FSP Spectrum Analyzer Test and Measurement Operating Manual

FSP Spectrum Analyzer Test and Measurement Operating Manual
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FSP Spectrum Analyzer Test and Measurement Operating Manual

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    R&S®FSPSpectrum Analyzer Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 – 06Test&MeasurementOperatingManual

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    The Operating Manual describes the following R&S®FSP models and options: 'R&S FSP3 (1164.4391K03) 'R&S FSP7 (1164.4391K07) 'R&S FSP13 (1164.4391K13) 'R&S FSP30 (1164.4391K30) 'R&S FSP30 (1164.4391K39) 'R&S FSP31 (1164.4391K31) 'R&S FSP40 (1164.4391K40) 'R&S FS...

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    1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 1 Basic Safety Instructions Always read through and comply with the following safety instructions! All plants and locations of the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies make every effort to keep the safety standards of our products up to date and to offer our customers th...

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    Basic Safety Instructions 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 2 Tags and their meaning The following signal words are used in the product documentation in order to warn the reader about risks and dangers. indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. indicates...

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    Basic Safety Instructions 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 3 Electrical safety If the information on electrical safety is not observed either at all to the extent necessary, electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury or death may occur. 1. Prior to switching on the product, always ensure that th...

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    Basic Safety Instructions 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 4 14. Use suitable overvoltage protection to ensure that no overvoltage (such as that caused by a bolt of lightning) can reach the product. Otherwise, the person operating the product will be exposed to the danger of an electric shock. 15. Any obj...

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    Basic Safety Instructions 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 5 Repair and service 1. The product may be opened only by authorized, specially trained personnel. Before any work is performed on the product or before the product is opened, it must be disconnected from the AC supply network. Otherwise, personne...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 6 2. Handles on the products are designed exclusively to enable personnel to transport the product. It is therefore not permissible to use handles to fasten the product to or on transport equipment such as cranes, fork lifts, wagons, ...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 7 Se parte del uso correcto del producto para los fines definidos si el producto es utilizado conforme a las indicaciones de la correspondiente documentación del producto y dentro del margen de rendimiento definido (ver hoja de datos...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 8 Palabras de señal y su significado En la documentación del producto se utilizan las siguientes palabras de señal con el fin de advertir contra riesgos y peligros. PELIGRO identifica un peligro inminente con riesgo elevado que pro...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 9 Seguridad eléctrica Si no se siguen (o se siguen de modo insuficiente) las indicaciones del fabricante en cuanto a seguridad eléctrica, pueden producirse choques eléctricos, incendios y/o lesiones graves con posible consecuencia ...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 10 12. Si un producto se instala en un lugar fijo, se deberá primero conectar el conductor de protección fijo con el conductor de protección del producto antes de hacer cualquier otra conexión. La instalación y la conexión deber...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 11 5. Ciertos productos, como p. ej. las instalaciones de radiocomunicación RF, pueden a causa de su función natural, emitir una radiación electromagnética aumentada. Deben tomarse todas las medidas necesarias para la protección ...

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    Informaciones elementales de seguridad 1171.0000.42-05.00 Page 12 6. En caso de falta de estanqueidad de una celda, el líquido vertido no debe entrar en contacto con la piel ni los ojos. Si se produce contacto, lavar con agua abundante la zona afectada y avisar a un médico. 7. En caso de cambio...

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    Sicherheitshinweise 1171.0300.41 D/E/ESP/F-2 Kundeninformation zur Batterieverordnung (BattV) Dieses Gerät enthält eine schadstoffhaltige Batterie. Diese darf nicht mit dem Hausmüll entsorgt werden. Nach Ende der Lebensdauer darf die Entsorgung nur über eine Rohde&Schwarz-Kundendienststel...

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    1171.0200.52-01.01 Customer Information Regarding Product Disposal The German Electrical and Electronic Equipment (ElektroG) Act is an implementation of the following EC directives: •2002/96/EC on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and •2002/95/EC on the restriction of the use ...

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    Sehr geehrter Kunde,Sie haben sich für den Kauf eines Rohde & Schwarz-Produktes ent-schieden. Hiermit erhalten Sie ein nach modernsten Fertigungsmethoden hergestelltes Produkt. Es wurde nach den Regeln unseres Qualitätsmanage-mentsystems entwickelt, gefertigt und geprüft. Das Rohde &...

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    1171.0200.22-04.00 Customer Support Technical support – where and when you need it For quick, expert help with any Rohde & Schwarz equipment, contact one of our Customer Support Centers. A team of highly qualified engineers provides telephone support and will work with you to find a soluti...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.1R&S FSPDocumentation OverviewTabbed Divider OverviewSafety Instructions are provided on the CD-ROMTabbed DividerDocumentation OverviewChapter 1: Putting into OperationChapter 2: Getting StartedChapter 3: Manual OperationChapter 4: Instrument FunctionsChapt...

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    R&S FSPDocumentation Overview4.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Documentation OverviewThe documentation of the R&S FSP consists of base unit manuals and option man-uals. All manuals are provided in PDF format on the CD-ROM delivered with theinstrument. Each software option available for...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.3R&S FSPDocumentation OverviewQuick Start GuideThis manual is delivered with the instrument in printed form and in PDF format onthe CD-ROM. It provides the information needed to set up and start working with theinstrument. Basic operations and basic measure...

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    R&S FSPDocumentation Overview4.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Service Manual This manual is available in PDF format on the CD-ROM delivered with the instru-ment. It informs on how to check compliance with rated specifications, on instrumentfunction, repair, troubleshooting and fault elimi...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 061.1R&S FSPPutting into Operation1 Putting into OperationFor details refer to the Quick Start Guide chapter 1, “Front and Rear Panel” andchapter 2, “ Preparing for Use”.

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    R&S FSPPutting into Operation1.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.1R&S FSPGetting Started2 Getting Started2.1 26,Introduction 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. . . . . . . 26,. 26, 2.22.2 26,Measuring the 26, Spectra of 26, Complex Sign 26...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedIntroduction2.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.1 IntroductionThis chapter explains how to operate the R&S FSP using typical measurements asexamples. The basic operating steps such as selecting the menus and setting parameters aredescribed in the Quick Start Guide...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.3R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring the Spectra of Complex SignalsExample:fu1 = 100 MHz, fu2 = 100.03 MHzfs1 = 2 × fu1 – fu2 = 2 × 100 MHz – 100.03 MHz = 99.97 MHzfs2 = 2 × fu2 – fu1 = 2 × 100.03 MHz – 100 MHz = 100.06 MHz The level of the intermod...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring the Spectra of Complex Signals2.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06With an intermodulation distance of 60 dB and an input level, Pw, of –20 dBm, thefollowing 3rd order intercept is obtained:TOI = 60 dBm / 2 + (-20 dBm) = 10 dBm. 2.2.2Measurement Example – M...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.5R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring the Spectra of Complex Signals➢Press the RES BW MANUAL softkey and enter 10 kHz.By reducing the bandwidth, the noise is further reduced and the intermodulation products can be clearly seen.5. Measuring intermodulation by m...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring the Spectra of Complex Signals2.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-2If the RF attenuation is increased, the R&S FSP’s intrinsic intermodulation products disappear below the noise floor.Calculation method:The method used by the R&S FSP to calcul...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.7R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring the Spectra of Complex SignalsFig. 2.11 Intermodulation-free range of the FSP3 as a function of level at the input mixer and the set resolution bandwidth (useful signal offset = 1 MHz, DANL = -155 dBm /Hz, TOI = 12 dBm; typ....

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of Noise2.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.3 Measuring Signals in the Vicinity of NoiseThe minimum signal level a Spectrum Analyzer can measure is limited by its intrinsicnoise. Small signals can be swamped by noise and therefore can...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.9R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of NoiseFig. 2.13 Change in displayed noise as a function of the selected reference level at bandwidths of 10 kHz and 300 kHz (-30 dBm reference level)Impact of the resolution bandwidthThe sensitivity...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of Noise2.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Impact of the video bandwidthThe displayed noise of a Spectrum Analyzer is also influenced by the selected videobandwidth. If the video bandwidth is considerably smaller than the resolution b...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.11R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of NoiseRMS detector For each pixel of the trace, the RMS detector outputs the RMS value of the IF enve-lope for the frequency range assigned to each test point. It therefore measuresnoise power. The...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of Noise2.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06➢Press the RF ATTEN MANUAL softkey and enter 60 dB.The RF attenuation indicator is marked with an asterisk (*Att 60 dB) to show that it is no longer coupled to the reference level. The high...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.13R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasuring Signals in the Vicinity of Noise➢Press the VIDEO BW MANUAL softkey and enter 10 kHz.The RF signal can be more clearly distinguished from noise.Fig. 2-3RF sinewave signal with low S/N ratio if a smaller video bandwidth is ...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.4 Noise MeasurementsNoise measurements play an important role in spectrum analysis. Noise e.g. affectsthe sensitivity of radio communication systems and their components. Noise power is specified either as the tot...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.15R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise MeasurementsConversion to other reference bandwidthsThe result of the noise measurement can be referred to other bandwidths by simpleconversion. This is done by adding 10 · log (BW) to the measurement result, BWbeing the new r...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.16Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Determining the noise figure:The noise figure of amplifiers or of the R&S FSP alone can be obtained from thenoise power display. Based on the known thermal noise power of a 50 Ω resistor atroom temperature (-1...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.17R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.4.2Measurement of Noise Power within a Transmission ChannelNoise in any bandwidth can be measured with the channel power measurementfunctions. Thus the noise power in a communication channel can be determined, for...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.18Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-1Measurement of the R&S FSP’s intrinsic noise power in a 1.23 MHz channel bandwidth.5. Stabilizing the measurement result by increasing the sweep time➢Press the SWEEP TIME softkey and enter 1 s. By in...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.19R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements• The linear power of all the trace pixels within the channel is calculated.Pi = 10(Li/10) wherePi = power of the trace pixel i Li = displayed level of trace point i• The powers of all trace pixels within the ch...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.20Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06With the RMS detector, the whole IF envelope is used to calculate the power foreach trace pixel. The IF envelope is digitized using a sampling frequency which is atleast five times the resolution bandwidth which has...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.21R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise MeasurementsFig. 2.17 Repeatability of channel power measurements as a function of the number of samples used for power calculationThe curves 45,in Fig. 45, 2.17 45, indicates the repeatability obtained with a probability of 9...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedNoise Measurements2.22Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.4.3Measuring Phase NoiseThe R&S FSP has an easy-to-use marker function for phase noise measurements.This marker function indicates the phase noise of an RF oscillator at any carrier indBc in a bandwidth of 1 H...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.23R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals6. Stabilize the measurement result by activating trace averaging. ➢Press the TRACE key.➢Press the AVERAGE softkey.Fig. 2-1Measuring phase noise with the phase-noise marker functionThe frequency o...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.24Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.5.1.1Measurement Example 1 – Displaying the AF of an AM signal in the time domainTest setup:Settings on the signal generator (e.g. R&S SMIQ):Measurement with the R&S FSP:1. Set the R&S...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.25R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated SignalsFig. 2-2Measuring the AF signal from a 1 kHz AM carrierIf the R&S FSP is equipped with the AM/FM Demodulator option (R&S FSP-B3), the AF can be monitored on the built-in loudspeaker.5. Switch ...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.26Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06➢Press the SPAN key and enter 5 kHz.3. Activate the marker function for AM depth measurement➢Press the MEAS key.➢Press the MODULATION DEPTH softkey.The R&S FSP automatically positions a mark...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.27R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.5.2.1Measurement Example – Displaying the AF of an FM carrierTest setup:Settings on the signal generator (e.g. R&S SMIQ):Measurement with the R&S FSP:1. Set the R&S FSP to its default ...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.28Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-4Filter edge of a 300 kHz filter used as an FM-discriminator characteristic5. Set an FM deviation of 100 kHz and an AF of 1 kHz on the signal generator6. Set a frequency deviation of 0 Hz on th...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.29R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.5.3Measuring Channel Power and Adjacent Channel PowerMeasuring channel power and adjacent channel power is one of the most importanttasks in the field of digital transmission for a Spectrum Analyzer...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.30Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.5.3.1Measurement Example 1 – ACPR measurement on an IS95 CDMA SignalTest setup:Settings on the signal generator (e.g. R&S SMIQ):Measurement with the R&S FSP:1. Set the R&S FSP to its d...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.31R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals5. Set the optimal reference level and RF attenuation for the applied signal level.➢Press the ADJUST REF LVL softkey.The R&S FSP sets the optimal RF attenuation and the reference level based on ...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.32Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-2Repeatability of adjacent channel power measurement on IS95-standard signals if the integration bandwidth method is used6. Switch to Fast ACP to increase the repeatability of results.➢Press ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.33R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated SignalsFig. 2-4Repeatability of adjacent channel power measurements on IS95 signals in the Fast ACP modeThe following figure shows the passband characteristics of the 30 kHz channel filterin the R&S FSP....

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.34Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.5.3.2Measurement Example 2 – Measuring the adjacent channel power of an IS136 TDMA signal Test setup:Settings on the signal generator (e.g. R&S SMIQ):Measurement with the R&S FSP1. Set the...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.35R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals5. Setting the optimum reference level and RF attenuation for the measurement➢Press the ADJUST REF LEVEL softkey.The R&S FSP sets the optimum RF attenuation and the optimum reference level on th...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.36Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-2Measuring adjacent channel power in time domain (Fast ACP)As the resolution bandwidth is much wider than the one used for the integrationmethod, the results are much more stable when compared ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.37R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.5.3.3Measurement Example 3 – Measuring the Modulation Spectrum in Burst Mode with the Gated Sweep FunctionSince transmission systems compliant to IS136 use a TDMA method, the adjacentchannel power...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.38Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06➢Keep turning the spinwheel until SAVE/RECALL FRAME appears in the list and select the menu item SAVE/RECALL FRAME using the SELECT key.➢The cursor is set to GET PREDEFINED FRAME.➢Press the SELE...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.39R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.5.3.4Measurement Example 4 – Measuring the Transient Spectrum in Burst Mode with the Fast ACP functionIn addition to the modulation spectrum or adjacent channel power from the modula-tion of the R...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.40Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06➢Press the CP/ACP STANDARD softkey.➢Select NADC IS136 from the list of standards and press ENTER.➢Press the CP/ACP CONFIG ! softkey.➢Set the FAST ACP softkey to ON.The R&S FSP performs the...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.41R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.5.3.5Measurement Example 5 – Measuring adjacent channel power of a W-CDMA uplink signalTest setup:Settings on the signal generator (e.g. R&S SMIQ):Measurement with the R&S FSP:1. Set the R...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.42Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 2-6Measuring the relative adjacent channel power on a W-CDMA uplink signal5. Measuring adjacent channel power with the Fast ACP method.➢Press the CP/ACP CONFIG ! softkey.➢Set FAST ACP softkey...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.43R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated SignalsOptimum Level Setting for ACP Measurements on W-CDMA SignalsThe dynamic range for ACPR measurements is limited by the thermal noise floor,the phase noise and the intermodulation (spectral regrowth) of...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.44Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.5.4Amplitude distribution measurementsIf modulation types that do not have a constant envelope in the time domain areused, the transmitter has to handle peak amplitudes that are greater than the ave...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 062.45R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals➢Set the APD softkey to ON.The R&S FSP sets the frequency span to 0 Hz and measures the amplitude probability distribution (APD). The number of uncorrelated level measurements used for the measu...

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    R&S FSPGetting StartedMeasurements on Modulated Signals2.46Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064. Bandwidth selectionIf the amplitude distribution is measured, the resolution bandwidth must be set ina way that the complete spectrum of the signal to be measured falls within thebandwidth. This is...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 063.1R&S FSPManual Operation3 Manual OperationFor details refer to the Quick Start Guide chapter 4, “Basic Operation”.

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    R&S FSPManual Operation3.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.1R&S FSPInstrument Functions4 Instrument Functions4.1 76,Introduction 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. . . . . . . 76,. 76, 4.44.2 77,R&S 77,FSP Initial Configuration ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument Functions4.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.13 147,Power Measurements 147, – MEAS 147, Key 147, . . . 147, . . 147, . . . 147, . . . 147, . . 147, . . . 147, . . . . . 147, . . . 147, . . 147, 4.75 148,4.5.13.1Power 148, Measurement in 148, Time 148, Domain 148, ....

