Electronic Design

VCO Seals Out The Elements

Operating in demanding environments, the CVCOT8BE-2700-3400 VCO resides in a sealed TO-8 package and specifies an operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°. It operates from 2.7 GHz to 3.4 GHz with a phase noise of -85 dBc/Hz at a 10 kHz offset. Tuning sensitivity is 120 MHz/V, pulling and pushing are 25 MHz and 10 MHz/V, respectively, and second harmonic suppression is -12 dBc. Providing a tuning voltage range of 1V to 10V with an input voltage of 11V, maximum current consumption is 60 mA and output power is +10 dBm. CRYSTEK CORP., Fort Myers, FL. (800) 237-3061.

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