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

Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk
Thu Dec 22 07:43:40 EST 2016

On 22 December 2016 at 03:51, Tom Knox <actast at hotmail.com> wrote:

> If it is any help, the 836XXA/B series are all capable of 1Hz resolution
> but are locked at 1KHz unless you enter the license key for option 008. So
> it could be software/firmware related.
> Happy Merry;
> Thomas Knox

I have the license key - not exactly via an official means I might add. I
would not be surprised if that changed the behavior in some way, but I'd
like to resolve this problem, if one exists, before the upgrade.


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