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.3R&S FSPInstrument Functions 297,4.8.7 Power Offset 297,of the Tracking 297,Generator 297, . 297, . . 297, . . . 297, . . . 297, . . 297, . . . 297, . . . . . 297, . . . 297, . 297, 4.2254.9 298,External Generator Control – Option R&S 298,FSP-B10...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsIntroduction4.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.1 IntroductionAll functions of the R&S FSP and their application are explained in detail in thischapter. The sequence of the described menu groups depends on the procedureselected for the configuration and start...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsR&S FSP Initial Configuration – PRESET Key4.2 R&S FSP Initial Configuration – PRESET Key PRESETUsing the PRESET key, the R&S FSP can be set to a predefined initial state. Pressing the PRESET key causes the R&S...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsR&S FSP Initial Configuration – PRESET Key4.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Table 4-1Initial State of R&S FSPParameterSettingsModeSpectrumCenter frequency1,5 GHz / 3,5 GHz / 6,8 GHz / 15 GHz / 20 GHz(R&S FSP-3/-7/-13/-30/-40)Center frequency step si...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.7R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsMode Selection – Hotkey Bar4.3 Mode Selection – Hotkey BarFor fast mode selection the R&S FSP has keys located under the measurementscreen, the so-called hotkeys. These hotkeys are displayed depending on theoptions instal...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsReturn to Manual Operation – LOCAL Menu4.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.4 Return to Manual Operation – LOCAL MenuLOCAL The LOCAL menu is displayed on switching the instrument to remote control mode. At the same time, the hotkey bar is blanked out and all k...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5 Analyzer Mode The analyzer mode is activated by pressing the SPECTRUM hotkey (see also sec-tion “Mode Selection – Hotkey Bar” on page 4.7)SPECTRUMThe SPECTRUM hotkey selects the mode for spectrum analysis, ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CENTERThe CENTER softkey opens the window for manually entering the center frequency.The allowed range of values for the center frequency is:• for the frequency domain (span >0): minspan / 2 ≤ fcenter ≤ fma...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.11R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode= MARKERThe = MARKER softkey sets the step size coupling to MANUAL and the step size tothe value of the marker. This function is especially useful during measurements ofthe signal harmonic content at the marker posi...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STARTThe START softkey activates the window for manually entering the start frequency.The allowed range of values for the start frequency is:0 Hz ≤ fstart ≤ fmax - minspanRemote command:FREQ:STAR 20MHzSTOPThe ST...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.13R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeTRACK BWThe TRACK BW softkey defines the search bandwidth for signal tracking. The fre-quency range is symmetrical with respect to the center frequency.Remote command:CALC:MARK:FUNC:STR:BAND 10KHZTRACKTHRESHOLDThe T...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FULL SPANThe FULL SPAN softkey sets the span to the full frequency range of R&S FSP. Remote command:FREQ:SPAN:FULLZERO SPANThe ZERO SPAN softkey sets the span to 0 Hz. The x-axis becomes the time axiswith the gr...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.15R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeREF LEVELThe REF LEVEL softkey allows the reference level to be input in the currently activeunit (dBm, dBµV, etc.) Remote command:DISP:WIND:TRAC:Y:RLEV -60dBmRANGE LOG 100 dBThe RANGE LOG 100 dB softkey sets the l...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.16Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06UNITThe UNIT softkey opens a submenu to select the unit for the level axis.The default setting is dBm.In general, the R&S FSP measures the signal voltage at the RF input. The level dis-play is calibrated in rms ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.17R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMIXER LOWNOISEThe MIXER LOW NOISE softkey changes the operating point of the input mixer sothat (with the RF attenuation remaining the same) the inherent noise of theR&S FSP is reduced compared to the default se...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.18Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The attenuation can be varied in 5 dB steps from 0 to 30 dB. Other entries arerounded to the next lower integer value. If the defined reference level cannot be set for the given RF attenuation, the refer-ence level ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.19R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeBandwidths above 100 kHz are realized using decoupled 4-circuit LC filters.As an alternative to the analog filters, FFT filters are available for the bandwidthsbetween 1 Hz and 30 kHz. When working with bandwidths u...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.20Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The …BW MANUAL softkeys allow a parameter to be entered. This parameter is notcoupled to the other parameters.RES BW MANUALThe RES BW MANUAL softkey activates the manual data entry for the resolutionbandwidth.The ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.21R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeIn time domain (span = 0 Hz), the range of sweep times is 1 µs to 16000 s is select-able in steps of max. 5% of the sweep time. For numeric inputs, rounding is made tothe nearest possible sweep time. For rotary kno...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.22Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The SWEEPTIME AUTO function is designed for detectors like sample, max peak oraverage. For sweeping with the quasipeak detector a manual setting of the sweeptime should be used at any time.Remote command:SWE:TIME:AU...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.23R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThis coupling ratio is recommended whenever the amplitudes of pulsed signals areto be measured correctly. The IF filter is exclusively responsible for pulse shaping.No additional evaluation is performed by the video...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.24Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.4.1Filter Types• NORMAL (3dB): The resolution bandwidths are implemented by Gaussian filters with the set 3 dB bandwidth and correspond approximately to the noise bandwidth. For bandwidths up to 100 kHz, digit...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.25R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5.4.2List of Available Channel FiltersThe channel filters included in the following table can be activated via the FILTERTYPE softkey and are then available as resolution filters (softkey RES BW) They are availabl...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.26Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06*) This filter is avaible with modification index > 2 of the IF filter module (see softkey SETUP - SYSTEM INFO - HARDWARE INFO).VBW MODE (LIN LOG)The VBW MODE (LIN LOG) softkey determines the position of the vid...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.27R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeFig. 4.2 Reponses of the linear and the logarithmic average detectors as a function of pulse repetition frequency (PRF) for pulse-modulated signals with pulse durations of 400 ns and 1 ms. Resolution bandwidth is 1 ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.28Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SINGLE SWEEPThe SINGLE SWEEP softkey starts n sweeps after triggering. The number ofsweeps is determined by the SWEEP COUNT softkey.When working in the split-screen mode, the frequency ranges of the two windowsare s...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.29R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeRemote command:SWE:COUN 64SWEEP POINTSThe SWEEP POINTS softkey selects the number of measurement samplesacquired during a sweep. The following numbers of points per sweep are available: 125, 201, 251, 401, 501(defau...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.30Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FREE RUNThe FREE RUN softkey activates the free-run sweep mode, i.e. start of a sweep isnot triggered. Once a measurement is completed, another is started immediately.FREE RUN is the default setting of R&S FSP.R...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.31R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeFor this purpose, the R&S FSP uses a level detector at the second intermediate fre-quency. The detector threshold can be selected in a range between –30 dBm and -10 dBm at the input mixer. The resulting trigge...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.32Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.3 Pulsed signal GATE OFFFig. 4.4 TDMA signal with GATE ONThe gated-sweep mode is activated by the GATED TRIGGER softkey. The setting ofthe mode takes place in the GATE SETTINGS submenu.GATED TRIGGERThe GATED ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.33R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe length of the gate signal defines when the sweep is to be interrupted. Here a dif-ferentiation is made between edge-triggered and level-triggered modes: in case ofedge triggering the gate length can be set via t...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.34Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06When quitting the submenu, the program will return to the frequency domain pro-vided it was active before. The original span is restored so the desired measurementcan now be performed with the accurately set gate.Re...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.35R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMeasurement exampleThe modulation spectrum of a GSM 900 signal is to be measured using the gated-sweep function. The signal is generated by a Signal Generator whose RF output isdirectly connected to the RF input of ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.36Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.6 Setting GATE DELAY and GATE LENGTH in time domain by means of lines GD and GLOn quitting the GATE SETTINGS menu, R&S FSP returns to the previous screen.TV TRIGGER SETTINGSThe TV and RF Trigger softkey i...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.37R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5.7Selection and Setting of Traces – TRACE Key The R&S FSP is capable of displaying up to three different traces at a time in a dia-gram. A trace consists of a maximum of 501 pixels on the horizontal axis (...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.38Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SELECT TRACE The SELECT TRACE softkey activates the entry for the active trace (1, 2, 3). Remote command:-- (selected via numeric suffix of: TRACe) CLEAR/WRITEThe CLEAR/WRITE softkey activates the overwrite mode for...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.39R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModePressing the MAX HOLD softkey again clears the trace memory and restarts themax hold mode.Remote command:DISP:WIND:TRAC:MODE MAXHAVERAGEThe AVERAGE softkey activates the trace averaging function. The average isforme...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.40Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06where The display "Sweep N of N" does not change any more until a new start is triggered.In the SINGLE SWEEP mode, the number of sweeps is triggered with SWEEPSTART. The sweeps are stopped when the selecte...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.41R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeTRACE MATHSee following section 120,“Mathematical Functions for 120, Traces” on 120, page 120,4.48.MIN HOLDThe MIN HOLD softkey activates the min peak detector. R&S FSP saves for eachsweep the smallest of ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.42Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06This low average value is usually corrected in noise power measurements by a 2.5dB factor. Therefore the R&S FSP offers the selection of linear averaging. The tracedata are delogarithmized prior to averaging, th...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.43R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeExample - file headerDifferent language versions of evaluation programs may require a different han-dling of the decimal point. It is therefore possible to select between separators '.'(decimal point) and ',' (comma...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.44Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example - data section of the fileDECIM SEPThe DECIM SEP softkey selects the decimal separator between '.' (decimal point)and ',' (comma) with floating-point numerals for the 114,ASCII FILE EXPORT function.With the...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.45R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeEach of the 625 pixels of the display thus represents 1/625 of the sweep range andcontains all single measurements (frequency samples) in this subrange in com-pressed form. For each trace display mode an optimized d...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.46Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Average detectorThe average detector forms the average value of the measured values within apixel. To this effect, R&S FSP uses the linear voltage after envelope detection. The sam-pled linear values are summed ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.47R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeAUTO SELECTThe AUTO SELECT softkey (= default setting) selects the optimum detector for theset display mode of the trace (Clear/Write, Max Hold and Min Hold) and the selectedfilter mode (bandpass/FFT).The detector a...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.48Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The rms detector supplies the power of the signal independent of the waveform. Forthis effect the root mean square of all sampled level values is formed during thesweep of a pixel. The sweep time thus determines the...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.49R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeTRACEPOSITIONThe TRACE POSITION softkey activates the entry of the trace position for 0 differ-ence. The position is stated in % of the diagram height.The range of values extends from -100% to +200% Remote command:C...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.50Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CAL CORR (ON OFF)The CAL CORR (ON OFF) softkey switches the calibration data on/off.• ON: The status message depends upon the results of the total calibration.• OFF: The message UNCAL appears in the status line....

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.51R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeRemote command:CAL:RES?PAGE UP |PAGE DOWNThe softkeys PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN scroll one page forward or backward inthe CALIBRATION RESULTS table. They have no function when the table is closed.Remote command:--4.5.10...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.52Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The MKR key calls a menu that contains all marker and delta marker standard func-tions. If no marker is active, MARKER 1 will be enabled and a peak search on thetrace carried out. Otherwise, the data entry for the m...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.53R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeExample Remote command:CALC:MARK ONCALC:MARK:X <value>CALC:MARK:Y? CALC:DELT ONCALC:DELT:MODE ABS|RELCALC:DELT:X <value>CALC:DELT:X:REL?CALC:DELT:Y?When several traces are being displayed, the marker is ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.54Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• The marker measures only the position of the pixel on the trace and infers the frequency of the signal from this value. The trace, however, contains only a limited number of pixels. Depending upon the selected s...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.55R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeAdditionally, the REFERENCE FIXED softkey opens the submenu where it is possi-ble to determine manually a reference point with level and frequency, time or x-axislevel, to define a level offset or deactivate the ref...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.56Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MARKER ZOOMThe MARKER ZOOM softkey expands the area around MARKER 1. With the zoomfunction, more details of the spectrum can be seen. The desired display range canbe defined in an entry window. The following sweep i...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.57R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeExampleThree traces are presented on the screen. The marker is always on trace 1 whenswitching on.Remote command:CALC:MARK1:TRAC 1CALC:DELT:TRAC 1LINK MKR1 AND DELTA1With the softkey LINK MKR1 AND DELTA1 the delta m...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.58Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STEPSIZE STANDARDThe STEPSIZE STANDARD softkey controls the knob increment/decrement of themarker position and uses the grid resolution (span/625).Remote command:CALC:MARK:X:SSIZ STANSTEPSIZE SWP POINTSThe STEPSIZE ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.59R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMKR FCTN4.5.11.1Activating the MarkersSELECT MARKERThe SELECT MARKER softkey activates the numerical selection of the marker inthe data entry field. Delta marker 1 is selected by input of ' 0 '. If the marker is swi...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.60Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.11.2Measurement of Noise DensityNOISE MEASThe NOISE MEAS softkey switches the noise measurement for the active marker onor off. The corresponding marker becomes the NORMAL marker.During noise measurement, the no...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.61R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeIn time domain mode, the measured values are averaged versus time (after asweep). Remote command:CALC:MARK:FUNC:NOIS ON;CALC:MARK:FUNC:NOIS:RES?Example: Measurement of inherent R&S FSP noise4.5.11.3Phase Noise M...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.62Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06No marker enabled:Markers are enabled:If further markers are enabled during the phase noise measurement, they automati-cally become delta markers and measure the phase noise at their respective posi-tions.When the p...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.63R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeREF POINTLEVELThe REF POINT LEVEL softkey activates an entry box for the input of a referencelevel other than the reference marker level. The function is identical to that of thesoftkey with the same name in the MAR...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.64Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.11.4Measurement of the Filter or Signal BandwidthN DB DOWNThe N DB DOWN softkey activates the temporary markers T1 and T2 which are ndB below the active reference marker. Marker T1 is placed to the left and mark...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.65R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode• LEVEL: sorting according to levelThe search range can be restricted by means of the LEFT LIMIT, RIGHT LIMIT andTHRESHOLD softkeys. The definition of the peak values can be modified using thePEAK EXCURSION softke...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.66Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06LEFT LIMIT |RIGHT LIMITThe LEFT LIMIT and RIGHT LIMIT softkeys define the vertical lines F1/F2 in the fre-quency domain (span > 0) and T1/T2 in the time domain (span = 0) between whichthe search is carried out. I...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.67R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe MARKER DEMOD softkey switches on the audio demodulator and calls a sub-menu in which the demodulation mode and the duration of the demodulation can beselected. Remote command:CALC:MARK1:FUNC:DEM ONMKR DEMOD(ON O...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.68Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06ExampleThree traces are displayed on the screen. The marker is always on Trace 1 onswitching on.Remote command:CALC:MARK:TRAC 24.5.12Change of Settings via Markers – MKR-> Key The MKR-> menu offers functions...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.69R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeSELECT MARKERThe SELECT MARKER softkey activates the numerical selection of the marker inthe data entry field. Delta marker 1 is selected by input of ' 0 '. Remote command:CALC:MARK1 ONCALC:MARK1:X <value>CALC...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.70Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06NEXT PEAKThe NEXT PEAK softkey sets the active marker/delta marker to the next lower max-imum of the selected trace. Remote command:CALC:MARK:MAX:NEXTCALC:DELT:MAX:NEXTNEXT PEAK RIGHTThe NEXT PEAK RIGHT softkey sets...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.71R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeSEARCH LIMITOFFThe SEARCH LIMIT OFF softkey disables all limits of the search range.Remote command:CALC:MARK:X:SLIM OFFCALC:THR OFFMKR->TRACEThe function of this softkey is identical to that of the 128, MKR->T...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.72Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06NEXT MIN RIGHTThe NEXT MIN RIGHT softkey sets the active marker/delta marker to the nexthigher minimum right of the current marker position on the selected trace.Remote command:CALC:MARK:MIN:RIGHCALC:DELT:MIN:RIGHNE...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.73R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeFig. 4.8 Examples of level measurement with different settings of PEAK EXCURSIONThe following table lists the signals as indicated by marker numbers in the diagramabove, as well as the minimum of the amplitude decre...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.74Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Order of signals detected:orWith 6 dB peak excursion, all signals will be detected with NEXT PEAK and NEXTPEAK RIGHT / NEXT PEAK LEFT.Order of signals detected:orAUTO MAX PEAKAUTO MIN PEAKThe AUTO MAX PEAK / AUTO MI...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.75R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5.13Power Measurements – MEAS Key With its power measurement functions the R&S FSP is able to measure all the nec-essary parameters with high accuracy in a wide dynamic range.A modulated carrier is almost al...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.76Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• Spurious emissions (“SPURIOUS EMISSIONS” on page 4.122)• Spectrum Emission Mask (“SPECTRUM EMISSION MASK” on page 4.140)•3rd order intercept 191,(“TOI” on page 191,4.119)• Harmonic distortion...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.77R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe TIME DOM POWER softkey activates the power measurement in the timedomain and opens a submenu for configuration of the power measurement. The submenu allows selection of the type of power measurement (rms or mean...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.78Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The number of sweeps over which the average or the maximum value is calculatedis set with the NUMBER OF SWEEPS softkey. Remote command:CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:RMS ON CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:RMS:RES?MEANThe MEAN softkey swit...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.79R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeSTOP LIMITThe STOP LIMIT softkey activates the entry of the upper limit of the evaluationrange. Remote command:CALC:MARK:X:SLIM:RIGH <value>SETREFERENCEThe SET REFERENCE softkey sets the power values currently...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.80Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06NUMBER OFSWEEPSThe NUMBER OF SWEEPS softkey activates the entry of the number of sweeps formaximum or average value calculation.The valid range values is 0 to 32767.Depending on the specified number of sweeps, avera...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.81R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5.13.2Channel and Adjacent-Channel Power MeasurementsFor all channel and adjacent-channel power measurements a specified channelconfiguration is assumed which is for instance based on a specific radio communi-cati...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.82Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06For some standards, the channel power and the adjacent-channel power are to beweighted by means of a root-raised cosine filter corresponding to a receive filter.This type of filtering is switched on automatically fo...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.83R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeFig. 4.9 Screen display of adjacent-channel power measurement using the IBW methodFig. 4.10 Screen display of adjacent-channel power measurement using the time-domain methodLimit values for the adjacent-channel powe...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.84Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The channel configuration is defined in the MEAS - CHAN PWR ACP or the MEAS -MULT CARR ACP menu.CHAN PWR ACPMULT CARR ACPThe CHAN PWR ACP and MULT CARR ACP softkeys activate channel or adjacent-channel power measure...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.85R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Modement configuration. In addition, they open a submenu for defining the parameters forchannel power measurement. The softkey selected is shown in color to indicate thata channel or adjacent-channel power measurement i...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.86Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The selection of the standard influences the following parameters:• channel spacing and adjacent-channel spacing• channel bandwidth, adjacent-channel bandwidth, and type of filtering• resolution bandwidth• v...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.87R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeAs of firmware version 4.4x it is possible to customize ACP User Standards. Theuser defined ACP standard can be activated via the entry USER in the standardselection list. The related configuration file is displayed...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.88Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The RMS detector is used for obtaining correct power measurement results. There-fore this requires no software correction factors.Measured values are output as a list. The powers of the transmission channels areoutp...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.89R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeResolution bandwidth (RBW)To ensure both an acceptable measurement speed and the required selection (tosuppress spectral components outside the channel to be measured, especially ofthe adjacent channels), the resolu...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.90Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SELECT USERSTDThe softkey SELECT USER STD selects and activates a user defined ACP stan-dard.After selecting the standard, the user defined atndard becomes available for selec-tion in the ACP standard list (USER lis...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.91R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.5.13.3Setting the Channel ConfigurationCP/ACP CONFIGThe CP/ACP CONFIG softkey opens a submenu for configuration of the channelpower and adjacent channel power measurement independently of the offered stan-dards.Th...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.92Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06With higher numbers the procedure is expanded accordingly.Remote command:SENS:POW:ACH:ACP 1 This increased number of adjacent channels is realized for all the relevant settingslike:NO. OF TXCHANThe NO. OF TX CHAN so...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.93R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMeasurements in the time domain (FAST ACP ON) are performed in the zero spanmode. The channel limits are indicated by vertical lines. For measurements requiringchannel bandwidths deviating from those defined in the ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.94Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• Even number of TX channels:The two TX channels in the middle are used to calculate the frequency between those two channels. This frequency is aligned to the center frequency.Adjacent channelsSince all the adjac...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.95R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeACP REFSETTINGSThe ACP REF SETTINGS softkey opens a table for selecting the transmission chan-nel to which the adjacent-channel relative power values should be referenced. The softkey is available only for multi car...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.96Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CP/ACP(ABS REL)The CP ACP (ABS REL) softkey (channel power absolute/relative) switchesbetween absolute and relative power measurement in the channel.Remote command:SENS:POW:ACH:MODE ABSCHAN PWR / HZThe CHAN PWR / HZ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.97R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeADJUSTSETTINGSThe ADJUST SETTINGS softkey automatically optimizes the instrument settings forthe selected power measurement (see below).All instrument settings relevant for a power measurement within a specific freq...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.98Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06EDIT ACPLIMITSThe EDIT ACP LIMITS softkey opens a table for defining the limits for the ACP mea-surement.The following rules apply for the limits:• A separate limit can be defined for each adjacent channel. The li...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.99R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe weighting filter parameters can be manually controlled for NORMAL ACP, if nopredefined standard is selected (standard NONE or USER). The softkey is not avail-able for FAST ACP.The dialog box contains the followi...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.100Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06➢Select the user standard you just created 162,with SELECT USER STD➢Change the offset➢Save the user standard again to keep the current settings.Remote command:POW:ACH:PRES:RLEV:OFFS 10dBSELECT TRACEThe SELEC...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.101R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMeasurement with user-specific channel configuration:Measurement of the adjacent-channel power ratio (ACPR) of an IS95 CDMA signalat 800 MHz, level 0 dBm. Similar to example 1, the setting can be simplified by usin...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.102Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Measurement of signal/noise power density (C/No) of an IS95 CDMA signal (frequency 800 MHz, level 0 dBm)[PRESET]Set the R&S FSP to the default setting.[FREQ: CENTER: 800 MHz]Set the center frequency to 800 MHz....

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.103R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMeasurement of Occupied BandwidthAn important characteristics of a modulated signal is its occupied bandwidth. In aradio communications system for instance the occupied bandwidth must be limitedto enable distortion...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.104Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06ADJUST REFLVLThe ADJUST REF LVL softkey adjusts the reference level of the R&S FSP to themeasured total power of the signal. The softkey is activated after the first sweep withthe measurement of the occupied ba...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.105R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeSome of the measurement specifications (e.g. PDC, RCR STD-27B) require mea-surement of the occupied bandwidth using a peak detector. The detector setting ofthe R&S FSP has to be changed accordingly then.Example...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.106Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.13.4Measurement of Signal Amplitude StatisticsDigital modulated signals are similar to white noise within the transmit channel, butare different in their amplitude distribution. In order to transmit the modulat...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.107R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeFig. 4.13 Display of the complementary cumulative distribution function (CCDF)Alternate to the histogram display of the APD the Complementary Cumulative Distri-bution Function (CCDF) can be displayed. It shows the ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.108Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SIGNAL STATISTICThe SIGNAL STATISTIC softkey opens a submenu for measurement of signalstatistics.In the submenu measurement of amplitude probability density (APD) and comple-mentary cumulative distribution (CCDF) c...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.109R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModePERCENTMARKERIf the CCDF function is active, the PERCENT MARKER softkey allows to positionmarker 1 by entering a probability value. Thus, the power which is exceeded with agiven probability can be determined very e...

