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OPERATI ON MANUAL

MODE 4/ MODE S
TEST SYSTEM

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4. REMOTE OPERATION
4. 1 GENERAL
The Mode 4/ Mode S Test Syst em wi t h t he
SI - 1404 pr ovi des mul t i pl e opt i ons f or
r emot e oper at i on: par al l el GPI B cont r ol
t hr ough t he ATC- 1400A, ser i al RS- 232
cont r ol t hr ough t he SI - 1404 or par al l el
GPI B cont r ol t hr ough t he SI - 1404. Al l
r emot e opt i ons can oper at e si mul t aneousl y
as l ong as commands used do not i nt er f er e
wi t h each ot her ( conveni ent f or sendi ng
quer i es t hr ough one connect or whi l e
cont r ol l i ng oper at i on t hr ough anot her ) .
Ref er t o 1- 1- 2, Fi gur e 1 f or SI - 1404
cont r ol s, connect or s and i ndi cat or s; 1- 1- 2,
Fi gur e 2 f or SI - 1404 Keyboar d r ef er ences
and 1- 1- 2, Fi gur e 50 f or ATC- 1400A
cont r ol s, connect or s and i ndi cat or s.
4. 2 FRONT PANEL OPERATI ON
Sendi ng a command t hr ough t he
ATC- 1400A GPI B Connect or ( J14)
aut omat i cal l y l ocks out f r ont panel
oper at i on ( l ocal oper at i on) . Fr ont panel
cont r ol s r emai n l ocked out unt i l an
excl amat i on mar k ( !) i s sent t o t he
ATC- 1400A t o r et ur n t o nor mal oper at i on.
The SI - 1404 has f r ont panel cont r ol
capabi l i t i es dur i ng r emot e oper at i on
t hr ough t he SI - 1404 RS- 232 Connect or
( J12) or GPI B Connect or ( J21) , unl ess
commanded ot her wi se. Adj ust i ng f r ont
panel cont r ol s dur i ng r emot e oper at i on may
i nt er f er e wi t h nor mal oper at i on.

4. 3 OPERATI NG PROCEDURES
4. 3. 1 ATC-1400A GPI B Confi gurat i on
STEP PROCEDURE
1. Appl y power t o Mode 4/ Mode S Test
Syst em.
2. Connect ext er nal GPI B cont r ol devi ce
t o ATC- 1400A GPI B Connect or ( J14)
usi ng I EEE- 488 GPI B cabl e.
Use a doubl e shi el ded and pr oper l y
t er mi nat ed I EEE- 488 i nt er f ace cabl e.
3. Set desi r ed GPI B addr ess wi t h
ATC- 1400A GPI B ADDRESS Di p
Swi t ches.
4. I ni t i at e par al l el r emot e oper at i on.
5. St ar t al l command l i nes t o SI - 1404
wi t h AXn= wher e n equal s SI - 1404
C84 Syst em Scr een 1404 Bus Addr ess
set t i ng ( def aul t i s 4) .
6. Send ATC- 1400A commands bef or e
and on a separ at e l i ne f r om SI - 1404
commands.
NOTE: Fai l ur e t o pl ace commands on
separat e l i nes may ret urn
f al se i ndi cat i ons.
NOTE: Command l i nes t hr ough t he
ATC- 1400A have a maxi mum
l engt h of 68 char act er s
i ncl udi ng pr ef i x and l i ne
t er mi nat or char act er s.
7. When f i ni shed wi t h r emot e oper at i on,
send ! command t o ret urn t o f r ont
panel oper at i on ( l ocal cont r ol ) .
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4. 3. 2 SI - 1404 RS- 232 Conf i gurat i on
STEP PROCEDURE
1. Appl y power t o SI - 1404.
2. Connect ext er nal ser i al cont r ol devi ce
t o SI - 1404 RS- 232 Connect or ( J12) .
Use a doubl e shi el ded and pr oper l y
t er mi nat ed RS- 232 i nt er f ace cabl e.
Ref er t o 1- 2- 4, Fi gur es 24 t hr ough 27.
NOTE: The SI - 1404 RS- 232
Connect or ( J12) connect s
di r ect l y t o a comput er t ype
devi ce or t hr ough a nul l
modem adapt er t o a modem
t ype devi ce.
3. Pr ess SI - 1404 C MENU, 8 and 1 Keys
i n sequence t o di spl ay C81 Syst em
Scr een.
C81 SYSTEM - RS232 CONTROL
RCI:ENABLE Screen Dump:DISABLE
RCI Echo:YES Screen Border:7BIT
Screen EOL:CR/LF
Use SI -1404 CURSOR Keys,
SLEW Cont r ol and Keyboar d t o set
f i el ds as f ol l ows:
G Set RCI t o ENABLE.
G Set RCI Echo t o YES t o echo back
commands t o cont r ol l er or NO t o
di sabl e r emot e echo ( usual modem
oper at i on) .
G Set Screen Dump t o DISABLE f or
nor mal r emot e oper at i on.
4. Pr ess SI - 1404 C MENU, 8 and 2 Keys
i n sequence t o di spl ay C82 Syst em
Scr een.
C82 SYSTEM - RS232 INTERFACE
Baud:38400 Hndshk:XON/XOFF
Data:8 HndshkOn: 90%
Stop:1 Parity:NONE HndshkOff:10%

PIN 1
PIN 2
PIN 3
PIN 6
PIN 5
PIN 4
PIN 7
PIN 8
PIN 9
PIN 8
PIN 7
PIN 4
PIN 5
PIN 6
PIN 3
PIN 2
PIN 1
TXD
RXD
GND
CTS
RTS
RX
TX
GND
RTS
CTS
HOST SI-1404
DTR
DCD DCD
DSR
02403022
DSR DTR
PIN 9

RS- 232 Host Cabl e Connect i ons ( 9- Pi n)
Fi gure 24
PIN 1
PIN 2
PIN 3
PIN 6
PIN 5
PIN 4
PIN 7
PIN 8
PIN 20
PIN 9
PIN 8
PIN 7
PIN 4
PIN 5
PIN 6
PIN 3
PIN 2
PIN 1
TXD
RXD
GND
CTS
RTS
TX
RX
GND
CTS
RTS
HOST SI-1404
DTR
DCD
DTR
DCD
DSR
DSR
02403023
RS- 232 Host Cabl e Connect i ons ( 25- Pi n)
Fi gure 25
PIN 1
PIN 2
PIN 3
PIN 6
PIN 5
PIN 4
PIN 7
PIN 8
PIN 9
PIN 8
PIN 7
PIN 4
PIN 5
PIN 6
PIN 3
PIN 2
PIN 1
TXD
RXD
GND
CTS
RTS
RX
TX
GND
RTS
CTS
MODEM SI-1404
DTR
DCD DCD
DSR
02403024
DSR DTR
PIN 9

RS- 232 Modem Cabl e Connect i ons ( 9- Pi n)
Fi gure 26
PIN 1
PIN 2
PIN 3
PIN 6
PIN 5
PIN 4
PIN 7
PIN 8
PIN 20
PIN 9
PIN 8
PIN 7
PIN 4
PIN 5
PIN 6
PIN 3
PIN 2
PIN 1
TXD
RXD
GND
CTS
RTS
TX
RX
GND
CTS
RTS
MODEM SI-1404
DTR
DCD
DTR
DCD
DSR
DSR
02403025
RS- 232 Modem Cabl e Connect i ons ( 25- Pi n)
Fi gure 27
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STEP PROCEDURE
Use SI -1404 CURSOR Keys, SLEW
Cont r ol and Keyboar d t o set f i el ds as
f ol l ows:
G Set Baud t o baud r at e compat i bl e
wi t h ser i al cont r ol l er and modem,
i f used.
G Set Hndshk t o handshake mode
compat i bl e wi t h ser i al cont r ol l er or
NONE f or modem oper at i on.
G Set Dat a t o number of dat a bi t s
per wor d accor di ng t o ser i al
cont rol l er set t i ng.
G Set St op t o number of st op bi t s
per wor d accor di ng t o ser i al
cont rol l er set t i ng.
G Set Pari t y accordi ng t o seri al
cont rol l er pari t y set t i ng.
G I f needed, set HndshkOn t o 90%
and HndshkOf f t o 10% ( def aul t s) .
5. I f appl i cabl e, cal l modem.
6. I ni t i at e ser i al r emot e oper at i on.
4. 3. 3 SI -1404 GPI B Confi gurat i on
STEP PROCEDURE
1. Appl y power t o SI - 1404.
2. Connect ext er nal GPI B cont r ol devi ce
t o SI -1404 GPI B Connect or (J21)
usi ng I EEE- 488 GPI B cabl e.
Use a doubl e shi el ded and pr oper l y
t er mi nat ed I EEE- 488 i nt er f ace cabl e.
3. Pr ess SI - 1404 C MENU, 8 and 3 Keys
i n sequence t o di spl ay C83 Syst em
Scr een.
C82 SYSTEM - GPIB
RCI:ENABLE
Address:31
Use SI -1404 CURSOR Keys, SLEW
Cont r ol and Keyboar d t o set f i el ds as
f ol l ows:
G Set RCI t o ENABLE.
G Set Address t o desi red GPI B
addr ess.
4. I ni t i at e par al l el r emot e oper at i on,
sendi ng commands t o GPI B addr ess
set i n St ep 3.
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4. 4 TEST MACRO LANGUAGE (TMAC)
TMAC i s t he Remot e Command I nt erpret er
( RCI ) used f or pr ogr ammi ng and r emot el y
oper at i ng t he SI - 1404 Test Auxi l i ar y.
TMAC pr ovi des a f or mat t o st or e and
per f or m user def i ned t est sequences.
TMAC, based on t he I EEE- 488. 2 f or mat ,
suppor t s t he SCPI St andar d.
A mai n st r engt h of TMAC i s t he capabi l i t y
t o def i ne macr o commands. St ep by st ep
t est pr ocedur es ar e devel oped, st or ed and
r emot el y i mpl ement ed t hr ough TMAC.
TMAC al so pr ovi des a var i et y of dat a
st r uct ur es t o assi st i n devel opi ng t est
pr ocedur es. Macr os can be execut ed f r om
ot her macr os, passi ng par amet er s f r om one
macr o t o anot her , al l owi ng compl i cat ed
pr ocedur es t o be di vi ded i nt o smal l er t asks.
Mul t i t aski ng commands al l ow sever al
macr os t o al t er nat e command execut i on,
gi vi ng t he appear ance of bei ng execut ed
si mul t aneousl y.
Macr os decl ar ed as pr ogr ams can be
assi gned by r emot e oper at i on. Macr o
pr ogr ams may t hen be act i vat ed t hr ough
f r ont panel oper at i on under t he User Menu.
A f ul l expl anat i on of t he TMAC l anguage i s
beyond t he scope of t he Mode 4/ Mode S
Test Syst em Oper at i on Manual . Tabl e 12
i n 1- 2- 4 l i st s t he speci f i c i nst r ument
commands. For a compl et e expl anat i on of
t he TMAC l anguage i ncl udi ng t he use of
macr os, macr o pr ogr ams, var i abl es, dat a
st r uct ur es, f l ow cont r ol commands and
mul t i t aski ng commands, r ef er t o t he
SI - 1404 TMAC User s Manual ( 1002- 2401-
600) .
4. 5 COMMAND SYNTAX
Al l commands and dat a ar e pr i nt abl e ASCI I
char act er s.
Commands have t wo f or ms, shor t or l ong.
The par ser onl y accept s t he exact shor t or
l ong f or m. Shor t f or ms ar e shown i n upper
case. Long f or ms ar e shown as t he ent i r e
command ( upper and l ower case) . Al l
commands, t hough, ar e case i nsensi t i ve.
Del i mi t er s separ at e or cl assi f y commands.
The SI - 1404 uses t he f ol l owi ng del i mi t er s:
G = r epr esent s a set val ue t o oper at i on.
G ? r epr esent s a get val ue oper at i on.
G , separ at es i ndi vi dual set val ue t o
f i el ds (and same f i el ds i n repl i es) .
G ; separ at es commands on same l i ne.
Command l i nes sent t hr ough t he
ATC- 1400A t o t he SI - 1404 Test Auxi l i ar y
i ncl ude t he pr ef i x, AXn= wi t h n set
accordi ng t o t he C84 I FR BUS Syst em
Scr een 1404 Bus Addr ess set t i ng. The
pr ef i x i s opt i onal t hr ough t he SI - 1404
remot e connect ors.
Er r or condi t i ons i dent i f i ed i n l ocal
oper at i on ar e al so act i ve i n r emot e
oper at i on. The SI - 1404 onl y sends er r or
messages, t hough, when r equest ed by an
er r or quer y. Val i d er r or messages f r om t he
SI - 1404 cause t he ATC- 1400A t o set bi t 1
of t he SRQ r egi st er . Whi l e bi t 1 of t he
SRQ r egi st er i s act i ve, t he er r or quer y,
SYSTem:ERRor:S1403c? , i s sent t o
r ecei ve t he message and cl ear t he r egi st er .
I f bi t 1 of t he SRQ r egi st er i s not set when
t he command i s i ssued t he r epl y i s NONE
t o i ndi cat e no errors.
Remot e and l ocal oper at i on per f or m t he
same f unct i ons except f or decoded
sequence menus. For r emot e oper at i on,
dat a f or sequence menus must be ent er ed
as shor t or l ong dat a f i el ds.
A hel pf ul hi nt f or set t i ng sequence menu
dat a i s set t i ng t he desi r ed dat a i n decoded
f or mat f r om t he f r ont panel . Af t er set t i ng
desi r ed dat a, changi ng t he sequence menu
t o an undecoded f or mat al l ows t he oper at or
t o see and r ecor d t he dat a f i el d r equi r ed t o
set t he sequence menu remot el y.
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4. 6 COMMANDS
Command l i ne descr i pt i ons si gni f y var i abl e
ent r y f i el ds as f ol l ows:
<i t al i cs> wher e i t al i cs r epr esent s t he val ue,
dat a or cont r ol ent r y f i el d.
Ent r y f i el ds ar e set t o def aul t or f r ont panel
val ues set bef or e swi t chi ng t o r emot e
oper at i on.
Det ai l ed expl anat i on of commands wi t h
r ef er ence t o scr een l ocat i on f or compar abl e
f r ont panel oper at i on ar e l i st ed i n
al phabet i cal or der .

Bracket s [ ] i ndi cat e opt i onal command
words or dat a (e. g. GENerat or ANTA, ON or
GENer at or : STATe ANTA, ON wor k t he same
f or t he command GENerat or[ : STATe]
<ant >, <on/ of f >) .
The t wo- st at e var i abl es r epr esent ed by
<on/ of f >, <ant > and <t rue/ f al se> al so
accept t he number 1 f or ON, ANTB or
TRUE; and 0 f or OFF, ANTA or FALSE.
Most st r i ng i nput s r equi r e quot at i on mar ks
() ar ound t he st ri ng as i ndi cat ed i n t he
command descr i pt i ons.

COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
FORMat <t ype> ASCi i / BI Nary/ HEXadeci mal /
OCTal
Set s f ormat f or numeri cal dat a
ret urns.
I NTerrogat i on: TRI Gger: BURSt Same as pressi ng BURST Key.
HCOPy[ : I MMedi at e] Perf orms screen dump out
RS-232 Connect or.
