The RF Class C amplifier – basics and simulations (1/2)

In this video I look at the basics behind the Class C amplifier. I have a look at how it works, how it behaves and what are some things to keep in mind when designing such a circuit. And to show things off, I also try to simulate the various behaviors and effects using LTspice.

Further reading:
Radio-Frequency electronics; J. Hagen; Cap 9.1

Transistor spice model source:

Related videos:
Class A amplifier part 1 –
Class A amplifier part 2 –
Class B amplifier part 1 –
Class B amplifier part 2a –
Class B amplifier part 2b –
Class C amplifier part 1 –
Class C amplifier part 2 –
Class D audio amplifier part 1 –
Class D audio amplifier part 2 –
Class D audio amplifier part 3 –
Class D RF amplifier part 1 –
Class D RF amplifier part 2 –
Impedance Matching (1/2):
Impedance Matching (2/2):

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