  • Page 182

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.110Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06X-AXIS RANGEThe X-AXIS RANGE softkey changes the level range to be covered by the statisticsmeasurement selected. The function is identical to softkey RANGE LOG MANUAL in AMPT menu.Remote command:CALC:STAT:SCAL:X:R...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.111R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode• y-axis lower limit: 1E-6Remote command:CALC:STAT:PRESMEAN PWRPOSITIONDefines the relative X position of the mean power value for the CCDF measurement.The default position is 0% (left corner of the grid). This s...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.112Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06GATEDTRIGGERStatistic measurements on pulsed signals can be done using the GATED TRIGGERsoftkey. An external frame trigger is required as a time (frame) reference.The gate ranges define the part of the I/Q capture ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.113R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeRemote command:SWE:EGAT ONGATE RANGESThe GATED RANGES softkey opens a table to configure up to 3 gate ranges foreach trace.Remote command:SWE:EGAT:TRACE<1..3>:COMMSWE:EGAT:TRACE<1..3>:STAT<1..3> O...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.114Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Gated statistics configuration example:A statistics evaluation has to be done over the useful part of the signal between t3and t4. The period of the GSM signal is 4.61536 msThe instrument has to be configured as fo...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.115R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode2. The carrier is inside the channel examined:In this case, the measurement must be performed in two steps. First, the reference measurement is performed with the carrier being active. This is done by switching on ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.116Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CHANNELBANDWIDTHThe CHANNEL BANDWIDTH softkey opens a window for selecting the measure-ment channel bandwidth.The default setting is 14 kHz.The specified channel bandwidth allows the optimal setting of the measurem...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.117R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMeasurement exampleThe AM modulation depth of a carrier modulated with 1 kHz is to be measured at100 MHz.Remote command:CALC:MARK:FUNC:MDEP ON;CALC:MARK:FUNC:MDEP:RES?4.5.13.7Measurement of the Third Order Intercep...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.118Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.14 Intermodulation products PU1 and PU2 The intermodulation product at fI2 is generated by mixing the 2nd harmonic of usefulsignal PU2 and signal PU1, the intermodulation product at fI1 by mixing the 2nd har...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.119R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe intercept point is the fictitious level where the two lines intersect. It cannot bemeasured directly since the useful level is previously limited by the maximum twoport output power.It can be calculated from th...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.120Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06TOI MKR CALC SRCHThe TOI measurement is based on positioning the markers 3 and 4 onto the positionof the calculated intermodulation products. The accuracy of these frequency calcula-tions depend on the precision of...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.121R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeTrace read out via the normal trace subsystem. The first harmonic frequency can beread out via the center frequency command.THD value comma separated in % and dB:Remote command:CALC:MARK:FUNC:HARM:DIST? TOTComma se...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.122Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5.13.9Measuring Spurious EmissionsAll real amplifiers also generate unwanted RF products outside the assigned fre-quency band. These spurious emissions are usually measured across a wide fre-quency range, for exa...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.123R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeThe frequency range where measurements are actually performed is set by the startand stop frequency parameters of the R&S FSP; these parameters are independentof the sweep ranges. It is thus possible to define ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.124Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06In the SWEEP LIST table, the individual sweep ranges are set.Remote command:SENS:LIST:RANG<1…20>:…INS BEFORERANGEThe INS BEFORE RANGE softkey inserts a range in front of the marked line.Remote command:--I...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.125R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeDELETERANGEThe DELETE RANGE softkey deletes the current range. All higher ranges are setback by one.Remote command:LIST:RANGe<1…20>:DELeteNEXT RANGESThe NEXT RANGES softkey activates the displays of the nex...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.126Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06LISTEVALUATIONThe LIST EVALUATION softkey activates or deactivates the spurious emission mea-surement LIST EVALUATION. The peak search evaluation is automatically doneduring measurement and the results are displaye...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.127R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeMARGINThe MARGIN softkey activates entry of the margin, i.e. the acceptance threshold fordetermining the peak list. The limit line is shifted by this value when the maximumsare determined. The value range extends f...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.128Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Table 4-1Example: ASCII export table - file headerThe data section for the measurement values starts with the key word "TRACE <n>:", where <n> includes the number of the used trace. Next comes...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.129R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeDECIM SEPIn the case of floating-point numbers, use the DECIM SEP softkey to select between'.' (decimal point) and ',' (comma) as the decimal delimiter for the ASCII FILEEXPORT function.By selecting the decimal del...

  • Page 202

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.130Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Path and file nameDisplayed standard characteristics*D:\r_s\instr\sem_std\cdma2000\DL...\default0.xmlcmda2000 BC0 DL...\default1.xmlcmda2000 BC1 DLD:\r_s\instr\sem_std\cdma2000\UL...\default0.xmlcmda2000 BC0 UL...\...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.131R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModePath and file nameDisplayed standard characteristics*...\BW_15_0_MHz__CFhigher1GHz.xmlLTE Category B (Freq. > 1GHz) DL...\BW_15_0_MHz__CFlower1GHz.xmlLTE Category B (Freq. < 1GHz) DL...\BW_20_0_MHz__CFhigher1...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.132Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Path and file nameDisplayed standard characteristics*D:\R_S\instr\sem_std\WIMAX\DL\IEEE...\10MHz.xmlWIMAX 10MHz DL...\20MHz.xmlWIMAX 20MHz DLD:\R_S\instr\sem_std\WIMAX\UL\ETSI...MHz (1.75 MHz, 2.00 MHz, 3.50 MHz, 7...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.133R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode*abbreviations:BC: band classUL: uplinkDL: downlinkTTA: telecommunications technology associationPath and file nameDisplayed standard characteristics*D:\R_S\instr\sem_std\WLAN\802_11j_10MHz...\802_11j_10MHz_4_9_and...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.134Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Format Description of Spectrum Emission Mask XML filesThe files for importing range settings are in XML format and therefore obey the rulesof the XML standard. Below, the child nodes, attributes, and structure defi...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.135R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode• The third element is the Range element, which in turn is embedded in the PowerClass element. It carries the settings information of the range. There have to be at least three defined ranges: one reference range...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.136Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• The PowerClass element is structered as follows:<PowerClass Index="n"><StartPower Unit="dBm" InclusiveFlag="true" Value="StartPowerValue"/><StopPower Unit=...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.137R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode<Amplitude><ReferenceLevel Unit="dBm" Value="Value"/><RFAttenuation Mode="Auto" Unit="dB" Value="Value"/><Preamplifier State="State"/...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.138Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Table 4-5Attributes and child nodes of the Range element (normal ranges)DefaultLimitFailModeAbsolute | Relative | Absolute and Relative | Absolute or RelativeYesChild NodeAttributeValueParameter DescriptionMandator...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.139R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeASCII File Export Format (Spectrum Emission Mask)The first part of the file lists information about the R&S FSP and the general setup.RBWBandwidth<bandwidth in Hz>YesTypeNORMal | PULSe | CFILter | RRC | F...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.140Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SPECTRUM EMISSION MASKThe softkey menu of the Spectrum Emission Mask measurement contains the fol-lowing softkeys.SPEC EM (ONOFF)Switches the Spectrum Emission Mask measurement on or off according to the cur-rent c...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.141R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeEDIT SWEEPLISTConfigures the sweep list.• Range StartStart frequency of the range (relative to Center Frequency = Carrier Frequency)Remote command:ESP:RANG1:STAR 1000000• Range StopStop frequency of the range (...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.142Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• Sweep Time ModeAUTO, MANUALRemote command:ESP:RANG1:SWE:TIME:AUTO ON•Sweep TimeShows the current sweep time. The R&S FSP automatically calculates the sweep time if AUTO mode is selected and displays the c...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.143R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode• Limit CheckSets the type of limit check for all ranges.ABSOLUTE:Checks only the defined absolute limits.RELATIVE:Checks only the relative limits. Relative limits are defined as relative to the measured power in...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer Mode4.144Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06NEXT RANGESScrolls through the sweep list in forward direction if more than 5 ranges are defined.The first page shows Range 1 through 5, the second page shows Range 6 to 11 etc.PREVIOUSRANGESScrolls through the swe...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.145R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsAnalyzer ModeLIST EVAL(ON OFF)Activates or deactivates the list evaluation.A peak search evaluation is performed automatically during the measurement. Theresults are displayed in a table below the measurement diagram.By default...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.146Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.6 Basic SettingsIn this section, the general settings, printout, and instrument settings are describedin detail. 4.6.1Setup of Limit Lines and Display Lines – LINES Key Limit lines are used to define amplitude...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.147R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDisplay lines are exclusively used to optically mark relevant frequencies or points intime (span = 0) as well as constant level values. It is not possible to check automati-cally whether the marked level values ha...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.148Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The SELECTED LIMIT LINE display field provides information concerning the char-acteristics of the marked limit lines.In the LIMIT LINES table, the limit lines compatible to the settings of the activescreen can be ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.149R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsName and Compatible - Enabling limit linesA maximum of 8 limit lines can be enabled at any one time. In split screen mode,they may be assigned to screen A, screen B or to both screens. A check mark at theleft edge...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.150Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Trace - Select the measurement curve to which the limit line is assigned.The selection of the measurement curve (trace) takes place in an entry window.Allowed are the integer entries 1, 2 or 3. The default setting...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.151R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.6.1.2Entry and Editing of Limit LinesA limit line is characterized by •its name• the assignment of domain (frequency or time)• the scaling in absolute or relative times or frequencies• the vertical unit ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.152Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06EDIT LIMIT LINE / NEW LIMIT LINEThe EDIT LIMIT LINE and NEW LIMIT LINE softkeys both call the EDIT LIMIT LINEsubmenu used for editing limit lines. In the table heading, the characteristics of thelimit line can be ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.153R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsRemote command:CALC:LIM3:CONT:DOM FREQX-Axis - Select interpolationLinear or logarithmic interpolation can be carried out between the frequency refer-ence points of the table. The ENTER key toggles between LIN and...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.154Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Margin - Setting a margin.The margin is defined as the signal-level distance to the limit line. When the limit lineis defined as an upper limit, the margin means that the level is below the limit line.When the lim...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.155R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsINSERT VALUEThe INSERT VALUE softkey creates an empty line above the current cursor positionwhere a new data point may be entered. However, during the entry of new values, itis necessary to observe an ascending or...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.156Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Each line is identified by one of the following abbreviations:The level lines are continuous horizontal lines across the entire width of a diagramand can be shifted in y direction. The frequency or time lines are ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.157R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDISPLAY LINE 1/ DISPLAYLINE 2The DISPLAY LINE 1/2 softkeys enable or disable the level lines and allow the userto enter the position of the lines.The level lines mark the selected level in the measurement window.R...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.158Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06However, specific settings of the two windows (reference level, center frequency)can be coupled, if required, so that with CENTER B = MARKER A for example, theshift of the marker in diagram A causes the frequency ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.159R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsFULL SCREENThe FULL SCREEN softkey selects the display of one diagram. This corresponds tothe default setting of R&S FSP.In the FULL SCREEN mode, it is possible to switch between two different devicesettings b...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.160Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CONFIG DISPLAYThe CONFIG DISPLAY softkey opens a submenu allowing additional display itemsto be added to the screen. In addition, the display power-save mode ( 233,DISPLAY 233,PWR SAVE softkey) and the colors of t...

  • Page 233

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.161R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDEFAULTCOLORS 1/DEFAULTCOLORS 2The DEFAULT COLORS 1/2 softkeys restores the default settings for brightness,color tint and color saturation for all display screen elements.The color schemes have been selected to g...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.162Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06BRIGHTNESSThe BRIGHTNESS softkey activates entry of the brightness of the selected graphicselement.Values between 0 and 100% can be entered.Remote command:DISP:CMAP3:HSL< hue>,<sat>,<lum>TINTThe ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.163R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsPREDEFINEDCOLORSThe PREDEFINED COLORS softkey activates a table, with which the predefinedcolors for the display screen elements can be selected.Remote command:DISP:CMAP1 to 26:PDEF <color>4.6.3Instrument Se...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.164Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 246,GPIB LANGUAGE 248,IF GAIN (NORM 248,PULS) 248,SWEEP REP (ON 248,OFF) 248,COUPLING (FSP 248,HP) 249,COM INTERFACE 251,TIME+DATE 252,CONFIGURE NETWORK 252,COMPUTER NAME 252,IP ADDRESS 252,SUBNET MASK 252,DHC...

  • Page 237

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.165R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsThe following settings can be modified here:•The REFERENCE INT/EXT softkey determines the source of the reference. For details refer to section 237,“External Reference” 237, on 237, page 237,4.165.•The N...

  • Page 238

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.166Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06In the setting REFERENCE EXT, the connector REF IN is used as input connectorfor an external frequency standard. In this case all internal oscillators of theR&S FSP are synchronized to the external reference f...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.167R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.6.3.2External Noise Source NOISE SRC (ON OFF)The NOISE SRC (ON OFF) softkey switches on or off the supply voltage for anexternal noise source which is connected to the NOISE SOURCE connector on therear panel of ...

  • Page 240

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.168Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06A table with the available factors is displayed, and the active transducer can beselected from this list.The TRANSDUCER FACTOR table contains all the defined factors with name andunit. If the number of transducer ...

  • Page 241

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.169R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsRemote command:CORR:TRAN DELVIEWTRANSDUCERThe VIEW TRANSDUCER softkey activates the display of the active transducer fac-tor or set. During the measurement, the interpolated characteristic of the activetransducer ...

  • Page 242

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.170Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06NEW FACTOR / EDIT TRD FACTORThe NEW FACTOR and EDIT TRD FACTOR softkeys give access to the submenufor editing and generating transducer factors. 244,Depending on the softkey selected, either the table with the dat...

  • Page 243

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.171R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsName - Entry of nameTRD FACTORNAMEThe TRD FACTOR NAME softkey is used to enter the name of the transducer factor.A maximum of 8 characters is permissible for the name. The characters have tocomply with the convent...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.172Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.17 Linear frequency axis and linear interpolationFig. 4.18 Logarithmic frequency axis and interpolationComment - Entry of commentAny comment with a maximum length of 50 characters can be entered.Remote comm...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.173R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsGENERAL SETUP 246,GPIB ! 246,GPIB ADDRESS 246,ID STRING FACTOR 246,Y 246,ID STRING USER 246,GPIB LANGUAGE 248,IF GAIN (NORM 248,PULS) 248,SWEEP REP (ON 248,OFF) 248,COUPLING (FSP 248,HP) 249,COM INTERFACE 251,T...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.174Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Selecting the GPIB AddressGPIBThe GPIB softkey opens a submenu for setting the parameters of the remote-controlinterface.Remote command:--GPIB ADDRESSThe GPIB ADDRESS softkey enables the entry of the GPIB address....

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.175R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsOn switching between remote-control languages, the following settings or changeswill be made:SCPI: ➢The instrument will perform a PRESET.8566A/B, 8568A/B, 8594E: ➢The instrument will perform a PRESET.➢The fo...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.176Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Remote command:SYST:LANG "SCPI" | "8560E" | "8561E" | "8562E" | "8563E" | "8564E" | "8565E" | "8566A" | "8566B" | "856...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.177R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsSerial Interface ConfigurationCOM INTERFACEThe COM INTERFACE softkey activates the COM INTERFACE table for entry of theserial interface parameters.The following parameters can be configured in the table:Baud – D...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.178Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Parity – Bit parity checkRemote command:SYST:COMM:SER:PAR NONEStop bits – Number of stop bitsAvailable are 1 and 2. The default setting is 1 stop bit.Remote command:SYST:COMM:SER:SBIT 1HW-Handshake – Hardwar...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.179R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDefault setting is NONE.Remote command:SYST:COMM:SER:PACE NONEOwner – Assignment of the interfaceThe serial interface can be assigned alternatively to the measuring instrument sec-tion or to the computer section...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.180Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CONFIGURE NETWORKThe CONFIGURE NETWORK softkey opens the following submenu:COMPUTERNAMEThe COMPUTERNAME softkey opens a dialog to enter the computer name. Thenaming conventions of Windows apply.For more details se...

  • Page 253

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.181R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsCONFIGURENETWORKThe CONFIGURE NETWORK softkey opens the dialog box with the network set-tings.The softkey is used to modify an existing network configuration after the correspond-ing tabs are selected (see the Qui...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.182Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06With the 'Auto Login' option active, an automatic registration is performed duringbooting with the specified user name and password. Otherwise the Windows XPlogin request is displayed during booting. Remote comman...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.183R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings• Check whether the application with the maximum MAX MEM value is still required. Disable this application if it is not required to reduce the worst case memory allocation.• Reduce the base memory allocation b...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.184Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Display resolution When the display of the front-panel keys is switched on, the screen resolution of theinstrument changes to 1024x768 pixels. Only a section of the total screen is thendisplayed on the LC display,...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.185R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsLXIThe LXI softkey opens a submenu to configure LXI.LXI ActivationThe LXI has to be activated after the firmware update.1. Connect the R&S FSP to the LAN.2. Open the Windows Start Menu either with the 265,OPE...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.186Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DESCThe DESC softkey opens a dialog box to view or change the LXI instrument descrip-tion. This description is used on some of the LXI web sites.Remote command:SYST:LXI:MDES <string>LAN RESETThe LAN RESET so...

  • Page 259

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.187R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDisplay of Device StatisticsSTATISTICSThe STATISTICS softkey opens the table STATISTICS. This table contains themodel information, serial number, firmware version, and specifications version of thebasic device. Ad...

  • Page 260

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.188Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Messages that have occurred since the last call to the SYSTEM MESSAGES menuare marked with an asterisk '*'.The CLEAR ALL MESSAGES softkey is activated and allows clearing of the errorbuffer. If the number of error...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.189R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsThe SERVICE softkey opens a submenu for selection of the service function.The INPUT RF and INPUT CAL softkeys are mutually exclusive selection switches.Only one switch can be active at any one time.General Service...

  • Page 262

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.190Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06COMMANDTRACKINGThe COMMAND TRACKING softkey activates or deactivates the SCPI error logfunction. All remote control commands received by the R&S FSP are recorded in thefollowing log file:D:\R_S\instr\log\IEC_C...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.191R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsSelftest SELFTESTThe SELFTEST softkey initiates the selftest of the instrument modules.With this function the instrument is capable of identifying a defective module in caseof failure.During the selftest a message...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.192Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.6.3.8Firmware UpdateFor the latest firmware version refer to the Rohde & Schwarz internet site and down-load the most up-to-date firmware.A detailed description about performing the firmware update in the in...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.193R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsRemote command:SYST:APPL:SREC ONOPEN START MENUThe OPEN START MENU softkey opens the windows XP start menu and thereforeprovides an easy access to standard windows functions if a mouse is connect.POWER METERThe PO...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.194Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06For details on storing and loading instrument settings refer to the Quick Start Guide,chapter actionGoToR:“ actionGoToR:StoringactionGoToR: and LoadinactionGoToR:g InstrumentactionGoToR: Settings”.SAVE | RECAL...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.195R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsThe SAVE / RECALL table contains the entry fields for editing the data set.Remote command:MMEM:STOR:STAT 1,"a:\test02"MMEM:LOAD:STAT 1,"a:\test02"SAVE FILEThe SAVE FILE softkey sets the focus o...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.196Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SELECT ITEMSThe SELECT ITEMS softkey moves the selection bar to the first line, left column ofthe Items field. An entry is selected. Position the entry focus to the correspondingpartial data set using the cursor k...

  • Page 269

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.197R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsSELECT ITEMSThe SELECT ITEMS softkey sets the focus on the Items field to select the appropri-ate item to be stored.ENABLE ALLITEMSThe ENABLE ALL ITEMS softkey marks all partial data sets.Remote command:MMEM:SEL:A...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.198Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.6.4.2Operating Concept of File ManagersFILE MANAGERThe FILE MANAGER softkey opens a menu for managing storage media and files.The designation and the letter of the current drive are displayed in the upper left c...

  • Page 271

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.199R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsEDIT PATHThe EDIT PATH softkey activates the input of the directory which will be used in sub-sequent file operations.Use CURSOR UP / DOWN to select a drive and confirm your selection with ENTER.Open subdirectorie...

  • Page 272

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.200Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06COPYThe COPY softkey opens the help line editor to enter the target directory for a copy-ing process. The file is also copied into the clipboard and can be copied into a differ-ent directory at a later time by mea...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.201R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsDELETEThe DELETE softkey deletes the selected file.A confirmation query is displayed to avoid unintentional deletion of files.Remote command:MMEM:DEL "test01.hcp"MMEM:RDIR "D:\user\test"SORT MO...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.202Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SIZEThe SIZE softkey sorts the file list by sizeRemote command:--2 FILE LISTSThe 2 FILE LISTS softkey opens a second window for the File Manager. The entryfocus can be moved between the two windows by means of SCR...