HCOPy: SDUMp[ : I MMedi at e] Perf orms screen dump out
RS-232 Connect or.
PSCReen Perf orms screen dump out
RS-232 Connect or.
C10/ C20 Funct i on Screens
GENerat or[ : STATe] <ant >, <on/ of f > ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1), ON/ OFF
(1/ 0)
Enabl es/ di sabl es i nt errogat i on
f or speci f i ed ant enna.
GENerat or[ : STATe] ? Ret urns i nt errogat i on st at us f or
speci f i ed ant enna.
GENerat or: LEVel : OFFSet
<ant >, <f i ne>
ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1), -3. 0 t o +3. 0 Set s ANTB verni er i n dB.
GENerat or: LEVel : OFFSet ? Ret urns ANTB verni er set t i ng
i n dB.
GENerat or: TI Me: OFFSet <val ue> -0. 95 t o +0. 95 Set s ANTB i nt errogat i on
posi t i on i n s, rel at i ve t o
ANTA.
GENerat or: TI Me: OFFSet ? Ret urns ANTB i nt errogat i on
posi t i on set t i ng i n s f rom
ANTA.
GENerat or: LEVel <ant >, <course> ANTB (1), -20 t o -83 Set s ANTB l evel i n dBm.
GENerat or: LEVel ? <ant > ANTB (1) Ret urns ANTB l evel set t i ng i n
dBm.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: ATCrbs St art s ATC Funct i on.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: SEQuence St art s SEQ Funct i on.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACS St art s ACS Funct i on.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACL St art s ACL Funct i on.
SI - 1404 Command Li st
Tabl e 12
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NTerl ace
[ <n>]
1 t o 999 St art s I nt erl ace/ set s ATCRBS
t o Mode S i nt errogat i on rat i o.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NTerl ace? Ret urns ATCRBS t o Mode S
i nt errogat i on rat i o set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI
[ <f 1>, <f 2>]
ATC/ SEQ/ ACS/ ACL,
ATC/ SEQ/ ACS/ ACL
St art s DI / set s bot h
i nt errogat i on t ypes.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI ? Ret urns DI i nt errogat i on t ypes.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt
[ <f 1>, <BN>]
1 t o 9999 St art s Burst / set s i nt errogat i on
t ype and number.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt ? Ret urns Burst number set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt :
CONDi t i on?
Ret urns Burst Funct i on st at us.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: ATCMoni t or St art s ATCRBS Moni t or
Funct i on.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on: MODE4 St art s Mode 4 Funct i on
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on:
MODE4Moni t or
St art s Mode 4 Moni t or
Funct i on.
I NTerrogat i on: FUNCt i on? Ret urns act i ve i nt errogat i on
f unct i on wi t h paramet ers.
I NTerrogat i on: P3 <l evel > CAL/ VAR/ OFF Set s P3 pul se l evel .
I NTerrogat i on: P3? Ret urns P3 pul se l evel set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P6
<l evel >[ , <wi dt h>[ , <dev>] ]
CAL/ OFF, CAL/ -1. 50 t o
+1. 50, CAL/ -1. 95 t o +1. 95
Set s P6 pul se l evel , wi dt h and
posi t i on.
I NTerrogat i on: P6? Ret urns P6 pul se l evel , wi dt h
and posi t i on set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P2 <l evel > CAL/ VAR/ OFF Set s P2 pul se l evel .
I NTerrogat i on: P2? Ret urns P2 pul se l evel set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P6: SPR
<on/ of f >[ , <dev>]
ON/ OFF, CAL/ -1. 00 t o +1. 00 Set s SPR cont rol and posi t i on.
I NTerrogat i on: P6: SPR? Ret urns SPR cont rol and
posi t i on set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P4
<l evel >[ , <wi dt h>[ , <dev>] ]
CAL/ VAR/ OFF, CAL/ 0. 20
t o 3. 55, CAL/ -1. 95 t o +1. 95
Set s P4 pul se l evel , wi dt h and
posi t i on.
I NTerrogat i on: P4? Ret urns P4 pul se l evel , wi dt h
and posi t i on set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P2: MODE4 <st at us> CAL/ OFF Set s Mode 4 P2 pul se st at us.
I NTerrogat i on: P2: MODE4? Ret urns P2 pul se st at us and
posi t i on set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P3: MODE4 <st at us> CAL/ OFF Set s Mode 4 P3 pul se st at us.
I NTerrogat i on: P3: MODE4? Ret urns Mode 4 P3 pul se
st at us set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: P4: MODE4
<st at us>[ , <dev>]
CAL/ OFF, CAL/ -1. 95 t o
+1. 95
Set s Mode 4 P4 pul se st at us
and posi t i on.
I NTerrogat i on: P4: MODE4? Ret urns Mode 4 P4 pul se
st at us and posi t i on set t i ng.
REPLy: ATCrbs? Ret urns Mode C repl y al t i t ude
or Mode A repl y i dent i f i cat i on.
SI - 1404 Command Li st
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
REPLy: DELay: FI RSt ? Ret urns repl y del ay f or current
f unct i on.
REPLy: JI TTer? <rt ype> ATC, MODES or "MODE4" Ret urns measured repl y j i t t er.
REPLy: MODES? [ <rf ormat >] A/ N Ret urns dat a i n set f ormat f rom
Mode S repl i es t o ATC, ACS or
ACL i nt errogat i ons.
REPLy: SPACi ng? <rt ype> ATC or "MODE4" Ret urns repl y pul se spaci ngs
and Enabl e Tri gger spaci ng
f rom P4 f or Mode 4.
REPLy: WI DTh? <rt ype> ATC, MODES or "MODE4" Ret urns repl y pul se wi dt hs and
TDV and Enabl e Tri gger pul se
wi dt hs f or Mode 4.
I NTerrogat i on: CODe <code> "EXT", "A", "B", "ZERO",
"ALL", "NONE", "RND" or
"USER"
Set s Mode 4 i nt errogat i on word
code.
I NTerrogat i on: CODe? Ret urns Mode 4 i nt errogat i on
word code.
I NTerrogat i on: CODe: USER: RAW
<1st 32>, <2nd32>
0 t o 4294967295, 0 t o
4294967295
Set s t he 64 bi t s f or t he Mode 4
USER code.
I NTerrogat i on: CODe: USER: RAW? Ret urns t he 64 bi t set t i ng f or
t he Mode 4 USER code.
REPLy: TI Meout <t i me> 1. 000 t o 65. 535 Set s t i me l i mi t t o l ook f or repl y
i n seconds.
C30 Percent Repl y Screen
REPLy: PERCent ? [ <ant >[ , <rt ype>] ] ANTA/ ANTB, TOTAL/ ATC/
MODES/ "MODE4"/ BAD/ NO
REPLY
Set s percent repl y t hrough
sel ect ed ant enna f or set t ype.
REPLy: PERCent : CLEar Cl ears percent repl y readi ngs.
C40 Repl y Del ay Screen
REPLy: DELay? [ <t ype>] ATC/ MODES/ "MODE4" Ret urns repl y del ay i n s and
TDV del ay f or Mode 4.
REPLy: DELay: CLEar Cl ears repl y del ay readi ngs.
C50/ C60 Squi t t er Screens
SQTR: ADDRess? Ret urns squi t t er address.
SQTR: TAI L? Ret urns squi t t er t ai l number
and count ry.
SQTR: COUNt : PERi od <t > 10 t o 300 Set s peri od i n seconds f or
count i ng squi t t ers.
SQTR: COUNt : PERi od? Ret urns peri od set t i ng i n
seconds f or count i ng squi t t ers.
SQTR: COUNt ? [ <t ype>] "ATC"/ DF11/ DF17/ DF17A/
"DF17E"/ DF17I / DF17O/
DF17P/ DF17S/ DF17T/
"DF17V"/ "MODE4"/ "MODES"
Ret urns squi t t er count duri ng
set peri od f or sel ect ed t ype.
SQTR: COUNt : CLEar Cl ears squi t t er count readi ngs.
SI - 1404 Command Li st
Tabl e 12 ( Cont )

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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
SQTR: TI Me? <t ype>[ , <f ormat >] DF11/ DF17A/ DF17E/
DF17I / DF17O/ DF17P/
DF17S/ DF17T/ "DF17V"/
"MODES", A/ N
Ret urns squi t t er t i me i nt erval s
i n seconds and dat a i n
sel ect ed f ormat .
SQTR: TI Me: CLEar Cl ears squi t t er t i me readi ngs.
SQTR: CAPTure[ : STATe] <on/ of f > ON/ OFF (1/ 0) Enabl es/ di sabl es squi t t er
capt ure.
SQTR: CAPTure[ : STATe] ? Ret urns squi t t er capt ure
st at us.
SQTR: CAPTure: CLEar Cl ears al l buf f er ent ri es.
SQTR: CAPTure: CONDi t i on? Ret urns capt ure buf f er st at us.
SQTR: CAPTure: COUNt ? Ret urns number of ent ri es i n
capt ure buf f er and capaci t y.
SQTR: CAPTure: FI LTer <f i l t er> 1 t o 256 Set s squi t t er capt ure f i l t er.
SQTR: CAPTure: FI LTer? Ret urns squi t t er capt ure f i l t er
set t i ng.
SQTR: CAPTure: GET? [ <f ormat >] A/ N Ret urns squi t t er capt ure buf f er
dat a.
SQTR: CAPTure: MODE <mode> CONTi nuous or SI NGl eshot Set s squi t t er capt ure buf f er
mode.
SQTR: CAPTure: MODE? Ret urns squi t t er capt ure buf f er
mode.
SQTR: TI ME: TI Meout <t ype>, <t i me> "ATC"/ DF11/ DF17A/
"DF17E"/ DF17I / DF17O/
DF17P/ DF17S/ DF17T/
"DF17V"/ "MODE4"/ "MODES",
1. 000 t o 65. 535
Set s t i me l i mi t t o l ook f or
sel ect ed squi t t ers i n seconds.
SQTR: TI ME: TI Meout : DEFaul t Set s t i me l i mi t s t o l ook f or
squi t t ers t o def aul t val ues.
C71 Set up I nt errogat i on Tri gger Screen
I NTerrogat i on: TRI Gger: SOURce
<src>
SELFi nt / SYNC/ TRI Ggen/
BURSt
Set s i nt errogat i on t ri gger
source.
I NTerrogat i on: TRI Gger: SOURce? Ret urns i nt errogat i on t ri gger
source set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: TRI Gger: GENerat or
<num> <hz/ sec>
0. 004 t o 99. 9999 SEC or 1 t o
2500 HZ
Set s i nt ernal t ri gger generat or.
I NTerrogat i on: TRI Gger: GENerat or? Ret urns i nt ernal t ri gger
generat or set t i ng.
C72 Set up Scope Tri gger Screen
I NTerrogat i on: SCOPe
<t ype>, <on/ of f >[ , <dev>]
ATC/ MODES/ ACS/ ACL/
"MODE4", ON/ OFF (1/ 0),
(vari es wi t h <t ype>)
Set s SCOPE TRI G OUT
Connect or pul se.
I NTerrogat i on: SCOPe? Ret urns SCOPE TRI G OUT
Connect or pul se set t i ngs.
C73 Set up Ext Sync Out Screen
I NTerrogat i on: SYNC: OUT
<t ype>, <on/ of f >
ATC/ MODES/ ACS/ ACL/
"MODE4", ON/ OFF
Set s EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or out put .
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
I NTerrogat i on: SYNC: OUT? Ret urns EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or out put set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: SYNC: OUT:
DEVi at i on <val ue>
-9. 95 t o +9. 95 Set s EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or pul se posi t i on i n s
f rom P1.
I NTerrogat i on: SYNC: OUT:
DEVi at i on?
Ret urns set EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or pul se posi t i on.
C74 Set up PPMG Screen
I NTerrogat i on: PPMG
<t ype>, <on/ of f >[ , <pul se#>]
ATC/ MODES/ DELM/
"MODE4", ON/ OFF (0/ 1),
(vari es wi t h <t ype>)
Set s PPMG cont rol f or
speci f i ed pul se.
I NTerrogat i on: PPMG? <t ype> ATC/ MODES/ DELM/
"MODE4"
Ret urns PPMG cont rol pul se
set t i ng f or speci f i ed t ype.
C75 Set up Mi scel l aneous Screen
GENerat or[ : STATe] <ant >, <on/ of f > ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1), ON/ OFF
(1/ 0)
Enabl es/ di sabl es i nt errogat i on
f or speci f i ed ant enna.
GENerat or[ : STATe] ? Ret urns i nt errogat i on st at us f or
speci f i ed ant enna.
I NTerrogat i on: MODul at i on
<ant >, <src>
ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1),
I NT/ EXT/ I NTExt
Speci f i es modul at i on source
f or sel ect ed ant enna.
I NTerrogat i on: MODul at i on? <ant > ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1) Ret urns modul at i on source
set t i ng f or sel ect ed ant enna.
I NTerrogat i on: PPULse
<on/ of f >[ , <dev>]
ON/ OFF (1/ 0), 0 t o 260 Set s prepul se st at us and
posi t i on.
I NTerrogat i on: PPULse? Ret urns prepul se st at us and
posi t i on set t i ngs.
C76 Set up SMenu Screen
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: FORMat <f > HEXadeci mal / OCTal Set s numeri cal f ormat f or
sequence menu dat a.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: FORMat ? Ret urns numeri cal f ormat
set t i ng f or sequence menu
dat a.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: SET: ALL <x> OFF/ XPDR/ USER/
ZERO/ DEFaul t
Modi f i es al l sequence menus.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
ADDRess <gt ype>, <addr>
USER, 0 t o #HFFFFFF Set s gl obal t ransponder
address.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
ADDRess? <gt ype>
XPDR/ USER Ret urns gl obal t ransponder
address set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
APXor <gt ype>, <xor>
XPDR/ USER, 0 t o
#HFFFFFF
Set s gl obal XOR mask.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
APXor? <gt ype>
XPDR/ USER Ret urns gl obal XOR mask
set t i ng.
C78 Set up Mode 4 Screen
I NTerrogat i on: DI SPari t y <st at us>
[ , <sync>[ , <var>[ , <dev>[ , <wi dt h>] ] ] ]
CAL/ "VAR"/ OFF, I NT/
"EXT", 2 t o 275, CAL/ -0. 95 t o
+0. 95, "CAL"/ 0. 10 t o 1. 50
Set s Di spari t y pul se out put
t hrough DI SPARI TY OUT
Connect or.
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
I NTerrogat i on: DI SPari t y? Ret urns DI SPARI TY pul se
out put set t i ng.
I NTerrogat i on: REPLy <st at us>
[ , <sync>[ , <var>[ , <dev>[ , <wi dt h>] ] ] ]
CAL/ "VAR"/ "RND"/ OFF,
I NT/ "EXT", 2 t o 270, CAL/
-0. 95 t o +0. 95, "CAL"/ 0. 10 t o
1. 25
Set s Mode 4 repl y t ri pl et out put
t hrough t he REPLY (TTL) OUT
and REPLY (3-27) OUT
Connect ors.
I NTerrogat i on: SYNC: OUT:
DEVi at i on?
Ret urns Mode 4 repl y t ri pl et
out put set t i ng.
C79 Set up ATC- 1400A Cont rol s Screen
ATC1400a: ATCrbs <m> 1, 2, T, A, B, C or
D
Speci f i es ATCRBS mode.
