• HP 8753E, how to remove software option 011?

    Hi,   I have acquired new CPU board for my analyzer but it comes from analyzer with 011 option, my analyzer don't have 011 option and I would like to remove this option from software. How to do that? I have repl...
    last modified by piotrekp90
  • Current measurements using current probe and external DMM

    Hello, I am using N5242A with A.09.90 firmware. I would like to perform current measurements in pulsed mode using N2782B current probe with 34465A multimeter. I am trying to add external DC Meter according to: Config...
    last modified by pezet
  • What equipment would be needed to determine an N load has a return loss >= 42 dB?

    I was having a discusssion with one of my lecturers from university. He is looking for loads with a return loss of at least 42 dB to 3.4 GHz. What (if any) Keysight equipment could be used to measure a load and verify...
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  • coupling coefficient extraction of two coupling resonator

    dear all,   I am new to filter design. I am following the book "Microstrip filters for RF/microwave applications" 2nd edition by Jia-sheng Hong. I tried to reproduce the simulated resonant response of S21 t...
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  • Acronis not working with PNA-X

    Greetings,   I cannot get Acronis True Image to run off a USB stick for our PNA-X Network Analyzer N5242A.  When I run it, it just hangs after I tell it to run true image.  Please help.   
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  • trying to hook up the "multiport" U3042 E04" for my PNA-L5232A.

    Trying to hook up the "multiport" U3042 E04" for my PNA-L5232A to make my set up an 8 port. I do not have the test set in my program files for E04 therefor i can not select the "E04" as an option for setting up M...
    last modified by john.mcelreath@qorvo
  • Error when loading setup file

    When loading a setup file for the probe that has worked for several years, I am now getting an error popup that states: "The setup has been changed by the instrument". Every time I try to adjust the start and end swee...
    last modified by jsker
  • High power receiver leveling

    Hello, I am preparing a high power pulsed measurement setup with the N5242A PNA-X. Since the power levels at the input of my DUTs will be about +45 dBm. I would like to measure output power at fundamental and harmoni...
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  • Can not properly de-embed a evaluation board (Fixture)

    Hello,   I am attempting to de-embed an evaluation board (sound simple enough).   The board is FR4 for a differential amplifier and I will need data from 1 MHz to 1 GHz.  The differential amplifie...
    last modified by mikejvir-
  • Strange internal reflection in uncorrected port of E5071C network analyzer

    In looking at the reflections from our 4 port ENA (correction turned off), we noticed an extra internal reflection on ports 2 and 3. Note that the ports are all open (nothing connected). S11 and S44 look as expected -...
    last modified by dcrocker3
  • Cannot Display Limit Lines

    Model: E5071C     I have a program running on the machine that handles turning on/off limit lines. Normally it works, but not for one station. I am using E5071C at many other stations and the limit lines di...
    last modified by ozymandius
  • what determines the longest group delay a vna can measure?

    What determines the longest group delay a VNA can measure?
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  • Can I trust my AFR results?

    Hi there,   I wonder if anyone can give me a bit of advice regarding the AFR process (speaking as a complete VNA novice).   I am using a PNA-L to characterize a transmission line which is on a flexibl...
    last modified by philarama
  • 8753 - Ceramic circuit removal of A3 source?

    I got loose connections at the "R-channel" output aswell as the "10..300 kHz" input on my "A3 source" board. It is a 6 Ghz version and the VNA is an 8753E.   My question ist, if it is possible to simple remove ...
    last modified by susceptance
  • *OPC? command timeout with N5222B

    I am using NI-Max to communicate with my instrument. Somehow the instrument is in a state wherein the synchronization command "*OPC?\n" always times out. Apparently the instrument is waiting for some parallel command ...
    last modified by qanopus
  • Pulsed power measurements

    Hello, I am using PNA-X with FW A.09.90.1 (the upgrade to the newer firmware should be next year). I would like to perform high power pulsed measurements (S11,S21, Output power) of the power amplifiers. Since I am usi...
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  • 2.4 mm and 1.85 mm discontinuity

    A long time ago there was a curve that showed the mismatch error between SMA and 3.5 mm (and I think 2.92 mm) as a function of frequency.  Does anyone know if the curve was generated for the 2.4 mm and 1.85 mm in...
    last modified by mikejvir-
  • Austentitic steel for outer conductor?

    Hi everyone, I've heard that austenitic stainless steel isn't perfect for conductors and I wanted to know why? I've just got my hands on some for very little money and I've even been thinking of hardening them using t...
    last modified by hannahscience
  • TRL_Calibration.vba error

    Hi!   I am attempting a TRL calibration on my ENA (e5071c). I have downloaded and have loaded the appropriate TRL_Calibration.vba as well as supporting files. I am able to run the macro as well as manage the cal...
    last modified by arwc
  • Pulsed power calibration with U2021XA

    Hello, I would like to perform high-power pulsed measurements using N5242A PNA-X. Since the booster amplifiers are working under pulsed conditions only, I have to do pulsed calibration. I would like to perform 2-por...
    last modified by pezet