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-----Original Message-----
From: John B. Stephensen [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007 2:42 PM
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Cc: [email protected]; Bill Ress; Dave Black (Home); Dave Black (Work); Dave hartzell; David Smith; Don Ferguson; Juan. Rivera (Home); Juan.Rivera (Work); [email protected] Com
Subject: Re: 10.7 MHz Spur


Does the spur go away if the external reference is on (whether or not it is

routed to the PLLs)?







----- Original Message -----

From: "Juan Rivera" <[email protected]>

To: "John B. Stephensen" <[email protected]>

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Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2007 14:22 UTC

Subject: 10.7 MHz Spur



> John,


> I found the source of the 10.7 MHz spur.  It's being generated inside the

> receiver itself.  This is the first spur I have found that is not caused

> by

> switching power supplies.


> The origin appears to be in the 10 MHz reference area.  I turned off and

> unplugged the SDR-IQ and fed the IF output from the 70 cm Receiver to my

> TS-2000.  The spur is still there.


> Next I connected the RF input to my sniffer loop and moved it around the


> surface.  I get the strongest signal near the long trace between the two

> Freq inputs to U4 and U9, the two phased-locked loops.


> 73,


> Juan