ferrite-tuned oscillator

ferrite-tuned oscillator

[′fe‚rīt ¦tünd ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator in which the resonant characteristic of a ferrite-loaded cavity is changed by varying the ambient magnetic field, to give electronic tuning.
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