ATC1400a: ATCrbs? Ret urns ATCRBS mode set t i ng.
ATC1400a: RF <o> NORM or CW Speci f i es RF out put cont rol .
ATC1400a: RF? Ret urns RF out put cont rol
set t i ng.
ATC1400a: SCOPe <r> TO or TD Speci f i es scope sync posi t i on.
ATC1400a: SCOPe? Ret urns scope sync posi t i on
set t i ng.
ATC1400a: MODE <m>, [ <l oc>] DI or OFF and 0 t o 399. 9 Speci f i es DI spaci ng i n s.
ATC1400a: MODE? Ret urns DI spaci ng set t i ng.
ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh <w> CAL or 0 t o 1. 95 Speci f i es pul se wi dt h i n s.
ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh? Ret urns pul se wi dt h set t i ng.
ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on <d> CAL or -1. 95 t o +1. 95 Speci f i es P2 devi at i on i n s.
ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on? Ret urns P2 devi at i on set t i ng.
ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on <d> CAL or -1. 95 t o +1. 95 Speci f i es P3 devi at i on i n s.
ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on? Ret urns P3 devi at i on set t i ng.
C81 Syst em RS232 Cont rol Screen
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al : RCI
<on/ of f >
ON/ OFF (1/ 0) Enabl es/ di sabl es cont rol
t hrough RS-232 Connect or.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
RCI ?
Ret urns cont rol st at us t hrough
RS-232 Connect or.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
ECHO <on/ of f >
ON/ OFF (1/ 0) Enabl es/ di sabl es RS-232
remot e command echo.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
ECHO?
Ret urns RS-232 remot e
command echo st at us.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
DUMP <on/ of f >[ , <bdr>, <eol >]
ON/ OFF (1/ 0), 8/ 7/ 0, CRLF/
LF/ CR/ NUL
Set s RS-232 screen dump
paramet ers.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
DUMP?
Ret urns RS-232 screen dump
paramet er set t i ngs.
C82 Syst em RS232 I nt erf ace Screen
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BAUD <rat e>
110/ 150/ 300/ 600/ 1200/ 2400/
4800/ 9600/ 19200/ 38400/ 5760
0
Set s RS-232 baud rat e.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BAUD?
Ret urns RS-232 baud rat e
set t i ng.
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BI TS <b>
7/ 8 Set s RS-232 bi t s per word.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BI TS?
Ret urns RS-232 bi t s per word
set t i ng.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
SBI Ts <b>
1/ 2 Set s RS-232 st op bi t s per
word.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
SBI Ts?
Ret urns RS-232 st op bi t s per
word set t i ng.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PARi t y <p>
NONE/ ODD/ EVEN Set s RS-232 pari t y check
mode.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PARi t y?
Ret urns RS-232 pari t y check
mode set t i ng.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PACE <hndshk>
NONE/ XON Set s RS-232 sof t ware
handshaki ng (paci ng) mode.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PACE?
Ret urns RS-232 sof t ware
handshaki ng mode set t i ng.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
CONTrol : RTS <hndshk>
ON/ STANdard/ RFR Set s RS-232 hardware
handshaki ng (paci ng) mode.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
CONTrol : RTS?
Ret urns RS-232 hardware
handshaki ng mode set t i ng.
C83 Syst em GPI B Screen
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B: RCI
<on/ of f >
ON/ OFF (1/ 0) Enabl es/ di sabl es cont rol
t hrough GPI B Connect or.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B: RCI ? Ret urns cont rol st at us t hrough
GPI B Connect or.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B:
ADDRess <a>
0 t o 31 Set s SI -1404 GPI B address.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B:
ADDRess?
Ret urns SI -1404 GPI B address.
C84 Syst em I FR Bus Screen
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400:
CONTrol <c>
MASTer/ SLAVe/ ALONe Set s SI -1404 cont rol
rel at i onshi p wi t h ATC-1400A.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400:
CONTrol ?
Ret urns SI -1404 cont rol
rel at i onshi p wi t h ATC-1400A.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400:
S1403c: ADDRess <a>
2 t o 7 Set s SI -1404 I FR BUS address.
SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400:
S1403c: ADDRess?
Ret urns SI -1404 I FR BUS
address set t i ng.
C85 Syst em Keyboard Screen
SYSTem: KEY: REPeat
<del ay>, <rat e>
0. 1 t o 2. 0, 0. 1 t o 2. 0 Set s Keyboard cont rol
paramet ers.
SYSTem: KEY: REPeat ? Ret urns Keyboard cont rol
paramet er set t i ngs.
C86 Syst em Cl ock Screen
SYSTem: DATE <y>, <m>, <d> 0000 t o 9999, 1 t o 12, 1 t o 31 Set s current dat e.
SYSTem: DATE? Ret urns current dat e set t i ng.
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
SYSTem: TI ME <h>, <m>, <s> 0 t o 23, 0 t o 59, 0 t o 59 Set s current t i me.
SYSTem: TI ME? Ret urns current t i me set t i ng.
C89 Versi on Syst em Screen
*I DN? Ret urns i dent i f i cat i on, seri al
number and f i rmware versi ons.
*OPT? (1-no opt i on/ 2-MLD/ 4-ModB/ 8-
Mode 4 or a combi nat i on)
Ret urns opt i on code.
S000 t o S999 Sequence Menu Screens
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu <smenu#>,
<on/ of f >[ , <i f ormat >[ , <dat a>] ]
0 t o 999, ON/ OFF (1/ 0),
A/ D/ N/ R/ S/ L, (<dat a>
vari es wi t h <i f ormat >)
Set s i nt errogat i on dat a f or
speci f i c sequence menu.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu? <smenu#>[ ,
<i f ormat >]
0 t o 999, A/ N Ret urns i nt errogat i on dat a
set t i ngs f or speci f i c sequence
menu.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: BI TS
<smenu#>, <st art bi t #>, <bi t l en>,
<dat a>
0 t o 999, 1 t o 112, 1 t o 112,
(val ue f or up t o 112 bi t s of
dat a i n quot es)
Set s sel ect ed i nt errogat i on
dat a bi t s of sel ect ed sequence
menu.
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: BI TS?
<smenu#>, <st art bi t #>, <bi t l en>
0 t o 999, 1 t o 112, 1 t o 112 Ret urns set t i ng of sel ect ed
dat a bi t s of sel ect ed sequence
menu.
I NTerrogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu
<smenu#>, <on/ of f > or
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe
<smenu#>, <on/ of f >
0 t o 999, ON/ OFF (1/ 0) Act i vat es/ deact i vat es SCOPE
TRI G OUT Connect or pul se f or
sel ect ed sequence menu.
I NTerrogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu?
<smenu#> or
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe?
<smenu#>
0 t o 999 Ret urns st at us of SCOPE TRI G
OUT Connect or pul se f or
sel ect ed sequence menu.
REPLy: SMENu?
<smenu#>[ , <rf ormat >]
0 t o 999, A/ N Ret urns sel ect ed sequence
menu repl y dat a i n set f ormat .
REPLy: SMENu: BI TS?
<smenu#>, <st art bi t #>, <bi t l en>
0 t o 999, 1 t o 112, 1 t o 32 Ret urns sel ect ed sequence
menu repl y dat a.
T23 Mi scel l aneous MTL Screen
TEST: MTL: ANTenna <ant > ANTA/ ANTB (0/ 1) Sel ect s MTL t est ant enna.
TEST: MTL: ANTenna? Ret urns MTL t est ant enna
set t i ng.
TEST: MTL: STARt I ni t i at es MTL t est .
TEST: MTL: TI Me? Ret urns MTL t est run t i me i n s.
TEST: MTL? Ret urns MTL t est errors.
TEST: MTL: LEVel ? Ret urns MTL wi t h uni t s.
T31 ELM Set up Screen
TEST: ELM: SETup: REServat i on:
DELay <t i me>
100 t o 63000 Set s reservat i on del ay i n s.
TEST: ELM: SETup: REServat i on:
DELay?
Ret urns reservat i on del ay
set t i ng i n s.
TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout : DELay
<t i me>
100 t o 63000 Set s cl oseout del ay i n s.
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COMMAND RANGE/ VALUES DEFI NI TI ON
TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout :
DELay?
Ret urns cl oseout del ay set t i ng
i n s.
TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng
<t i me>
50 t o 63000 Set s UELM spaci ng i n s.
TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng? Ret urns UELM spaci ng i n s.
T32/ T33 UELM Test Screens
TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu <rsmenu#>[ ,
<csmenu#>[ , <esmenu#>[ , <el m#>] ] ]
0 t o 999, 0 t o 999, 0 t o 984, 2 t o
16
Sel ect s UELM sequence
menus.
TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu? [ m] MULTi si t e Ret urns sel ect ed UELM
sequence menus.
TEST: ELM: UP: STARt [ m] MULTi si t e I ni t i at es UELM t est .
TEST: ELM: UP? [ m] MULTi si t e Ret urns UELM t est errors.
T34/ T35 DELM Test Screens
TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu
<rsmenu#>[ , <csmenu#>[ ,
<esmenu#>] ]
0 t o 999, 0 t o 999, 0 t o 984 Sel ect s DELM sequence
menus.
TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu? [ m] MULTi si t e Ret urns sel ect ed DELM
sequence menus.
TEST: ELM: DOWN: STARt [ m] MULTi si t e I ni t i at es DELM t est .
TEST: ELM: DOWN: ELM: RECei ved? Ret urns number of expect ed
and recei ved DELM segment s.
TEST: ELM: DOWN? [ m] MULTi si t e Ret urns DELM t est errors.
General Test Menu Commands
TEST: RUNni ng? Ret urns current runni ng st at us
of Test Menu t est .
TEST: STOP St ops any runni ng t est .
MS/ MR Save and Recal l Conf i gurat i on Screens
MEMory: STORe <n> or <name> 1 t o 5 or (st ored name) Saves current set t i ngs i n
sel ect ed memory sl ot .
MEMory: CATal og? <n> 0 t o 5 Ret urns st ored memory sl ot
name.
MEMory: LOAD <n> or <name> 0 t o 5 or (st ored name) Recal l s set t i ngs f rom sel ect ed
memory sl ot .
MEMory: NAME <n>, <name> 1 t o 5, (16 charact ers) Renames sel ect ed saved
memory sl ot .
MEMory: CLEar <n> 1 t o 5 Cl ears sel ect ed memory sl ot .
MEMory: CLEar: ALL Cl ears al l memory sl ot s.
MENU Di spl ay Commands
DI SPl ay: CMENu <n> 0 t o 99 Di spl ays speci f i ed Cont rol
Menu screen.
DI SPl ay: CURRent ? Ret urns screen desi gnat or.
DI SPl ay: SMENu <n> 0 t o 999 Di spl ays speci f i ed Sequence
Menu screen.
DI SPl ay: TMENu <n> 0 t o 99 Di spl ays speci f i ed Test Menu
screen.
SI - 1404 SCPI - St yl e Command Li st
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Command Detai l s
*I DN?
Scr een: C89
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Test Set i dent i f i cat i on
par amet er s
Command: *I DN?
Repl y: I FR SYSTEMS I NC, SI 1404, <sn>,
<mp>- <bi >- <pp>- <f p> wher e <sn>
i s t he ser i al number of t he quer i ed
SI - 1404, <mp> i s 0300 t o 9999
( Mai n Pr ocessor f i r mwar e ver si on
number ) , <bi > i s 0100 t o 9999
( Bi os ver si on number ) , <pp> i s 0300
t o 9999 ( Pul se Pr ocessor f i r mwar e
ver si on number ) and <f p> i s 0300
t o 9999 ( Fr ont Panel Pr ocessor
f i r mwar e ver si on number ) .
Exampl e:
*I DN?
I FR AMERI CAS I NC, SI 1404, 1001, 0402- 0104- 0402- 0302
*OPT?
Scr een: C89
Pur pose: Ret ur ns i nst al l ed opt i on
i nf or mat i on.
Command: *OPT?
Repl y: <n> wher e <n> i s 0 ( not set ) , 1 ( no
opt i ons) , 2 ( MLD opt i on i nst al l ed) ,
4 ( ModB pul se boar d i nst al l ed) , 6
( 2+4) , 8 ( Mode 4) , 10 ( 2+8) , 12
( 4+8) or 14 ( 2+4+8) .
Exampl e: *OPT?
14
ATC1400a:ATCrbs
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he ATCRBS mode
( si mul at es ATC- 1400A XPDR MODE
Cont r ol ) .
Command: ATC1400a: ATCr bs <m> wher e <m>
i s 1 , 2 , T , A , B , C or D .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: ATCr bs A or
ATC1400a: ATCr bs 1
ATC1400a:ATCrbs?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he speci f i ed ATCRBS
mode.
Command: ATC1400a: ATCr bs?
Repl y: <m> wher e <m> i s 1, 2, T, A, B, C
or D.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: ATCr bs?
D

ATC1400a:MODE
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Act i vat es and speci f i es Doubl e
I nt er r ogat i on spaci ng ( si mul at es
ATC- 1400A DBL I NTERR/ I NTRF
PULSE Thumbwheel s) .
Command: ATC1400a: MODE <m>, [ <l oc>]
wher e <m> i s DI or OFF and
<l oc> i s 0 t o 399. 9 i n s ( 0. 1 s
st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: MODE DI , 399. 9
ATC1400a:MODE?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns st at us of t he I nt er f er ence
Pul se or Doubl e I nt er r ogat i on
spaci ng.
Command: ATC1400a: MODE?
Repl y: <m>, <l oc> wher e <m> i s I NTRF, DI
or OFF and <l oc> i s - 17. 5 t o 399. 9
i n s f or I nt er f er ence Pul se
l ocat i on or 0 t o 399. 9 i n s f or DI
spaci ng.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: MODE?
I NTRF, - 17. 5
ATC1400a:P123:WI DTh
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he P1, P2 and P3 pul se
wi dt h.
Command: ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh <w> wher e
<w> i s CAL or 0 t o 1. 95 i n s
( 0. 05 s st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh 1. 50
ATC1400a:P123:WI DTh?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he P1, P2 and P3 pul se
wi dt h.
Command: ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh?
Repl y: <w> wher e <w> i s CAL or 0 t o 1. 95
i n s.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P123: WI DTh?
CAL
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ATC1400a:P2:DEVi at i on
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he P2 pul se devi at i on.
Command: ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on <d> wher e
<d> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o +1. 95 i n s
( 0. 05 s st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on 0. 95
ATC1400a:P2:DEVi at i on?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he P2 pul se devi at i on.
Command: ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on?
Repl y: <d> wher e <d> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o
+1. 95 i n s.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P2: DEVi at i on?
0. 95
ATC1400a:P3:DEVi at i on
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he P3 pul se devi at i on.
Command: ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on <d> wher e
<d> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o +1. 95 i n s
( 0. 05 s st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on 0. 95
ATC1400a:P3:DEVi at i on?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he P3 pul se devi at i on.
Command: ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on?
Repl y: <d> wher e <d> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o
+1. 95 i n s.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: P3: DEVi at i on?
- 1. 95
ATC1400a:RF
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79 St and- al one onl y.
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he RF out put cont r ol .
Command: ATC1400a: RF<o> wher e<o> i s
OFF , NORM or CW .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: RF NORM
ATC1400a:RF?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RF out put cont r ol .
