(note, i submitted this to Analog Devices tech support; also posting here for extra suggestions. thx!)
We are a 501c3 federal nonprofit organization. Our mission is to mentor disadvantaged youths in electronics fabrication and design. Seeking a semiconductor chip or module that meets the specs below:
General Description: A simple analog RF transceiver/modulator/demodulator (or transmitter/receiver chip-set). Simple frequency modulation is all i need, with an output suitable for driving an antenna.
Modulation Input: The Modulation input will be a variable analog signal, in the range of 100 Hz up to 10 Khz.
-Transmitting in the range of 900 Mhz.
-Integrated on-chip VCO.
Stability: Need PLL stability
Modulation bandwidth: The modulation-bandwidth should be equivalent to at least 16 bits of resolution (ie comparing the pre-modulation analog input with post demodulation analog output-- if that makes any sense.).
Analog/Digital: Simple analog end-to-end is fine; does not have to be a digital product. (External MCU control is a nice-to-have, but not required).
Seeking a low-cost, low external parts count, complete RF transceiver solution.
End product: The end product is a portable consumer audio device.