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Model: PVCO-14G18G-10dBm-SF

 

PMI Model No. PVCO-14G18G-10dBm-SF is a voltage controlled oscillator that provides +10 dBm to +17 dBm over 14.0 to 18.0 GHz. The harmonics are -15 dBc and spurious is -45 dBc. This VCO is temperature stabilized offering less than 55 MHz frequency drift over the specified operating temperature range. The tuning voltage is 0 to 10 VDC with a 1 kΩ input impedance.


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Product Feature

Specifications:

Frequency Range 14.0 to 18.0 GHz
Output Power

+10 mW Min

+50 mW Max

Harmonics -15 dBc Min
Spurious -45 dBc Min
Output Power Variation vs. Frequency 6 dB Max
Output Power Variation vs. Temperature ±1 dB Max
Frequency Drift 55 MHz Max Over Operating Temperature
Pulling ±0.25% Max Into 1.5:1 VSWR
Pushing ±0.2% / Volt Max
Residual FM 350 kHz PK-PK Max
Tuning Voltage Range 0 To +10 VDC, 1 kΩ Min Input Impedance
Slope Linearity 3:1 Max
Tuning Linearity ±0.5% Max
Modulation Response Bandwidth 5 MHz Max
Post Tuning Drift 100 kHz Min (Full Bandwidth Deviation)
Heater Control True Proportionally Control
Warm-Up Time 8 Minutes Max From -30 °C
DC Supplies

+15 VDC ± 5% @ 1.2 Amps Max

-15 VDC ± 5% @ 0.1 Amps Max

+65 VDC ± 5% @ 0.025 Amps Max

115 VAC ± 5% @ 50 To 400 Hz

1.5 Amps Max (Turn-on)

0.8 Amps Max (Steady-State @ -30 °C)

RF Output & Tuning Connectors SMA Female
Power Connection RFI Solder Terminals
Size 5.0" x 3.15" x 1.80"
Finish Epoxy Painted Blue

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature -55 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
-65 ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
Shock 15G. 11 ± 1 ms
Vibration

0.1 Inch PK-PK or 10 G (5 To 500 Hz)

MIL-E-5400R FIG. 2 (Sheet 1 of 3 - Curve 4)

Relative Humidity 100%