[time-nuts] ks... answers The emails are getting long

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 20 07:45:29 EST 2014

On 11/20/14, 4:04 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
> Hi
> As I recall, the whole LH series was a multi chip rather than
> monolithic IC approach. Even back in the day, that made them
> expensive parts. There are other parts that make fine 10 MHz buffers
> that only cost a dime.
> Bob
Isn't that the significance of the LH.. Linear Hybrid vs LM - Linear
I don't recall seeing many single parts in the 80s for a dime that could
drive a big inductive load at tens of MHz.

Today, I think that would still be a challenge, but certainly, we've got 
a lot more alternatives available.

>> On Nov 19, 2014, at 9:00 PM, Jim Lux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Interesting parts.. They aren't kidding when they say you need good
>> power supply bypassing and decoupling.(a comment that is in the 84
>> book but not the 75 version) I'm trying to remember what I was
>> using them for: driving a YIG tuning coil in a phase locked loop, I
>> think, but it might have been driving a fast RF switch.

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