  • Page 275

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.203R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsPressing one of the softkeys PRINT SCREEN, PRINT TRACE or PRINT TABLE inthe HCOPY menu initiates the print job. The printer parameters defined in theDEVICE SETTINGS menu are used for setting up the printer configu...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.204Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06PRINT TRACEThe PRINT TRACE softkey starts the output of all curves visible on the displayscreen without auxiliary information. Specifically, no markers or display lines areprinted.Remote command:HCOP:ITEM:WIND:TRA...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.205R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsAfter clicking the COMMENT softkey, the auxiliary line editor can be reached withthe Ud key. Pressing the rotary knob or the ENTER key inserts the selected charac-ters in the text line.After editing is completed, ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.206Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The COLORS softkey gives access to the submenu where the colors for the printoutcan be selected. To facilitate color selection, the selected color combination is dis-played when the menu is entered. The previous c...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.207R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic SettingsSELECTOBJECTThe SELECT OBJECT softkey allows picture elements to be selected to changetheir color setting. After selection, the PREDEFINED COLORS, BRIGHTNESS,TINT and SATURATION softkeys enable the user to change ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsBasic Settings4.208Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06PREDEFINEDCOLORSThe PREDEFINED COLORS softkey opens a list from which predefined colors forthe displayed elements can be selected:Remote command:HCOP:CMAP1 ... 26:PDEF <color>SET TODEFAULTThe SET TO DEFAULT ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.209R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTV and RF Trigger – Option R&S FSP-B64.7 TV and RF Trigger – Option R&S FSP-B6 The option TV and RF Trigger, R&S FSP-B6, enables the R&S FSP to trigger on TVsignals or on the presence of a RF carrier outside...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTV and RF Trigger – Option R&S FSP-B64.210Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The configuration menu for TV trigger settings can be reached with key sequenceTRIG – NEXT – TV TRIG SETTINGS. The TRIG menu is described in section “Trig-gering the Sweep – TR...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.211R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTV and RF Trigger – Option R&S FSP-B6VIDEO POLPOS / NEGThe VIDEO POL POS / NEG softkey selects the polarity of the video signal.Positive video polarity is to be selected e.g. for standard L signals, negative videopolarity...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.212Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.8 Tracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9 During normal operation (without a frequency offset), the tracking generator emits asignal exactly at the input frequency of the R&...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.213R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9SOURCE ON/OFFThe SOURCE ON/OFF softkey switches the tracking generator on or off. Defaultsetting is OFFRemote command:OUTP:STAT ONSOURCE POWERThe SOURCE POWER softkey allows the track...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.214Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The permissible setting range is -200 dB to +200 dB in steps of 0.1 dB. Positive off-sets apply to an amplifier and negative offsets to an attenuator subsequent to thetracking generat...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.215R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9For information on the calibration of the reflection measurement(CALREFLSHORT and CAL REFL OPEN) and its mechanisms, refer to section 292,“Calibration 292, of 292, Reflection Me 292...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.216Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.8.2.2Normalization NORMALIZEThe NORMALIZE softkey switches the normalization on or off. The softkey is onlyavailable if the memory contains a correction trace.It is possible to shif...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.217R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9Fig. 4.22 Normalized measurement, shifted with REF VALUE POSITION 50%Remote command:DISP:WIND:TRAC:Y:RPOS 10PCTREF VALUEThe REF VALUE softkey activates the input of a value which is a...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.218Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.23 Measurement with REF VALUE -10 dB and REF VALUE POSITION 50%After the reference line has been moved by entering a REF VALUE of –10 dB thedeviation from the nominal power l...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.219R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9RECALLThe RECALL softkey restores the R&S FSP settings that were used during sourcecalibration.This can be useful if device settings were changed after calibration (e.g. center fr...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.220Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.8.3.1Calibration of Reflection MeasurementThe calibration mechanism for reflection measurement is basically the same as theone used for transmission measurement.CAL REFLSHORTThe CAL...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.221R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B9Table 4-6Measurement accuracy levelsAccuracyEnhancementlabelReason/LimitationHighNORNo difference between reference setting and measurementMediumAPX(approximation)Change of the follow...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.222Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.8.5Frequency-Converting MeasurementsFor frequency-converting measurements (e.g. on converter units) the tracking gen-erator is able to set a constant frequency offset between the ou...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.223R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.8.6External Modulation of the Tracking GeneratorMODULATIONThe MODULATION softkey opens a submenu for selecting different modulationmodes.The time characteristics of the tracking gen...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.224Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The modulation signal is applied to the TG IN Q / FM connector.Switching on an external FM disables the active I/Q modulation.Remote command:SOUR:FM:STAT ONSOUR:FM:DEV 10MHzEXT I/QTh...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.225R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTracking Generator – Option R&S FSP-B94.8.7Power Offset of the Tracking GeneratorPOWER SWEEPThe POWER SWEEP softkey opens a submenu for activates or deactivates thepower sweep.POWER SWPON/OFFThe POWER SWP ON/OFF softkey a...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.226Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9 External Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10The external generator control option permits to operate a number of commerciallyavailable generators as tracking gen...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.227R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.9.1External Generator SettingsNETWORKThe NETWORK hotkey opens the menu for setting the functions of the external gen-erator.SOURCE POWERThe SOURCE POWER softkey activates t...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.228Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9.2Transmission MeasurementThe transmission characteristic of a two-port network is measured. The externalgenerator serves as a signal source. It is connected to the input ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.229R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10CAL TRANSThe CAL TRANS softkey triggers the calibration of the transmission measurement.It starts a sweep that records a reference trace. This trace is then used to obtain th...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.230Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9.2.2NormalizationNORMALIZEThe NORMALIZE softkey switches normalization on or off. The softkey is only avail-able if the memory contains a correction trace.It is possible t...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.231R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10Fig. 4.31 Normalized measurement, shifted with REF VALUE POSITION 50%Remote command:DISP:WIND:TRAC:Y:RPOS 10PCTREF VALUEThe REF VALUE softkey activates the input of a level d...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.232Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.32 Measurement with REF VALUE -10dB and REF VALUE POSITION 50%After the reference line has been shifted by entering REF VALUE –10 dB, depar-tures from the nominal va...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.233R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10RECALLThe RECALL softkey restores the instrument setting with which the calibration wascarried out.This can be useful if the device setting was changed after calibration (e.g...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.234Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9.3.1Calibration of Reflection MeasurementThe calibration mechanism essentially corresponds to that of the transmission mea-surement.CAL REFLSHORTThe CAL REFL SHORT softkey...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.235R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10Table 4-8Measurement accuracy levelsAccuracyEnhancementlabelReason/LimitationHighNORNo difference between reference setting and measurementMediumAPX(approximation)Change of t...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.236Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9.5Frequency-Converting MeasurementsFor frequency-converting measurements (e.g. on converters) the external generatoris able to set a constant frequency offset between the ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.237R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.9.6Configuration of an External GeneratorEXT SOURCEThe EXT SOURCE softkey opens a submenu for configuration of the external gen-erator.The R&S FSP is able to manage two...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.238Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06EXT SRC ON /OFFThe EXT SRC ON / OFF softkey switches the external generator on or off.It can only be switched on successfully if the generator has been selected by meansof SE...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.239R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10• TYPEThe field opens the list with the available generators:After completion of the selection, the remaining fields of the table are filled with the generator characterist...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.240Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9.7List of Generator Types Supported by the R&S FSP The R&S SMA and R&S SMU require the following firmware versions:• R&S SMA: V2.10.x or higher • R&...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.241R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B101)Requires the option SMR-B11 to be fitted.2)Maximum/minimum power depends on presence of Option SMR-B15/-B17 and set frequency range. For more details see SMR data sheet.3)M...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.242Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FREQUENCYSWEEPThe FREQUENCY SWEEP softkey opens a table for setting the generator level aswell as the multiplier and the offset used to derive the generator frequency from th...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.243R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B10– In the time domain (Span = 0 Hz) the generator frequency is derived from the set receive frequency of the R&S FSP using the calculation formula.For the sake of clarit...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsExternal Generator Control – Option R&S FSP-B104.244Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06GEN REF INT /EXTThe GEN REF INT / EXT softkey switches over the reference oscillator of the gener-ator (switch over between internal and external reference source). Selection...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.245R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLAN Interface - Option R&S FSP-B164.10 LAN Interface - Option R&S FSP-B16The instrument can be connected to an Ethernet LAN (local area network) using theLAN interface connector on the rear panel. This makes it possible...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLAN Interface - Option R&S FSP-B164.246Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06If the TCP/IP services are installed, a terminal connection is possible using Start -Programs - Accessories - Telnet or a data transfer via FTP by means of Start - Runftp - OK. Thus all com...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.247R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Protocol4.11 RSIB ProtocolThe instrument is equipped with an RSIB protocol as standard, which allows theinstrument to be controlled by means of Visual C++ and Visual Basic programs, butalso by means of the Windows applicat...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Protocol4.248Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.11.1.2UNIX EnvironmentTo access the measuring equipment via the RSIB interface, copy thelibrsib.so.X.Y file to a directory for which the control application has readrights. X.Y in the file name indicates the vers...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.249R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.12 RSIB Interface FunctionsThis section lists all functions of the DLL "RSIB.DLL" or "RSIB32.DLL" or"librsib.so", which allow control applications to be produced. 4.12.1Ov...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.250Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.12.1.1Variables ibsta, iberr, ibcntlAs with the National Instrument interface, the successful execution of a commandcan be checked by means of the variables ibsta, iberr and ibcntl. For this pur-pose, ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.251R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.12.1.2Description of Interface FunctionsRSDLLibfind()The function provides a handle for access to the device with the name udName.The function must be called prior to all other functions of the interfa...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.252Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Like RSDLLibwrt() this function sends data to a device. The only difference is thatbinary data can be sent as well. The length of the data is not determined by a zero-terminated string, but by the indica...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.253R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface FunctionsThis function fetches the responses of the GPIB parser to a query.In the case of Visual Basic programming, a string of sufficient length must be gener-ated beforehand. This can be done during the definit...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.254Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The file name may as well include a drive or path specification.RSDLLibtmoThis function defines the time-out for a device. The default value for the time-out isset to 5 seconds. RSDLLibsreThis function s...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.255R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface FunctionsAfter switch over to LOCAL state, the instrument can be manually operated via thefront panel. On the next access to the instrument by means of one of the functions ofthe library, the instrument is switch...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.256Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06RSDLLibonlThis function switches the device to 'online' or 'offline' mode. When it is switched to‘offline’ mode, the interface is released and the device handle becomes invalid. Bycalling RSDLLibfind...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.257R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface FunctionsRSDLLWaitSrqThis function waits until the device triggers an SRQ with the handle ud.The function waits until one of the following two events occurs.• The measuring instrument triggers an SRQ. • No SR...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.258Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Different types of processor architecture store data in different byte sequences. Forexample, Intel processors store data in the reverse order of Motorola processors.Comparison of byte sequences:4.12.2Pr...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.259R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface FunctionsIn order to enable the trace data to be directly read into a float array, a special func-tion declaration must be created.Declare Function RSDLLilrdTraceReal Lib "rsib32.dll" Alias "RSDLLi...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.260Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06'and store ' Read out trace dataCall RSDLLilrdTraceReal(ud, TraceData(0), TraceBytes, ibsta, iberr,ibcntl) Programming examplesIn this example, the start frequency of the instrument is queried.Dim ibsta ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.261R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions' Set up connection to measuring instrumentud = RSDLLibfind("89.10.38.97", ibsta, iberr, ibcntl)If (ud < 0) Then' Error treatmentEnd If' Request instrument settingsCmd = "SYST:SET?"...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.262Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06' Set up connection to measuring instrumentud = RSDLLibfind("89.10.38.97", ibsta, iberr, ibcntl)If (ud < 0) ThenCall MsgBox("Device with address 89.10.38.97 could" & _ "n...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.263R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface FunctionsWhen import libraries are used, the DLL is automatically loaded immediately beforethe application is started. At the end of the program, the DLL is unloaded againunless it is still used by other applicat...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsRSIB Interface Functions4.264Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06// Activate SRQ generation via event status register (ESR) // and enable ESB bit in SRE register RSDLLibwrt( ud, "*ESE 1;*SRE 32", &ibsta, &iberr, &ibcntl );// Set single sweep, tri...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.265R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.13 LO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21 4.13.1Connecting an External MixerTo increase the frequency range, the FSP 40 can be operated with external m...

  • Page 338

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.266Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Two-port mixer:➢Connect the 'LO OUT / IF IN' output of the R&S FSP to the LO/IF port of the external mixer. The nominal LO level is 15.5 dBm.Because of the diplexer ...

  • Page 339

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.267R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Frequency rangeThe frequency of the input signal can be expressed as a function of the LO fre-quency and the selected harmonic of the 1st LO as follows:fin = n * fLO + fIF...

  • Page 340

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.268Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The table contains the following parameters for each band:BAND - Designation of waveguide bandRemote command:MIX:HARM:BAND ERANGE - Frequency rangeThe frequency range of t...

  • Page 341

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.269R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Within the band USER this field is not editable.Remote command:MIX:HARM:TYPE EODDPORTS - Type of mixerDefines if a two- or three-port mixer is used.Remote command:MIX:PORT...

  • Page 342

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.270Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06After selection of a file the parameters BIAS for the SELECT BAND table are takenfrom that file. The selected mixer type must correspond to the file entry PORTS. It isnot ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.271R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21The current is defined in the SELECT BAND table or set to the value of the Conver-sion Loss table.Fig. 4.36 Bias circuit of the R&S FSPThe voltage U0 at the output of ...

  • Page 344

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.272Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The PREVIEW window shows the information characterizing the marked file:The TABLES table lists the files stored on the hard disk.EDIT TABLE /NEW TABLEThe EDIT TABLE or NEW...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.273R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Remote command:--This function is needed, for example, for the initial loading of correction data of anew mixer to the hard disk of the R&S FSP.The correction data are...

  • Page 346

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.274Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DELETE TABLEThe DELETE TABLE softkey deletes the selected file from the hard disk of theR&S FSP.If the key is pressed, a window opens in which the user is prompted to ...

  • Page 347

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.275R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Data and type designation of the mixer can be entered into the header of thetable.The columns contain the frequencies and the corresponding conversionlosses.Name - File na...

  • Page 348

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.276Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Remote command:CORR:CVL:BIAS 7mASee sectio 342,n “Bias Current” 342, on 342, page 342,4.270.CommentThe comment can be freely defined by the user. It may consist of a ...

  • Page 349

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.277R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21PAGE UP /PAGE DOWNThe PAGE UP / PAGE DOWN softkeys allow to scroll through the selection list.Remote command:--With the PREV hardkey, an edited table can be accepted, chec...

  • Page 350

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.278Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The reference sweep is performed using a LO setting shifted downwards by 2*IF/Harmonic#. Input signals in the wanted sideband that are converted by means of theset harmoni...

  • Page 351

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.279R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Tolerance for the comparison of test sweep and referenceSince the LO frequency is displaced downwards in the reference sweep, the conver-sion loss of the mixer may differ ...

  • Page 352

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.280Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06sured at a frequency too. As a result, the criterion for detecting unwanted signals isnot fulfilled. To blank out unwanted signals permanently an almost constant noiseindi...

  • Page 353

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.281R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21If unwanted mixer products represented at frequencies which slightly differ fromeach other occur in the test sweep and reference sweep, the two mixer productsfrom the test...

  • Page 354

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.282Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Display of mixer products at the same frequencyIf the input signal consists of a very large number of spectral components, it willbecome more and more probable that two di...

  • Page 355

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.283R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21Fig. 4.40 Signal as in 353,Fig. 353, 4.38, but with the use of AUTO ID4.13.5Introductory Example of OperationThe following example serves to explain the operation of exte...

  • Page 356

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.284Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The example of operation is described in the following steps:1. 356,Test 356, setup2. 356,Activating 356, the 356, external mixing and selecting 356, the 356, mode3. 35...

  • Page 357

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.285R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214. Level correctionThe conversion loss of the mixer can be taken into account both as a function of frequency and with an average value. The frequency-dependent level corr...

  • Page 358

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B214.286Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 4.41 Spectrum at the multiplier output recorded with an external mixer6. Level correction with average valueIf an average value is to be taken into account instead of...

  • Page 359

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.287R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsLO/IF ports for external mixers - Option R&S FSP-B21➢For frequency-dependent level correction, increase every reference value by the insertion loss to the same extent.➢For this the cable loss can be entered via a transd...

  • Page 360

    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTrigger Port – Option R&S FSP-B284.288Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.14 Trigger Port – Option R&S FSP-B28An essential performance criterion to be met by automatic test systems is to mini-mize the time overhead of the entire test relative to the net ...

  • Page 361

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.289R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTrigger Port – Option R&S FSP-B28Fig. 4.44 Test with single trigger pulseA particularly difficult aspect of this problem is the variable settling times, which areunavoidable in practice. If there is no signal to indicate ...

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    R&S FSPInstrument FunctionsTrigger Port – Option R&S FSP-B284.290Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.1R&S FSPRemote Control – Basics5 Remote Control – Basics 5.1 365,Overview 365, 365, . . . . 365, . . . 365, . . 365, . . . 365, . . . 365, . . 365, . . . 365, . . . . . 365, . . . 365, . . 365, . . . 365, . . . 365, . . 365, . . . 365, . . . . . 365, ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Basics5.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.3 384, Description o 384,f 384, the Status Re 384,gisters 384,. . 384, . . . 384, . . 384, . . . 384, . . . 384, . . 384, . . . 384, . . . . . 384, . . . 384, . . 384, 5.22 384,5.7.3.1Status Byte 384, (STB) and Ser 384...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.3R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsOverview5.1 OverviewThis chapter contains the following: • instructions on how to put the R&S FSP into operation via remote control, • a general introduction to remote control of programmable instruments. This includ...

  • Page 366

    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsGetting Started5.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.3 Getting StartedThe short and simple operating sequence provided below enables you to quickly putthe instrument into operation and set its basic functions. As a prerequisite, the GPIBaddress, which is facto...

  • Page 367

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.5R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStarting Remote ControlDuring program execution it is recommended to activate the display of results bymeans of "SYSTem:DISPlay:UPDate ON" so that it is possible to follow thechanges in the device settings and the ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStarting Remote Control5.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Via GPIB:CALL IBLOC(analyzer%)'Set instrument to manual operation5.4.3Remote Control via RS-232-Interface5.4.3.1Setting the Transmission ParametersTo enable an error-free and correct data transmission,...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStarting Remote ControlVia RS-232:v24puts(port,"@LOC");Set instrument to manual operation.5.4.3.3RestrictionsThe following restrictions apply if the unit is remote-controlled via the RS-232-Cinterface:No interface ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsMessages5.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.4.4.2Return to Manual OperationReturn to manual operation can be made manually via the front panel or remotelyvia the RSIB interface. Manually:Press LOCAL softkey or PRESET key.Via RSIB interface:CALL RSDLLibloc(an...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.9R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages• According to the effect they have on the instrument: Setting commands cause instrument settings such as reset of the instrument or setting the center frequency.Queries cause dat...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages5.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Common commandsCommon commands consist of a header preceded by an asterisk "*" and one orseveral parameters, if any.Examples:*RSTRESET, resets the device*ESE 253EVENT STA...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.11R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device MessagesSome key words occur in several levels within one command system. Their effectdepends on the structure of the command, that is to say, at which position in theheader of a command t...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages5.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SENSe:FREQuency:STOP? MAXimumThis query requests the maximal value for the stop frequency. Response: 3.5E9Numeric suffixIf a device features several functions or features of the sa...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.13R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages5.6.4Responses to QueriesA query is defined for each setting command unless explicitly specified otherwise. Itis formed by adding a question mark to the associated setting command....

