Delon Wright leads the team with 14.3 points per game, but that ranks just No. 12 in the conference. Utah has three players averaging double digits and nine averaging 3.8 points or more. By comparison, Arizona’s Stanley Johnson leads the team with 14.2 points per game and it also has three players averaging double figures. The Wildcats, however, are more top heavy with six players averaging 9.0 or more.“Seeing the Spurs do what they did to the Heat, who people thought were going to win, it kind of woke people up and (gave) a sense of urgency of how to play the game, how to play the right way,” Wright said. “Last year we were selfish, but this year guys have to look in the mirror and tell themselves they’re not going to score as many points if we want to win. Guys have to sacrifice some points if we want to win as a team.”Arizona State coach Herb Sendek got an up-close look at what that offense can do Thursday. The loss was the Sun Devils’ worst since 1998.“They are a top 10 team for a reason,” Sendek said. “They move the ball. They have good balance inside and out.”Krystkowiak has developed a system to chart each player’s shots with an emphasis on quality attempts. Each shot is given a 1 to 5 grade, with 5 being a great attempt and 1 being terrible. Players aren’t penalized for adverse situations, such as the shot clock running down, but the coaching staff goes over the results after every game. The goal is to pass up good shots for even better ones.“You can see shot qualities and we’re usually well up over four,” Krystkowiak said. “We don’t accept or tolerate the bad shots.“Kind of a selfless, ball energy. We talk about the ball moving all the time. … We’ve come a long way offensively, sharing it and relying on people and trusting the system and trusting the ball energy and we don’t take very many bad shots. I think that’s the key.”The Pac-12 regular-season title is basically on the line for the Utes on Saturday. Both teams will have two games remaining and a Wildcats victory will guarantee them at least a share of the championship.“It’s a surreal feeling because it’s all coming together now,” Utah guard Brandon Taylor said. “But it’s not a surprise. We put the work in and we worked our tails off in the summer time. It’s a good feeling to see the results we’re getting from putting all that work in.”last_img read more

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Major League Ultimate Team Logo Design Contest

first_img 3,326 Posted November 28, 2012 Forums Home 3,326 Posted December 1, 2012 mattb6 Share this post Favourite Logos:Anything with a mascot in a sweater or anthropomorphic foods. 3,326 1 Shumway Members 690 0 Page 1 of 2   Share this post 0 Gothamite This topic is now closed to further replies. Somebody already provided the evidence:The perpetrator, who claims to be a “graphic design major” now claims that some of us were out of line for calling him a liar, an artistic thief, and a graphic designer with bad form. Kids these days. Major League Ultimate Team Logo Design Contest Share this post 3,472 posts 22,390 posts 2,305 Posted December 2, 2012 Members Brass 386 Share on other sites Beat you by five minutes.Merge, perhaps? Posted December 1, 2012 9,114 posts Brian in Boston Link to post Major League Ultimate Team Logo Design Contest 0 Next Posted November 27, 2012 3,326 53,285 posts 22,390 posts Location:Twin Cities Brass 3,326 0 Link to post aci Graphic Designer Members Location:Ohio Link to post Location:Twin Cities There really ought to be a restriction on a third-tier sport using the designation “major league”. a major league for frisbee? okay, thendid i just read those names right? outside the box, but terrible. 3,326 Share this post drdougfresh 386 Shape of the beak, the little flourish of the red above the beak, the empty eye socket look, the angle of the head and the general flow of the outlines around the beak and front of the face are all nearly identical. I don’t think the ‘designer’ (lol) traced, but he was clearly using the Atlanta Hawks logo as his referenc ethe entire time he was drawing that bird.*edit* Or maybe he DID actually trace it! Sports Logo News Firefly Page 1 of 2   3,326 22,645 We’re on to 2020. Link to post 3,760 five boroughs, one City. Posted November 27, 2012 Location:PHX, AZ Brass Link to post 8 Brass 2 3,326 3,326 SportsLogos.Net 22,645 Prev We’re on to 2020. 2,712 posts Share on other sites Posted December 2, 2012 Also, does anybody have the skills to make a transparent Hawks logo over his design that highlights the similarities? There are some people who refuse to believe they’re similar. By Brass, November 27, 2012 in Sports Logo News Share on other sites Link to post Share on other sites Members Brass Forums Home Brass 2,305 386 4,667 posts Share on other sites Posted November 27, 2012 Share this post 0 Share this post UC! 68 tajmccall Members tajmccall 8 6,700 posts 2 386 Share on other sites Location:Parts Unknown Posted November 27, 2012 As a word of warning from a designer who was commission’s to redesign the lingerie football league a year or so back, then after proposal the league basically folded…be judicious with your time if you think getting your logo selected will lead to anything. Start up leagues ask for free/cheap logos because they have no budget. No budget= no $. No $ usually = no exposure or credit. But if you are still honing your craft, by all means, go for it. Link to post Brass Posted December 2, 2012 Share on other sites 3,326 Members Called the “designer” out on this logo, that it looks too much like the Atlanta Hawks logo.His response:I actually didn’t even know atlanta changed their logo. But its the similar style and you can’t be sued for having a similar style. I can point out multiple things that are different. The mouth is open. There are shading effects to the top of the beak, top of the bird, and around leaf end. The black eyebrow area is smooth and pointed at the end. There is a curl next to the eye. And the obvious color changes.Come again, stupid? 