Comedy fans can gear up for a night of fun and laughter on May 15th, as Jamaican comedians get set to strut their stuff on the South Florida stage at this year’s Comedy Fest 2016.This year’s headliners are the ever popular Ity & Fancy Cat – the hilarious duo from Jamaica’s variety comedy, the “Ity and Fancy Cat” show, which has been entertaining fans for eight seasons. The line up also features Christopher “Johnny” Daley – a well rounded entertainer celebrated for his roles in film, radio, television, and theater, particularly as the iconic Johnny on Jamaican sitcom, Lime Tree Lane. Owen “Blakka” Ellis, will be hitting the stage as well, most lauded as a seasoned entertainer from the hilarious duo Blakka & Bello, which started over 30 years ago.The list of comedians continues with Lemon, who has captured the love of audiences with his wit and theatrical performances through his tours in the Caribbean, U.S.A, Canada and the U.K. And Rohan Gunter will be showing all that South Florida has to offer, as the finalist from last year’s Lauderhill’s Got Talent competition. The only woman of the group, comedian and actress Audrey ‘Dancehall Queen’ Reid, (famed for her star turn in 1997 cult classic, “Dancehall Queen”) will also be entertaining fans with her famous impressions and insights.This year’s event will prove to be twice as nice, with two showings at 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm, held at Coral Spring High School. For more information about this event, call 954-817-3810.
At IMS 2019 in Boston, Empower RF Systems is conducting a live demonstration of a remotely controlled, high power pulsed amplifier. The Model 2214 is a high power pulsed amplifier that operates from 2.9 to 3.5 GHz while delivering 8 KW of pulsed power with a 20% duty cycle and a 500 usec pulse width. The amplifier is physically located at Empower RF’s headquarters in Inglewood, California and is being remotely controlled and monitored from their booth in Boston. The team is showcasing full power pulse performance across the entire band via live streaming video. They are also demonstrating the easy to use GUI, internal metering, health monitoring, alarms and protections systems that the amplifier has.Key Features of the Amplifier & Demonstration: Common Architecture Across the Entire Family HF to X-Band Operational with any Radar Input Signal Electronic VSWR Protection with Power Reduction System Power Unbalance Detection for Optimized Performance 0 dBm Input, no RF Adjustment Needed and no external Driver Amplifier Required Real Time Monitoring and Control of all Operational Parameters Auto Fault Detection/Protections Include errors on Blanking , Duty Cycle, Output Limit, Overdrive, Interlock, VSWR, Power Supply and more Compact Air Cooled Size with Liquid Cooling Available Capable of CW Operation with 7 dB Back off Performance Monitoring and Sensing through Local, LAN, and Browser GUI Factory Remote Debug Capabilities Available with Service Contract Installation Service Available 3 Year Warranty Variations Based on COTS ModelsIn many cases variations in bandwidth and power can be easily and quickly produced from Empower RF’s COTS products line, leveraging their flexible hardware and software architecture. So you may not require a full custom design and can just use one of their standard products.Empower RF’s High-Power RF Amplifier Systems List: Click here to see Empower RF’s Amplifier portfolio.Click here to see everything RF’s Coverage of IMS 2019.