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages5.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Special numericalThe texts MINimum, MAXimum, DEFault, UP and DOWN are interpreted as valuesspecial numerical values. In the case of a query, the numerical value is provided.Example...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.15R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device MessagesStringsStrings must always be entered in quotation marks (' or ").Example:SYSTem:LANGuage "SCPI" orSYSTem:LANGuage 'SCPI' Block dataBlock data is a transmission ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device Messages5.16Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.6.7Instrument Model and Command ProcessingThe instrument model shown in 378,Fig. 5.2 378, has been made viewed from the standpointof the servicing of remote commands. The indivi...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.17R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStructure and Syntax of the Device MessagesIf the command recognition recognizes a delimiter (<PROGRAM MESSAGE SEPA-RATOR> or <PROGRAM MESSAGE TERMINATOR>) or a DCL, it requests theinstrument data base to set th...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.18Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06An example as to command synchronization can be found in chapter “Remote Con-trol – Programming Examples”.For a couple of commands the synchronization to the end of command execution ismandatory...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.19R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.1Structure of an SCPI Status RegisterEach SCPI register consists of 5 parts which each have a width of 16 bits and havedifferent functions (c 381,f. Fig. 381, 5.3). The individual bits are indepen...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.20Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06With these two edge register parts the user can define which state transition of thecondition part (none, 0 to 1, 1 to 0 or both) is stored in the EVENt part.EVENt partThe EVENt part indicates whether...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.21R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.2Overview of the Status RegistersThe following figure shows the status registers used by the R&S FSP base unit. Thestatus registers used by the R&S FSP options are described in the separat...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.22Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.3Description of the Status Registers5.7.3.1Status Byte (STB) and Service Request Enable Register (SRE)The STB is already defined in IEEE 488.2. It provides a rough overview of the instru-ment stat...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.23R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.3.2IST Flag and Parallel Poll Enable Register (PPE)By analogy with the SRQ, the IST flag combines the entire status information in asingle bit. It can be queried by means of a parallel poll (cf. s...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.24Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.3.4STATus:OPERation RegisterIn the CONDition part, this register contains information on which actions theinstrument is being executing or, in the EVENt part, information on which actions theinstr...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.25R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.3.6STATus:QUEStionable:ACPLimit RegisterThis register comprises information about the observance of limits during adjacentpower measurements. It can be queried with commands STATus:QUEStionable:AC...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.26Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.3.7STATus:QUEStionable:FREQuency RegisterThis register comprises information about the reference and local oscillator. It can be queried with commands STATus:QUEStionable:FREQuency:CONDi-tion? and...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.27R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.3.8STATus:QUEStionable:LIMit<1|2> RegisterThis register comprises information about the observance of limit lines in the corre-sponding measurement window (LIMit 1 corresponds to Screen A, L...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.28Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.3.9STATus:QUEStionable:LMARgin<1|2> RegisterThis register comprises information about the observance of limit margins in the cor-responding measurement window (LMARgin1 corresponds to Screen...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.29R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.7.3.10STATus:QUEStionable:POWer RegisterThis register comprises all information about possible overloads of the unit.It can be queried with commands STATus:QUEStionable:POWer:CONDition?and STATus:QU...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.30Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.4Application of the Status Reporting SystemsIn order to be able to effectively use the status reporting system, the informationcontained there must be transmitted to the controller and further pro...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.31R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting SystemThe instrument first has to be set for the parallel poll using quick-BASIC command"IBPPC()". This command allocates a data line to the instrument and determineswhether the response is to be ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – BasicsStatus Reporting System5.32Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 065.7.5Resetting Values of the Status Reporting SystemThe table below comprises the different commands and events causing the statusreporting system to be reset. None of the commands, except for *RST an...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.1R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of Commands6 Remote Control – Description of Commands6.1 398,Introduction 398,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398, 6.46.2 399,Notation 399, . ....

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of Commands6.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.13 521,INSTrument Subsystem 521, . . 521, . . 521, . . . 521, . . . . . 521, . . . 521, . . 521, . . . 521, . . . 521, . . 521, . . . 521, . . . . . 521, . . . 521, . 521, 6.1276.14 523,MMEMory Subsyste...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.3R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of Commands6.23.4 666,856x: Emulation of 666,the Spurious Response Meas 666,urement Utility 666,85672A 666,. . 666, . . . . . 666, . . . 666, . . 666, . . . 666, . . . 666, . . 666, . . . 666, . . . . . 666, . . ....

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsIntroduction6.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.1 IntroductionThis chapter describes all remote control commands of the R&S FSP in detail. For details on the notationof the remote control commands refer to 399, “Notation” on 399, pag...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsNotation6.2 NotationIn the following sections, all commands implemented in the instrument are first listed in tables and thendescribed in detail, arranged according to the command subsystems. The notation is...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsNotation6.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Upper/lower case notation Upper/lower case letters are used to mark the long or short form of the key wordsof a command in the description (see chapter “Remote Control – Basics”). Theinstrument...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.7R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsNotation<numeric_value><num>These key words mark parameters which may be entered as numeric values or beset using specific key words (character data). The following key words given below are perm...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCommon Commands6.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.3 Common CommandsThe common commands are taken from the IEEE 488.2 (IEC 625-2) standard. A particular commandhas the same effect on different devices. The headers of these commands consist o...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.9R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCommon Commands*IDN?IDENTIFICATION QUERY queries the instrument identification. Example: "Rohde&Schwarz, FSP-3, 123456/789, 4.31"FSP-3 = Device name123456/789 = Serial number of the instrument4...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCommon Commands6.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example: B3,B4,B2,B6,0,0,B9,B10,0,0,0,0,B15,0,0,0,0,0,B21,0,0,0,B25,K74,0,K76,0,0,0,K5,K77,K7,K8,K9,K72,K73,0,K82,K83,K84,K85,0,0,0,0,B70,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0*PCB 0 to 30PASS CONTROL BACK in...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.11R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCommon CommandsThe query form *PSC? reads out the contents of the power-on-status-clear flag. The response can be0 or 1.*RST RESET sets the instrument to a defined default status. The command essentially co...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsABORt Subsystem6.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.4 ABORt SubsystemThe ABORt subsystem contains the commands for aborting triggered actions. An action can be triggeredagain immediately after being aborted. All commands trigger events, and ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.13R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5 CALCulate SubsystemThe CALCulate subsystem contains commands for converting instrument data, transforming and carry-ing out corrections. These functions are carried out subsequent to ...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.1CALCulate:DELTamarker SubsystemThe CALCulate:DELTamarker subsystem controls the delta-marker functions in the instrument. The measurement windows are selected via CALCulate1 (screen ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.15R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:FUNCtion:FIXed:RPOint:Y <numeric_value>This command defines a new reference point level for all delta markers in the selected measureme...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.16Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:FUNCtion:PNOise:AUTO ON | OFF This command adds an automatic peak search action for the reference fixed marker 1 at the end ofeach particular...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.17R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:LINK ON | OFFThis command switches on and off a link of delta marker 1 to marker 1. If the link is switched on andthe x-axis value of the mar...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.18Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:MAXimum:RIGHtThis command positions the specified delta marker to the next smaller maximum value to the right ofthe current value (i.e. ascen...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.19R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:MINimum:RIGHtThis command positions the specified delta marker to the next higher minimum value to the right of thecurrent value (i.e. ascend...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.20Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:TRACe 1 to 3This command assigns the selected delta marker to the indicated measurement curve. The selectedmeasurement curve must be active,...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.21R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:Y?This command queries the measured value of the selected delta marker in the indicated measurementwindow. The corresponding delta marker wil...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.22Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.2CALCulate:DLINe SubsystemThe CALCulate:DLINe subsystem controls the settings for the display lines. The measurement windowsare selected by CALCulate 1 (screen A) or 2 (screen B).CALC...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.23R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.3CALCulate:ESPectrum SubsystemThe following chapter describes remote control commands that configure the list evaluation for the Spec-trum Emission Mask measurement.CALCulate<1|2&g...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.24Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.4CALCulate:FLINe SubsystemThe CALCulate:FLINe subsystem controls the settings for the frequency limit lines. The measurementwindows are selected by CALCulate 1 (screen A) or 2 (screen...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.25R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.5CALCulate:LIMit SubsystemThe CALCulate:LIMit subsystem consists of the limit lines and the corresponding limit checks. Limit linescan be defined as upper or lower limit lines. The in...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.26Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Switching on and evaluating the line in screen A (example for analyzer mode):1. Switching on the line in screen A: CALC1:LIM5:UPP:STAT ON2. Switching on the limit check in screen A: CALC1...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.27R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:CLEar[:IMMediate]This command deletes the result of the current limit check for all limit lines.Up to 8 limit lines can be defined at the same time...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.28Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:DELeteThis command deletes the selected limit line. Up to 8 limit lines can be defined at the same time. The command is independent of the measurem...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.29R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:STATe ON | OFF This command switches on or off the limit check for the selected limit line. The result of the limit check can be queried with 421,...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.30Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.5.2CALCulate:LIMit:ACPower SubsystemThe CALCulate:LIMit:ACPower subsystem defines the limit check for adjacent channel power measure-ment.CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:ACPow...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.31R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"CALC:LIM:ACP:ACH 30DB, 30DB"'Sets the relative limit value in screen A for the power in the lower and upper adjacent channel to 30 dB below the channel power. "CAL...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.32Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:ACPower:ACHannel[:RELative]:STATe ON | OFF This command activates the limit check for the relative limit value of the adjacent channel whenadjacent...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.33R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"CALC:LIM:ACP:ACH 30DB, 30DB"'Sets the relative limit value in screen A for the power in the lower and upper adjacent channel to 30 dB below the channel power."CALC...

  • Page 428

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.34Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:ACPower:ALTernate<1...11>:ABSolute:STATe ON | OFF This command activates the limit check for the alternate adjacent channels in the selectedm...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.35R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemParameter:The first value is the limit for the lower and the upper alternate adjacent channel. The second limit value is ignored but must be indicated for reasons of compatibility with th...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.36Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:ACPower:ALTernate<1...11>:RESult?This command queries the result of the limit check for the alternate adjacent channels in the selectedmeasur...

  • Page 431

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.37R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.5.3CALCulate:LIMit:CONTrol SubsystemThe CALCulate:LIMit:CONTrol subsystem defines the x-axis (CONTrol-axis).CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:CONTrol[:DATA] <numeric_value>...

  • Page 432

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.38Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Characteristics: *RST value: 0SCPI: device-specificMode:ACALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:CONTrol:SHIFt <numeric_value>This command moves a limit line by the indicated value ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.39R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.5.4CALCulate:LIMit:LOWer SubsystemThe CALCulate:LIMit:LOWer subsystem defines the lower limit line.CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:LOWer[:DATA] <numeric_value>,<numer...

  • Page 434

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.40Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:LOWer:OFFSet <numeric_value>This command defines an offset for the y-axis of the selected relative lower limit line. In contrast toCALC:LIM:L...

  • Page 435

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.41R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:LOWer:THReshold <numeric_value>This command defines an absolute threshold value for limit lines with relative y-axis scalingindependently of ...

  • Page 436

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.42Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.5.5CALCulate:LIMit:UPPer SubsystemThe CALCulate:LIMit:UPPer subsystem defines the upper limit line.CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:UPPer[:DATA] <numeric_value>,<numer...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.43R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:UPPer:OFFSet <numeric_value>This command defines an offset for the y-axis of the selected relative upper limit line. In contrast toCALC:LIM:U...

  • Page 438

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.44Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:UPPer:THReshold <numeric_value>This command defines an absolute threshold value for limit lines with relative y-axis scalingindependently of ...

  • Page 439

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.45R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.6CALCulate:MARKer SubsystemThe CALCulate:MARKer subsystem checks the marker functions in the instrument. The measurement windows are selected via CALCulate1 (screen A) or 2 (screen B)...

  • Page 440

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.46Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:COUNt:FREQuency?This command queries the result of the frequency counter for marker 1 in the selected measurementwindow. Before the command, the f...

  • Page 441

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.47R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MAXimum:AUTO ON | OFFThis command switches an automatic maximum peak search for marker 1 at the end of each particularsweep on and off. The curren...

  • Page 442

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.48Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MAXimum[:PEAK]This command positions the specified marker to the current maximum value of the correspondingtrace. The corresponding marker is acti...

  • Page 443

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.49R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MINimum:LEFTThis command positions the specified marker to the next higher minimum value to the left of the currentvalue (i.e. in descending X dir...

  • Page 444

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.50Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MINimum:RIGHtThis command positions the specified marker to the next higher minimum value to the right of thecurrent value (i.e. in ascending X di...

  • Page 445

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.51R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"CALC:MARK3:TRAC 2"'Assigns marker 3 in screen A to trace 2."CALC2:MARK:TRAC 3"'Assigns marker 1 in screen B to trace 3.Characteristics: *RST value: -SCPI: dev...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.52Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:X:SLIMits:RIGHt 0 to MAX (frequency | sweep time)This command sets the right limit of the search range for markers and delta markers in the select...

  • Page 447

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.53R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:Y?This command queries the measured value of the selected marker in the indicated measurementwindow. The corresponding marker is activated before ...

  • Page 448

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.54Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.6.2CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion SubsystemThe measurement window is selected by CALCulate 1 (screen A) or 2 (screen B).CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:CENTerThis command...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.55R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:DEModulation:HOLDoff 10ms to 1000s This command defines the hold time at the marker position for the demodulation in the frequencydomain ...

  • Page 450

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.56Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:DEModulation[:STATe] ON | OFF This command switches on or off the audio demodulator when the indicated marker is reached in theselected m...

  • Page 451

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.57R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"INIT:CONT OFF"'switches to single-sweep mode"INIT;*WAI"'starts measurement and synchronizes to end"CALC:MARK:TRAC 1"'sets marker 1 in screen A to tr...

  • Page 452

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.58Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Return value:"107.5E6,153.8E6,187.9E6"'frequencies in increasing order"2.05E-3,2.37E-3, 3.71e-3"'times in increasing orderCharacteristics: *RST value: --SCPI: device-s...

  • Page 453

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.59R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: -SCPI: device-specificMode:AThis command is only a query and therefore has no *RST value.CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:MDEPth[:STATe]This ...

  • Page 454

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.60Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06TRACE 1 of the selected screen is always used by the function. The suffix of MARKer will be ignored.Example:"DISP:WIND:TRAC:Y:RLEV –10dBm"'Sets the reference level to 10 dBm&q...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.61R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:NDBDown <numeric_value>This command defines the level spacing of the two delta markers to the right and left of marker 1 in thesele...

  • Page 456

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.62Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"INIT:CONT OFF"'Switches to single-sweep mode."CALC:MARK:FUNC:NDBD ON"'Switches on the n-dB-down function in screen A."INIT;*WAI"'Starts a sweep and ...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.63R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:NOISe:RESult?This command queries the result of the noise measurement. A complete sweep with synchronization to the sweep end must be per...

  • Page 458

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.64Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:TOI:MARKer CALCulate | SEARchThis command controls the positioning of the intercept markers 3 and 4 for TOI measurement, basedon the two ...

  • Page 459

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.65R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"CALC:MARK:FUNC:TOI ON"'Switches on the measurement of the third-order intercept in screen A.Characteristics: *RST value: OFFSCPI: device-specificMode:ACALCulate<1|2&...

  • Page 460

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.66Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.6.3CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:HARMonics SubsystemThe CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:HARMonics subsystem contains the commands for Harmonic Dis-tortion measurementCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer...

  • Page 461

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.67R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:HARMonics:LIST?This command reads out the list of harmonics. The first value is the absolute power of the firstharmonic in the unit set v...

  • Page 462

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.68Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:HARMonics:PRESetThis command optimizes the device settings depending on the mode in which the harmonicmeasurement was started:If the harm...

  • Page 463

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.69R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.6.4CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:POWer SubsystemThe CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:POWER subsystem contains the commands for control of powermeasurement.CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.70Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"CALC:MARK:FUNC:POW:PRES BWLan"Selects the standard setting for WLAN 802.11b.Characteristics: *RST value: -SCPI: device-specificMode:A-FWIBroWiMAX WiBro (Wireless Broadb...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.71R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:POWer:RESult:PHZ ON | OFF This command switches the query response of the power measurement results in the indicatedmeasurement window be...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.72Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:POWer:RESult? ACPower | AOBandwidth | AOBWidth | CPOWer | MCACpower | OBANdwidth | OBWidth | CN | CN0 This command queries the result of...

  • Page 467

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.73R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemMCACpower: Channel/adjacent channel power measurement with several carrier signalsResults are output in the following sequence, separated by commas:1. Power of carrier signal 12. Power of...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.74Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example of channel/adjacent channel power measurement:If the channel power only is to be measured, all commands relating to adjacent/alternate channelbandwidth and channel spacings are om...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.75R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:POWer:SELect ACPower | CPOWer | MCACpower | OBANdwidth | OBWidth | CN | CN0 This command selects – and switches on – one of the above...

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    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.76Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:POWer:STANdard:CATalog?This command returns all predefine ACP standards and all user standards. The numeric suffixes atMARKer are irrelev...

  • Page 471

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.77R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:POWer[:STATe] OFF This command switches off the power measurement in the selected measurement window. Example:"CALC:MARK:FUNC:POW OF...

  • Page 472

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.78Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.6.5CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:STRack SubsystemThe CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:STRack subsystem defines the settings of the signal track.CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:...

  • Page 473

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.79R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:STRack:THReshold -330dBm to +30dBm This command defines the threshold above which the largest signal is searched for in the selectedmeasu...

  • Page 474

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.80Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.6.6CALCulate:MARKer:FUNCtion:SUMMary SubsystemThis subsystem contains the commands for controlling the time domain power functions. These are pro-vided in the marker subsystem for rea...

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.81R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemExample:"INIT:CONT OFF"'Switches to single-sweep mode."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:MEAN ON"'Switches on the function in screen A."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:AVER ON"'Switch...

  • Page 476

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.82Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:MEAN:RESult?This command queries the result of the measurement of the mean value in the selected measurementwindow. The function ...

  • Page 477

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.83R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: ABSoluteSCPI: device-specificMode:A-TCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:PHOLd ON | OFF This command switches on or off the peak-hold fu...

  • Page 478

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.84Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:PPEak:PHOLd:RESult?This command is used to query the result of the measurement of the positive peak value with activepeak hold fu...

  • Page 479

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.85R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:PPEak[:STATe] ON | OFF This command switches on or off the measurement of the positive peak value in the selectedmeasurement wind...

  • Page 480

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.86Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"INIT:CONT OFF"'Switches to single-sweep mode."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:RMS ON"'Switches on the function in screen A."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:AVER ON"Switches...

  • Page 481

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.87R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:RMS:RESult?This command queries the result of the measurement of the RMS power value in the selectedmeasurement window. The funct...

  • Page 482

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.88Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"INIT:CONT OFF"'Switches to single-sweep mode."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:SDEV ON"'Switches on the function in screen A."CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:AVER ON"'Switch...

  • Page 483

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.89R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:SDEViation:RESult?This command queries the results of the standard deviation measurement. The function isindependent of the marke...

  • Page 484

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.90Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.7CALCulate:MATH SubsystemThe CALCulate:MATH subsystem allows to process data from the SENSe-subsystem in numeric expres-sions. The measurement windows are selected by CALCulate1 (scre...

  • Page 485

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.91R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:MATH:STATe ON | OFF This command switches the mathematical relation of traces on or off. The measurement windows are selected via CALCulate1 (screen A) or 2 (screen B...

  • Page 486

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.92Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.8CALCulate:PEAKsearch I PSEarch SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:PEAKsearch|PSEarch:AUTO ON | OFFBy using this command, the peak list in the spurious measurement is calculated automatica...

  • Page 487

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.93R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.9CALCulate:STATistics SubsystemThe CALCulate:STATistics subsystem controls the statistical measurement functions in the instrument.The measurement window cannot be selected with these...

  • Page 488

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.94Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:STATistics:NSAMples 100 to 1E9This command sets the number of measurement points to be acquired for the statistical measurementfunctions.Example:"CALC:STAT:NSAM ...

  • Page 489

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.95R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate SubsystemCALCulate<1|2>:STATistics:SCALe:AUTO ONCE This command optimizes the level setting of the instrument depending on the measured peak power,in order to obtain maximum instrument sensi...

  • Page 490

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.96Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CALCulate<1|2>:STATistics:SCALe:X:RLEVel -130dBm to 30dBmThis command defines the reference level for the x-axis of the measurement diagram. The setting isidentical to the reference...

  • Page 491

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.97R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.10CALCulate:THReshold SubsystemThe CALCulate:THReshold subsystem controls the threshold value for the maximum/minimum search ofmarkers. The measurement windows are selected by CALCula...

  • Page 492

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.98Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.5.11CALCulate:TLINe SubsystemThe CALCulate:TLINe subsystem controls the settings for the time lines. The measurement windows areselected by CALCulate 1 (screen A) or 2 (screen B).CALCul...

  • Page 493

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.99R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALCulate Subsystem6.5.12CALCulate:UNIT SubsystemThe CALCulate:Unit subsystem defines the units for power measurement settings.CALCulate<1|2>:UNIT:POWer DBM | V | A | W | DBPW | WATT | DBUV | DBMV | V...

  • Page 494

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALibration Subsystem6.100Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.6 CALibration SubsystemThe commands of the CALibration subsystem determine the data for system error correction in theinstrument.CALibration:ABORtThis command aborts the acquisition ...

  • Page 495

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.101R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsCALibration SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: --SCPI: device-specificMode:ACALibration:STATe ON | OFF This command determines whether the current calibration data are taken into account by theinstrumen...

  • Page 496

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDIAGnostic Subsystem6.102Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.7 DIAGnostic SubsystemThe DIAGnostic subsystem contains the commands which support instrument diagnostics for mainte-nance, service and repair. In accordance with the SCPI standard, a...

  • Page 497

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.103R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDIAGnostic SubsystemDIAGnostic<1|2>:SERVice:INPut:PULSed[:STATe] ON | OFFThis command toggles the calibration signal in the selected measurement window between pulsed andnon-pulsed. The selection tak...

  • Page 498

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDIAGnostic Subsystem6.104Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DIAGnostic<1|2>:SERVice:INPut[:SELect] CALibration | RF This command toggles between the RF input on the front panel and the internal 128 MHz referencesignal in the selected measu...

