HI, I am using several of the Eval boards for ADF4360-7. I use the Eval software. I have never gotten a lock light after trying several different frequencies including the center of 900Mhz. I notice I do get a full power output after selecting "Mute until…
See Figure 32 on page 25 of the ADF4360-7 datasheet. This should answer your questions.
ADF4360-7 datasheet: http://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/ADF4360-7.pdf#page=25
We have an IBIS model for the ADF4360-7 that you can use for the ADF4360-1…where parts share pin-out and process, the same IBIS model can be used.
Great thanks to your help!
I used a ADF4360-7 to generate the LO. I replaced it with a SSG, and the AD8345 works very well. I will add some filtering to ADF4360-7 then.