• 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...
    last modified by pezet
  • 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
  • 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-
  • 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?
    last modified by arthurb
  • 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...
    last modified by pezet
  • 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-
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Why differential probe 1141A can directly connect to 4395A?

    Since the output impedance of 1141A is 1 Mohm, input impedance of 4395A is 50 ohm. If connect 1141A to 4395A, how 4395A handle the impedance mismatching?
    last modified by sammycxm
  • How to add new trace for current measurement?

      Hi Folks,       For PNA-X N5245B, is it possible to add a new trace for current measurement to the Standard Measurement Class (Sp)?   On the screen, there is no entry to ...
    last modified by xinlivu
  • SCAP tool on Network Analyzers

    Greetings, I was wondering how I can get  Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tool to run on an ENA or PNA network analyzer?  THe SCAP tool issued by DSS is used to configure equipment with operati...
    last modified by Mario625
  • Can the uP module from an EXA N9010A work in a CXA N9000A?

    Where I am employed we use both the EXA N9010A and CXA N9000A Signal Analyzers.  We have a CXA unit that is running WinXP in the uP module and it appears the uP module is failing.  We also have several of th...
    last modified by NealG
  • Saving time domain data on E8361A

    Hi, I have an E8361A with the time domain option. I wanted to know if there is a way to save the time domain data into a csv file in the distance vs S11(dB) format as is displayed on the screen. If not would it ...
    last modified by nsm
  • Hello Everyone, I am using Agilent E5071C network analyzer

    Hello Everyone, I am using Agilent E5071C network analyzer for the measurement of permittivity, permeability and Microwave absorption. In recent few days the Network analyzer start giving the  negative value of i...
    last modified by Sajid