SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. is proud to announce the release of their new lead free, RoHS compliant UHF band (485-505 MHz) Voltage Controlled Oscillator (V495ME01-LF) for test and measurements applications. V495ME01-LF offers an ultra low phase noise performance of - 113dBc/Hz @10kHz offset (typ). It provides an average tuning sensitivity of 10 MHz/V and covers the bandwidth between 0.4-4.5 V. This VCO provides an output power of 1±3 dBm at DC supply voltage of 5V drawing only 8 mA (typical) over the extended operating temperature range of -40º to 85º C. V495ME01-LF comes in Z-COMM’s MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x0.50 in.x0.16 in. This amazing VCO is ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. This is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. For further information on this model or any other VCO/PLL product from Z-Communications, Inc., please contact our sales department via email at or call us at 858-621-2700 or you can visit our website at