Command: ATC1400a: RF?
Repl y: <o> wher e <o> i s OFF, NORM or
CW.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: RF?
CW
ATC1400a:SCOPe
( St and Al one onl y)
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he scope sync l ocat i on.
Command: ATC1400a: SCOPe <r > wher e <r > i s
TO or TD .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: ATC1400a: SCOPe TD
ATC1400a:SCOPe?
Scr een: C79
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he scope sync l ocat i on.
Command: ATC1400a: SCOPe?
Repl y: <r > wher e <r > i s TO or TD.
Exampl e: ATC1400a: SCOPe?
TO
DI SPl ay:CMENu
Scr een: C00 t o C99
Pur pose: Di spl ays t he speci f i ed Cont r ol
Menu scr een.
Command: DI SPl ay: CMENu [ <n>] wher e <n> i s
val ue 0 - 99
Repl y: None
Exampl e: DI SPl ay: CMENu 20
DI SPl ay:CURRent ?
Scr een: Al l scr eens
Pur pose: Ret ur ns scr een desi gnat or .
Command: DI SPl ay: CURRent ?
Repl y: <scr n des> wher e <scr n des> i s
C00 - C99, S0 - S999, T0 - T99,
MR, MS, et c.
Exampl e: DI SPl ay: CURRent ?
C10
DI SPl ay:SMENu
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Di spl ays t he speci f i ed Sequence
Menu scr een.
Command: DI SPl ay: SMENu [ <n>] wher e <n> i s
val ue 0 - 999
Repl y: None
Exampl e: DI SPl ay: SMENu 100
DI SPl ay:TMENu
Scr een: T00 t o T99
Pur pose: Di spl ays t he speci f i ed Test Menu
scr een.
Command: DI SPl ay: TMENu [ <number >] wher e
<number > i s 00 t o 99.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: DI SPl ay: TMENu 35
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FORMat
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s f or mat f or numer i cal dat a
r et ur ns ( sequence menus use
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:FORMat ) .
Command: FORMat <t ype> wher e <t ype> i s
ASCi i ( deci mal ) , BI Nar y,
HEXadeci mal or OCTal
Repl y: None
Exampl e: FORMat HEXadeci mal
GENerat or[ :STATe]
Scr een: C10, C20, C75
Pur pose: Enabl es or di sabl es t he
i nt er r ogat i on si gnal f or t he
speci f i ed ant enna.
Command: GENer at or [ : STATe] <ant >, <on/ of f >
Repl y: None
Exampl e: GENer at or : STATe ANTA, ON
GENer at or 0, 1
GENerat or[ :STATe] ?
Scr een: C10, C20, C75
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he st at us of t he
i nt er r ogat i on si gnal f or t he
speci f i ed ant enna.
Command: GENer at or [ : STATe] ?<ant >
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: GENer at or : STATe? ANTA
GENer at or ? 0
1
GENerat or:LEVel
Scr een: C20
Pur pose: Set s t he ANTB out put at t enuat i on
l evel .
Command: GENer at or : LEVel <ant >, <coar se>
wher e <ant > i s ANTB ( cur r ent l y,
onl y val i d ent r y) and <coar se> i s
- 20 t o - 83 i n dBm i f MLD opt i on i s
i nst al l ed or - 50 ( onl y val i d val ue) i n
dBm i f MLD opt i on i s not i nst al l ed.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: GENer at or : LEVel ANTB, - 20
GENerat or:LEVel ?
Scr een: C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he ANT B out put
at t enuat i on l evel .
Command: GENer at or : LEVel ? <ant > wher e
<ant > i s ANTB ( cur r ent l y, onl y val i d
ent r y)
Repl y: <coar se> wher e <coar se> i s - 20 t o
- 83 i n dBm.
Exampl e: GENer at or : LEVel ? 1
- 20
GENerat or:LEVel :OFFSet
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s t he RF ver ni er f or speci f i ed
ant enna.
Command: GENer at or : LEVel : OFFSet
<ant >, <f i ne> wher e <ant > i s ANTA
or ANTB and <f i ne> i s - 3. 0 t o
+3. 0 i n dB ( 0. 1 dB st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: GENer at or : LEVel : OFFSet ANTA, 3. 0
GENerat or:LEVel :OFFSet ?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RF ver ni er set t i ng f or
t he sel ect ed ant enna.
Command: GENer at or : LEVel : OFFSet ? <ant >
wher e <ant > i s ANTA or ANTB
Repl y: <f i ne> wher e <f i ne> i s - 3. 0 t o +3. 0
i n dB.
Exampl e: GENer at or : LEVel : OFFSet ? ANTA
3. 0
GENerat or:TI Me:OFFSet
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s t he ANT B i nt er r ogat i on si gnal
posi t i on i n r el at i on t o t he ANT A
si gnal .
Command: GENer at or : TI Me: OFFSet <val ue>
wher e <val ue> i s - 0. 95 t o +0. 95 i n
s ( 0. 05 s st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: GENer at or : TI Me: OFFSet 0. 10
GENerat or:TI Me:OFFSet ?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he ANT B i nt er r ogat i on
si gnal posi t i on i n r el at i on t o t he
ANT A si gnal .
Command: GENer at or : TI Me: OFFSet ?
Repl y: <val ue> wher e <val ue> i s - 0. 95 t o
+0. 95 i n s.
Exampl e: GENer at or : TI Me: OFFSet ?
0. 95
HCOPy[ :I MMedi at e]
Scr een: Var i es
Pur pose: Same as pr essi ng t he 2ND and
PRTSCR Keys i n sequence on t he
Fr ont Panel t o per f or m a scr een
dump of t he cur r ent scr een out t he
RS- 232 Connect or i f enabl ed.
Command: HCOPy[ : I MMedi at e]
Repl y: scr een dump dat a
Exampl e: HCOPy
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HCOPy:SDUMp[ :I MMedi at e]
Scr een: Var i es
Pur pose: Same as pr essi ng t he 2ND and
PRTSCR Keys i n sequence on t he
Fr ont Panel t o per f or m a scr een
dump of t he cur r ent scr een out t he
RS- 232 Connect or i f enabl ed.
Command: HCOPy: SDUMp[ : I MMedi at e]
Repl y: scr een dump dat a
Exampl e: HCOP: SDUM
I NTerrogat i on:CODe
( Mode 4 and Mode 4 Moni t or Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s Mode 4 i nt er r ogat i on code.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe <code> wher e
<code> i s " EXT" , " A" , " B" , " ZERO" ,
" ALL" , " NONE" , " RND" or " USER" .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe " A"
I NTerrogat i on:CODe?
( Mode 4 and Mode 4 Moni t or Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Mode 4 i nt er r ogat i on code.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe?
Repl y: <code> wher e <code> i s EXT, A, B,
ZERO, ALL, NONE, RND or USER.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe?
A
I NTerrogat i on:CODe:USER:RAW
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s Mode 4 USER i nt er r ogat i on
code.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe: USER: RAW
<1st 32>, <2nd32> wher e <1st 32> i s
0 t o 4294967295 ( 32 bi t s set t i ng
t he f i r st 16 possi bl e pul se
posi t i ons, P6 t hr ough P21 and
<2nd32> i s 0 t o 4294967295
( 32 bi t s set t i ng t he second
16 possi bl e pul se posi t i ons, P22
t hr ough P37) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
i nt : cod: user : r aw #h4A9144A4, #hA9544A52
I NTerrogat i on:CODe:USER:RAW?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Mode 4 USER i nt er r ogat i on
code.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe: USER: RAW?
Repl y: <1st 32>, <2nd32> wher e <1st 32> i s
0 t o 4294967295 ( 32 bi t s f or t he
f i r st 16 possi bl e pul se posi t i ons, P6
t hr ough P21) and <2nd32> i s 0 t o
4294967295 ( 32 bi t s set t i ng f or t he
second 16 possi bl e pul se
posi t i ons, P22 t hr ough P37) .
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: CODe: USER: RAW?
1161905316, 2840891986
I NTerrogat i on:DI SPari t y
Scr een: C78
Pur pose: Set s Di spar i t y pul se condi t i ons
t hr ough DI SPARI TY OUT
Connect or .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: DI SPar i t y <st at us>
[ , <sync>[ , <var >[ , <dev>[ , <wi dt h>] ] ] ]
wher e <st at us> i s CAL ( enabl es
Di spar i t y pul se at f i xed posi t i on
f r om sync sour ce) , " VAR" ( enabl es
Di spar i t y pul se at <var > posi t i on
f r om sync sour ce) or OFF
( di sabl es Di spar i t y pul se) ; <sync>
i s I NT ( P4 sync sour ce) or " EXT"
( Enabl e Tr i gger Pul se sync sour ce
f r om UUT) ; <var > i s 2 t o 275 ( s
var i abl e pul se posi t i on f r om sync
sour ce) ; <dev> i s CAL or - 0. 95 t o
+0. 95 f r om CAL i n 0. 05 s
i ncr ement s ( pul se posi t i on) and
<wi dt h> i s " CAL" ( 0. 5 s) or 0. 10 t o
1. 50 i n 0. 05 s i ncr ement s ( pul se
wi dt h) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NT: DI SP CAL , " EXT" , 200, " CAL" , " CAL"
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I NTerrogat i on:DI SPari t y?
Scr een: C78
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Di spar i t y pul se condi t i ons.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: DI SPar i t y?
Repl y: <st at us>, <sync>, <var >, <dev>,
<wi dt h> wher e <st at us> i s CAL,
VAR or OFF; <sync> i s I NT or
EXT; <var > i s 2 t o 275; <dev> i s
CAL or - 0. 95 t o +0. 95 and <wi dt h>
i s 0. 10 t o 1. 50.
Exampl e: I NT: DI SPar i t y?
CAL, EXT, 200, CAL, CAL
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he act i ve t est f unct i on
wi t h sel ect ed par amet er s.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on?
Repl y: <f > wher e <f > i s ATC, SEQ, ACL,
ACS, I NT, DI , BURS, ATCM,
MODE4 or MODE4M.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on?
ATC
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:ACL
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he ACL Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACL
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACL
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:ACS
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he ACS Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACS
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ACS
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:ATCMoni t or
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he ATCRBS Moni t or Pul se
Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on:
ATCMoni t or
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ATCM
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:ATCrbs
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he ATC Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ATC
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: ATC
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:BURSt
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he BURST Funct i on,
sel ect i ng t he i nt er r ogat i on f unct i on
t ype and number of i nt er r ogat i ons
f or t he BURST Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt
[ <f 1>, <n1>] wher e <f 1> i s ATC ,
SEQ , ACS or ACL and <BN> i s
1 t o 9999. No ent r y uses cur r ent
set t i ngs.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NT: FUNC: BURS ATC , 5
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:BURSt ?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he i nt er r ogat i on f unct i on
t ype and t he number of
i nt er r ogat i ons f or t he BURST
Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt ?
Repl y: <f 1>, <BN> wher e <f 1> i s ATC,
SEQ, ACS or ACL and <BN> i s 1 t o
9999.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt ?
ATC, 100
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:BURSt :CONDi t i on?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he BURST Funct i on
st at us.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: BURSt :
CONDi t i on?
Repl y: <bur st i ng/ f i ni shed> ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: I NT: FUNC: BURS: COND?
0
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:DI
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he Doubl e I nt er r ogat i on
( DI ) Funct i on and speci f i es t he
i nt er r ogat i on f unct i on t ypes f or t he
DI Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI
[ <f 1>, <f 2>] wher e <f 1> i s ATC ,
SEQ , ACS or ACL and <f 2> i s
ATC , SEQ , ACS or ACL . No
ent r y uses cur r ent set t i ngs.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI ATC
or I NT: FUNC: DI ATC , SEQ
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` I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:DI ?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he i nt er r ogat i on f unct i on
t ypes sel ect ed f or t he Doubl e
I nt er r ogat i on Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI ?
Repl y: <f 1>, <f 2> wher e <f 1> i s ATC, SEQ,
ACS or ACL and <f 2> i s ATC, SEQ,
ACS or ACL
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: DI ?
ATC, SEQ
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:I NTerl ace
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he I nt er l ace ( I NTLCE)
Funct i on and set s t he r at i o of
ATCRBS t o Mode S i nt er r ogat i ons.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NTer l ace
[ <n>] wher e <n> i s 1 t o 999
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NT 5
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:I NTerl ace?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he I nt er l ace Funct i on
ATCRBS i nt er r ogat i on r at i o.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NTer l ace?
Repl y: <n> wher e <n> i s 1 t o 999
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: I NT?
10
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:MODE4
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he Mode 4 Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: MODE4
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: MODE4
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:MODE4Moni t or
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he Mode 4 Moni t or Pul se
Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on:
MODE4Moni t or
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: MODE4M
I NTerrogat i on:FUNCt i on:SEQuence
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Enabl es t he Sequence ( SEQ)
Funct i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: SEQuence
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: FUNCt i on: SEQuence
I NTerrogat i on:MODul at i on
Scr een: C75
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he modul at i on sour ce f or
sel ect ed ant enna
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: MODul at i on
<ant >, <sr c> wher e <ant > i s ANTA
or ANTB and <sr c> i s I NT , EXT
or I NTExt .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NT: MOD ANTA, EXT
I NTerrogat i on:MODul at i on?
Scr een: C75
Pur pose: Ret ur ns modul at i on sour ce f or t he
sel ect ed ant enna
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: MODul at i on? <ant >
wher e <ant > i s ANTA or ANTB.
Repl y: <sr c> wher e <sr c> i s I NT, EXT or
I NTE
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: MODul at i on? ANTA
EXT
I NTerrogat i on:P2
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s t he P2 pul se l evel when
oper at i ng wi t h Mode S
i nt er r ogat i ons ( must be f i r st i n DI ) .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P2 <l evel > wher e
<l evel > i s CAL ( set s pul se l evel
t o P1) , VAR ( al l ows ATC- 1400A
ES= command t o set pul se l evel ) or
OFF ( di sabl es P2 pul se) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P2 CAL
I NTerrogat i on:P2?
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us of t he P2
pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P2?
Repl y: <l evel > wher e <l evel > i s CAL, VAR
or OFF.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P2?
CAL
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I NTerrogat i on:P2:MODE4
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s st at us of t he Mode 4 P2 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P2: MODE2 <st at us>
wher e <st at us> i s CAL ( act i vat es
P2 and al l ows ATC- 1400A XV= and
XV2 commands t o set pul se
posi t i on) or OFF ( di sabl es P2
pul se) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P2: MODE4 CAL
I NTerrogat i on:P2:MODE4?
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us of t he
Mode 4 P2 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P2: MODE4?
Repl y: <st at us> wher e <st at us> i s CAL or
OFF.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P2: MODE4?
CAL
I NTerrogat i on:P3
( ATC, ACS or ACL Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s t he P3 pul se l evel when
oper at i ng wi t h ATCRBS or Al l Cal l
i nt er r ogat i ons ( must be f i r st i n DI ) .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P3 <l evel > wher e
<l evel > i s CAL ( set s pul se l evel
t o P1) , VAR ( al l ows ATC- 1400A
ES= command t o set pul se l evel ) or
OFF ( di sabl es P3 pul se) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P3 VAR
I NTerrogat i on:P3?
( ATC, ACS or ACL Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us of t he P3
pul se l evel .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P3?
