Chapter 490

High input IP3 mixer enables robust VHF receivers

Andy Mo

Abstract

The LTC5567, a wideband mixer designed and optimized for performance in the 300MHz to 4GHz frequency band, is described.

Keywords

Very high frequency band

VHF

wideband mixer

LTC5567

Introduction

An increasing number of applications occupy the 30MHz to 300MHz very high frequency (VHF) band. Television and radio broadcasting, navigation controls and amateur radios are a few examples. Modern RF component development is aimed at much higher frequency bands used for voice and data communications systems. Significant advances in circuit techniques and manufacturing processes are required to meet the demanding performance requirements of the next generation of ...

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