[time-nuts] Problem with HP 83623A 20 GHz sweep generator stepping up/down 100 Hz when not wanted.

wb6bnq wb6bnq at cox.net
Thu Dec 22 05:48:19 EST 2016

Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) wrote:

>snip ......
>The radio ham that noticed this step change in frequency is well used to
>listening on 10 GHz, and hearing beacons. So I think its reasonable to
>assume that the problem is not his end, but my end.
>Any thoughts, which do NOT include purchasing a second expensive 20 GHz
>signal generator. They are around $10,000 each, so a bit out of my price

I would not automatically assume that the problem is at your end of 
things.  It could well be something has gone wrong at the other end.


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