Repl y: <l evel > wher e <l evel > i s CAL, VAR
or OFF.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P3?
VAR
I NTerrogat i on:P3:MODE4
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s st at us of t he Mode 4 P3 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P3: MODE4 <st at us>
wher e <st at us> i s CAL ( act i vat es
P3 and al l ows ATC- 1400A XV= and
XV3 commands t o set pul se
posi t i on) or OFF ( di sabl es P3
pul se) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P3: MODE4 OFF
I NTerrogat i on:P3:MODE4?
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us of t he
Mode 4 P3 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P3: MODE4?
Repl y: <st at us> wher e <st at us> i s CAL or
OFF.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P2: MODE4?
OFF
I NTerrogat i on:P4
( ACS or ACL Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s P4 pul se condi t i ons when
oper at i ng wi t h Al l Cal l
i nt er r ogat i ons ( must be f i r st i n DI ) .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P4 <l evel >[ , <wi dt h>
[ , <dev>] ] wher e <l evel > i s CAL
( set s pul se l evel t o P1) , VAR
( al l ows ATC- 1400A ES= command
t o set pul se l evel ) or OFF
( di sabl es P4 pul se) ; <wi dt h> i s
CAL or 0. 20 t o 3. 55 i n s and
<dev> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o +1. 95
f r om CAL i n s.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTerrogat i on: P4 CAL, CAL, CAL
I NTer r ogat i on: P4 VAR , 0. 20, 1. 95
I NTerrogat i on:P4?
( ACS or ACL Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns P4 pul se condi t i ons wi t h
cur r ent set t i ngs.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P4?
Repl y: <l evel >, <wi dt h>, <dev> wher e
<l evel > i s CAL, VAR or OFF ( pul se
l evel ) , <wi dt h> i s CAL or 0. 20 t o
3. 55 i n s ( pul se wi dt h) and <dev>
i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o +1. 95 f r om CAL
i n s ( pul se posi t i on) .
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P4?
CAL, 1. 00, 0. 0
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I NTerrogat i on:P4:MODE4
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s st at us and posi t i on of t he
Mode 4 P4 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P4: MODE4 <st at us>,
<dev> wher e <st at us> i s CAL
( act i vat es P4) or OFF ( di sabl es
P4 pul se) and <dev> i s CAL or
- 1. 95 t o +1. 95 f r om CAL i n 0. 05 s
i ncr ement s ( pul se posi t i on) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P4: MODE4 CAL , +1
I NTerrogat i on:P4:MODE4?
( Mode 4 Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us and
posi t i on of t he Mode 4 P4 pul se.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P3: MODE4?
Repl y: <st at us>, <dev> wher e <st at us> i s
CAL or OFF and <dev> i s CAL or
- 1. 95 t o +1. 95.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P4: MODE4?
CAL, +1. 00
I NTerrogat i on:P6
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Set s P6 pul se condi t i ons when
oper at i ng wi t h Mode S
i nt er r ogat i ons ( must be f i r st i n DI ) .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P6 <l evel >[ , <wi dt h>[ ,
<dev>] ] wher e <l evel > i s CAL
( enabl es P6 pul se) or OFF
( di sabl es P6 pul se) , <wi dt h> i s
CAL or - 1. 50 t o +1. 50 f r om CAL
i n 0. 05 s i ncr ement s ( pul se wi dt h)
and <dev> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o
+1. 95 f r om CAL i n 0. 05 s
i ncr ement s ( pul se posi t i on)
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P6 CAL , - 1. 50, 1. 95
I NTerrogat i on: P6 CAL, CAL, CAL
I NTerrogat i on:P6?
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns P6 pul se condi t i ons wi t h
cur r ent set t i ngs.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P6?
Repl y: <l evel >, <wi dt h>, <dev> wher e
<l evel > i s CAL or OFF ( pul se
st at us) , <wi dt h> i s CAL or - 1. 50 t o
+1. 50 f r om CAL i n s ( pul se wi dt h)
and <dev> i s CAL or - 1. 95 t o +1. 95
f r om CAL i n s ( pul se posi t i on)
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P6?
CAL, - 1. 50, 1. 95
I NTerrogat i on:P6:SPR
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Cont r ol s SPR i n Mode S t est
f unct i ons.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P6: SPR <on/ of f >[ ,
<dev>] wher e <on/ of f > enabl es or
di sabl es SPR and <dev> cont r ol s
SPR posi t i on ( CAL or - 1. 00 t o
+1. 00 f r om CAL, r ounded t o
near est 0. 05 s) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P6: SPR ON, 1. 00
I NTerrogat i on:P6:SPR?
( SEQ Funct i ons)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns cur r ent st at us of SPR.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: P6: SPR?
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <dev> wher e <on/ of f > i s
t he SPR st at us ( 1 or 0) and <dev>
i s SPR posi t i on ( CAL or - 1. 00 t o
+1. 00 f r om CAL i n s. )
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: P6: SPR?
1, 1. 00
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I NTerrogat i on:PPMG
Scr een: C74
Pur pose: Set s Pul se Power Measur ement
Gat e ( PPMG) cont r ol f or speci f i ed
pul se i n t he UUT r epl y.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: PPMG <t ype>,
<on/ of f >[ , <pul se#>] wher e <t ype>
i s ATC , MODES , DELM or
" MODE4" ; <on/ of f > enabl es or
di sabl es power and f r equency
measur ement on sel ect ed pul se
and <pul se#> i s t he sel ect ed pul se,
dependent on t he <t ype> as
f ol l ows:
ATC: F1 , F2 , A1 , A2 , A4 ,
B1 , B2 , B4 , C1 , C2 , C4 ,
D1 , D2 , D4 , X or SPI
MODES: 1 t o 116.
DELM: 1 t o 16.
MODE4: " T1" , " T2" or " T3" .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTerrogat i on: PPMG ATC, ON, D1
I NTerrogat i on:PPMG?
Scr een: C74
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he Pul se Power
Measur ement Gat e ( PPMG)
set t i ngs f or t he speci f i ed t ype.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: PPMG?<t ype> wher e
<t ype> i s ATC, MODES, DELM or
MODE4
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <pul se#> wher e <on/ of f >
i s PPMG st at us ( 1 or 0) accor di ng
t o <t ype> and <pul se#> i s t he
sel ect ed pul se.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: PPMG? ATC
1, B2
I NTerrogat i on:PPULse
Scr een: C75
Pur pose: Set s t he st at us and posi t i on of
pr epul se t hr ough t he SI - 1404
PREPULSE OUT Connect or .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: PPULse
<on/ of f >[ , <dev>] wher e <on/ of f >
enabl es/ di sabl es pr epul se cont r ol
and <dev> set s t he pr epul se
posi t i on ( 0 t o 260) i n s pr i or t o
r i si ng edge of P1.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: PPULse ON, 100
I NTerrogat i on:PPULse?
Scr een: C75
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he st at us and posi t i on of
pr epul se t hr ough t he SI - 1404
PREPULSE OUT Connect or .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: PPULse?
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <dev> wher e <on/ of f > i s
pr epul se cont r ol st at us ( 1 or 0) and
<dev> i s t he pr epul se posi t i on ( 0 t o
260) i n s pr i or t o r i si ng edge of
P1.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: PPULse?
1, 100
I NTerrogat i on:REPLy
Scr een: C78
Pur pose: Set s Mode 4 r epl y condi t i ons
t hr ough t he REPLY ( TTL) OUT and
REPLY ( 3- 27 V) OUT Connect or s.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: REPLy <st at us>
[ , <sync>[ , <var >[ , <dev>[ , <wi dt h>] ] ] ]
wher e <st at us> i s CAL ( enabl es
t he r epl y t r i pl et posi t i oned
accor di ng t o t he Mode 4
i nt er r ogat i on wor d) , " VAR" ( enabl es
r epl y t r i pl et at <var > posi t i on, sync
sour ce t o T1) , " RND" ( enabl es r epl y
t r i pl et at 16 di f f er ent posi t i ons i n
quasi - r andom f ashi on) or OFF
( di sabl es r epl y t r i pl et ) ; <sync> i s
I NT ( P4 sync sour ce) or " EXT"
( Enabl e Tr i gger Pul se sync sour ce
f r om UUT) ; <var > i s 2 t o 270 ( s
var i abl e T1 pul se posi t i on f r om
sync sour ce) ; <dev> i s CAL or -
0. 95 t o +0. 95 f r om CAL i n 0. 05 s
i ncr ement s ( pul se posi t i on) and
<wi dt h> i s " CAL" ( 0. 45 s) or 0. 10
t o 1. 25 i n 0. 05 s i ncr ement s
( wi dt h of al l r epl y pul ses) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NT: REPL VAR , " I NT" , 255, " CAL" , 0. 80
I NTerrogat i on:REPLy?
Scr een: C78
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Mode 4 r epl y condi t i ons.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: REPLy?
Repl y: <st at us>, <sync>, <var >, <dev>,
<wi dt h> wher e <st at us> i s CAL,
VAR, RND or OFF; <sync> i s I NT
or EXT; <var > i s 2 t o 270; <dev> i s
CAL or - 0. 95 t o +0. 95 and <wi dt h>
i s 0. 10 t o 1. 25.
Exampl e: I NT: REPLy?
VAR, I NT, 255, CAL, 0. 80
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I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe
Scr een: C72
Pur pose: Speci f i es set t i ngs f or t he t r i gger
pul se t hr ough t he SI - 1404 SCOPE
TRI G OUT Connect or .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe
<t ype>, <on/ of f >[ , <dev>] wher e
<t ype> i s ATC , MODES , ACS ,
ACL or MODE4; <on/ of f >
enabl es/ di sabl es t r i gger f or
i nt er r ogat i on t ype and <dev> i s
CAL ( al l ows ATC- 1400A T or TD
command t o set scope t r i gger
posi t i on) or t i me i n s af t er P1 of
Ant enna A i nt er r ogat i on. Val i d
<dev> val ues var y accor di ng t o
t ype as f ol l ows:
ATC: 0 t o 35 i n s.
MODES: 0 t o 255 i n s.
ACS: 0 t o 255 i n s.
ACL: 0 t o 255 i n s.
MODE4: 0 t o 270 i n s.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe ATC , ON, 30
I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe?
Scr een: C72
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he st at us and posi t i on of
t he t r i gger pul se t hr ough t he
SI - 1404 SCOPE TRI G OUT
Connect or accor di ng t o sel ect ed
i nt er r ogat i on t ype.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe? <t ype>
wher e <t ype> i s " ATC" , " MODES" ,
" ACS" , " ACL" or " MODE4" .
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <dev> wher e <on/ of f > i s
t he scope t r i gger st at us ( 1 or 0)
and <dev> i s CAL or a numer i c
t i me i n s af t er P1 of Ant enna A
i nt er r ogat i on ( scope t r i gger
posi t i on) .
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe? ATC
1, 30
I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe:SMENu
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es scope t r i gger f or
speci f i c sequence menu
i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu
<smenu#>, <on/ of f > wher e
<smenu#> i s 0 t o 999
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu
100, ON
I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe:SMENu?
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he scope t r i gger st at us f or
speci f i c sequence menu
i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu?
<smenu#> wher e <smenu#> i s 0 t o
999
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SCOPe: SMENu? 100
1
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Set s i nt er r ogat i on dat a f or speci f i c
sequence menu.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu <smenu#>,
<on/ of f >[ , <i f or mat >, [ <dat a>] ] wher e
<smenu#> i s 0 t o 999; <on/ of f >
act i vat es/ deact i vat es sequence
menu, <i f or mat > ( N/ A wi t h <on/ of f >
set t o OFF) i s A ( al l bi t s) , N
( aut o si ze accor di ng t o upl i nk
f or mat ) , S ( shor t ) , L ( l ong) , D
( decoded di spl ay) or R ( r epl y onl y
di spl ay) and <dat a> ( N/ A wi t h
<on/ of f > set t o OFF or <i f or mat >
set t o D or R ) i s accor di ng t o
<i f or mat > as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n set numer i cal
f or mat ( must be i n quot es) .
N: <uf #>, <sbi t s or l bi t s> , <addr >
S: <uf #>, <sbi t s> , <addr >
L: <uf #>, <l bi t s> , <addr > wher e
<uf #> i s upl i nk f or mat number i n
deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27 bi t s i n set
numer i cal f or mat ( must be i n
quot es) , <l bi t s> i s 83 bi t s i n set
numer i cal f or mat ( must be i n
quot es) and <addr > i s 24- bi t
addr ess i n set numer i cal f or mat or
XPDR or USER or XPDR- X or
USER- X ( see C76 Set up Menu
descr i pt i on i n 1- 1- 2) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NT: SMEN 1, ON, A , #H12345670000123
I NT: SMEN 2, ON, N , 4, #H0000000 , #H3FABF2
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I NTerrogat i on:SMENu?
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Ret ur ns set i nt er r ogat i on dat a f or
speci f i c sequence menu.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu? <smenu#>,
<i f or mat > wher e <smenu#> i s 0 t o
999 and <i f or mat > i s A ( al l bi t s)
or N ( bi t s wi t h upl i nk f or mat # and
addr ess br oken out )
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <i f or mat >, <dat a> wher e
<on/ of f > i s 1 or 0, <i f or mat > i s A, N,
S or L ( set i nt er r ogat i on f or mat )
and <dat a> i s accor di ng t o
<i f or mat > as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n numer i cal
f or mat set by I NT:SMEN:FORM
command.
N: <uf #>, <sbi t s or l bi t s>, <addr >
S: <uf #>, <sbi t s> , <addr >
L: <uf #>, <l bi t s> , <addr > wher e
<uf #> i s upl i nk f or mat number i n
deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27 bi t s i n
numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command, <l bi t s>
i s 83 bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set
by I NT:SMEN:FORM command and
<addr > i s 24- bi t addr ess i n
numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command or
XPDR or USER or XPDR- X or
USER- X.
Exampl e: I NT: SMEN? 1, N
1, N, 2, #H2345670, #H000123
I NT: SMEN? 2, A
1, A, #H200000003FABF2
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:BI TS
Scr een: S0 t o S999 ( Remot e Onl y) .
Pur pose: Set s sel ect ed bi t s ( i nt er r ogat i on
dat a) i n sel ect ed sequence menu.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: BI TS
<smenu#>, <st ar t bi t #>, <bi t l en>,
<dat a> wher e <smenu#> i s 0 t o
999, <st ar t bi t #> i s 1 t o 112 ( st ar t
bi t accor di ng t o Appendi x D) ,
<bi t l en> i s 1 t o 112 ( number of bi t s
t o modi f y) and <dat a> i s new
val ue f or bi t f i el d i n set numer i cal
f or mat .
Exampl e:
I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: BI TS 5, 32, 16, " #HF013"
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:BI TS?
Scr een: S0 t o S999 ( Remot e Onl y) .
Pur pose: Ret ur ns dat a set t i ngs f or sel ect ed
bi t s i n sel ect ed sequence menu.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: BI TS?
<smenu#>, <st ar t bi t #>, <bi t l en>
wher e <smenu#> i s 0 t o 999,
<st ar t bi t #> i s 1 t o 112 and <bi t l en>
i s 1 t o 112.
