Setup PNOP and PSAT Marker Search

This example program does the following:

This VBScript (*.vbs) program can be run as a macro in the PNA. To do this, copy the following code into a text editor file such as Notepad and save it on the PNA hard drive as SearchMkr.vbs.  Learn how to setup and run the macro.

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Set app = CreateObject("AgilentPNA835X.Application")


set meas = app.activemeasurement

'View Power Out vs Power In

meas.ChangeParameter "B",1

'perform power sweep

set chan = app.ActiveChannel

chan.SweepType = 2

chan.StartPower = -5

chan.StopPower = 0


'Choose marker search

resp=Msgbox ("PNOP (yes) or PSAT (no)" , 4, "PNA Marker Search Demo")

if resp=6 then




End If


'PSAT marker search

Sub PSAT1()

set psat = meas.PSaturation

psat.PMaxBackOff = .3


'Read PSAT Parameter

dim answer


wscript.echo("Gain Sat: "& answer)

End Sub


'PNOP marker search

Sub PNOP1()

set pnop = meas.PNOP

pnop.BackOff = 2

pnop.PinOffset = 1


'Read PNOP Parameter

dim answer


wscript.echo("PNOP Gain: "& answer)

End Sub