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An input amplifier for a FM-radio receiver with RF selection (88-108 MHz) has been designed in the radio project. It has about 25 dB gain in the frequency rang 88-108 MHz. Mirror frequency rejection is between 5 dB to 9 dB. Noise figure is about 7 dB at resonant frequency. The amplifier works well, when it is connected to the rest of circuits to receive FM broadcast signals. The input amplifier with RF selection (88-108 MHz) should have low noise, high gain and frequency selection. The specification of the amplifier is as follows:low noise, maximum 2dB more than Fmin gain: Gt ≥ |S21|2 mirror frequency rejection: 20 dB generator impedance: 50Ω load impedance: 50Ω ... In order to fulfill the specification, an appropriate transistor was first chosen and its S-parameters were measured. The input stage has been designed by using a common-emitter amplifier. To compromise between gain and noise, an appropriate operating point is necessary. The amplifier has an inductor tap parallel resonant circuit at its collector to restore the amplifier gain. The frequency of the parallel resonant circuit can be shifted by changing the value of the parallel capacitor. The detail of the project design will be described in chapter 2. Different measurements and results can be found in chapter 3, followed by the conclusion in chapter 4. Chapter 5 is acknowledgement and reference is in chapter 6. In the project, BFR92A transistor is used. It has high power gain, low noise figure and low intermodulation distortion. To compromise between gain and noise, an appropriate operating point should be first considered. From figure 1 (gain as a function of collector current), figure 2 (gain as a function of frequency) and figure 3 (minimum noise figure as a function of frequency), an appropriate operating point was decided. IC = 10mA, VCE = 10V. The values of Fmin and opt for the operating point are not available in the datasheet, but from circles of constant noise figure for other operating points, one can see that Fmin in the project is between 1.7 dB and 2.4 dB.
Staff Investigation of the 9/11 Plot The staff’s investigation of the 9/11 plot built on the extensive investigations conducted by the U.S. government, particularly the FBI. The government thoroughly examined the plot’s financial transactions, and the Commission staff had neither the need nor the resources to duplicate that work. Rather, the staff independently assessed the earlier investigation. We had access to the actual evidence of the plotters’ financial transactions, including U.S. and foreign bank account statements, fund transfer records, and other financial records. We also had access to the FBI’s extensive work product, including analyses, financial spreadsheets and timelines, and relevant summaries of interviews with witnesses, such as bank tellers, money exchange operators and others with knowledge of the conspirators’ financial dealings. We were briefed by and formally interviewed the FBI agents who led the plot-financing investigation, sometimes more than once. In addition to the FBI, we met with key people from other agencies, including the CIA and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), who had relevant knowledge about the plot financing. Commission staff also interviewed law enforcement officials from other countries who had investigated the 9/11 plot, reviewed investigative materials from other countries, and interviewed relevant private-sector witnesses. Finally, the staff regularly received relevant reports on the interrogations of the plot participants now in custody. Financing of the Plot To plan and conduct their attack, the 9/11 plotters spent somewhere between $400,000 and $500,000, the vast majority of which was provided by al Qaeda. Although the origin of the funds remains unknown, extensive investigation has revealed quite a bit about the financial transactions that supported the 9/11 plot. The hijackers and their financial facilitators used the anonymity provided by the huge international and domestic financial system to move and store their money through a series of unremarkable transactions. The existing mechanisms to prevent abuse of the financial system did not fail. They were never designed to detect or disrupt transactions of the type that financed 9/11. Financing of the hijackers before they arrived in the United States 131 National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States Al Qaeda absorbed costs related to the plot before the hijackers arrived in the United States, although our knowledge of the funding during this period remains somewhat murky. According to plot leader Khalid Sheikh Muhammad (KSM), the Hamburg cell members (Muhamad Atta, Marwan al Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah, and Ramzi Binalshibh) each received $5,000 to pay for their return from Afghanistan to Germany in late 1999 or early 2000, after they had been selected to join the plot, and the three Hamburg pilots also received additional funds for travel from Germany to the United States. Once the nonpilot muscle hijackers received their training, each received $2,000 to travel to Saudi Arabia to obtain new passports and visas, and ultimately $10,000 to facilitate travel to the United States, according to KSM.143 We have found no evidence that the Hamburg cell members received funds from al Qaeda earlier than late 1999. Before then, they appear to have supported themselves. For example, Shehhi was being paid by the UAE military, which was sponsoring his studies in Germany. He continued to receive a salary through December 23, 2000. The funds were deposited into his bank account in the United Arab Emirates and then wired by his...