Repl y: <dat a> wher e <dat a> i s i n
numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: I NT: SMEN: BI TS? 5, 32, 16
#HF013
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:FORMat
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he r adi x f or al l dat a
f i el ds i n sequence menus except
f or UF, DF, AC and I D.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: FORMat <f >
wher e <f > i s " HEXadeci mal " or
" OCTal " .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu: FORMat "HEX"
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:FORMat ?
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he speci f i ed r adi x f or dat a
f i el ds i n sequence menus.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: FORMat ?
Repl y: <f > wher e <f > i s HEX or OCT.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENU: FORMat ?
HEX
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:GLOBal :ADDRess
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Set s t he gl obal t r ansponder
addr ess used i n sequence menus.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
ADDRess <gt ype>, <addr > wher e
<gt ype> i s USER and <addr > i s
t he desi r ed t r ansponder addr ess.
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NT: SMEN: GLOB: ADDR USER , #Q17725762
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I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:GLOBal :ADDRess?
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he gl obal t r ansponder
addr ess.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
ADDRess? <gt ype> wher e <gt ype>
i s USER or XPDR .
Repl y: <addr > wher e <addr > i s t he user
addr ess set t i ng i n numer i cal f or mat
set by I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: I NT: SMEN: GLOB: ADDR? USER
#Q17725762
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:GLOBal :APXor
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Speci f i es XOR mask used af t er t he
AP conver si on of t he sel ect ed
gl obal t r ansponder addr ess.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
APXor <gt ype>, <xor > wher e
<gt ype> i s XPDR or USER and
<xor > i s t he 24- bi t mask i n set
numer i cal f or mat .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NT: SMEN: GLOBal : APX XPDR , #Q00000001
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:GLOBal :APXor?
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he AP f i el d XOR mask
set t i ng f or t he sel ect ed gl obal
t r ansponder / user addr ess.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: GLOBal :
APXor ? <gt ype> wher e <gt ype> i s
XPDR or USER .
Repl y: <xor > wher e <xor > i s t he 24- bi t
mask i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: I NT: SMEN: GLOB: APX? USER
#H000001
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:SCOPe
Scr een: S0 t o S999 ( same as
I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe:SMENu)
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es scope t r i gger f or
speci f i c sequence menu
i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe
<smenu#>, <on/ of f > wher e
<smenu#> i s 0 t o 999
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe
100, ON
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:SCOPe?
Scr een: S0 t o S999 ( same as
I NTerrogat i on:SCOPe:SMENu?)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he scope t r i gger st at us f or
speci f i c sequence menu
i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe?
<smenu#> wher e <smenu#> i s 0 t o
999
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SCOPe? 100
1
I NTerrogat i on:SMENu:SET:ALL
Scr een: C76
Pur pose: Modi f i es al l sequence menus.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SET: ALL <x>
wher e <x> i s OFF ( t ur ns al l
sequence menus of f ) , XPDR ,
( set s ADDR i nt er r ogat i on f i el d i n
al l sequence menus t o t he r ecei ved
t r ansponder addr ess) , USER
( set s ADDR i nt er r ogat i on f i el d i n
al l sequence menus t o t he addr ess
set by t he I NT:SMEN:GLOB:ADDR
command) , ZERO ( set s dat a
f i el ds t o zer o, act i vat es scope
t r i gger and set s ADDR t o r egul ar
numer i c, not gl obal ) or DEFaul t
( set s al l sequence menus t o f act or y
def aul t accor di ng t o C76 Set up
Menu descr i pt i on i n 1- 1- 2) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NTer r ogat i on: SMENu: SET: ALL " DEFaul t "
I NTerrogat i on:SYNC:OUT
Scr een: C73
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es t he pul se out t he
SI - 1404 EXT SYNC OUT Connect or
f or t he speci f i ed i nt er r ogat i on t ype.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SYNC: OUT <t ype>,
<on/ of f > wher e <t ype>i s ATC ,
MODES , ACS , ACL or
" MODE4" .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NT: SYNC: OUT ATC , OFF
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I NTerrogat i on:SYNC:OUT?
Scr een: C73
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he st at us of t he pul se out
t he SI - 1404 EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or f or t he speci f i ed
i nt er r ogat i on t ype.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SYNC: OUT? <t ype>
wher e <t ype> i s ATC , MODES ,
ACS , ACL or " MODE4" .
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: I NT: SYNC: OUT? MODES
0
I NTerrogat i on:SYNC:OUT:DEVi at i on
Scr een: C73
Pur pose: Devi at es posi t i on of pul se out t he
SI - 1404 EXT SYNC OUT Connect or
i n r ef er ence t o
Ant enna A P1 l eadi ng edge.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SYNC: OUT:
DEVi at i on <val ue> wher e <val ue>
i s - 9. 95 t o +9. 95 i n s ( 0. 05 s
st eps) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NT: SYNC: OUT: DEVi at i on 1. 00
I NTerrogat i on:SYNC:OUT:DEVi at i on?
Scr een: C73
Pur pose: Ret ur ns devi at i on set t i ng f or pul se
out t he SI - 1404 EXT SYNC OUT
Connect or i n r ef er ence t o
Ant enna A P1 l eadi ng edge.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: SYNC: OUT:
DEVi at i on?
Repl y: <val ue> wher e <val ue> i s - 9. 95 t o
+9. 95 i n s.
Exampl e: I NT: SYNC: OUT: DEV?
1. 00
I NTerrogat i on:TRI Gger:BURSt
Scr een: Var i es
Pur pose: Same as pr essi ng t he BURST Key
on t he Fr ont Panel .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : BURSt
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : BURSt
I NTerrogat i on:TRI Gger:GENerat or
Scr een: C71
Pur pose: Set s i nt er nal t r i gger gener at or .
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : GENer at or
<num> <hz/ sec> wher e <num> i s
0. 0004 t o 99. 9999 f or seconds
bet ween i nt er r ogat i ons ( <hz/ sec> i s
SEC) or 1 t o 2500 f or number of
i nt er r ogat i ons per second
( <hz/ sec> i s HZ) and <hz/ sec> i s
t he uni t of <num>.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: I NT: TRI G: GEN 1. 0 SEC
I NTerrogat i on:TRI Gger:GENerat or?
Scr een: C71
Pur pose: Ret ur ns i nt er nal t r i gger gener at or
set t i ng.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : GENer at or ?
Repl y: <num> <hz/ sec> wher e <num>
<hz/ sec> i s 0. 004 t o
99. 9999 sec or 1 t o 2500 Hz.
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : GENer at or ?
0. 999 sec
I NTerrogat i on:TRI Gger:SOURce
Scr een: C71
Pur pose: Set s i nt er r ogat i on t r i gger sour ce.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : SOURce
<sr c> wher e <sr c> i s SELFi nt ,
SYNC , TRI Ggen or BURSt .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : SOURce SELFi nt
I NTerrogat i on:TRI Gger:SOURce?
Scr een: C71
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he sel ect ed i nt er r ogat i on
t r i gger sour ce.
Command: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : SOURce?
Repl y: <sr c> wher e <sr c> i s SELFi nt ,
SYNC, TRI Ggen or BURSt .
Exampl e: I NTer r ogat i on: TRI Gger : SOURce?
TRI GGEN
MEMory:CATal og?
Scr een: MS, MR
Pur pose: Ret urns speci f i c memory sl ot name.
Command: MEMor y: CATal og? <n> wher e <n>
i s 0 t o 5 ( memor y sl ot ) .
Repl y: <name> wher e <name> i s t he
st or ed name, i f appl i cabl e.
Exampl e: MEMor y: CATal og? 1
goodsave
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MEMory:CLEar
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Cl ear s sel ect ed memor y sl ot .
Command: MEMor y: CLEar <n> or <name>
wher e <n> i s 1 t o 5 ( memor y sl ot )
or <name> i s t he st or ed name.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: MEMor y: CLEar mysave
MEMor y: CLEar 2
MEMory:CLEar:ALL
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Cl ear s al l memor y sl ot s.
Command: MEMor y: CLEar : ALL
Repl y: None
Exampl e: MEMor y: CLEar : ALL
MEMory:LOAD
Scr een: MR
Pur pose: Recal l s set t i ngs f r om sel ect ed
memor y sl ot .
Command: MEMor y: LOAD <n> or <name>
wher e <n> i s 0 t o 5 memor y Sl ot ( 0
- def aul t set t i ngs) or <name> i s t he
st or ed name.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: MEMor y: LOAD your save
MEMor y: LOAD 5
MEMory:NAME
Scr een: MS, MR
Pur pose: Renames speci f i c memor y sl ot .
Command: MEMor y: NAME <n>, <name>
wher e <n> i s 1 t o 5 ( memor y sl ot )
and <name> i s t he user def i ned
name ( 16 char act er s) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: MEMor y: NAME 1, t est save
MEMory:STORe
Scr een: MS
Pur pose: Saves set t i ngs i n memor y sl ot .
Command: MEMor y: STORe <n> or <name>
wher e <n> i s 1 t o 5 ( memor y sl ot )
or <name> i s t he st or ed name.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: MEMor y: STORe 1
MEMor y: STORe mysave
PSCReen
Scr een: Var i es
Pur pose: Same as pr essi ng t he 2ND and
PRTSCR Keys i n sequence on t he
Fr ont Panel t o per f or m a scr een
dump of t he cur r ent scr een out t he
RS- 232 Connect or i f enabl ed.
Command: PSCReen
Repl y: scr een dump dat a
Exampl e: PSCREEN
REPLy:ATCrbs?
Scr een: C10
Pur pose: Ret ur ns al t i t ude f r om Mode C or
i dent i f i cat i on f r om Mode A r epl i es.
Command: REPLy: ATCr bs?
Repl y: <at ype>, <val ue>, <X>, <I P/ EM>
wher e <at ype> i s ALT or I D,
<val ue> i s i n f eet f or al t i t ude or t he
f our oct al number s f or t he
i dent i f i cat i on code ( pr eceded by I D
wi t h SPI pr esent ) , <X> i s X i f t he X
pul se i s pr esent ( bl ank ot her wi se)
and <I P/ EM> i s EM f or an
emer gency i dent i f i cat i on r epl y or I P
f or an i dent i f i cat i on of posi t i on
r epl y ( bl ank ot her wi se) .
Exampl e: REPLy: ATCr bs?
ALT, +105000
REPLy: ATCr bs?
I D, I D7777, X, EM
REPLy:DELay?
Scr een: C40
Pur pose: Ret ur ns r epl y del ay measur ement s.
Command: REPLy: DELay? [ <r t ype>] wher e
<r t ype> i s ATC , MODES or
" MODE4" i f speci f i ed. Not
speci f yi ng <t ype> r et ur ns al l t ypes
i n successi on
( ATC, MODES, MODE4) .
Repl y: <t i me>, <mi n>, <max>, <TDV1>,
<TDV2>, <TDV3> wher e <t i me> i s
cur r ent r epl y del ay measur ement ,
<mi n> i s t he mi ni mum r epl y del ay
measur ement , <max> i s t he
maxi mum r epl y del ay measur ement ,
<TDV1> i s t he cur r ent del ay
bet ween T1 and t he TDV pul se,
<TDV2> i s t he mi ni mum del ay
bet ween T1 and t he TDV pul se,
<TDV3> i s t he maxi mum del ay
bet ween T1 and t he TDV pul se. Al l
val ues ar e i n s. <TDV1>, <TDV2>
and <TDV3> onl y appl y t o Mode 4.
Exampl e: REPLy: DELay? MODES
127. 0125, 127. 0125, 127. 075
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REPLy:DELay:CLEar
Scr een: C40 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng t he
CL/ ESC Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: I ni t i al i zes t he mi n/ max r eadi ngs of
t he r epl y del ay measur ement t o 0.
Command: REPLy: DELay: CLEar
Repl y: None
Exampl e: REPLy: DELay: CLEar
REPLy:DELay:FI RSt ?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he r epl y del ay r eadi ng f or
t he cur r ent f unct i on.
Command: REPLy: DELay: FI RSt ?
Repl y: <t i me> wher e <t i me> i s t he cur r ent
r epl y del ay measur ement i n s.
Exampl e: REPLy: DELay: FI RSt ?
127. 0125
REPLy:JI TTer?
Scr een: ( ATCRBS, C10/ C20 ATC Mon
Funct i on; Mode S, Remot e Onl y;
Mode 4, C10/ C20 Mode4 Mon
Funct i on)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he measur ed r epl y del ay
j i t t er f or t he sel ect ed t ype of r epl y.
Command: REPLy: JI TTer ? <r t ype> wher e
<r t ype> i s ATC , MODES or
" MODE4" .
Repl y: <j i t t er >, <TDV> wher e <j i t t er > i s
t he r epl y j i t t er i n s and <TDV> i s
t he Mode 4 TDV pul se j i t t er i n s.
Exampl e: REPL: JI TT? ATC
0. 2
REPL: JI TT? " MODE4"
0. 05, 0
REPLy:MODES?
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns Mode S r epl y dat a when
r ecei ved wi t h ATC, ACS or ACL
i nt er r ogat i ons.
Command: REPLy: MODES? [ <r f or mat >] wher e
opt i onal <r f or mat > i s A ( al l bi t s)
or N ( aut o si ze accor di ng t o
downl i nk f or mat ) . N i s t he def aul t
<r f or mat >.
Repl y: <r f or mat >, <dat a> wher e <r f or mat >
i s A or N ( set r epl y f or mat ) and
<dat a> i s accor di ng t o <r f or mat >
as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n numer i cal
f or mat set by I NT:SMEN:FORM
command
N: <df #>, <sbi t s or l bi t s>, <addr >
S: <df #>, <sbi t s> , <addr >
L: <df #>, <l bi t s> , <addr > wher e
<df #> i s downl i nk f or mat number i n
deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27 bi t s i n
numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command, <l bi t s>
i s 83 bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set
by I NT:SMEN:FORM command and
<addr > i s 24- bi t t r ansponder
addr ess i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: REPLy: MODES? A
A , #HFFFFFF34123456
REPLy:PERCent ?
Scr een: C30
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he per cent r epl y t hr ough
t he sel ect ed ant enna f or t he
speci f i ed r epl y t ype.
Command: REPLy: PERCent ? [ <ant >[ , <r t ype>] ]
wher e <r t ype> i s TOTAL , ATC ,
MODES , BAD , NOREPLY or
" MODE4" . Not speci f yi ng <ant >
and <r t ype> r et ur ns al l percent ages
except f or Mode 4 f or bot h
ant ennas ( ANTA, ANTB) . Not
speci f yi ng <r t ype> r et ur ns al l
per cent ages t hr ough t he sel ect ed
ant enna ( TOTAL, ATC, MODES, BAD,
NOREPLY, MODE4) .
Repl y: <per cent > wher e <per cent > i s t he
cur r ent r epl y per cent age.
Exampl e: REPLy: PERCent ? ANTA, ATC
80
Repl y: PERCent ? ANTA
100, 80, 10, 5, 5, 0
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REPLy:PERCent :CLEar
Scr een: C30 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng t he
CL/ ESC Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: I ni t i al i zes t he r epor t ed per cent
r epl y measur ement t o 0%.
Command: REPLy: PERCent : CLEar
Repl y: None
Exampl e: REPLy: PERCent : CLEar
REPLy:SMENu?
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Ret ur ns r epl y dat a f or speci f i c
sequence menu.
