Powering up an HP YIG tuned oscillator

Kwong explained the operation principle of an YIG tuned oscillator and demonstrated the tuning characteristics:

I was going through some of the components I accumulated over the years and stumbled upon a Hewlett Packard YIG tuned oscillator (part number 5086-7023) that I bought a while back. This YIG oscillator was made for a frequency extension module for the HP 8660C synthesized signal generator and has a tunable range of between 2.7 to 4.2 GHz.

More details on Kerry Wong’s blog.

Check out the video after the break.

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