OCXOs Silence Noise From 10 To 160 MHz

June 5, 2014
A line of OCXOs provides excellent spectral purity from 10 to 160 MHz.

Low-noise oscillators and signal-source assemblies are trademarks of Wenzel Associates, which recently released its new website. The firm will also have samples of its low-noise oscillator at the 2014 IMS (Booth No. 308), including its ONYX series oven-controlled crystal oscillators (OCXOs) for applications from 10 to 160 MHz. These compact sources, with internal voltage regulation and through-hole printed-circuit-board (PCB) mounting, exhibit phase-noise levels as low as -176 dBc/Hz (far from the carrier). They are supplied in nickel-plated steel packages measuring just 1.0 × 1.0 × 0.5 in. and are well suited for use in airborne, ground, and shipboard applications in systems and test equipment.

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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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