0 Link to post Members Posted December 2, 2012 We’re on to 2020. 3,472 posts Lord have mercy, there’s a lot of crappy clip art theft in that selection of “logos”. Boston Bootleggers – “Bootleggers are the pirates of prohibition and Boston boasted their fair share. The fact that a few famous bootleggers made good in the end is an even better association for a city likely to compete at the top of the league.”DC Current – “The center of current events is cut through by the ever flowing current of the Potomac. The reference to electricity is also far from accidental as we see it representing the excitement of the games to be played in our nation’s capital.”New Jersey Founders – “Ultimate was born in the Garden State and that contribution deserves recognition. Without Maplewood, NJ and the first collegiate game between Rutgers and Princeton, the MLU might not exist. Here’s to the Founders.”NY Rumble – “This name is part Madison Square Garden and part West Side Story, but more importantly it represents the fight in the big apple. New York is a city that refuses to give up. It is a city fully prepared to throw down, to mix it up, to rumble.”Philadelphia Spinners – “The Spinners are the only MLU team to join the league with an existing name. The fanbase they built during their first season assured that the team’s name would carry over into 2013. We also like the reference to the famous R&B album credited with starting the Philadelphia Sound.”Portland Stags – “An unabashed reference to Portland’s White Stag Building and its iconic neon sign, this team name also accepts the mythological tone of its totem. The white stag is the ever elusive, adventure inspiring symbol of Arthurian Lore. It is a sign of great deeds to be done, and we expect nothing less from this team.”San Francisco Dogfish – “The dogfish is a shark species common in the San Francisco Bay area. While not the largest shark in the water, it is a speedy, undiscerning hunter. The dogfish earned its name from its tendency to hunt in packs, and we thought teamwork like that was a great qualification for a team name.”San Jose Black Hats – “The reference to the modern-day tech bad guys in an area renowned for technological development proved impossible to resist. The image of a driven, intelligent individual that can undermine your defenses seems a direct nod to the attack of a well-coached Ultimate team. If they also happen to be just a little unsavory and shrouded in shadow, we can work with that.”Seattle Rainmakers – “The Space Needle, Mt. Rainier, Pike’s Market. All of these are iconic features of Seattle, but none is as intimately associated with the city as its famous drizzle. This team has embraced the elements and is ready to drop the boom on all opponents. Make it rain.”Vancouver Nighthawks – “There is something about a nocturnal, predatory bird that’s hard not to like. Common to British Columbia, Nighthawks have an acrobatic, if erratic, flight pattern used to catch their quick, agile prey. They are also famous for the loud booming sound they are able to produce with their wings. It’ll be a surprise if we don’t hear some booming in the Vancouver stands next year.” 3,326 mattb6 Share this post Link to post Posted December 2, 2012 Favourite Logos:Hartford WhalersOttawa Senators =O= Chicago BlackhawksMontreal ExposLake Elsinore Storm 2,209 Firefly Share on other sites 1 22,390 posts Share on other sites 452 posts Share this post 0 0 There really ought to be a restriction on a third-tier sport using the designation “major league”.Why? It’s the most professional ultimate league to date. a major league for frisbee? okay, thenYup. And hopefully it runs better than the other pro disc league the AUDL. About time ultimate gets a platform for more exposure. 16,708 posts Hopelessly Optimistic Detroit Fan Posted November 27, 2012 Share on other sites 1 22,390 posts I’m back! Link to post 0 690 Share this post well thats what comes with spec work. you get what you pay for. and since you’re not paying anything . . .You mean I can’t feed my family on Facebook Likes and frisbee tickets? We’re on to 2020. Posted November 27, 2012 Memberscenter_img 0 2,305 Share on other sites RedEye jakemon08 Members 0 Share on other sites 68 Share this post 0 Link to post Share this post 3,326 jakemon08 Major League Ultimate, the newest professional ultimate league to pop-up, is having a contest to design logos for the league teams. The names are a little weird, but in my opinion, they do have potential for some great logos. I’m actually working on some logos if anybody wants to team up and potentially split the winnings. Anyway, more information is located here: http://mlultimate.com/team-logo-contest/ Sports Logo News 8 68 3,326 Posted November 27, 2012 Share this post Prev 3,326 Posted November 27, 2012 Posted November 27, 2012 Brian in Boston BrandMooreArt 0 Members Shumway 3,326 Share this post drdougfresh Link to post Link to post Posted December 2, 2012 