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Microwave Freq Measurement

Question asked by Ruebenn73 on Sep 29, 2009
Latest reply on Jun 30, 2010 by MikeM
Hi there,

I would like to know if i can make microwave freq measurements using a 8563E SA that i have with accuracies similar to a high end microwave freq counter?
How do i measure the frequency accuracy and error?
Do i have to make multiple measurements and then perform allan deviation/variance as what we normally do using a counter?
If so , if tau = gate time in a counter ..what is it in a SA, is it the sweep time?
Appreciate the help.

Rgds
Ruben  

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