- Hi Alan,
I think the conclusion was the phase noise would be worse from any
noise on the FM control line. However like yourself, I reckon the
Si571 would be a good solution for directly producing FM in a
IMHO current consumption is too high for a handheld rig, but obviously
OK for base/mobile.
(2E0UZF, but doing full license soon)
--- In email@example.com, "Alan" <g4zfq@...> wrote:
> There was discussion about the Si571 before, I don't remember the
> I think Tom offered to do a bulk buy, maybe they were too expensive
> enough interest.
> I was tempted to make my sample request for those but decided not to.
> I did not have a specific use in mind, was uncertain what modulation it
> could be used for. Directly producing FM on 2m seems good, the full
range ones might do this to 1.4GHz.
> I would be interested in one if the price is not too scary, any
> 73 Alan G4ZFQ