PS-Cal Release Notes

PS-Cal Release Notes

GENEVA, OH, August 21, 2018

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PS-Cal v4.4, August 2018 Release

  • Add EEPROM programming support for the N1913A and N1914A power meters
  • Add templates for TEGAM RF standards 1505A, 2505A, 1510A, 2510A, and 1807A
  • Add support for Keysight U8481A, U8485A, and U8487A power sensors
  • Add uncertainty data for E5071C at frequencies above 8.5 GHz
  • Add user-definable reference frequency parameter for Giga-tronics 80701
  • Update HP 8340A driver to set RF to OFF after preset command
  • Update the Boonton power sensor calibration upload routine
  • Update Boonton 4232 power meter driver
  • Split Boonton power sensors into peak and CW groups
  • Set calibration frequency to 1 GHz for select Boonton models
  • Resolve type issue with Agilent PNA N5230C driver
  • Correct attenuator math error
  • Correct error in E9304A H18/H19/H20/H24/H25 sensor templates
  • Update Keysight 34401A drivers
  • Update Test Report user interface
  • Improve EEPROM upload routines
  • Add user prompt to restart PS-Cal after removing instrument(s) from Station
  • Change E930xA cal level from -10 to -11 dBm
  • Add EEPROM upload to the Anritsu MA248x power sensors
  • Add extended frequency points to TEGAM bolometer templates
  • Rename power splitter files
  • Correct 1830A Measurement Error when Calibrating Power Sensors at -30 dBm
  • Update Giga-tronics upload tool


PS-Cal v4.3, February 2018 Release

  • Changed bridge measurement methodology to reduce measurement time per frequency
  • Added amplifier support
  • Added samples / measurement parameter
  • Added dwell time parameter and set default to 13 s
  • Updated install package
  • Updated Bridge Method verification process to set frequency on DUT power meter
  • Fixed 13s delay setting in verification tests
  • Changed order of inheritance for Direct Comparison
  • Updated TEGAM 2510 lower frequency limit
  • Updated and tested TEGAM 1806 bridge measurement methods
  • Split E9304A into two templates to allow use of TEGAM 2505A
  • Resolved calculation issues with 1806A bridge
  • Added temperature in degrees Celsius to linearity test
  • Added zero and power averaging tool
  • Updated main form error handling
  • Resolved issue with template for 2002A
  • Updated I/O for Keysight meters writing data to EEPROMS
  • Added Rohde &Schwarz .NET header to files to interact with DLL files
  • Added notification stating that Boonton 4500B can only read EEPROM
  • Resolved Z51 upload issue
  • Updated leveling loops to 0.05db
  • Changed volt meter drivers to 6.5 Digits
  • Added new driver for CETC_AV1464x series signal generator
  • Resolved timeout settling errors with Rohde &Schwarz EEPROM upload and HP 3458A
  • Resolved problem with 9640A setting signal source to +6 dbm
  • Resolved 1830A Com Port setting errors when VISA resource is not available
  • Resolved issue with Boonton 4500A programming EEPROM
  • Modified DMM drivers for a 10V range and 2.5V measurement default for TEGAM hardware
  • Updated power sensor template e932xa
  • Increased scroll bars on selection UI for Select Test Method screen
  • Updated drivers so all have static creation classes
  • Updated Boonton 4500B driver to support watts
  • Added better error messages for exporting n553xx data



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