Precision Source Supplies 2000 MHz

June 10, 2013
A precision frequency source provides +5 dBm at 2 GHz with low phase noise and harmonic content.

Model CRFS75-2000 from Crystek Corp. is a precision frequency source that provides +5-dBm typical output power at 2000 MHz with ±150 ppm accuracy. It exhibits second harmonics of typically -20 dBc with single-sideband (SSB) phase noise of typically -133 dBc/Hz offset 10 kHz from the carrier and typically -158 dBc/Hz offset 1 MHz from the carrier. The oscillator draws typical input current of 30 mA from a supply at +4.75 to +5.25 VDC across operating temperatures from -40 to +85°C. The source, which is supplied in a surface-mount housing measuring 0.75 x 0.75 x 0.250 in. (19.05 x 19.05 x 6.35 mm), meets the applicable requirements of MIL-STD-883 for  shock, vibration, moisture resistance, and thermal shock.

Crystek Corp., 12730 Commonwealth Dr., Fort Meyers, FL 33913; (800) 237-3061, (239) 561-3311, FAX: (239) 561-1025.

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

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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