Jfet pierce crystal oscillator

The JFET Pierce crystal oscillator allows a wide frequency range of crystals to be used without circuit modification
Jfet pierce crystal oscillator - schematic

Since the JFET gate does not load the crystal, good Q is maintained, thus insuring good frequency stability.

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