Wow, I just went to their facebook page to check out some of the submitted logos… Yikes. Out of about 90 of them, there’s 1 that’s actually really good. Maybe 2 that are okay. The rest are very very bad. We’re on to 2020. Members 677 RedEye 529 posts Share on other sites For those who didn’t read the tiny fine print…1. Initial entries must be submitted by email to [email protected] The entries must be submittedas a scalable vector graphic in EPS, PDF, or.AI format AND as a .JPG. See the Format Guidelines below forfurther information.2. The email must include the name, age, postal address, phone number and email address of the Entrant.3. No limit to number of entries per entrant.4. Entries must conform to the Submission Guidelines set out below. Entries which fail to do so may be rejected.5. The deadline for Entries is midnight (one minute after 23:59) on December 3, 2012, Pacific Daylight Time.6. We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt;; however, we do not guarantee a response.7. Logo concepts may be utilized even if submitted logo is not. Entrants who’s concepts are used will be consideredcontest winners.8. There is no fee to enter the Contest Location:Ontario Share this post Share on other sites Members All Activity We’re on to 2020. 0 677 Members SportsLogos.Net Link to post Share on other sites BrandMooreArt Link to post Brass Next Share on other sites tajmccall 3,326 Location:Parts Unknown Location:Indiana > Miami tajmccall Members 1 22,390 posts Share this post 386 22,390 posts 2,209 Members 44 22,390 posts 44 Brass Location:Houston 44 Location:Parts Unknown 3,760 Link to post Gothamite Members Brass 9,940 posts 3,326 0 Share this post Members Brass 386 2,209 3,326 I’m the dude playin’ the dude, disguised as another dude Sign in to follow this   Posted December 2, 2012 Location:Parts Unknown Share this post Members 3,643 posts 690 Brass Members Sports Logos 1 Location:Downingtown, PA Recommended Posts Share on other sites Location:Parts Unknown 0 Share on other sites 0 Link to post We’re on to 2020. We’re on to 2020. 3,326 Sports Logos Share on other sites Followers 1 All Activity Called the “designer” out on this logo, that it looks too much like the Atlanta Hawks logo.His response:I actually didn’t even know atlanta changed their logo. But its the similar style and you can’t be sued for having a similar style. I can point out multiple things that are different. The mouth is open. There are shading effects to the top of the beak, top of the bird, and around leaf end. The black eyebrow area is smooth and pointed at the end. There is a curl next to the eye. And the obvious color changes.Come again, stupid?well thats what comes with spec work. you get what you pay for. and since you’re not paying anything . . . 3,326 22,390 posts 0 Share this post Major League Ultimate Team Logo Design Contest Link to post As a word of warning from a designer who was commission’s to redesign the lingerie football league a year or so back, then after proposal the league basically folded…be judicious with your time if you think getting your logo selected will lead to anything. Start up leagues ask for free/cheap logos because they have no budget. No budget= no $. No $ usually = no exposure or credit. But if you are still honing your craft, by all means, go for it.I ran into the fellas with the Lingerie Football League as well, this was in their early days. They wanted all work done on spec with the ‘promise’ of much publicity in front od th elikes of “Mt. Dew, Nike” etc etc… that would obviously pay off much larger than what I would charge them. After creating some concepts for their player trading cards and telling them the fees to do all teams they came back with the “we wanted it for free”, I said no thanks.Never again… do NO work until you have a signed agreement. Brass 3,326 Brass Members 3,760 3,326 Share on other sites 3,326 Location:Parts Unknown 3,326 Shape of the beak, the little flourish of the red above the beak, the empty eye socket look, the angle of the head and the general flow of the outlines around the beak and front of the face are all nearly identical. I don’t think the ‘designer’ (lol) traced, but he was clearly using the Atlanta Hawks logo as his referenc ethe entire time he was drawing that bird.*edit* Or maybe he DID actually trace it!The best part is his friends coming to defend him, saying things like this:just because you see a similarity of one design in another doesn’t mean that its been ripped from someone else. Of all the thousands of logos that are out there of course things are gonna be similar. so to accuse someone of ripping a design doesn’t hold much merit, just because you see a similarity. cmon now. this is supposed to be a good thing in the ultimate community, its great that we can all come up with ideas for the MLU; dont label this as fraud, lotta hard work and thought goes into the creation of artwork like theseSo, not only is the designer pretty stupid, but so are his friends. 0 Location:Parts Unknown Link to post Link to post Posted December 3, 2012 677 Go To Topic Listing 0 Brass Share this post Sign in to follow this   Followers 1 Share this post 22,645 The Spinners had a logo and uniforms last year. I went to college with a guy on the team, and I remember seeing the sublimated mess of a jersey they had. Location:Parts Unknown aci Brass I’m the dude playin’ the dude, disguised as another dudelast_img read more

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