For a Criminal Investigation of the Events of September 11th, 2001 The worst single criminal act ever committed on US soil, the attacks of September 11th, 2001 have served as justiﬁcation for: US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq; a new doctrine of preventive war; the USA PATRIOT Act and Department of Homeland Security; torture and indeﬁnite detention of “enemy combatants”; surveillance of citizens without a court warrant; and shifting trillions of dollars in public spending priorities. Surveys by Zogby and Scripps-Howard found that signiﬁcant proportions of US citizens believe their own government had “actionable foreknowledge” of the attacks and “consciously failed to act” (Zogby 2004), or even that elements of the state were involved in orchestrating the attacks. The widespread disbelief in the ofﬁcial story indicates a deep crisis of trust in government, one that only an exhaustive and fearless criminal investigation can address. We ﬁrmly believe there is probable cause for such an investigation. The case for investigation is based on three pillars: 1) evidence of cover-up and a lack of serious investigation after the fact; 2) evidence of misconduct on the day of 9/11 3) evidence of foreknowledge and preparation before September 11th. Undertaking a full-scale, truly independent investigation is imperative, not only because there must be justice for the victims, but also because of the role 9/11 has played in justifying policies of aggression supposedly justifed by 9/11 must be halted, and a shattered public trust must be repaired. The 9/11 Cover-up 1 • During their 2002 inquiry, the Congressional joint intelligence committees (who redacted 1/4 of their report) were scrutinized by an FBI counter-investigation, which invaded the Senate in search of an alleged leak. It was widely believed that the FBI investigation may have been intended to have a chilling effect on the conduct of the Congressional Joint Inquiry. • The Congressional investigation failed to pursue solid evidence of a money trail to the alleged hijackers from the US-allied Pakistani intelligence agency (ISI). The ISI chief was removed from his post when strong evidence of his connection to the plot surfaced in early October 2001, but no serious punitive action was taken against him. • Evidence was destroyed or withheld, including suppression of the discovery of black boxes from the two ﬂights at Ground Zero and the destruction of tapes made by the air trafﬁc controllers who handled the same ﬂights.2 • Whistleblowers such as FBI translator Sibel Edmonds and Anthony Shaffer of “Able Danger” were disciplined or ﬁred, even as FBI, CIA, and military ofﬁcials who were blamed for failures received promotions and medals. • The September 11th relatives who lobbied for the 9/11 Commission (after 14 months of White House resistance) submitted 400 questions that Commissioners accepted as a “roadmap.” 70 percent of the questions were fully ignored in The 9/11 Commission Report. Many of the relatives later declared the Report a whitewash.3 • 9/11 Commissioner Max Cleland resigned in late 2003, calling the panel a whitewash and saying, “Bush is scamming America.” There • Philip Zelikow, the 9/11 Commission executive director who oversaw the panel’s activities, refused to step down after the September 11th families called for his resignation due to grave conﬂicts of interest (close association with Condoleezza Rice, member of White House national security staff both before 9/11 and in 2002, member of Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board). • Rice may have committed perjury in her April 2004 Commission testimony that an August 2001 Presidential Daily Brieﬁng to Bush was only of “historical signiﬁcance,” when in fact it detailed current intelligence. • The 9/11 Commission Report claimed the ﬁnancial background of the attacks was unknown, but dismissed the question as being of “little practical signiﬁcance” (page 172). Since when doesn’t an investigation “follow the money”? • Large sections of the report are based on the confessions of “enemy combatants” such as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, as provided in the form of transcripts by the government. The 9/11 Commission staff was not allowed to see or interview any of these “enemy combatants.” • Over a period of several years, NORAD, FAA, White House and military ofﬁcials gave widely divergent and conﬂicting accounts of the air defense response to 9/11, but no one was ever held accountable for upholding falsehoods. The 9/11 Commission chairs later admitted they considered a criminal investigation of NORAD’s statements, but preferred instead to present a unanimous report. • The focus of the Commission will be on the future. We’re not interested in trying to assess blame. We do not consider that part of the Commission’s responsibility. – Lee Hamilton, 9/11 Commission vice-chairman.