Command: REPLy: SMENu? <smenu#>[ ,
<r f or mat >] wher e<smenu#> i s 0 t o
999 and opt i onal <r f or mat > i s A
( al l bi t s) or N ( aut o si ze
accor di ng t o downl i nk f or mat ) . N
i s t he def aul t <r f or mat >.
Repl y: <r f or mat >, <dat a> wher e <r f or mat >
i s A or N ( set r epl y f or mat ) and
<dat a> i s accor di ng t o <r f or mat >
as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n numer i cal
f or mat set by I NT:SMEN:FORM
command
N: <df #>, <sbi t s or l bi t s>, <addr >
S: <df #>, <sbi t s> , <addr >
L: <df #>, <l bi t s> , <addr > wher e
<df #> i s downl i nk f or mat number i n
deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27 bi t s i n
numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command, <l bi t s>
i s 83 bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set
by I NT:SMEN:FORM command and
<addr > i s 24- bi t t r ansponder
addr ess i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: REPLy: SMENu? 10, A
A , #HFFFFFF34123456
REPLy:SMENu:BI TS?
Scr een: S0 t o S999
Pur pose: Ret ur ns sel ect ed r epl y dat a f or
speci f i c sequence menu.
Command: REPl y: SMENu: BI TS? <smenu#>,
<st ar t bi t #>, <bi t l en> wher e
<smenu#> i s 0 t o 999, <st ar t bi t #>
i s 1 t o 112 ( st ar t bi t accor di ng t o
Appendi x D) , <bi t l en> i s 1 t o 32
( number of bi t s t o get dat a) .
Repl y: <dat a> wher e, <dat a> i s t he val ue
of t he sel ect ed r epl y dat a bi t s i n
t he numer i cal f or mat set by t he
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: REPLy: SMENu: BI TS? 5, 32, 16
#HF013
REPLy:SPACi ng?
( ATC Mon Funct i on or Mode4 Mon Funct i on)
Scr een: C10, C20
Pur pose: Ret ur ns ATCRBS or Mode 4 r epl y
pul se spaci ng.
Command: REPLy: SPACi ng? <r t ype> wher e
<r t ype> i s ATC or " MODE4"
Repl y: <F1- F2space> f or ATCRBS or
<T1- T2space>, <T1- T3space>,
<P4- Enabl eTr i gspace> f or Mode 4,
al l i n s.
Exampl e: REPLy: SPAC? ATC
20. 3000
REPLY: SPACI NG? " MODE4"
1. 75, 3. 5, 0. 45
REPLy:TI Meout
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s t he t i me l i mi t f or get t i ng no
r epl y.
Command: REPLy: TI Meout <t i me> wher e
<t i me> i s 1. 000 t o 65. 535 i n
seconds.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: REPL: TI M 65
REPLy:WI DTh?
Scr een: ( ATCRBS, C10/ C20 ATC Mon
Funct i on; Mode S, Remot e Onl y or
Mode 4, C10/ C20 Mode4 Mon
Funct i on [ TDV, Remot e Onl y] )
Pur pose: Ret ur ns wi dt h of r epl y pul ses.
Command: REPLy: WI DTh? <r t ype> wher e
<r t ype> i s ATC , MODES or
" MODE4" .
Repl y: <F1wi dt h>, <F2wi dt h> f or ATCRBS,
<P1wi dt h> f or Mode S or
<T1wi dt h>, <T2wi dt h>, <T3wi dt h>,
<TDVwi dt h>, <Enabl eTr i gwi dt h> f or
Mode 4; al l i n s.
Exampl e: REPLy: WI DTh? MODES
0. 5
SQTR:ADDRess?
Scr een: C50
Pur pose: Repor t s t he t r ansponder addr ess.
Command: SQTR: ADDRess?
Repl y: <addr > wher e <addr > i s t he
t r ansponder squi t t er addr ess.
Exampl e: SQTR: ADDRess?
#HA55A6A
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SQTR:CAPTure[ :STATe]
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es squi t t er
capt ur i ng.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e[ : STATe] <on/ of f >
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e 1
SQTR: CAPTur e: STATe ON
SQTR:CAPTure[ :STATe] ?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns squi t t er capt ur i ng st at us.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e[ : STATe] ?
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e?
SQTR: CAPTur e: STATe?
ON
SQTR:CAPTure:CLEar
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Cl ear s al l buf f er ent r i es.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: CLEar
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: CLEar
SQTR:CAPTure:CONDi t i on?
Scr een: C50, C60
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he squi t t er capt ur e buf f er
st at us.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: CONDi t i on?
Repl y: <dat a/ empt y> ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: CONDi t i on?
1
SQTR:CAPTure:COUNt ?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y) I ndi cat i on i n
C50, C60.
Pur pose: Ret ur ns number of ent r i es hel d i n
capt ur e buf f er and t ot al buf f er si ze.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: COUNt ?
Repl y: <count >, <si ze> wher e <count > i s
t he number of ent r i es cur r ent l y i n
t he buf f er and <si ze> i s t he
maxi mum number of buf f er ent r i es
t he capt ur e buf f er can hol d.
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: COUNt ?
3, 256
SQTR:CAPTure:FI LTer
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s t he squi t t er capt ur e buf f er
f i l t er f or capt ur i ng speci f i c squi t t er
t ypes.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: FI LTer <f i l t er >
wher e <f i l t er > i s an OR mask of
f ol l owi ng val ues i n set numer i cal
f or mat :
1 = ATCRBS FRUI T,
2 = Non- DF11/ 17/ MODE S FRUI T,
4 = DF11 squi t t er ,
8 = DF17I squi t t er ,
16 = DF17S squi t t er ,
32 = DF17A squi t t er ,
64 = DF17T/ DF17V squi t t er ,
128 = DF17E/ DF17P squi t t er ,
256 = DF17O squi t t er .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: FI LTer #H1C
( DF17S, DF17I and DF11 squi t t er s)
SQTR:CAPTure:FI LTer?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he squi t t er capt ur e buf f er
f i l t er set t i ng.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: FI LTer ?
Repl y: <f i l t er > wher e <f i l t er > i s t he OR
mask set t i ng wi t h t he f ol l owi ng
val ues:
1 = ATCRBS FRUI T,
2 = Non- DF11/ 17/ MODE S FRUI T,
4 = DF11 squi t t er ,
8 = DF17I squi t t er ,
16 = DF17S squi t t er ,
32 = DF17A squi t t er ,
64 = DF17T/ DF17V squi t t er ,
128 = DF17E/ DF17P squi t t er ,
256 = DF17O squi t t er .
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: FI LTer ?
192 ( DF17P and DF17T/ DF17V
squi t t er s)
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SQTR:CAPTure:GET?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns an ent r y f r om t he capt ur e
buf f er .
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: GET? [ <f or mat >]
wher e <f or mat > i s A ( al l bi t s) or
N ( dat a wi t h downl i nk f or mat and
addr ess f i el ds br oken out ) . N i s
t he def aul t <f or mat >.
Repl y: <t i me>, <ant >, <f or mat >, <dat a>
wher e <t i me> i s t i me si nce
pr evi ous squi t t er i n seconds, <ant >
i s r ecei vi ng ant enna ( 0 or 1) ,
<f or mat > i s A or N and <dat a> i s
accor di ng t o <f or mat > as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n numer i cal
f or mat set by I NT:SMEN:FORM
command
N: <df #>, <sbi t s or l bi t s>, <addr >
wher e <df #> i s downl i nk f or mat
number i n deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27
bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command, <l bi t s>
i s 83 bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set
by I NT:SMEN:FORM command and
<addr > i s 24- bi t t r ansponder
addr ess i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: GET? N
0.2,0,N,17,#H000000000000000000000,#HFFFFF3
SQTR:CAPTure:MODE
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s buf f er oper at i on mode.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: MODE <mode>
wher e <mode> i s CONTi nuous
( keeps f i l l i ng r epl aci ng ol dest bi t s)
or SI NGl eshot ( st ops when f ul l ) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: MODE SI NG
SQTR:CAPTure:MODE?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns buf f er oper at i on mode.
Command: SQTR: CAPTur e: MODE? <mode>
wher e <mode> i s CONTi nuous
( keeps f i l l i ng r epl aci ng ol dest bi t s)
or SI NGl eshot ( st ops when f ul l ) .
Repl y: <mode> wher e <mode> i s
CONTI NUOUS or SI NGLESHOT.
Exampl e: SQTR: CAPTur e: MODE?
SI NGLESHOT
SQTR:COUNt ?
Scr een: C50
Pur pose: Ret ur ns number of squi t t er s
r ecei ved dur i ng set t i me per i od.
Command: SQTR: COUNt ? [ <t ype>] wher e
<t ype> i s " ATC" , DF11 , DF17 ,
DF17A , " DF17E" , DF17I ,
DF17O , DF17P , DF17S ,
DF17T , " DF17V, " MODE4" or
" MODES" . Not speci f yi ng <t ype>
r et ur ns count f or each of t he
squi t t er t ypes ( DF11, DF17,
DF17A, DF17I , DF17O,
DF17P/ DF17E, DF17S,
DF17T/ DF17V) .
Repl y: <count > wher e <count > i s t he
number of squi t t er s r ecei ved.
Exampl e: SQTR: COUNt ? DF17A
3
SQTR: COUNt ?
0, 11, 3, 1, 0, 1, 3, 3
SQTR:COUNt :CLEar
Scr een: C50 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng t he
CL/ ESC Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: I ni t i al i zes ( cl ear s) t he squi t t er
count measur ement s.
Command: SQTR: COUNt : CLEar
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: COUNt : CLEar
SQTR:COUNt :PERi od
Scr een: C50
Pur pose: Set s t he t i me t o count squi t t er s.
Command: SQTR: COUNt : PERi od <t > wher e
<t > i s 10 t o 300 i n seconds.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: COUNt : PERi od 120
SQTR:COUNt :PERi od?
Scr een: C50
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he t i me per i od set t o
count squi t t er s.
Command: SQTR: COUNt : PERi od?
Repl y: <t > wher e <t > i s 10 t o 300 i n
seconds.
Exampl e: SQTR: COUNt : PERi od?
120
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SQTR:GROUPi ng:DF17
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur poses: I ni t i al i zes and set s t he t ype
par amet er s f or count i ng, t i mi ng and
capt ur i ng DF17 squi t t er s.
Command: SQTR: GROUPi ng: DF17 <gr oup>
wher e <gr oup> i s ORI Gi nal
( squi t t er t ypes accor di ng t o Tabl e
D- 6 [ unchangi ng] ) or RTCA
( squi t t er t ypes accor di ng t o Tabl e
D- 7 [ subj ect t o change wi t h l at er
Mai n Pr ocessor ver si ons t o compl y
wi t h l at est RTCA gui del i nes] )
NOTE: Recycl i ng Test Set power r eset s t he
gr oupi ng t o ORI Gi nal , t he def aul t .
Exampl e: SQTR: GROUP: DF17 RTCA
SQTR:TAI L?
Scr een: C50
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he ai r cr af t t ai l number
and count r y.
Command: SQTR: TAI L?
Repl y: <t ai l >, <count r y> wher e <t ai l > i s t he
t ai l number and <count r y> i s t he
count r y name.
Exampl e: SQTR: TAI L?
N44KR, Uni t ed St at es
SQTR:TI Me?
Scr een: C60
Pur pose: Ret ur ns r equest ed squi t t er
i nf or mat i on f or speci f i ed f i el d.
Command: SQTR: TI Me? <t ype>[ , <f or mat >]
wher e <t ype> i s DF11 , DF17A ,
" DF17E" , DF17I , DF17O ,
DF17P , DF17S , DF17T ,
" DF17V" or " MODES" and <f or mat >
i s A ( al l bi t s) or N ( dat a wi t h
downl i nk f or mat and addr ess f i el ds
br oken out ) . N i s t he def aul t
<f or mat >.
Repl y: <pr ev>, <mi n>, <max>, <ant >,
<f or mat >, <dat a> wher e <pr ev> i s
t i me si nce pr evi ous squi t t er i n
seconds, <mi n> i s l owest val ue of
al l <pr ev> r eadi ngs si nce power up
or l ast SQTR:TI Me:CLEar
command, <max> i s hi ghest val ue
of al l <pr ev> r eadi ngs si nce power
up or l ast SQTR:TI Me:CLEar
command, <ant > i s r ecei vi ng
ant enna ( 0 or 1) , <f or mat > i s A or
N and <dat a> i s accor di ng t o
<f or mat > as f ol l ows:
A: 56 or 112 bi t s i n numer i cal
f or mat set by I NT:SMEN:FORM
command.
N: <df #><sbi t s or l bi t s>, <addr >
wher e <df #> i s downl i nk f or mat
number i n deci mal , <sbi t s> i s 27
bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command, <l bi t s>
i s 83 bi t s i n numer i cal f or mat set
by I NT:SMEN:FORM command and
<addr > i s 24- bi t t r ansponder
addr ess i n numer i cal f or mat set by
I NT:SMEN:FORM command.
Exampl e:
SQTR: TI ME? DF11 , A
1. 10, 0. 98, 1. 20, 0, A, #H5C3217863FABF2
SQTR:TI Me:CLEar
Scr een: C60 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng t he
CL/ ESC Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: I ni t i al i zes ( cl ear s) t he squi t t er t i me
measur ement s.
Command: SQTR: TI Me: CLEar
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: TI Me: CLEar
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SQTR:TI Me:TI Meout
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s t i me l i mi t f or l ooki ng at per i od
bet ween squi t t er s.
Command: SQTR: TI Me: TI Meout <t ype>, <t i me>
wher e <t ype> i s " ATC" , DF11 ,
DF17A , " DF17E" , DF17I ,
DF17O , DF17P , DF17S ,
DF17T , " DF17V" , " MODE4" or
" MODES" and <t i me> i s 1. 000 t o
65. 535 i n seconds.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: TI Me: TI Me " DF11" , 1. 5
SQTR:TI Me:TI Meout :DEFaul t
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Set s t i me l i mi t s f or l ooki ng at
per i ods bet ween squi t t er s t o
def aul t val ues. ( Ti me l i mi t s f or
ATCRBS f r ui t , DF17E, DF17O,
DF17P, Mode 4 f r ui t and Mode S
f r ui t def aul t t o 65. 535 seconds.
Ti me l i mi t s f or DF17A, DF17T and
DF17V def aul t t o 1. 5 seconds. The
t i me l i mi t s f or DF11, DF17I and
DF17S def aul t t o 3, 30 and
15 seconds, r espect i vel y.
Command: SQTR: TI Me: TI Meout : DEFaul t
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SQTR: TI Me: TI Me: DEFaul t
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:ATC1400a:CONTrol
Scr een: C84
Pur pose: Speci f i es SI - 1404 cont r ol
r el at i onshi p wi t h ATC- 1400A.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400a:
CONTrol <c> where <c> i s MASTer
( SI - 1404 cont r ol s ATC- 1400A) ,
SLAVe ( SI - 1404 onl y l i st ens t o
ATC- 1400A) or ALONe ( SI - 1404
St and Al one mode) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
SYST: COMM: ATC1400: CONT MAST
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:ATC1400a:CONTrol ?
Scr een: C84
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he SI - 1404 cont r ol
r el at i onshi p ATC- 1400A cont r ol
set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400a:
CONTr ol ?
Repl y: <t ype> wher e <t ype> i s MAST,
SLAV or ALON.
Exampl e:
SYST: COMM: ATC1400: CONT?
