[time-nuts] HP 5300B - HP 5308A Counter Time Base Question...
tmiller11147 at verizon.net
Sat Nov 1 15:45:22 EDT 2014
The service manual for the 5300B is on the keysight.com site under manuals.
Do you have a frequency reference (house standard) that you can use to
adjust the reference in the counter? See the manual.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Burt I. Weiner" <biwa at att.net>
To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2014 3:19 PM
Subject: [time-nuts] HP 5300B - HP 5308A Counter Time Base Question...
>I was recently given a HP-5300B / 5308A counter. I thought it might be
>handy when I'm at an AM broadcast transmitter and needed to make "rough"
>frequency measurements. It turns out that at 1000 kHz it reads about 4.5
>Hz high. Looking inside I'm not sure if there's a time base adjustment. I
>looked at the on-line manuals available and I don't find any reference to
>adjusting the time base frequency. Does anyone here know anything about
>these counters? Is there a schematic available? I'm not looking for
>precision, but 4.5 Hz at 1 MHz seems a tad much.
> Burt, K6OQK
> Burt I. Weiner Associates
> Broadcast Technical Services
> Glendale, California U.S.A.
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