JK womens football team nets a goal, led by stone-thrower-

first_imgturned goalie(Eds: Minor changes in para 2)New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) As a disgruntled student, Afshan Ashiq led other girls in throwing stones at the police on Srinagar streets. Today, the poster girl of stone throwers is the captain of Jammu and Kashmirs womens football team — a dream transformation that also speaks of the governments success in winning the hearts of Kashmiris.The 21-year-old Ashiq walked across the lawns of the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today, saying she does not want to “look back.””My life has changed forever. I want to be an achiever and do something to make the state and the nation proud,” said Ashiq, whose life story may soon be turned into a biopic.A renowned Bollywood filmmaker, who for now wishes to remain anonymous, plans to make a film on the tall Ashiq, her teams goalkeeper who is studying for her B.A. in Srinagar.She led her 22-member football team that called on Singh, along with three officials. Ashiq said she was pleasantly surprised to see how he wasted no time in redressing their grievances over the lack of sports-related infrastructure in the state.”When we told the home minister that Jammu and Kashmir lacks sports infrastructure, he immediately called up the Chief Minister (Mehbooba Mufti) and requested her to do the needful to help us,” Ashiq, who is from Srinagar, said.Ashiq, who defends the 24-foot-long and 8-foot-high goal post for her team, said the youth in Kashmir Valley was talented and all that they required was a platform.advertisement”The minister also told us that Rs 100 crore had already been sanctioned (under the Prime Ministers special package) for the state,” the captain of the CM?s-XI team told PTI.She agrees that her life and career had made a remarkable U-turn since the days when her picture was splashed in the national media as a stone pelter.The same hands that threw stones at the forces now ward off many a hard kick as she guards the goalpost.During the 30-minute meeting with Singh, the team members conveyed to him that if proper infrastructure — such as training facilities — came up in Jammu and Kashmir, the youth could be motivated to hone their talents and bring laurels to the state, staying away from terrorism and other unlawful activities.Team manager Tsering Angmo said the sports infrastructure in the border areas was particularly poor and needed urgent attention so that young Kashmiris could be weaned away from illicit acts.”With proper infrastructure in place, the youth can take up sports to nourish their talents and no one can brainwash anyone. No one will join terrorism or indulge in stone pelting,” Angmo, who is from Ladakh, said.Ashiq and Angmo thanked Singh for listening to them and for speaking to the chief minister about their problems.Later, the home minister tweeted, “Met the young and energetic girls of JKs first ever Women Football Team. They are highly motivated and driven when it comes to football.”He also said they were examples for others to follow.”Playing the role of new age Gender Benders, these girls are setting an example for others to follow. I wish them success and a great future,” he tweeted. PTI ACB SKL VJ BDS BDSlast_img read more

Rigol introduces RSA5000 family of real-time spectrum analyzers

first_img Continue Reading Previous Silicon Labs: PoE ICs target IP cameras, wireless access points, IP phones and smart lightingNext FRAMOS: ruggedized machine vision lenses minimize image aberration RIGOL Technologies introduces the new RSA5000 real-time spectrum analyzers to complement the DSA800-TG family of low-cost spectrum analyzers. The devices are based on the new Rigol-developed Ultra-Real technology as a complete platform, which also allows to perform real-time measurements. The RSA5000 series features a compact, elegant design, touch-screen operation and a wide range of applications, and can also be used as a scalar network analyzer thanks to the additional 3.2 / 6.5 GHz tracking generator. RIGOL’s RSA50xx-TG real-time spectrum analyzer provides a cost-effective alternative for users with demanding analysis tasks and limited budgets at the same time. This fully featured instrument features fully digital Intermediate Frequency (IF) technology for accurate and high-resolution measurements from 9 kHz to 3.2 GHz and 6.5 GHz respectively.The modular RSA5000 series includes the functions:RTSA – Real-time spectrum analyzer up to a maximum bandwidth of 40 MHzGPSA – Spectrum Analyzer with outstanding performanceEMI – Pre-compliance tests according to CISPR specifications (with the software S1210)VSA – Digital Demodulation (option planned in Q2 / 2018)The real-time bandwidth is 25 MHz by default and can be optionally extended to 40 MHz. Thus, the device can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. Due to the very fast FFT calculation, the device can achieve a 100% detection probability with correct amplitude (POI – Probability of Intercept) of 7.45 μs. The device can still detect smallest signals up to 25 ns. Thus, it is possible to detect signals that cannot be measured with a normal spectrum analyzer.Due to the resulting high information content, different measurements such as a density representation of the frequency, a spectrogram or time range can be displayed, even simultaneously. The versatile frequency mask trigger (FMT) can also detect difficult signals. Using different filter types and six different RBW widths, the device can be optimally adjusted to the respective application. Further details include the FFT rate of up to 146.484 FFT/s, an integrated FMT and power trigger as well as interfaces for USB, LAN, HDMI and GPIB (optional).A spectrum analyzer is used to represent signal amplitudes as a function of frequency and provides the user with a choice of IF filters to reduce the displayed bandwidth and isolate a dedicated signal from the surrounding noise. The RSA5000 Spectrum Analyzer’s digital IF technology significantly reduces the amplitude variations over time and frequency compared to analog filters. The effective measuring speed is more than twice as fast as with the DSA800 series.With add-on options such as the EMI filter & quasi-peak kit, preamp, and expandable measurement capabilities, the RSA5065-TG is ideal for pre-compliance testing of assemblies, devices, and components while capturing rapidly changing signals. This means that the customer can already carry out very cost-effective pre-tests in-house before the products are passed on to the usually very cost-intensive EMC final test to external, certified test laboratories. During product development, in-house pre-tests ensure that the product meets EU standards for EMC, which are mandatory in all EU countries and other European countries.The RSA5000 has a 10.1″ capacitive multi-touch display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution and receives its input signals via a 50 Ω Type N socket. Connections to a PC are possible via Ethernet LAN and USB as well as optionally via GPIB. The optional tracking generator of the RSA5000-TG provides -40 to 0 dBm output power with ± 3 dB output flatness from 1 MHz to 6.5 GHz for VSWR measurements or scalar analysis.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Tools & Software last_img read more