Frequency Sources

Wenzel Associates offers a wide variety of low noise frequency sources configured as sub-assemblies or rack mounted instruments with one output frequency or multiple output frequencies to 16 GHz. Each source includes one or more industry leading Ultra Low Noise Ovenized Crystal oscillator, Blue Tops RF Modules and other hardware necessary to provide a high performance frequency source with unparalleled phase noise performance. Custom features, custom modules and custom systems are available with short development time and low cost.
Model Description Application Phase Noise (100 kHz) Size
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Golden Frequency Source for Mixing
  • Golden Frequency Source for Mixing
  • GMXO-FR and Mixer within a Benchtop Enclosure
  • 4 GHz, 8 GHz & 12 GHz Golden Phase Noise Signals
  • Electrical Tuning: ±3 ppm min., 0 to +10 VDC
  • Onboard Mixer (Marki M2B-0218)
  • Output: Sine, +13 ±2 dBm, each output
  • Low Noise Voltage Regulators Included
  • 110-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz AC Adapter Provided; +18 VDC to Box
  • Custom Frequencies; Mixer Options Available Upon Request
General Purpose Reference
Down-Conversion
Phase Noise Testing
4 GHz: -146 dBc/Hz
8 GHz: -139 dBc/Hz
12 GHz: -135 dBc/Hz
8 x 12 x 1.72”
Model Description Application Phase Noise (100 kHz) Size
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Phase Noise Test Sets
  • Manually Operated Phase Noise Measurement Systems
  • Single Channel, Cross-Correlation and Residual Test Sets Available
  • Modular Design Allows Flexibility to Customize Configuration
  • Frequencies from 5 MHz to 1.5 GHz, standard
  • Extended Frequencies to 26 GHz with Additional Plug-Ins
  • Noise Floors to <-190 dBc/Hz (Cross-Correlation Model)
  • Measure Frequency Offsets to 100 kHz
  • Multi -Function Analog Panel Meter
  • Speaker for Noise Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Variable Voltage Source for Auxiliary Electrical Tuning
  • USB Port Interface for Computer Control of Instrument
Phase Noise Measurement to -190 dBc/Hz, intrinsic 17.625 x 15 x 5.25"
Model Description Application Phase Noise (100 kHz) Size
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Low Noise Rack Mount
  • Crystal Oscillator(s) and/or RF Modules Mounted within a Chassis
  • 19" Rack Mount Chassis (1U, 2U, 3U & 5U Options)
  • Selected Frequencies from 5 MHz to 18 GHz
  • Multiple Frequency / Multiple Output Options
  • Low, Ultra Low and Golden Phase Noise Performance Options
  • Phase Locking with External Reference Option
  • Low Noise Voltage Regulators Included
  • Supply Voltage: 120 VAC, 240 VAC 50/60 Hz or Specified DC Supply
Bench Reference
Radar Test Set
Communication Systems
Frequency Specific
(See Spec Sheets)
19" Rack Mount Chassis 1U, 2U, 3U, & 5U Options
Model Description Application Phase Noise (100 kHz) Size
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Custom Rack Mount Instruments
  • Crystal Oscillator(s) and/or RF Modules Mounted within a Chassis
  • 19" Rack Mount Chassis (1U, 2U, 3U & 5U Options)
  • Customer Selected Frequencies from 5 MHz to 18 GHz
  • Multiple Frequency / Multiple Output Options
  • Low, Ultra Low and Golden Phase Noise Performance Options
  • Phase Locking with External Reference Option
  • Low Noise Voltage Regulators Included
  • Supply Voltage: 120 VAC, 240 VAC 50/60 Hz or Specified DC Supply
Bench Reference
Radar Test Set
Communication Systems
Frequency Specific
(Consult Factory)
19" Rack Mount Chassis 1U, 2U, 3U & 5U Options
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