SAN DIEGO, November 12, 2007: Z-Communications, Inc. is proud to announce the introduction of their new lead free, RoHS compliant oscillator (CLV1717A-LF) in L-band (1680-1755 MHz) featuring ultra low phase noise performance of –99dBc/Hz @10kHz offset. The unique design covers the bandwidth between 2-4.4 V only and offers typical tuning sensitivity of 58 MHz/V. This VCO is designed to operate at 5V DC supply while drawing only 13 mA (typical) over the extended operating temperature range of -40º to 85ºC. CLV1717A-LF is ideally suited for applications that require low power consumption and ultra low phase noise performance. CLV1717A-LF comes in Z-COMM’s industry standard MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x 0.50 in. x 0.16 in. This amazing VCO is ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. Furthermore, this technology is available for a reasonable price of $24.95 given its unsurpassed quality and unbeatable performance. For further information on this model or any other VCO/PLL product from Z-Communications, please contact our sales department via e-mail at or call us at 858-621-2700 or you can visit our website at