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vrf 8970B NF Meter

Question asked by VRFuser on Jan 22, 2004
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2800.1276" name=GENERATOR></HEAD><BODY><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2>I'm trying to use VEE Pro 6.2 to control an Agilent (HP) 8970B Noise Figure Meter and I am attempting to read from the NF meter the value of the frequency step size.</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2>I'm doing this by sending the "SS" command to the 8970B and then attempting to read the values of the step size using Direct I/O. Unfortunately, this method always return the value of the current frequency displayed in the frequency window. I find that I can set the step size using the SS command but not read it.</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2>Does anyone have any experience of this that might help me?</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV><SPAN class=078520814-23012004><P><FONT face=Arial size=2>Keith Williams<BR>Senior Experimental Officer<BR>Microwave Group<BR>Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Electronics<BR>UMIST<BR>PO Box 88<BR>Manchester<BR>M60 1QD<BR></FONT></P></SPAN></DIV>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rsb@soco.agilent.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>Send your favorite VEE example to "VRF-EXAMPLES@agilent.com" for possible inclusion in VEE 7.0!</BODY></HTML>  

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