Device Overview The UM6 Ultra-Miniature Orientation Sensor combines sensor measurements from rate gyros, accelerometers, and magnetic sensors to measure orientation at 500 Hz. The UM6 also has the capability to interface with external GPS modules to provide position, velocity, course, and speed information. Communication with the UM6 is performed over either a TTL (3.3V) UART or a SPI bus. The UM6 is configured by default to automatically transmit data over the UART. The UM6 can be configured to automatically transmit raw sensor data, processed sensor data, angle estimates, and angle estimate covariances at user configurable rates ranging from 20 Hz to 300 Hz in roughly 1 Hz increments. The UM6 can also receive and parse GPS packets, automatically transmitting new GPS position, velocity, and satellite data whenever it is available. Alternatively, the UM6 can operate in "silent mode," where data is transmitted only when specific requests are received over the UART. Regardless of the transmission mode and rate, internal angle estimates are updated at 500 Hz to improve accuracy. The UM6 simplifies integration by providing a number of automatic calibration routines, including rate gyro bias calibration, magnetometer hard and soft iron calibration, and accelerometer "zeroing" to compensate for sensor-platform misalignment. All calibration routines are triggered by sending simple commands over the serial interface. The UM6 comes factory-calibrated to remove soft and hard iron distortions present in the enclosure. When integrated into the end-user system, additional calibration may be necessary to correct other magnetic field distortions. Magnetometer calibration can be performed using the UM6 interface software, available for free download from www.chrobotics.com/downloads. Temperature compensation of rate gyro biases is also supported by the UM6. An internal temperature sensor is used to measure temperature, and third-order compensation is applied to remove the effects of temperature-induced bias. By default, the terms used in compensation are all zero, which means that no temperature compensation is performed. The compensation terms must be determined experimentally by the end-user. On special request, compensation can be performed on each device at the factory. The UM6 can be configured to use either Euler Angles or quaternions for attitude estimation. In Euler Angle mode, magnetometer updates are restricted to yaw alone. This can be useful in cases where distortions are possible or even expected, and where it would be undesirable for those distortions to affect pitch and roll angles (i.e. on a flying rotorcraft). In quaternion mode, Euler Angles are still available, but there are no restrictions on what angles the magnetometer is allowed to influence. The UM6 is available in an OEM version (the UM6-LT) that has a slightly larger footprint and does not include an enclosure. The UM6-LT is functionally equivalent to the UM6, but magnetometer calibration is not performed at the factory.
The Koyal Group Insurance Compliance (Corrects headline to show probe is over legal compliance) March 3 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury is probing Citigroup Inc, including its Banamex USA affiliate, over compliance with the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, the company said. In an annual filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said the probe includes subpoenas from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. The company also said Banamex USA had received a subpoena from the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. While the U.S. attorney may bring criminal charges, the FDIC is a civil agency. The criminal probe follows other problems that have surfaced with Banamex, which operates Citigroup's largest single consumer bank outside of the United States and has been portrayed by the company as a model of its global strategy.