  • Page 499

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.105R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDIAGnostic SubsystemDIAGnostic<1|2>:SERVice:STESt:RESult? This command reads the results of the selftest out of the instrument. The lines of the result table areoutput as string data separated by co...

  • Page 500

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay Subsystem6.106Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.8 DISPlay SubsystemThe DISPLay subsystem controls the selection and presentation of textual and graphic information aswell as of measurement data on the display.The measurement windows a...

  • Page 501

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.107R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay SubsystemParameter:hue = TINTsat = SATURATIONlum = BRIGHTNESSThe value range is 0 to 1 for all parameters.Example:"DISP:CMAP2:HSL 0.3,0.8,1.0" 'Changes the grid color.Characteristics: *RS...

  • Page 502

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay Subsystem6.108Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DISPlay:FORMat SINGle | SPLit This command switches the measurement result display between FULL SCREEN and SPLITSCREEN. The coupling of settings between screen A and screen B can be select...

  • Page 503

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.109R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay SubsystemDISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:ACTive? This command returns the active measurement window. The numeric response has followingmeaning:Example:"DISP:WIND:ACT?"returns the active windo...

  • Page 504

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay Subsystem6.110Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TEXT[:DATA] <string>This command defines a comment (max. 20 characters) which can be displayed on the screen in theselected measurement window. Example:&q...

  • Page 505

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.111R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay SubsystemExample:"INIT:CONT OFF"'Switching to single-sweep mode."SWE:COUN 16"'Sets the number of measurements to 16."DISP:WIND1:TRAC3:MODE MAXH"'Switches on the calcul...

  • Page 506

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay Subsystem6.112Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TRACe<1...3>:X:SPACing LINear | LOGarithmic This command toggles between linear and logarithmic display.Example:"DISP:TRAC:X:SPAC LIN" Character...

  • Page 507

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.113R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay SubsystemDISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TRACe<1...3>:Y[:SCALe]:RLEVel:OFFSet -200dB to 200dBThis command defines the offset of the reference level in the selected measurement window.Depending...

  • Page 508

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDISPlay Subsystem6.114Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06DISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TRACe<1...3>:Y:SPACing LINear | LOGarithmic| LDB This command toggles between linear and logarithmic display in the selected measurement window.On a linea...

  • Page 509

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.115R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsFORMat Subsystem6.9 FORMat SubsystemThe FORMat subsystem specifies the data format of the data transmitted from and to the instrument. FORMat[:DATA] ASCii | REAL | UINT [, 8 | 32]This command specifies the...

  • Page 510

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsHCOPy Subsystem6.116Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.10 HCOPy SubsystemThe HCOPy subsystem controls the output of display information for documentation purposes on outputdevices or files. The instrument allows two independent printer configu...

  • Page 511

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.117R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsHCOPy SubsystemParameter:hue = tintsat = saturationlum = brightnessThe value range is 0 to 1 for all parametersExample:"HCOP:CMAP2:HSL 0.3,0.8,1.0"'Changes the grid color.Characteristics: *RST va...

  • Page 512

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsHCOPy Subsystem6.118Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06HCOPy:DESTination<1|2> <string>This command selects the printer output medium (Disk, Printer or Clipboard) associated withconfiguration 1 or 2. Parameter:<string>::= 'SYST:...

  • Page 513

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.119R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsHCOPy SubsystemHCOPy:DEVice:LANGuage<1|2> GDI | WMF | EWMF | BMPThis command determines the data format for the printed output. Parameter:GDI (Graphics Device Interface): Default format for output to...

  • Page 514

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsHCOPy Subsystem6.120Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06HCOPy:ITEM:WINDow<1|2>:TABle:STATe ON | OFF This command selects the output of the currently displayed tables. Example:"HCOP:ITEM:WIND:TABL:STAT ON" Characteristics: *RST val...

  • Page 515

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.121R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINITiate Subsystem6.11 INITiate SubsystemThe INITiate subsystem controls the init-measurement function in the selected measurement window.The measurement windows are assigned to INITiate1 (screen A) and IN...

  • Page 516

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINITiate Subsystem6.122Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06INITiate<1|2>:DISPlay ON | OFF This command configures the behavior of the display during a single sweep. The numeric suffix of INITiate is irrelevant with this command. Parameter:O...

  • Page 517

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.123R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINITiate SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: -SCPI: conformMode:AThis command is an event and therefore has no *RST value and no query.INITiate<1|2>:SPURiousThis command starts a new spurious measu...

  • Page 518

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINPut Subsystem6.124Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.12 INPut SubsystemThe INPut subsystem controls the input characteristics of the RF inputs of the instrument. The measure-ment windows are assigned to INPut1 (screen A) and INPut2 (screen B...

  • Page 519

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.125R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINPut SubsystemINPut<1|2>:EATT 0 to 30dB This command programs the attenuation of the electronic input attenuator. The attenuation can bevaried in 5 dB steps from 0 to 30 dB. Other entries are rounde...

  • Page 520

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINPut Subsystem6.126Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06INPut<1|2>:GAIN:STATe ON | OFF This command switches the preamplifier for the instrument on or off. The switchable gain is fixed to 20dB.Example:"INP:GAIN:STAT ON" 'Switches ...

  • Page 521

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.127R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINSTrument Subsystem6.13 INSTrument SubsystemThe INSTrument subsystem selects the operating mode of the unit either via text parameters or fixednumbers. Only operating modes available for the base unit and...

  • Page 522

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsINSTrument Subsystem6.128Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06INSTrument[:SELect] SANalyzer | ADEMod | BTOothThis command enables you to switch between modes by entering the mode designation.Parameter:SANalyzer: spectrum analyzerADEMod: FM demodul...

  • Page 523

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.129R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.14 MMEMory SubsystemThe MMEMory (mass memory) subsystem provides commands which allow for access to the storagemedia of the instrument and for storing and loading various instrument sett...

  • Page 524

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.130Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MMEMory:CATalog? <path>This command reads the indicated directory. According to DOS convention, wild card characters canbe entered in order to query e.g. a list of all files of a cer...

  • Page 525

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.131R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory SubsystemMMEMory:CLEar:STATe 1,<file_name>This command deletes the instrument setting selected by <file_name>. All associated files on themass memory storage are cleared. A list of the ...

  • Page 526

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.132Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MMEMory:DATA <file_name>[,<block data>]This command writes the block data contained in <block> into the file characterized by <file_name>.The GPIB delimiter must be...

  • Page 527

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.133R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory SubsystemMMEMory:DELete:IMMediate <file_name>This command deletes the indicated files. Any ’read only’ labels are ignored.The indication of the file name contains the path and, optionally...

  • Page 528

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.134Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MMEMory:LOAD:STATe 1,<file_name>This command loads device settings from data set files (*.FSP). The contents of the file are loaded andset as the new device state. Items can be indiv...

  • Page 529

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.135R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory SubsystemMMEMory:MSIS <device>This command changes to the drive indicated. The drive may be the internal hard disk “D:”, a memorystick or the floppy disk drive “A:”. Example:"MME...

  • Page 530

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.136Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MMEMory:SELect[:ITEM]:ALLThis command includes all data subsets in the list device settings to be stored/loaded. Example:"MMEM:SEL:ALL" Characteristics: *RST value: --SCPI: devic...

  • Page 531

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.137R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem• the activated transducers:A data set may include 4 transducer factors at maximum. It comprises the activated factors and, if available, the de- activated factors last used. Therefore t...

  • Page 532

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.138Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MMEMory:SELect[:ITEM]:TRACe[:ACTive] ON | OFF This command adds the active traces to the list of data subsets of a save/recall device setting. Activetraces are all traces whose state is no...

  • Page 533

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.139R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory SubsystemMMEMory:STORe<1|2>:SPURious <file_name>This command stores the peak list in an ASCII file to a file on a disk. The file has a header containing important parameters for scaling...

  • Page 534

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory Subsystem6.140Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Parameter:1 to 3 := selected measurement curve (trace)<file_name> := file name in compliance to DOS conventions, including indicationof the path and the drive nameExample:"MMEM:...

  • Page 535

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.141R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsMMEMory SubsystemFile data sectionTRACE 1:Selected tracex-Unit;Hz;Unit of x values:y-Unit;dBm;Unit of y values:Values;2500;Number of measurement points9000.000000;-99.619965;9225.961538;-105.416908;9451.92...

  • Page 536

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsOUTPut Subsystem6.142Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.15 OUTPut SubsystemThe OUTPut subsystem controls the output features of the instrument. In conjunction with the tracking generator option, a distinction is made between OUTPut1 (screen A)...

  • Page 537

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.143R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16 SENSe SubsystemThe SENSe subsystem is organized in several subsystems. The commands of these subsystemsdirectly control device-specific settings, they do not refer to the signal charact...

  • Page 538

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.144Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]AVERage[:STATe<1...3>] ON | OFF This command switches on or off the average calculation for the selected trace (STATe<1...3>) in theselected measurement window...

  • Page 539

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.145R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.2SENSe:BANDwidth SubsystemThis subsystem controls the setting of the instrument's filter bandwidths. Both groups of commands(BANDwidth and BWIDth) perform the same functions. The measur...

  • Page 540

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.146Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]BANDwidth|BWIDth[:RESolution]:AUTO ON | OFF In analyzer mode, this command either automatically couples the resolution bandwidth of theinstrument to the span or cancels th...

  • Page 541

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.147R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemExample:"BAND:TYPE NORM" Characteristics: *RST value: NORMalSCPI: device-specificMode:A[SENSe<1|2>:]BANDwidth|BWIDth:VIDeo 1 Hz to 10 MHzThis command defines the instrument's...

  • Page 542

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.148Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"BAND:VID:TYPE LIN"'Video filter ahead of the logarithmic amplifierCharacteristics: *RST value: LINSCPI: device-specificMode:AThis command is available from firmware versio...

  • Page 543

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.149R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.3SENSe:CORRection SubsystemThis subsystem also controls calibration and normalization during operation with the external generatorcontrol option (B10). The measurement windows are selec...

  • Page 544

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.150Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Mode:AThis command is only available with the option R&S FSP-B21 (modell R&S FSP 40 only).[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:CVL:CATalog? This command queries all the names of the convers...

  • Page 545

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.151R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:CVL:DATA <freq>,<level>..This command defines the reference values of the selected Conversion Loss Tables. The values areentered as a result of freq...

  • Page 546

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.152Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06This command is only available with the option R&S FSP-B21 (modell R&S FSP 40 only).[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:CVL:SELect <file_name>This command selects the Conversion Loss...

  • Page 547

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.153R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:RECall This command restores the instrument setting that was valid for the measurement of the referencedata, provided that the tracking generator is active.Exam...

  • Page 548

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.154Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:TRANsducer:CATalog? This command queries all the names of the transducer files saved on the hard disc.The syntax of the output is:<sum of file length of all ...

  • Page 549

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.155R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemThis command is an event and therefore has no *RST value.[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:TRANsducer:GENerate <name> This command generates a transducer factor <name> using normaliz...

  • Page 550

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.156Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:TRANsducer[:STATe] ON | OFF This command switches the selected transducer factor on or off. Prior to this command, the commandSENS:CORR:TRAN:SEL must be sent.Ex...

  • Page 551

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.157R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemExample:"CORR:YIG:TEMP OFF"'Switches off automatic correction of the YIG filter frequency drift.Characteristics: *RST value: ONSCPI: device-specificMode:AThis command is available ...

  • Page 552

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.158Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.4SENSe:DETector SubsystemThe SENSe:DETector subsystem controls the acquisition of measurement data via the selection of thedetector for the corresponding trace. The measurement windows ...

  • Page 553

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.159R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.5SENSe:ESPectrum SubsystemThis chapter describes all remote control commands available to configure Spectrum Emission Maskmeasurements.[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:BWIDth numeric_valueT...

  • Page 554

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.160Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Characteristics: *RST value:-SCPI: device-specificMode:A[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:PRESet[:STANdard] 'xml_file'This command selects the specified XML file under D:\r_s\instr\sem_std. If th...

  • Page 555

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.161R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RANGe<1...20>:COUNt?This command indicates the number of defined ranges of the Spectrum Emission Mask measurement.The numeric suffixes <1|2> at SENSe...

  • Page 556

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.162Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RANGe<1...20>[:FREQuency]:STOP <numeric_value> This command sets the relative stop frequency of a range in the Spectrum Emission Maskmeasurement.The ...

  • Page 557

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.163R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RANGe<1..20>:INSert AFTer | BEForeThis command inserts a new range before or after the specified range. The range numbers areupdated accordingly. The numer...

  • Page 558

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.164Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Characteristics: *RST value: depends on rangeSCPI: device-specificMode:A[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RANGe<1..20>:LIMit:RELative:STOP <numeric_value>This command defines the rela...

  • Page 559

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.165R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RANGe<1...20>:RLEVel <numeric_value> This command defines the reference level of a range in the Spectrum Emission Mask measurement.The numeric suffix...

  • Page 560

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.166Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]ESPectrum:RRANge?This command returns the numer of the reference range of the Spectrum Emission Maskmeasurement.The numeric suffixes <1...20> specify the range. The ...

  • Page 561

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.167R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.6SENSe:FREQuency SubsystemThe SENSe:FREQuency subsystem defines the frequency axis of the active display. The frequency axiscan either be defined via the start/stop frequency or via the...

  • Page 562

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.168Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:MODE CW | FIXed | SWEep In analyzer mode, this command switches between frequency domain (SWEep) and time domain (CW| FIXed).For CW and FIXed, the frequency sett...

  • Page 563

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.169R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:STOP 0 to fmax This command defines the stop frequency of the R&S FSP. This command is only available in thefrequency domain (span >0).Example:"FREQ:...

  • Page 564

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.170Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.7SENSe:LIST SubsystemThe commands of this subsystem are used for measuring the power at a list of frequency points with dif-ferent device settings. The measurement is always performed i...

  • Page 565

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.171R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:POWer:RESult? This command queries the result of a previous list measurement as configured and initiated withSENSe:LIST:POWer[:SEQuence]. The measured results are out...

  • Page 566

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.172Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Parameter:For allowed <rbw> setting for <filter type> = CFILter and <filter type> = RRC see section “Setting theBandwidths and Sweep Time – BW Key” - “List of Avail...

  • Page 567

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.173R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemCommand"SENSe:LIST:POWer?935.2MHz,-20dBm,10dB,OFF,NORM,1MHz,3MHz,434us,0,935.4MHz,-20dBm,10dB,10dB,NORM,30kHz,100kHz,434us,0,935.6MHz,-20dBm,10dB,20dB,NORM,30kHz,100kHz,434us,0" th...

  • Page 568

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.174Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:POWer:SET <PEAK meas>,<RMS meas>,<AVG meas>,<trigger mode>,<trigger slope>,<trigger offset>, <gate length>This command defin...

  • Page 569

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.175R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:POWer:SET:AVERage:TYPE LINear | LOGarithmicWith this command the average type of the sense list measurement can be set either to linear (default)or logarithmic. In li...

  • Page 570

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.176Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:RANGe<1...20>:COUNt?This command indicates the number of defined ranges of the spurious measurement.The numeric suffix <1...20> with RANGe is not relevant...

  • Page 571

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.177R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:RANGe<1...20>[:FREQuency]:STOP <numeric_value> This command sets the stop frequency of a range in the spurious measurement.Example:"LIST:RANG2:STOP 2...

  • Page 572

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.178Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:RANGe<1...20>:LIMit:STATe ON | OFFThis command activates/deactivates the limit checking for the spurious emission measuremactionGoToR:ent LISTactionGoToR:EVALUA...

  • Page 573

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.179R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:RANGe<1...20>:SWEep:TIME:AUTO ON | OFF This command controls the automatic coupling of the sweep duration on the frequency span and thebandwidth settings in a s...

  • Page 574

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.180Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.8SENSe:MIXer SubsystemThe SENSe:MIXer subsystem controls the settings of the external mixer. It is only active if optionR&S FSP-B21 is installed.[SENSe<1|2>:]MIXer:BIAS:HIGH &...

  • Page 575

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.181R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]MIXer:HARMonic:BAND A|Q|U|V|E|W|F|D|G|Y|J|USER This command sets the active band.Example:"MIX ON""MIX:HARM:BAND E" Characteristics: *RST value: USCPI: ...

  • Page 576

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.182Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]MIXer:LOSS[:LOW] <numeric_value>This command sets the conversion loss of the mixer. If two harmonics are used for the band, it is setfor the lower harmonic.Example:&...

  • Page 577

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.183R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemThis command is only available for model R&S FSP 40 with option R&S FSP-B21 and external mixeractivated.[SENSe<1|2>:]MIXer:SIGNal ON | OFF | AUTO | ALLIn analyzer mode, this co...

  • Page 578

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.184Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.9SENSe:MPOWer SubsystemThe commands of this subsystem are used to determine the mean burst power or peak burst power for agiven number of signal bursts, and for outputting the results i...

  • Page 579

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.185R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem1. Setting up the instrument and at the same time querying the result list: This method ensures the smallest delay between measurement and the output of the measured values, but requires the...

  • Page 580

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.186Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]MPOWer:RESult:MIN?This command queries the minimum power value in a multiple burst power measurement asconfigured and initiated with SENSe:MPOWer[:SEQuence]. The unit used...

  • Page 581

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.187R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemParameter:<analyzer freq>Receive frequency for the burst signals to be measured (= center frequency inmanual operation) The range is 0 Hz to max. frequency, depending on instrumentmode...

  • Page 582

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.188Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06<trigger offset>Offset between the detection of the trigger signal and the start of the measurement.The range is from 125 ns to 100s<type of meas>Determines whether mean power (R...

  • Page 583

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.189R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: --SCPI: instrument-specificMode:A-F, A-TThe measurement function always uses trace 1 in the selected screen, and acti-vates the selected screen.Repeated use of t...

  • Page 584

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.190Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.10SENSe:POWer SubsystemThis subsystem controls the setting of the instrument's channel and adjacent channel power measure-ments. The measurement windows are selected by SENSe1 (screen A...

  • Page 585

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.191R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:BANDwidth|BWIDth[:CHANnel] 100 Hz to 1000 MHz This command sets the channel bandwidth of the radio communication system. The bandwidths ofadjacent channels ...

  • Page 586

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.192Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:FILTer:ALPHa:CHANnel<1...12> 0…1 This command sets the rolloff factor of the RRC weighting filter for the TX channel. It is only availableif Fast AC...

  • Page 587

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.193R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:FILTer:STATe:CHANnel<1...12> ON | OFF This command switches the weigthing filter state for the TX channel on or off. It is only available if FastACP i...

  • Page 588

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.194Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:PRESet:RLEVelThis command adapts the reference level to the measured channel power and – if required - switcheson previously the adjacent channel power me...

  • Page 589

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.195R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:REFerence:TXCHannel:AUTO MINimum | MAXimum | LHIGhest | OFFThis command activates or deactivates the automatic selection of a transmission channel to be use...

  • Page 590

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.196Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:SPACing:ALTernate<1...11> 100 Hz to 2000 MHz This command defines the spacing between the alternate adjacent channels and the TX channel. Ifthe spacin...

  • Page 591

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.197R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:BANDwidth|BWIDth 10 to 99.9PCT This command defines the percentage of the power with respect to the total power. This value is thebasis for the occupied bandwidth me...

  • Page 592

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.198Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:TRACe 1 to 3This command assigns the channel/adjacent channel power measurement to the indicated trace in theselected measurement window. The corresponding trace mus...

  • Page 593

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.199R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.11SENSe:ROSCillator SubsystemThis subsystem controls the reference oscillator. The numeric suffix in SENSe is irrelevant for the com-mands of this subsystem.[SENSe<1|2>:]ROSCillat...

  • Page 594

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.200Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]ROSCillator[:INTernal]:TUNE:SAVEThis command saves the new value for the tuning of the internal reference oscillator. The factory-setvalue in the EEPROM is overwritten. Th...

  • Page 595

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.201R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.16.12SENSe:SWEep SubsystemThis subsystem controls the sweep parameters. The measurement windows are selected by SENSe1 (screen A) and SENSe2 (screen B).[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:COUNt 0 to ...

  • Page 596

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.202Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:EGATe ON | OFF This command switches on/off the sweep control by an external gate signal. If the external gate isselected the trigger source is automatically switche...

  • Page 597

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.203R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:EGATe:LENGth 0 to 100 s In case of edge triggering, this command determines the time interval during which the instrumentsweeps. Example:"SWE:EGAT:LENG 10ms&quo...

  • Page 598

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.204Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Mode:A[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:EGATe:TRACe<1..3>STARt<1..3> | STOP<1..3> <value>Sets the start or stop value of a gate range in the gate range table.The suffix after ...

