[time-nuts] HP5342A GPIB programming

Matt Ettus boyscout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 20:37:14 EST 2008

On Jan 30, 2008 5:33 PM, John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com> wrote:
> I don't know the 5342A, but most of the HP counters use a fairly
> straightforward sequence of send command for reading, delay a few
> hundred microseconds, then issue a read command.  Some have various
> triggering options, but the most straightforward is usually to just have
> it reply to a request.
> If you want, I can send you a couple of examples (not necessarily good
> ones!) of perl scripts using the LinuxGPIB driver and library.

That would be great!  I was planning on writing a program in python to
check the USRP clock frequency once every second and record it to a
file, since Bob McGwier has been complaining about drift.  I don't
think it's nearly as bad has he thinks.


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