Microwave Journal

Phase Locked Oscillator: PLO-9G-CD-1

July 3, 2014

PLO-9G-CD-1PMI Model No. PLO-9G-CD-1 is a phase locked oscillator with an output frequency of 9.0 GHz.  This model provides minimum output power of +21 dB with all spurs held to -60 dBc and harmonics held to -25 dBc. 

The unit has a VSWR or <1.5:1 for all phases and is supplied with SMA(F) connectors in a housing that measures 2.25" x 2.25" x 0.63"


Output Frequency (fo) 9.0GHz
Output Power +21dBm min, +25dBm max
Reference (fi) 100 ±0.01MHz, 0 ±3dBm
Spurious -60dBc min
Harmonics -25dBc min
Phase Noise 20 log(fo/fi) +6dB typ @10KHz-100KHz
-100 dBc/Hz min @ 100KHz
-120 dBc/Hz min @ 1 MHz
Lock Alarm TTL "H" : Out of Lock
TTL "L" : Lock
Primary Power

+12 to +15.5VDC @ 500mA
-12 to -15.5VDC @ 100mA

RF Input/Output SMA(F)
Primary Power Connection EMI/RFI Solder Terminals
Lock Alarms EMI/RFI Solder Terminal
Weight 250g (10oz) max
Size 2.25" x 2.25" x 0.63"
Finish Painted Blue


Environmental Specifications:

@ Mounting Surface
 -15ºC to +85 ºC Operating (Continuous)
 -20ºC to +85 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-E-5400T 100%RH
 Shock:  MIL-E-5400T
15G, 11±1msec, 6 Directions
 Vibration:  MIL-E-5400T Figure 2
Sheet 1 of 3, Curve III
 Altitude:  0 - 30,000 ft