VCO Tunes From 971 To 1002 MHz

June 3, 2010
Model CLV0986E-LF is a compact voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) from Z-Communications that operates from 971 to 1002 MHz with tuning voltages of 0.5 to 4.5 V. It exhibits typical tuning sensitivity of 18 MHz/V and can deliver 0 dBm output power from a ...

Model CLV0986E-LF is a compact voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) from Z-Communications that operates from 971 to 1002 MHz with tuning voltages of 0.5 to 4.5 V. It exhibits typical tuning sensitivity of 18 MHz/V and can deliver 0 dBm output power from a +5-VDC supply (20 mA current). The RoHS-compliant oscillator is designed for an operating temperature range of -40 to +85C. Harmonics are -20 dBc while typical phase noise is -113 dBc/Hz offset 10 kHz from the carrier. It is supplied in the firm's standard MINI-14S-L package measuring 0.5 in. x 0.5 in. x 0.13 in. and is available in tape-and-reel packaging for automated production.

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Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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