The PXIe-5654 from National Instruments is a microwave signal generator that operates from 250 kHz to 20 GHz. It has been designed to meet the challenging requirements of RFIC characterization, satellite test, and radar applications. It has an extremely fast frequency switching speed of 100 mus and low phase noise of - 133dBc/Hz at 10 kHz. The device provides up to +27 dBm of output power with an amplitude accuracy of 0.60 dBm. The PXIe-5654 supports AM, FM, PM, and pulse modulation.