Available applications and services are subject to change at any time. Table of Contents Get Started 1 Your Phone at a Glance 1 Set Up Your Phone 1 Activate Your Phone 4 Complete the Setup Screens 4 Set Up Voicemail 6 Sprint Account Information and Help 7 Sprint Account Passwords 7 Manage Your Account 7 Sprint Support Services 8 Phone Basics 10 Your Phone’s Layout 10 S Pen Overview 11 Understanding the S Pen 12 Removing the S Pen from your Phone 12 Using the S Pen 13 Screen Capture 15 Air View 17 Turn Your Phone On and Off 17 Turn Your Screen On and Off 17 Multi Window Overview 18 Enable Multi Window 18 Display Multi Window 18 Work With Multi Window 18 Touchscreen Navigation 19 Your Home Screen 24 Home Screen Overview 24 Creating Shortcuts 25 Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts 26 Adding and Removing Widgets 27 Extended Home Screens 27 Recently Used Applications 28 Status Bar 29 i Enter Text 31 Touchscreen Keyboards 32 Text Input Methods 32 Google Voice Typing 33 Samsung Keyboard Input Options 34 Samsung Keyboard Options 36 Swype Input Options 37 Swype Text Entry Options 38 Tips for Editing Text 40 Phone Calls Make Phone Calls 41 41 Call Using the Keypad 41 Call from Logs 41 Call from Contacts 42 Call a Number in a Text Message 43 Call a Number in an Email Message 43 Call Emergency Numbers 43 Receive Phone Calls 44 Answer an Incoming Call 44 Mute the Ringing Sound 44 Reject an Incoming Call 45 Reject a Call with a Text Message 45 Voicemail (Traditional) 45 Set Up Voicemail Through the Phone App 45 Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages 46 Voicemail Notification 46 Visual Voicemail 46 Set Up Visual Voicemail 47 Review Visual Voicemail 47 Listen to Multiple Voicemail Messages 47 Configure Visual Voicemail Options 48 Configure Visual Voicemail Settings 49 Automatically Enable the Speakerphone 50 Change Your Main Greeting via the Voicemail Menu 50 Edit the From Name via the Voicemail Menu 50 Record a Visual Voicemail Message 51 Phone Call Options 51 ii Dialing Options 51 Caller ID 52 Call Waiting 52 3-way Calling 52 Call Forwarding 53 In-call Options 53 Speed Dialing 54 Logs 56 View Logs. 56 Logs Options 56 Clear Logs 57 Call Settings 57 Call Rejection 57 Set Reject Messages 57 Ringtones and Keypad Tones 58 Call Alert 58 Call Answering/Ending 59 Auto Screen Off During Calls 59 Accessory Settings for Call 59 My Call Sound 59 Use Extra Volume for Calls 60 Increase Volume in Pocket 60 Additional Settings 60 US Dialing 61 International Dialing 61 TTY Mode 61 DTMF Tones 62 Voicemail Settings 62 Voice Privacy 63 Contacts 65 Get Started With Contacts 65 Access Contacts 65 The Contacts List 66 Add a Contact 67 Save a Phone Number 68 Edit a Contact 70 Add or Edit Information for a Contact 70 iii Assign a Stored Picture to a Contact 71 Assign a New Picture to a Contact 71 Assign a Ringtone to a Contact 72 Join a Contact 72 Delete a Contact 72 Synchronize Contacts 73 Add Entries to Your Favorites 74 Add Facebook Content to Your Contacts 74 Create Groups 75 Share a Contact 76 Accounts and Messaging 78 Gmail / Google 78 Create a Google Account 78 Sign In to Your Google Account 79 Access Gmail 79 Send a Gmail Message 79 Read Gmail Messages 80 Reply to Gmail Messages 81 Email 81 Add an Email Account 82 Add a Corporate Email Account 82 Compose and Send Email 84 View and Reply to Email 84 Manage Your Email Inbox 85 Corporate Email Features 86 Edit Email Account Settings 87 Edit Corporate Email Account Settings 88 Delete an Email Account 90 Add the Email Widget 90 Text Messaging and MMS 91 Compose Text Messages 91 Send a Multimedia Message (MMS) 91 Save and Resume a Draft Message 93 New Messages Notification 93 Managing Message Conversations 93 Text and MMS Options 95 Social Networking Accounts 98
