New solid state VCO. Success

The new all solid state VCO was tested. It is little bit noisy, but it has no external inductors to be shielded.

Despite elevated phase noise the HDMI image is very stable.

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On the spectrum there are very distinctive spures.

The loop filter to be re-designed.

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Final decision will be taken whether to use the discrete VCO or solid state VCO.