  • Page 599

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.205R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: AUTOSCPI: device-specificMode:A[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:POINts 125, 251, 501, 1001, 2001, 4001, 8001This command defines the number of measurement points for one...

  • Page 600

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSENSe Subsystem6.206Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.16.13SENSe:TV SubsystemThis subsystem controls the TV trigger part of option R&S FSP-B6 (TV and RF trigger). The setup of theindividual trigger parameters is included in subsystem TRIG...

  • Page 601

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.207R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce Subsystem6.17 SOURce SubsystemThe SOURce subsystem controls the output signals of the instrument if the options tracking generator(B9) or External Generator Control (B10) are installed. The measurem...

  • Page 602

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce Subsystem6.208Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SOURce<1|2>:FM:STATe ON | OFF This command switches on or off the external frequency modulation of the tracking generator in theselected measurement window.External I/Q modulation is ...

  • Page 603

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.209R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce SubsystemSOURce<1|2>:POWer[:LEVel][:IMMediate]:OFFSet -200dB to +200dB This command defines a level offset for the tracking generator level. Thus, for example, attenuators oramplifiers at th...

  • Page 604

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce Subsystem6.210Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.17.2SOURce:EXTernal SubsystemThe SOURce:EXTernal subsystem controls the operation of the unit with option Ext. Generator Control(B10). The commands are only valid for the selected window,...

  • Page 605

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.211R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce SubsystemExample:"SOUR:EXT:FREQ:NUM 4" "SOUR:EXT:FREQ:DEN 3"'Sets a multiplication factor of 4/3, i.e. the transmit frequency of the generator is 4/3 times the analyzer frequency...

  • Page 606

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSOURce Subsystem6.212Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Mode:ASOURce<1|2>:EXTernal<1|2>:ROSCillator[:SOURce] INTernal | EXTernal This command switches between external and internal reference oscillator for the frequencyprocessing of ...

  • Page 607

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.213R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus Subsystem6.18 STATus SubsystemThe STATus subsystem contains the commands for the status reporting system (see chapter “RemoteControl – Basics”, section “Status Reporting System” on page 5....

  • Page 608

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus Subsystem6.214Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STATus:OPERation:PTRansition 0 to 65535This command sets the edge detectors of all bits of the STATus:OPERation register from 0 to 1 for thetransitions of the CONDition bit.Example:"ST...

  • Page 609

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.215R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus SubsystemSTATus:QUEStionable:ACPLimit:NTRansition 0 to 65535This command sets the edge detectors of all bits of the STATus:QUEStionable:ACPLimit register from1 to 0 for the transitions of the CONDit...

  • Page 610

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus Subsystem6.216Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STATus:QUEStionable:FREQuency:CONDition?This command queries the contents of the CONDition section of the STATus:QUEStionable:FREQuency register. Readout does not delete the contents of the...

  • Page 611

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.217R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus SubsystemSTATus:QUEStionable:LIMit<1|2>:CONDition?This command queries the contents of the CONDition section of the STATus:QUEStionable:LIMitregister.Readout does not delete the contents of th...

  • Page 612

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus Subsystem6.218Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STATus:QUEStionable:LMARgin<1|2>:CONDition?This command queries the contents of the CONDition section of the STATus:QUEStionable:LMARginregister. Readout does not delete the contents ...

  • Page 613

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.219R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus SubsystemSTATus:QUEStionable:NTRansition 0 to 65535This command sets the edge detectors of all bits of the STATus:QUEStionable register from 1 to 0 forthe transitions of the CONDition bit.Example:&q...

  • Page 614

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSTATus Subsystem6.220Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06STATus:QUEStionable:POWer:PTRansition 0 to 65535This command sets the edge detectors of all bits of the STATus:QUEStionable:POWer register from 0to 1 for the transitions of the CONDition bi...

  • Page 615

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.221R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.19 SYSTem SubsystemThis subsystem contains a series of commands for general functions.SYSTem:APPLication:SRECovery[:STATe] ON | OFFThis command controls the instrument behaviour when chan...

  • Page 616

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.222Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:COMMunicate:GPIB:RDEVice:GENerator<1|2>:ADDRess 0 to 30This command changes the GPIB address of the device selected as external generator 1 or 2.Example:"SYST:COMM:GPIB:RD...

  • Page 617

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.223R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemSYSTem:COMMunicate:PRINter:ENUMerate:FIRSt? This command queries the name of the first printer (in the list of printers) available under Windows NT. The names of other installed printers ca...

  • Page 618

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.224Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:COMMunicate:RDEVice:GENerator<1|2>:LINK GPIB | TTL This command selects the interface type of the external generator 1 or 2. The following types are available • GPIB alone (=...

  • Page 619

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.225R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemSYSTem:COMMunicate:SERial:CONTrol:RTS IBFull | OFF These commands switch the hardware handshake procedure for the serial interface off (OFF) or on(IBFull). The two commands are equivalent.E...

  • Page 620

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.226Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:COMMunicate:SERial[:RECeive]:SBITs 1|2This command defines the number of stop bits per data word for the serial interface (COM). Example:"SYST:COMM:SER:SBITs 2" Characteris...

  • Page 621

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.227R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemSYSTem:DISPlay:UPDate ON | OFF This command switches on or off the update of all display elements during remote control.Example:"SYST:DISP:UPD ON" Characteristics: *RST value: OFF...

  • Page 622

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.228Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:FIRMware:UPDate <path> As of firmware version 4.5x it is possible to update base system and applications in one single step.The structure of the update folder has to look like:...

  • Page 623

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.229R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: FSPSCPI: device-specificMode:ASYSTem:IDENtify:FACToryThis command resets the *IDN string to the factory default. Return value:"1" for the factory defa...

  • Page 624

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.230Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:LANGuage <language> This command activates the emulation of various analyzers. The analyzer default command set isSCPI.The following remote-control languages are available:SCPI...

  • Page 625

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.231R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemSYSTem:LXI:INFO?This command queries the current parameters of the LXI class C.Return value:<current version> | <LXI class> | <Computername> | <MAC adress> | <IP ...

  • Page 626

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem Subsystem6.232Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SYSTem:LXI:PASSword <password>This command shows or changes the LXI password. The default password is 'LxiWebIfc'.Example:"SYST:LXI:PASS '123456'"’Sets a new password (123...

  • Page 627

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.233R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsSYSTem SubsystemCharacteristics: *RST value: --SCPI: device-specificMode:ASYSTem:SHUTdownThis command shuts down the instrument.This command is an event and therefore has no query and no *RST value.Example...

  • Page 628

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.234Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.20 TRACe SubsystemThe TRACe subsystem controls access to the instrument's internal trace memory.6.20.1General Trace CommandsTRACe<1|2>:COPY TRACE1| TRACE2| TRACE3 , TRACE1| TRACE2| T...

  • Page 629

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.235R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe SubsystemThese values are defined via the [SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:RANGe<1...20> subsystem.SPURious reads the peak list in the spurious measurement. As results a list offrequency, level and delt...

  • Page 630

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.236Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06– <meas value x>: 4 byte floating point measurement valuesSaving and recalling:Saving and recalling trace data together with the device settings to/from the device-internal hard disk...

  • Page 631

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.237R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe SubsystemTRACe<1|2>:IMMediate:LEVel? This query returns the current Y results of the sweep. During a sweep the last measured value is readout. Example:"INIT:CONT OFF"'switches to sing...

  • Page 632

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.238Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.20.3TRACe:IQ SubsystemThe commands of this subsystem are used for collection and output of measured IQ data. A specialmemory is therefore available in the instrument with 128k words for th...

  • Page 633

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.239R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem 633,Fig. 6.1 633, shows the analyzer hardware from the IF section to the processor. The IF filter is the resolutionfilter of the R&S FSP with bandwidths selectable from 300 kHz to 10 MH...

  • Page 634

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.240Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06TRACe<1|2>:IQ:AVERage:COUNt 0 .. 32767This command defines the number of I/Q data sets that are to serve as a basis for averaging.Example:TRAC:IQ ON'Switches on acquisition of I/Q dat...

  • Page 635

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.241R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe SubsystemExample:TRAC:IQ ON'Switches on acquisition of I/Q data.TRAC:IQ:SYNC ON'Switches on synchronization of the aquision of I/Q measurement data with thetrigger time.TRAC:IQ:SET NORM,10MHz,32MHz,E...

  • Page 636

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.242Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Parameter:<offset samples>: Offset of the values to be output, referenced to the start of the sampled data.Value range: 0 ... <# of samples> - 1, where <# of samples> is th...

  • Page 637

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.243R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe SubsystemTRACe<1|2>:IQ:DATA?This command starts a measurement with the settings defined via TRACe:IQ:SET and returns the listof measurement results immediately after they are corrected in terms...

  • Page 638

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.244Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06# of I-data = # of Q-data = (# of DataBytes) / 8The offset of Q-data in the output buffer can be calculated as follows:Q-data offset = (# of DataBytes) / 2 + LengthIndicatiorDigitwith Length...

  • Page 639

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.245R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem<trigger slope>: Used trigger slope.Values: POSitive | NEGative<pretrigger samples>: Number of measurement values to be recorded before thetrigger point.Range: -130559 (= -(128*1...

  • Page 640

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe Subsystem6.246Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06TRACe<1|2>:IQ:SRATe 15.625 kHz to 32 MHzThis command sets the sampling rate for the I/Q data acquisition. Thus the sample rate can bemodified without affecting the other settings.Retur...

  • Page 641

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.247R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRACe SubsystemExample:"TRAC:IQ ON"'Switches on I/Q data acquisition"TRAC:IQ:SYNC ON ON"'Switches on synchronization of I/Q data acquisition to the trigger event"TRAC:IQ:SET NORM,1...

  • Page 642

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRIGger Subsystem6.248Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.21 TRIGger SubsystemThe TRIGger subsystem is used to synchronize instrument actions with events. It is thus possible to con-trol and synchronize the start of a sweep. An external trigger...

  • Page 643

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.249R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRIGger SubsystemTRIGger<1|2>[:SEQuence]:LEVel:RFPower -50 to –10 dBm This command sets the level of the RF power trigger source. Example:"TRIG:LEV:RFP –20DBM" Characteristics: *RST val...

  • Page 644

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRIGger Subsystem6.250Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Example:"TRIG:SOUR EXT"'Selects the external trigger input as source of the trigger signalCharacteristics: *RST value: IMMediateSCPI: conformMode:AThis command is only available ...

  • Page 645

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.251R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsTRIGger SubsystemTRIGger<1|2>[:SEQuence]:VIDeo:SSIGnal:POLarity NEGative | POSitive With active TV trigger this command selects the polarity of the video sync signal.Example:"TRIG:VID:SSIG:POL N...

  • Page 646

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsUNIT Subsystem6.252Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.22 UNIT SubsystemThe UNIT subsystem is used to switch the base unit of setting parameters. The numeric suffix at UNIT<1|2> selects the measurement window. UNIT<1|2>:POWer DBM | ...

  • Page 647

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.253R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.23 GPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E 6.23.1IntroductionThe R&S FSP analyzer family supports a subset of the GPIB...

  • Page 648

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.254Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06ADJALLADJALLAdjust allHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E available in V3.2x and aboveADJCRT 2)ADJCRTAdjust CRTHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /H...

  • Page 649

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.255R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EB4B4Blank BHP 8566A/HP 8568AavailableBLBLTrace B - Display Line -> Trace BHP 8566A/HP 8568Aavailable in V3.3x and aboveBMLBMLTrace B - Display...

  • Page 650

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.256Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CONTSCONTSHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableCOUPLECOUPLE AC|DCInput couplingHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E available in V3....

  • Page 651

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.257R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EDLEDLE ON|OFFDisplay Line enableHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E available in V3.3x and aboveDONEDONEDONE?Done queryHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP ...

  • Page 652

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.258Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FOFFSET1)FOFFSET <numeric_value> HZ|KHZ|MHZ|GHZFOFFSET?Frequency OffsetHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableFREFFREF INT|EXTRefe...

  • Page 653

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.259R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EINZ 1)INZ 75INZ 50INZ?Input ImpedanceHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableIPIPInstrument presetHP 8566A/HP 8568AavailableKEYDEFKEYDEFK...

  • Page 654

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.260Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06KSPKSP <numeric_value>HPIB addressHP 8566A/HP 8568AavailableKSQ 2)KSQBand lock offHP 8566A/HP 8568Aavailable in V3.2x and aboveKSTKSTFast P...

  • Page 655

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.261R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EKSv 2)KSvSignal ident onHP 8566A/HP 8568Aavailable in V3.2x and aboveL0L0Display line offHP 8566A/HP 8568Aavailable in V3.2x and aboveLBLB <nu...

  • Page 656

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.262Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06M2M2M2 <numeric_value>HZ|KHZ|MHZ|GHZM2 DNM2 UPM2?Marker NormalHP 8566A/HP 8568AavailableM3M3M3 <numeric_value>HZ|KHZ|MHZ|GHZM3 DNM3 U...

  • Page 657

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.263R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EMKDMKDMKD <numeric_value> HZ|KHZ|MHZ|GHZMKD DNMKD UPMKD ONMKD OFFMKD?Delta MarkerHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableMKDRMKDR &...

  • Page 658

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.264Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06MKPKMKPKMKPK HIMKPK NHMKPK NRMKPK NLMarker SearchHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableMKPTMKPTMKPT HIMKPT NHMKPT NRMKPT NLMarker Peak ...

  • Page 659

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.265R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EMT1MT1Marker Track OnHP 8566A/HP 8568AavailableMXMHMXMH TRA|TRBMaximum HoldHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableNORMALIZENORMALIZENorm...

  • Page 660

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.266Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06PRINT 1)PRINTPRINT 1|0HardcopyHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availablePSDAC 2)PSDAC <numeric_value>PSDAC UP|DNPreselector DAC value...

  • Page 661

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.267R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594ERLRL <numeric_value> DB|DMRL DNRL UPRL?Reference LevelHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableRLCALRLCAL <numeric_value> RL?R...

  • Page 662

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.268Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06SNGLSSNGLSSingle SweepHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableSQUELCH 2) SQUELCH <numeric_value> DM | DBSQUELCH UP|DNSQUELCH ON|OFF...

  • Page 663

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.269R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594ESUBSubtractHP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594Eavailable in V4.1x and aboveSUMsum of trace amplitudesHP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594Eavailable in V4.3x and a...

  • Page 664

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.270Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06TDFTDF PTDF MTDF BTDF ATDF ITrace Data FormatHP 856xE /HP 8566B /HP 8568B /HP 8594E availableTHTH <numeric_value> DB|DMTH DNTH UPTH ONTH OF...

  • Page 665

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.271R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E1) HP 8594E only2) Command will be accepted without error message, but will be ignored6.23.3Special Features of the Syntax Parsing Algorithms for...

  • Page 666

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.272Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.23.4856x: Emulation of the Spurious Response Measurement Utility 85672A6.23.4.1General commands for Spurious6.23.4.2Commands for TOI-Measuremen...

  • Page 667

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.273R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.23.4.3Commands for Harmonic DistortionCommandSupported subsetFunctionCorrespondingHP-ModelsStatusSP_HARMExecutes harmonis distortion measuremen...

  • Page 668

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.274Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.23.4.4Commands for SpuriousCommandSupported subsetFunctionCorrespondingHP-ModelsStatusSP_TIMECalculates an estimated time for the spurious sear...

  • Page 669

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.275R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.23.5856x: Emulation of the Phase Noise Utility 85671AThe following commands require option FS-K40 installed and enabled.CommandSupported subset...

  • Page 670

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.276Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.23.6Special Behavior of CommandsCommandKnown DifferencesABORTDoes not automatically set the command complete bit (bit 4) in the status byte. An...

  • Page 671

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.277R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594ERQSSupported bits:1 (Units key pressed)2 (End of Sweep)3 (Device error)4 (Command complete)5 (Illegal command)SRCNORMRequires option R&S FSP-...

  • Page 672

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594E6.278Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.23.7Model-Dependent Default SettingsIf the GPIB language is switched over to an 85xx model, the GPIB address will automatically be switchedover...

  • Page 673

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.279R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsGPIB Commands of HP Models 856xE, 8566A/B, 8568A/B and 8594EREMOTE state, the R&S FSP is reconfigured such that the number of test points (trace points) corre-sponds to that of the 85xx families (1001 ...

  • Page 674

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.280Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.24 Differences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsThe following list of commands contains ...

  • Page 675

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.281R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSE*TRGR&S FSP starts measurement in active screenFSE: starts measurement in both screens (split screen mode)R&...

  • Page 676

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.282Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:FUNCtion:FIXed:RPOint:X<numeric_value>R&S FSP: marker 1 ...

  • Page 677

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.283R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:TRACe1 to 3R&S FSP: 3 traces are available per screen;FSE: 4 t...

  • Page 678

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.284Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:ACPower:ACHannel:ABSolute-200 to 200 DBM, -200 to 200 DBMnew function for R...

  • Page 679

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.285R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSECALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:BURSt:POWer?not available for R&S FSP, FSET and ESIBFSECALCulate<1|2>:LI...

  • Page 680

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.286Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:LOWer[:DATA] <numeric value>FSECALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8...

  • Page 681

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.287R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSET/ESIBCALCulate<1|2>:LIMit<1...8>:UNITDBM | DBPW | WATT | DBUV | DBMV | VOLT | DBUA | AMPere | DB | DBUV_MHZ |...

  • Page 682

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.288Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:ADEMod:SINad:RESult?not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSECALCulate&l...

  • Page 683

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.289R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:NDBDown:RESult?R&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1.....

  • Page 684

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.290Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPCALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:STRack:THReshold-330 to +30 dBmnew function for R&S FSPR&...

  • Page 685

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.291R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:SUMMary:PPEak: AVERage:RESult? R&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2&g...

  • Page 686

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.292Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MAXimum:RIGHtR&SFSPFSECALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:MAXi...

  • Page 687

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.293R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPCALCulate<1|2>:MATH:MODELINear | LOGarithmicaffects all traces on the R&S FSP; therefore the numeric suff...

  • Page 688

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.294Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSET/ESIBCALCulate<1|2>:UNIT:POWerDBM | V | W | DB | PCT | UNITLESS | DBPW | WATT | DBUV | DBMV | VOLT | DBUA | AMP...

  • Page 689

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.295R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSECONFigure:BURSt:POWer:COUNt1 to 1000not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSECONFigure:BURSt:POWer[IMMediate]not available...

  • Page 690

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.296Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSECONFigure[:BTS]:CHANnel:SLOT0 to 7not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSECONFigure[:BTS]:CHANnel:SLOT:AUTOONCEnot availa...

  • Page 691

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.297R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSECONFigure[:BTS]MEASurement?not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSECONFigure[:MS]:ARFCn<numeric_value>not available...

  • Page 692

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.298Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSECONFigure[:MS]MEASurement?not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSETDIAGnostic:INFO:CCOunt:ATTenuation?not available for R...

  • Page 693

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.299R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSEDISPlay:CMAP<1...26>:HSL 0 to 1,0 to 1,0 to 1larger selection of independently configurable items (1 to 26...

  • Page 694

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.300Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSEDISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TRACe<1...4>:X:SPACingLINear | LOGarithmicnot available for R&S FSPFSEDISPlay[:WINDo...

  • Page 695

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.301R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPDISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:TRACe<1...3>[:STATe]ON | OFFR&S FSP: TRACe<1...3>FSE: TRACE<1...4>...

  • Page 696

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.302Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSEFORMat[:DATA]ASCii | REAL | UINT [,32]UINT is not available for R&S FSPR&SFSPFSEHCOPy:ABORtR&SFSPHCOPy:CMAP:DE...

  • Page 697

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.303R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSEHCOPy:ITEM:WINDow<1|2>:TRACe:CAINcrement ON | OFFnot available for R&S FSPR&SFSPFSEHCOPy:ITEM:WINDow<1|2&...

  • Page 698

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.304Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSEINPut<1|2>:ATTenuation:AUTO:MODENORMal | LNOise | LDIStorsionnot available for models 3 and 7;not availabl...

  • Page 699

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.305R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSETINPut<1|2>:PRESelection:COUPling:LOW:FREQuency10Hz to 5MHznot available for R&S FSPFSETINPut<1|2>:PRESele...

  • Page 700

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.306Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSE/FSIQINSTrument<1|2>[:SELect]SANalyzer | DDEMod | ADEMod | BGSM | MGSM5 parameters are available.ESIBINSTrument<1...

