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Author Topic: SureCal vs MetCal  (Read 36996 times)

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #30 on: 02-18-2009 -- 05:28:26 »
Hawaii596

I am the biggest fan of the HP 3335A.  It is a great standard (un-matched for reliability).

There are two companies that I know of who are able to rebuild the 3335A. 
Oplink in GA and Nation Test Equipment in southern CA.  Each of these companies are very good a repairing and rebuilding older equipment.

I recomend them to my customers when they have a broken 3335A.

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #31 on: 02-18-2009 -- 05:37:53 »
No recall would ever be necessary because the Air Force has you chart the attenuator prior to each use. It's not that big of a deal because the tests that use it (Scale Fidelity, Input Attenuator, Reference Level, and RBW), are all done at the same frequency, usually 40 MHz.

Duckbutta,
I think that is they way to do.  Comparing one measurement to another measurement using the attenuator as a transfer standard.  It is a pain in the butt, but there is little time for the attenuator to change is values.  And if you have a failure you will only have a couple of units that may be effected. 

I would hate to be in the lab that had to recall mounts worth of spectrum analyzer calibrations.

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #32 on: 02-25-2009 -- 16:51:20 »
Straight scoop from SureCal.

The true statement would be:  They (AF Labs) have chosen to write their own procedures.   SureCAL isn't going away and we still consider them a customer.
 
Does that answer your question?
 
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Baltimore, MD  21203-1693

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #33 on: 05-26-2009 -- 15:55:22 »
Metcal is better.More support;you can get a procedure written to the standards you have,not someone else's;Uncertainties can be reported;TUR's will be reported; You don't need a programmer license to change,maintain, or write procedures.
  Just seems better for us.We are strictly Metcal,TME, or HP BASIC

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #34 on: 12-23-2016 -- 07:11:00 »
Help me Sure 5.2 Cal.
I did not try a lot of data to run its 5.2 Fluke Cal Sure, brothers and sisters can guide me to write programs for the new model.
Older siblings can have a data source for me please, I sincerely thank you.
your gmail address: levanthach1985@gmail.com

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #35 on: 12-29-2016 -- 06:17:46 »
Help SureCal 5.2
I'm Drever HTBwin83 faulty Surecal 5.2, I want to run this application for Fluke DMM firms.
Who helped me Drever Fluke DMM (Fluke 8845A, Fluke 187, Fluke 179 ...)
thank you very much
mail: levanthach1985@gmail.com

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Re: SureCal vs MetCal
« Reply #36 on: 12-29-2016 -- 16:54:22 »
levanthach1985, if you are having trouble running a SureCal Procedure you should contact the people at SureCal for help.  If you have a licensed copy of the software they will be better able to assist you with your problem.

http://www.northropgrumman.com/Capabilities/SureCAL/Pages/default.aspx?utm_source=PrintAd&utm_medium=Redirect&utm_campaign=SureCal_Redirect

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