Available applications and services are subject to change at any time. Table of Contents Get Started 1 Your Phone at a Glance 1 Set Up Your Phone 1 Activate Your Phone 2 Complete the Setup 3 Set Up Voicemail 4 Sprint Account Information and Help 5 Sprint Account Passwords 5 Manage Your Account 5 Sprint Support Services 6 Phone Basics Your Phone’s Layout Key Functions 7 7 7 Turn Your Phone On and Off 8 Turn Your Screen On and Off 9 Features 9 Motions and Gestures 9 Smart Screen 10 Air View 11 Voice Control 12 Multi Window 12 Touchscreen Navigation 13 Tap 13 Touch and Hold 14 Swipe or Slide 14 Drag 15 Flick 15 Rotate 16 Pinch and Spread 17 Your Home Screen 17 Create Shortcuts 18 Add and Remove Primary Shortcuts 19 Add and Remove Widgets 19 i Extended Home Screens 20 Recent Applications 20 Status Bar 20 Enter Text 21 Text Input Methods 21 Google Voice Typing 22 Samsung Keyboard 23 Swype 23 Tips for Editing Text 24 Phone Calls Make Phone Calls 25 25 Call Using the Keypad 25 Call from Logs 25 Call from Contacts 25 Call a Number in a Text Message 26 Call a Number in an Email Message 26 Call Emergency Numbers 26 Receive Phone Calls 27 Answer an Incoming Call 27 Mute the Ringing Sound 27 Reject an Incoming Call 28 Reject a Call with a Text Message 28 Phone Call Options 28 Dialing Options 28 Caller ID 29 Call Waiting 29 3-way Calling 29 Call Forwarding 30 In-call Options 30 Speed Dials 31 Voicemail 32 Set Up Voicemail 32 Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages 33 Voicemail Notification 33 Visual Voicemail 33 Logs 34 View Logs 34 ii Logs Options 34 Clear Logs 34 Contacts 36 Get Started With Contacts 36 Access Contacts 36 Contacts Options 36 Add a Contact 37 Save a Phone Number 38 Edit a Contact 38 Add or Edit Information for a Contact 38 Assign a Picture to a Contact 39 Assign a Ringtone to a Contact 39 Link a Contact 40 Delete a Contact 40 Add Entries to Your Favorites 40 Create Groups 40 Share a Contact 41 Accounts and Messaging 43 Google Account 43 Create a Google Account 43 Sign In to Your Google Account 43 Access Gmail 44 Send a Gmail Message 44 Read and Reply to Gmail Messages 45 Samsung Account 45 Email 45 Add an Email Account 46 Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account 46 Compose and Send Email 47 Reply or Forward Email 48 Manage Your Email Inbox 48 Edit Email Settings 49 Delete an Email Account 51 Text and Multimedia Messaging 52 Send a Text Message (SMS) 52 Send a Multimedia Message (MMS) 52 Save and Resume a Draft Message 53 iii New Messages Notification 54 Managing Messages 54 Text and MMS Settings 56 Social Networking Accounts 58 YouTube 58 Google+ 58 Hangouts 59 Apps and Entertainment DivX 60 60 DivX Legal Information 60 Locate Your VOD Registration Number 60 Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of Purchased Movies 60 Google Play Store 61 Find and Install an App 61 Create a Google Wallet Account 62 Open an Installed App 62 Uninstall an App 63 Navigation 63 Google Maps 63 Scout™ 63 Samsung Apps 64 Music Apps 64 Google Play Music 64 Music 64 Sprint Music Plus 67 Google Play Movies & TV 68 Google Play Books 68 Google Play Games 68 Google Play Magazines 68 Group Play 69 Sprint Zone 70 Sprint TV & Movies 70 Samsung Link 71 Configure Samsung Link Settings 71 Use Samsung Link to Share Media with Another Device 72 CBS Sports 72 BaconReader 73
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