RF Oscillators: Digitally Tuned Oscillators: Series DC60

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FOR TEST EQUIPMENT, RWR, ESM AND OTHER APPLICATIONS

Kratos General Microwave offers a compact multi-band DTOs for various airborne and other applications, covering the 2-6 and 6-18 GHz frequency ranges. The units feature high speed, high accuracy and low phase noise. The modular design of the DTOs enables the user to select narrower frequency coverage if desired. Please consult the factory for individual requirements.


  • Fast Settling Time
  • 2 to 18 GHz in Various Sub-Bands
  • Small Size
  • For Airborne Applications

 RF Digitally Tuned Oscillators Series DC60

     DC6618

 

Compact AIRBORNE DTO SPECIFICATIONS

 

  MODEL

PARAMETER

DC6206 DC6618

FREQENCY RANGE (GHz)

2-6 6-18

ACCURACY @ +25°C, max (MHz)

±2

FREQUENCY DRIFT, max (MHz/°C)

±0.1

FREQENCY SETTLING within 1 μsec, max (MHz)

±2 ±3

MODULATION(1)
   Bandwidth, min (MHz)

DC to 15 DC to 10
   Sensitivity variation, max 1.1:1
   Frequency deviation (MHz/V) max ±250 @ 5V PTP ±250 @ 2V PTP

RF POWER
   Output, min (dBm)

2-8 +10
   Variation, incl. temp. and frequency, max (dB) ±2 ±2.5

PHASE NOISE, max (dBc/Hz)
   @ 100 kHz offset

-70 -65

RESIDUAL FM, p-p @ -3 dBc, max    (KHz)

200 150

HARMONICS, max (dBc)

-45 -55

SUB-HARMONICS, max (dBc)

-45 -55

SPURIOUS, max (dBc)

-60

PULLING @ VSWR 2:1, max (MHz)

±2 ±1

PUSHING, max (MHz/V)

±2.5 ±0.5

FREQUENCY STEP per LSB, (MHz) Nominal

1 0.5

MONOTONICTY

Guaranteed

OPERATING TEMPERATURE (°C)(2)

0 to +70

CONNECTORS
   Power

9 Pin MDM Male
   Control 37 Pin MDM Male
   RF output SMA female
   Modulation Input SMA female

POWER SUPPLY REQUIREMENT (V)

+15, -15, +5 & +28

MECHANICAL DIMENSIONS
   Inches

4.0 x 3.5 x 1.5
   Millimeters 102.0 x 90.0 x 38.6

 

(1) Option
(2) Other operating temperature option

 

Compact AIRBORNE DTO DIMENSIONS

 

Compact airborne DTO dimensions

 

                                    Wt: 510 grams (18 Oz.) approx.

CONNECTORS TABLE
Sym Description Function
J1 COAX. CONN., SMA FEMALE RF OUT
J2 COAX. CONN., SMA FEMALE MODULATION
J3 "ITT CANNON" CONN. MDM-37SH003P OR EQUIV. Control
J4 "ITT CANNON" CONN. MDM-9SH003P OR EQUIV. POWER

MODELS DC6206, DC6618

 

Dimensional Tolerances, unless otherwise indicated: .XX ±.02; .XXX ±.005



J3 Control CONNECTOR - PIN ASSIGNMENT
Pin No. Function Description
DC6206 DC6618
1 N.C. A14 Tuning Word (MSB)
2 A11 A12 Tuning Word
3 A9 A10 Tuning Word
4 A7 A8 Tuning Word
5 A5 A6 Tuning Word
6 A3 A4 Tuning Word
7 A1 A2 Tuning Word
8 V1 V0 VCO Control Bit
9 LE LE Latch
10 N.C. N.C. N.C.
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