Impact on RF video 4 of 5: Local oscillator and GHz clocks requirements in Radio applications systems with LMX2594.

with Texas Instruments


Date: April 29, 2017

Summary of the complete training (5 videos):

This video discusses how signal source specifications impact RF radio performance.

This training is discussing the key requirements of local oscillator in microwave/RF and GHz clocks in  radio applications. The topics covered will establish the key relationships between the requirements of a signal source and their impact in a radio system. After this training, you will be armed with the ability to understand the system requirements of your customer and how they pertain to a signal source so you can engage with your customer in a very meaningful way. We will make  clear simple links between phase noise and error vector magnitude (EVM) / reciprocal mixing, spurs and undesired responses, Jitter and SNR / noise figure, Synchronization and coherent receivers / phase array antenna, Sysref and deterministic latency. LMX2594 is a high performance signal source targeted at these applications with purpose built features.

Additional information

Video 4 of 5: How signal source specifications impact RF radio performance:



•Specifications of a signal source:
–Phase noise
–Lock time
•How signal source specifications impact RF radio performance:
–Reciprocal mixing
–SNR and noise figure
–Error vector magnitude
–Coherent receiver and phase alignment.
–Lock time
•Understanding the key phase noise specifications with a D/S using LMX2594


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