  • Page 701

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.307R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSEMMEMory:SELect[:ITEM]:CVL[:ACTive]ON | OFFnot available for R&S FSP and FSETR&SFSPFSEMMEMory:SELect[:ITEM]:DEFault...

  • Page 702

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.308Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSEREAD:BURSt:FERRor:MAXimum?not available for R&S FSP and FSETFSEREAD:BURSt:FERRor:STATus?not available for R&S FSP ...

  • Page 703

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.309R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]AVERage:AUTOON | OFFnot available for R&S FSPR&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]AVERage:COUNt0 to 3276...

  • Page 704

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.310Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]BANDwidth|BWIDth[:RESolution]:MODE:FFTON | OFFold command that is still supported, but has be...

  • Page 705

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.311R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:TRANsducer:ACTive?R&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:TRANsducer:CATalog?R&...

  • Page 706

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.312Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSE[SENSe<1|2>:]DDEMod:FILTer:REFerenceRCOSine | RRCosine | GAUSsian | B22 | B25 | B44 | QFM | QFR | QRM | QRR | A25Fm ...

  • Page 707

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.313R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]DDEMod:PSK:NSTate2 | 8not available for R&S FSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]DDEMod:QAM:NSTate16not availab...

  • Page 708

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.314Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSP[SENSe<1|2>:]DETector<1...3>[:FUNCtion]APEak |NEGative | POSitive | SAMPle | RMS | AVERage | QPEakR&...

  • Page 709

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.315R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:CENTer0 to fmaxfrequency ranges are different for R&S FSP and FSEFSE[SENSe<1...

  • Page 710

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.316Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSP[SENSe<1|2>:]LIST:POWer[:SEQuence]<analyzer freq>,<ref level>,<rf att>,<el att>,<f...

  • Page 711

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.317R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSP[SENSe<1|2>:]MPOWer[:SEQuence]<analyzer freq>,<rbw>,<meas time>,<trigger source>,<...

  • Page 712

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.318Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:REFerence:AUTOONCER&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:SPACing[:ACHa...

  • Page 713

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.319R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsESIB[SENSe<1|2>:]SCAN<1...10>:INPut:GAIN[:STATE]ON | OFFnot available for R&S FSPESIB[SENSe<1|2>:]SCAN&...

  • Page 714

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.320Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSE[SENSe<1|2>:]SWEep:TIME2.5ms to 1000s | 1µs to 16000sdifferent parameter ranges for R&S FSP and FSER&...

  • Page 715

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.321R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSESTATus:OPERation:PTRansition0 to 65535R&SFSPFSESTATus:OPERation[:EVENt?]R&SFSPFSESTATus:PRESetR&SFSP...

  • Page 716

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.322Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSESTATus:QUEStionable:LMARgin<1|2>:ENABle0 to 65535R&S FSP: individual registers for screen A and B R&am...

  • Page 717

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.323R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPFSESTATus:QUEue[:NEXT?]FSESYSTem:BINFo?not available for R&S FSPR&SFSPSYSTem:COMMunicate:GPIB:RDEVice:GENer...

  • Page 718

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.324Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06R&SFSPFSESYSTem:ERRor[:NEXT]?new function for R&S FSP, but compatible to SYSTem:ERRor? on the FSER&SFSPSYSTem:ERR...

  • Page 719

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.325R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of InstrumentsR&SFSPTRACe:IQ:SET<filter type>,<rbw>,<sample rate>,<trigger source>,<trigger slope>,<pr...

  • Page 720

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsDifferences in GPIB Behavior between the FSP and the FSE Families of Instruments6.326Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06FSE/ESIBTRIGger<1|2>[:SEQuence]:SYNChronize:ADJust:FRAMe0 to 100snot available for R&S FSPFSETRIGger<1|2>[:SE...

  • Page 721

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.327R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.25 Alphabetical List of Remote Commands CommandParameterPageCALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:AOFF 408,6.14CALCulate<1|2>:DELTamarker<1...4>:MA...

  • Page 722

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.328Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 417,CALCulate<1|2>:ESPectrum:PSEarch 417,| 417,PEAKsearch:MARGin-200dB … +200dB 417,6.23 418,CALCulate<1|2>:FLINe<1|2>0 to fmax 418,6.24 418,CALC...

  • Page 723

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.329R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 448,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:CENTer 448,6.54 448,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:CSTep 448,6.54 448,CALCulate<1|2>:MARK...

  • Page 724

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.330Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 472,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:STRack[:STATe]ON | OFF 472,6.78 473,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:FUNCtion:STRack:THReshold-330dBm to ...

  • Page 725

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.331R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 446,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:X:SLIMits[:STATe]ON | OFF 446,6.52 446,CALCulate<1|2>:MARKer<1...4>:Y:PERCent0 to100% 446,6.52 447,CALCulate&l...

  • Page 726

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.332Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 502,DISPlay:PSAVe[:STATe]ON | OFF 502,6.108 503,DISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:ACTive? 503,6.109 503,DISPlay[:WINDow<1|2>]:SELect 503,6.109 503,DISPlay[:WINDow<1...

  • Page 727

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.333R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 522,INSTrument[:SELect]SANalyzer | ADEMod | BTOoth 522,6.128 523,MMEMory:CATalog:LONG?<path> 523,6.129 524,MMEMory:CATalog?<path> 524,6.130 524,MMEMory:CDIR...

  • Page 728

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.334Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 546,[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:CVL:SELect<file_name> 546,6.152 546,[SENSe<1|2>:]CORRection:CVL:SNUMber <string> 546,6.152 546,[SENSe<1|2>:]C...

  • Page 729

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.335R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 562,[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:SPAN:FULL 562,6.168 562,[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:STARt0 to fmax 562,6.168 563,[SENSe<1|2>:]FREQuency:STOP0 to fmax 563,6.16...

  • Page 730

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.336Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 585,[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:FILTer:ALPHa:ACHannel 585,0…1 6.191 585,[SENSe<1|2>:]POWer:ACHannel:FILTer:ALPHa:ALL0 585,…1 6.191 585,[SENSe<1|2>...

  • Page 731

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.337R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 605,SOURce<1|2>:EXTernal<1|2>:POWer[:LEVel]<numeric_value> 605,6.211 606,SOURce<1|2>:EXTernal<1|2>:ROSCillator[:SOURce]INTernal | EXTernal...

  • Page 732

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.338Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06 617,SYSTem:COMMunicate:PRINter:SELect <1|2><printer_name> 617,6.223 618,SYSTem:COMMunicate:RDEVice:GENerator<1|2>:LINKGPIB | TTL 618,6.224 618,SYSTe...

  • Page 733

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 066.339R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands 642,TRIGger<1|2>[:SEQuence]:LEVel[:EXTernal]0.5 to +3.5 V 642,6.248 642,TRIGger<1|2>[:SEQuence]:LEVel:IFPower-30 to –10 dBm 642,6.248 643,TRIGger<1|2...

  • Page 734

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Description of CommandsAlphabetical List of Remote Commands6.340Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

  • Page 735

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.1R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming Examples7 Remote Control – Programming Examples7.1 736,Introduction 736,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 736, 7.27.2 736,Basic 736, Programming S...

  • Page 736

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesIntroduction7.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.1 IntroductionThe following programming examples have a hierarchical structure, i.e. subsequentexamples are based on previous ones. It is thus possible to compile very easily anoperational program...

  • Page 737

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesBasic Programming Steps for the VISA Interface7.2.1.1Initiate Service RequestREM ---- Example of initialization of the SRQ in the case of errors --------PUBLIC SUB SetupSRQ()status = viWrite(analyzer, "*CL...

  • Page 738

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesBasic Programming Steps for the VISA Interface7.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Non-blocking (user inputs possible)This method is recommended if the waiting time until the event to be signalled by anSRQ is long (longer than the selected time-ou...

  • Page 739

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.5R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesBasic Programming Steps for the VISA InterfaceThe following programming example describes the Hold() function, which returnscontrol to the operating system for the period of the waiting time selectable in milli...

  • Page 740

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesBasic Programming Steps for the VISA Interface7.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.2.1.5Evaluation of SCPI Status RegistersREM ------ Subroutine for evaluating Questionable Status Register ---------Public SUB Questionablestatus() Ques$ = SPACE$(...

  • Page 741

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.7R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.3 More Complex Programming ExamplesIn this section, the more advanced programming examples are included:• 741,“Using 741, Marker 741, and Delta Mar 741,ker” on 741, pag...

  • Page 742

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06status = viWrite(analyzer, "CALC:MARK:X:SLIM:LEFT 99.6MHz;RIGHt 100.4MHz", 44, retCnt)'Activate search limit and set to ±400 kHz about center frequencystatus = viWrit...

  • Page 743

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.9R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples'Single sweep'--------- Set frequency ------------------------------------status = viWrite(analyzer, "FREQ:SPAN 1MHz", 14, retCnt)'Spanstatus = viWrite(analyzer, "...

  • Page 744

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06The following example is based on two adjacent signals with a level of –30 dBm at100 MHz and 110 MHz. The intermodulation products lie at 90 MHz and 120 MHzaccording to the a...

  • Page 745

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.11R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.3.1.4Measuring the AM Modulation DepthThe example below is based on an AM-modulated signal at 100 MHz with the fol-lowing characteristics: • Carrier signal level: –30 dBm...

  • Page 746

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3.2Limit Lines and Limit TestThe example below shows the definition and use of a new limit line 5 for trace 1 onscreen A and trace 2 on screen B with the following characteri...

  • Page 747

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.13R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples'--------- Definition of data points and threshold ----------xlimit$ = "CALC:LIM5:CONT 120MHZ,126MHZ,127MHZ,128MHZ,129MHZ,130MHz,136MHz"status = viWrite(analyzer, xli...

  • Page 748

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3.3Measuring the Channel and Adjacent Channel PowerIn the following example, the channel and adjacent channel power is first measuredon a signal with a level of 0 dBm at 800 ...

  • Page 749

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.15R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples'--------- Read out result ----------------------------------Print "Result (CP, ACP low, ACP up, Alt low, Alt up): "Print result$'--------- Example 2: Configure CP/AC...

  • Page 750

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.16Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06'Query result of status = viRead(analyzer, result$, 100, retCnt)'limit check'--------- Read out result ---------------------------------Print "Result Limit Check: "; ...

  • Page 751

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.17R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examplesstatus = viRead(analyzer, result$, 100, retCnt)Print result$END SUBREM ************************************************************************7.3.5Time Domain Power Measuremen...

  • Page 752

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.18Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06'RMS measurementquery$ = query$ + ":CALC:MARK:FUNC:SUMM:SDEV:RES?"'Standard deviationstatus = viWrite(analyzer, query$, 120, retCnt)status = viRead(analyzer, result$,...

  • Page 753

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.19R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming ExamplesREM ************************************************************************Public Sub MultiSumMarker()result$ = Space$(200)'--------- R&S FSP default setting--------------...

  • Page 754

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.20Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06REM ************************************************************************7.3.6.2Multi-Burst Power MeasurementThe multi-burst power measurement function is suitable for measu...

  • Page 755

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.21R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming ExamplesDuring the measurement, each pulse is mapped into a pixel of the screen, i.e. anychange of the trace can be detected only at the left-hand edge of the screen. Maxi-mum measurem...

  • Page 756

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.22Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3.7Fast Level Measurement Using Frequency ListsA typical task for the R&S FSP is power measurement at a number of frequencypoints, e.g. at multiples of the fundamental (h...

  • Page 757

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.23R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming ExamplesREM ************************************************************************Public Sub FrequencyList()result$ = Space$(500)'--------- R&S FSP default setting --------------...

  • Page 758

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.24Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3.8Level Correction of Transducers (Definition of Transducer Fac-tors)In more complex test systems, the frequency response of the test setup must betaken into account in all ...

  • Page 759

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.25R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.3.9Measuring the Magnitude and Phase of a Signal (I/Q Data Acquisition)Due to the R&S FSP's internal architecture, it is capable of measuring and output-ting the magnitud...

  • Page 760

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.26Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06'(= 25*2*1024 bytes)result$ = Space$(100)'Buffer for simple results'--------- R&S FSP default setting ---------------------------------------CALL SetupInstrument'Default se...

  • Page 761

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.27R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examplesstatus = viRead(analyzer, result$, 6553600, retCnt)status = viWrite(analyzer, "TRAC:IQ:STAT OFF", 16, retCnt)'Stop I/Q data aquisition mode if no further measurements...

  • Page 762

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.28Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.3.11'Reading and Writing Files7.3.11.1Reading a File from the InstrumentIn the following example, file TEST1.SET stored under D:\USER\DATA is read fromthe instrument and stor...

  • Page 763

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 067.29R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.3.11.2Creating a File on the InstrumentIn the following example, the TEST1.SET file available on the controller is stored inthe instrument under D:\USER\DATA\DUPLICAT.SET.REM...

  • Page 764

    R&S FSPRemote Control – Programming ExamplesMore Complex Programming Examples7.30Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

  • Page 765

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.1R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesIntroduction8 Maintenance and Instrument Inter-faces8.1 765,Introduction 765,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 765, 8.18.2 766,Maintenance . ....

  • Page 766

    R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesMaintenance8.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.2 Maintenance8.2.1Storing and PackingFor the storage temperature range of the R&S FSP, see the instrument specifica-tions. When stored for an extended period of time the instrument should be pro-...

  • Page 767

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.3R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.3.1.1Interface Characteristics• 8-bit parallel data transfer• bi-directional data transfer• three-line handshake• high data transfer rate• up to 15 instruments can be connected•...

  • Page 768

    R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Handshake bus with three lines.DAV (Data Valid),active low signals a valid data byte on the data bus.NRFD (Not Ready For Data),active low signals that one of the devices connected is not read...

  • Page 769

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.5R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument InterfacesAddressed CommandsThe addressed commands are encoded 00 - 0F hex. They are only effective forinstruments addressed as listeners.Instrument MessagesInstrument messages are transferred on the d...

  • Page 770

    R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Fig. 8.3 Pin assignments for the LPT connector.PinSignalInput (I)Output (O)Description1STROBEOPulse for transmitting a data byte, min. 1µs pulse width(active LOW)2D0OData Line 03D1OData Line...

  • Page 771

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.7R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.3.3RS-232-C Interface (COM)The standard R&S FSP is equipped with a RS-232-C serial interface. The interfacecan be set up and activated manually in the SETUP-GENERAL SETUP menu in theCOM...

  • Page 772

    R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06• GND Interface ground, connected to instrument ground• DSR (Data Set Ready) Input, active LOW, Indicates that the remote station is ready to receive data. • RTS (Request To Send) Outpu...

  • Page 773

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 068.9R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.3.3.4Control CharactersFor interface control, several strings are defined and control characters are reservedwhich are based upon GPIB control.8.3.3.5HandshakeSoftware handshakeIn the softw...

  • Page 774

    R&S FSPMaintenance and Instrument InterfacesInstrument Interfaces8.10Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06Hardware handshakeFor hardware handshake, the instrument indicates that it is ready to receive data viathe lines DTR and RTS. A logic '0' on both lines means 'ready' and a logic '1' means'no...

  • Page 775

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.1R&S FSPError Messages9 Error Messages9.1 776,Introduction 776,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 776, 9.29.2 777,SCPI-Specific Error Messages 777,. . . 777, . . . . . 777, . . . 777, . ....

  • Page 776

    R&S FSPError MessagesIntroduction9.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.1 IntroductionError messages are entered in the error/event queue of the status reporting systemin the remote control mode and can be queried with the command SYSTem:ERRor?. The answer format of R&S FSP to the command...

  • Page 777

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.3R&S FSPError MessagesSCPI-Specific Error Messages9.2 SCPI-Specific Error Messages Error codeError text in the case of queue pollError explanation0No errorThis message is output if the error queue does not contain any entries.Error codeError text in the cas...

  • Page 778

    R&S FSPError MessagesSCPI-Specific Error Messages9.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06-114Header suffix out of rangeThe header contains an invalid numeric suffix.Example: SENSe3 does not exist in the instrument.-120Numeric data errorThe command contains a faulty numeric parameter.-121Invalid ...

  • Page 779

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.5R&S FSPError MessagesSCPI-Specific Error Messages-158String data not allowedThe command contains a valid string at a position which is not allowed.Example: A text parameter is set in quotation marks, INPut:COUPling "DC" -160Block data errorThe co...

  • Page 780

    R&S FSPError MessagesSCPI-Specific Error Messages9.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06-214Trigger deadlockThe trigger source for the initiation of measurement is set to GET and subsequent measurement is received. The measurement cannot be started until a GET is received, but the GET would cau...

  • Page 781

    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.7R&S FSPError MessagesSCPI-Specific Error Messages-254Media fullThe media is full.Example: There is no space on the floppy.-255Directory fullThe media directory is full.-256File name not foundThe file name cannot be found on the media.-257File name errorThe...

  • Page 782

    R&S FSPError MessagesDevice-Specific Messages9.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 069.3 Device-Specific MessagesTable 9-1Device-specific messages-420Query UNTERMINATEDThe query is incomplete.Example: The instrument is addressed as a talker and receives incomplete data.-430Query DEADLOCKEDThe qu...

  • Page 783

    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.1IndexSymbols* (enhancement label) 112, . . . . . 112, . . . . . . . . 4 112,.40AAbortrecording of correction data 121,. . . . . . 4.49Absolute/relative channel pow 168,er 168, . . . . . 4.96ACP measurement 153,. . . . . . . . 153, . . . . . . ...

  • Page 784

    R&S FSPIndex4.2Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06resolution bandwid 93,th 93, . . . 93, . . . . . . 93,. . 4.21sweep time 93,. . . . . . . 93,. . . . 93, . . . . . . 93,. . 93,4.21video bandwidth 93,. . . . . . . 93, . . . . . . 93,. . 4.21Create directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

  • Page 785

    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.3measur 192,ement 192,. . . . . . . . . 192, . . . . . . . 4.120Header 372,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372, . . . . . . . . 5 372,.10Horizontal sync signal 282, . . . . . 282, . . . . . . . 4.210HotkeyMORE 298, . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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    R&S FSPIndex4.4Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06signal/noise power density (C/No) of an IS95 CDMA signal 174,. . . . . 174, . . . . . . . 4.102Measurement resultssave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.193Messages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.187Min hold 113, . ...

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    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.5Reflection measurement 291, . . . 291, . .4.219, 4. 305,233Remote commandsalphabetical list 721, . . . . . . . 721, . . . . . . . 6.327Remote controlbasics 363,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363, . . . . . . . . . 5.1 367,GPIB 367, . . . . . . ....

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    R&S FSPIndex4.6Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06CAL RESULT 122,S. . . . . . . . 122, . . .4.50, 6. 494,100CAL TOTA 121,L 121, . . . . . . . . . . 121, . . . 121,4.49, 6. 494,100CAL TRAN 287,S. . . . . . 4.2 287,15, 4.229, 301,6. 546,152CCDF ON/OFF 180, . . . . . 4.108 180,, 487,6.93, 488...

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    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.7GEN REF INT/EXT 316, . . . . 316, . . . . . . . 4.244GENERAL SETUP. . . . . . . . . . . . 4.172GPIB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.174GPIB ADDRESS . . . . . . . .4.174, 6. 616,222GPIB LANGUAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.174GRID AB...

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    R&S FSPIndex4.8Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06POWER OFFSET 285, . 4.213, 4.227, 299,6. 603,209POWER ON/OFF 149,4.77, 149, 6.8 474,0, 476,6.82, 6.85, 481,6.87, 6.89POWER SWEEP 297,. . . . . . 297, . . . . . . . 4.225POWER SWP ON/O 297,FF 297, . 297, . . . . . . . 4.225PREAMP . . . . . ...

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    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.9SWEEP COUNT 100, . . . . 4.28, 4.40, 112,6. 595,201SWEEP LIST 195,4.123, 4.140, 6.175, 569,6.176, 571,6.177, 6.178, 573,6.179SWEEP POIN 101,TS 101,. . . . . . 101, . . .4.29, 6. 599,205SWEEP REP ON/OFF . . . . . . . . . 4.176SWEEP 159,TIM...

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    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.10gated 103, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103, . . . .4.31, 104,4.32range 195, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195, . . . . . . . 4.123settings 99, . . . . . . 99,. . . . . . . 99, . . . . . . 99,. . 4.27 100,single 100,. . . . . . . . . . . ...

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    R&S FSPIndexOperating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.11

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    R&S FSP4.12Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06

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    Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 064.13R&S FSP

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    R&S FSP4.14Operating Manual 1164.4556.12 - 06