[time-nuts] Entry level systems

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Wed May 24 20:29:10 EDT 2006

SAIDJACK at aol.com said the following on 05/24/2006 08:23 PM:
> Hello John,
> I have several HP 5334's (A and B), and there is a trick how you can get  
> from 2ns (2E-09) resolution to 10ps (1E-11) on these great units.
> To measure a 10MHz reference at 100micro Hertz resolution:
>    * Do an offset of 10MHz (subtract 10MHz from your  reading)
>    * then set the gate time to its maximum of 99 seconds.
> Voila, the unit now displays the difference between it's internal OCXO to  
> your source in 0.0001Hz resolution.

Very clever trick!  Thanks much, Said.


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