MAST
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:ATC1400a:S1403c:
ADDRess
Scr een: C84
Pur pose: Set s t he I FR Bus addr ess f or
SI - 1404 r emot e commands.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400a:
S1403c: ADDRess <a> wher e <a> i s
2 t o 7.
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
SYST: COMM: ATC1400: S1403: ADDR 3
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:ATC1400a:S1403c:
ADDRess?
Scr een: C84
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he set I FR Bus addr ess
f or SI - 1404 r emot e commands.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: ATC1400a:
S1403c: ADDRess?
Repl y: <a> wher e <a> i s 2 t o 7.
Exampl e:
SYST: COMM: ATC1400: S1403: ADDR?
3
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:GPI B:ADDRess
Scr een: C83
Pur pose: Set s SI - 1404 GPI B addr ess.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B:
ADDRess <a> wher e <a> i s 0 t o 31.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: GPI B: ADDRess 15
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:GPI B:ADDRess?
Scr een: C83
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he SI - 1404 GPI B addr ess
set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B:
ADDRess?
Repl y: <a> wher e <a> i s 0 t o 31.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: GPI B: ADDRess?
15
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:GPI B:RCI
Scr een: C83
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es r emot e cont r ol
t hr ough SI - 1404 GPI B Connect or .
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B: RCI
<on/ of f >
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: GPI B: RCI ON
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SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:GPI B:RCI ?
Scr een: C83
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he SI - 1404 GPI B r emot e
cont r ol st at us.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B: RCI ?
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: GPI B: RCI ?
1
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :BAUD
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 baud r at e.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BAUD <r at e> wher e <r at e> i s 110,
150, 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800,
9600, 19200, 38400 or 57600 i n
bi t s per second.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: BAUD 9600
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :BAUD?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 baud r at e
set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BAUD?
Repl y: <r at e> wher e <r at e> i s 110, 150,
300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600,
19200, 38400 or 57600 i n bi t s per
second.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: BAUD?
9600
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :BI TS
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 bi t s per wor d.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BI TS <b> wher e <b> i s 7 or 8.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: BI TS 8
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :BI TS?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 bi t s per wor d
set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
BI TS?
Repl y: <b> wher e <b> i s 7 or 8.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: BI TS?
8
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :CONTrol :RTS
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 har dwar e handshaki ng
( paci ng) mode.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
CONTr ol : RTS <hndshk> wher e
<hndshk> i s ON, STANdar d or
RFR.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: CONT: RTS STAN
SYSTem:COMMuni cate:SERi al :CONTrol :RTS?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 har dwar e
handshaki ng ( paci ng) mode set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
CONTr ol : RTS?
Repl y: <hndshk> wher e <hndshk> i s ON,
STANdar d or RFR.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: CONT: RTS?
STAN
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :DUMP
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Set s scr een dump par amet er s.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
DUMP <on/ of f > [ , <bdr >, <eol >]
wher e <on/ of f > enabl es/ di sabl es
PRTSCR Key t o per f or m scr een
dump ( 1 or 0) , <bdr > i s t he bor der
st yl e ( 8 [ 8- bi t ] , 7 [ 7- bi t ] or 0
[ none] ) and<eol > i s t he end of l i ne
char act er s ( CRLF , LF , CR or
NUL ) . Def aul t <bdr > and <eol >
ar e cur r ent set t i ngs.
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
SYST: COMM: SER: DUMP ON, 8, CRLF
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :DUMP?
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he scr een dump
par amet er set t i ngs.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
DUMP?
Repl y: <on/ of f >, <bdr >, <eol > wher e
<on/ of f > i s 1 or 0, <bdr > i s 8, 7 or
0 and <eol > i s CRLF, LF, CR or
NUL.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: DUMP?
1, 7, CR
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SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :ECHO
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es RS- 232 r emot e
commands t o echo back t o t he
cont r ol l er .
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
ECHO <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: ECHO ON
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :ECHO?
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 echo set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
ECHO?
Repl y: <on/ of f > wher e <on/ of f > i s 1 or 0.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: ECHO?
1
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :PACE
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 sof t war e handshaki ng
( paci ng) mode.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PACE <hndshk> wher e <hndshk> i s
NONE or XON ( XON/ XOFF) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: PACE XON
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :PACE?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 sof t war e
handshaki ng ( paci ng) mode set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PACE?
Repl y: <hndshk> wher e <hndshk> i s
NONE or XON.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: PACE?
XON
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :PARi t y
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 par i t y check mode.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PARi t y <p> wher e <p> i s NONE,
ODD or EVEN.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: PAR NONE
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :PARi t y?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 par i t y check
mode set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
PARi t y?
Repl y: <p> wher e <p> i s NONE, ODD or
EVEN.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: PAR?
NONE
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :RCI
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Enabl es/ di sabl es r emot e cont r ol
t hr ough SI - 1404 RS- 232
Connect or .
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al : RCI
<on/ of f >
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: RCI ON
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :RCI ?
Scr een: C81
Pur pose: Ret ur ns SI - 1404 RS- 232 r emot e
cont r ol st at us.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
RCI ?
Repl y: <on/ of f > ( 1 or 0)
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SERi al : RCI ?
1
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :SBI Ts
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Set s RS- 232 st op bi t s per wor d.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
SBI Ts <b> wher e <b> i s 1 or 2.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: SBI T 1
SYSTem:COMMuni cat e:SERi al :SBI Ts?
Scr een: C82
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he RS- 232 st op bi t s per
wor d set t i ng.
Command: SYSTem: COMMuni cat e: SERi al :
SBI Ts?
Repl y: <b> wher e <b> i s 1 or 2.
Exampl e: SYST: COMM: SER: SBI T?
1
SYSTem:DATE
Scr een: C86
Pur pose: Set s t he cur r ent dat e.
Command: SYSTem: DATE <y>, <m>, <d> wher e
<y> i s 0000 t o 9999 ( year ) , <m> i s
1 t o 12 ( mont h) and <d> i s 1 t o 31
( day) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYSTem: DATE 1997, 4, 14
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SYSTem:DATE?
Scr een: C86
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent dat e.
Command: SYSTem: DATE?
Repl y: <y>, <m>, <d> wher e <y> i s 0000 t o
9999 ( year ) , <m> i s 1 t o 12 ( mont h)
and <d> i s 1 t o 31 ( day) .
Exampl e: SYSTem: DATE?
1997, 4, 14
SYSTem:KEY:REPeat
Scr een: C85
Pur pose: Set s SI - 1404 Keyboar d cont r ol
par amet er s.
Command: SYSTem: KEY: REPeat <del ay>,
<r at e> wher e <del ay> i s 0. 1 t o 2. 0
i n sec ( 0. 1 sec i ncr ement s) ( t i me t o
hol d down a key bef or e oper at i on
r epeat s) and <r at e> i s 0. 1 t o 2. 0 i n
sec ( 0. 1 sec i ncr ement s) ( t i me
per i od f or each r epeat oper at i on
af t er i ni t i al del ay) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYSTem: KEY: REPeat 0. 8, 0. 2
SYSTem:KEY:REPeat ?
Scr een: C85
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he SI - 1404 Keyboar d
cont r ol par amet er set t i ngs.
Command: SYSTem: KEY: REPeat ?
Repl y: <del ay>, <r at e> wher e <del ay> i s
0. 1 t o 2. 0 i n seconds ( t i me t o hol d
down a key bef or e oper at i on
r epeat s) and <r at e> i s 0. 1 t o 2. 0 i n
seconds ( t i me per i od f or each
r epeat oper at i on af t er i ni t i al del ay) .
Exampl e: SYSTem: KEY: REPeat ?
1. 1, 0. 5
SYSTem:LANGuage S1403C
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Swi t ches cur r ent RCI por t t o
S1403C command i nt er pr et er .
Command: SYSTem: LANGuage S1403C
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYSTem: LANGuage S1403C
SYSTem:TI ME
Scr een: C86
Pur pose: Set s t he cur r ent t i me.
Command: SYSTem: TI ME <h>, <m>, <s> wher e
<h> i s 0 t o 23 ( hour ) , <m> i s 0 t o
59 ( mi nut e) and <s> i s 0 t o 59
( second) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e: SYSTem: TI ME 8, 28, 32
SYSTem:TI ME?
Scr een: C86
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent t i me.
Command: SYSTem: TI ME?
Repl y: <h>, <m>, <s> wher e <h> i s 0 t o 23
( hour ) , <m> i s 0 t o 59 ( mi nut e) and
<s> i s 0 t o 59 ( second) .
Exampl e: SYSTem: TI ME?
8, 28, 32
TEST:ELM:DOWN?
Scr een: T34, T35
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he DELM t est st at us.
Command: TEST: ELM: DOWN? [ <m>] wher e
<m> i s MULTi si t e t o sel ect
mul t i si t e t est st at us.
Repl y: <er r or #>, <er r or > wher e <er r or #> i s
t he numer i c er r or r esul t of t he
DELM t est and <er r or > i s t he t ext
er r or r esul t of t he DELM t est .
Ref er t o Tabl e 10 i n 1- 2- 2.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: DOWN?
2, PASS
TEST:ELM:DOWN:ELM:RECei ved?
Scr een: T34, T35
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he number of expect ed
and act ual ELMs.
Command: TEST: ELM: DOWN: ELM: RECei ved?
Repl y: <expect >, <act ual > wher e <expect >
i s t he number of expect ed ELMs
and <act ual > i s t he number of
ELMs act ual l y r ecei ved.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: DOWN: ELM: RECei ved?
16, 14
TEST:ELM:DOWN:SMENu
Scr een: T34, T35
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he sequence menus f or
t he downl i nk ELM r epl y dat a,
Reser vat i on and Cl oseout .
Command: TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu
<r smenu#>[ , <csmenu#> [ ,
<esmenu#>] ] wher e <r smenu#> i s 0
t o 999, <csmenu#> i s 0 t o 999
and<esmenu#> i s 0 t o 984.
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu 950, 951, 967
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TEST:ELM:DOWN:SMENu?
Scr een: T34, T35
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he number s of t he
sequence menus sel ect ed f or t he
downl i nk ELM r epl y dat a,
Reser vat i on and Cl oseout .
Command: TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu?
Repl y: <r smenu#>, <csmenu#>, <esmenu#>
wher e <r smenu#> i s 0 t o 999,
<csmenu#> i s 0 t o 999
and<esmenu#> i s 0 t o 984.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: DOWN: SMENu?
950, 951, 967
TEST:ELM:DOWN:STARt
Scr een: T34, T35 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng
t he BURST Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: Exer ci ses t he downl i nk ELM
dat al i nk f eat ur e of t he t r ansponder .
Command: TEST: ELM: DOWN: STARt [ <m>]
wher e <m> i s MULTi si t e t o sel ect
mul t i si t e oper at i on t est i ng.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: DOWN: STAR
TEST: ELM: DOWN: STAR MULT
TEST:ELM:SETup:CLOseout :DELay
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Set s t he del ay f r om t he end of t he
l ast ELM r epl y t o t he st ar t of t he
f i r st Cl oseout i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout : DELay
<t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 100 t o
63000 i n s.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout : DELay
1000
TEST:ELM:SETup:CLOseout :DELay?
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he set del ay f r om t he end
of t he l ast ELM r epl y t o t he st ar t of
t he f i r st Cl oseout i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout :
DELay?
Repl y: <t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 100 t o
63000 i n s.
Exampl e:
TEST: ELM: SETup: CLOseout : DELay?
1000
TEST:ELM:SETup:REServat i on:DELay
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Set s t he del ay f r om t he end of t he
r eser vat i on r epl y t o t he st ar t of t he
f i r st ELM i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: RESer vat i on:
DELay <t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 100
t o 63000 i n s.
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
TEST: ELM: SETup: RESer vat i on: DELay 1000
TEST:ELM:SETup:REServat i on:DELay?
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he set del ay f r om t he end
of t he r eser vat i on r epl y t o t he st ar t
of t he f i r st ELM i nt er r ogat i on.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: RESer vat i on:
DELay?
Repl y: <t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 100 t o
63000 i n s.
Exampl e:
TEST: ELM: SETup: RESer vat i on: DELay?
1000
TEST:ELM:SETup:UELM:SPACi ng
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Set s t he spaci ng bet ween t he st ar t
of UELMs.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng
<t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 50 t o
63000 i n s.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng
65
TEST:ELM:SETup:UELM:SPACi ng?
Scr een: T31
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he set spaci ng bet ween
t he st ar t of UELMs.
Command: TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng?
Repl y: <t i me> wher e <t i me> i s 50 t o
63000 s.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: SETup: UELM: SPACi ng?
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TEST:ELM:UP?
Scr een: T32, T33
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he UELM t est st at us.
Command: TEST: ELM: UP? [ <m>] wher e <m> i s
MULTi si t e t o sel ect mul t i si t e t est
st at us.
Repl y: <er r or #>, <er r or > wher e <er r or #> i s
t he numer i c er r or r esul t of t he
UELM t est and <er r or > i s t he t ext
er r or r esul t of t he UELM t est .
Ref er t o Tabl e 9 i n 1- 2- 2.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: UP?
2, PASS
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: UP?
10, ResvNoRpl y
TEST:ELM:UP:SMENu
Scr een: T32, T33
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he sequence menus f or
t he upl i nk ELM dat a, Reser vat i on
and Cl oseout .
Command: TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu
<r smenu#>[ , <csmenu#>[ ,
<esmenu#>[ , <el m#>] ] ] wher e
<r smenu#> i s 0 t o 999, <csmenu#>
i s 0 t o 999, <esmenu#> i s 0 t o 984
and <el m#> i s 2 t o 16 ( number of
ELM segment s t o t r ansmi t ) .
Repl y: None
Exampl e:
TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu 800, 851, 700, 2
TEST:ELM:UP:SMENu?
Scr een: T32, T33
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he number s of t he
sequence menus sel ect ed f or t he
upl i nk ELM dat a, Reser vat i on and
Cl oseout .
Command: TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu?
Repl y: <r smenu#>, <csmenu#>,
<esmenu#>, <el m#> wher e
<r smenu#> i s 0 t o 999, <csmenu#>
i s 0 t o 999, <esmenu#> i s 0 t o 984
and <el m#> i s 2 t o 16.
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: UP: SMENu?
800, 851, 700, 2
TEST:ELM:UP:STARt
Scr een: T32, T33 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng
t he BURST Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: Exer ci ses t he upl i nk ELM dat al i nk
f eat ur e of t he t r ansponder .
Command: TEST: ELM: UP: STARt [ <m>] wher e
<m> i s MULTi si t e t o sel ect
mul t i si t e oper at i on t est i ng.
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: ELM: UP: STARt
TEST: ELM: UP: STARt MULTi si t e
TEST:MTL?
Scr een: T23
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he cur r ent st at us of t he
MTL measur ement .
Command: TEST: MTL?
Repl y: <Er r or #>, <Er r or > wher e <Er r or #> i s
t he numer i c er r or r esul t of t he MTL
t est and <er r or > i s t he t ext er r or
r esul t of t he MTL t est . Ref er t o
Tabl e 8 i n 1- 2- 2.
Exampl e: TEST: MTL?
1, NOTRUN
TEST:MTL:ANTenna
Scr een: T23
Pur pose: Speci f i es t he ant enna f or t he MTL
t est .
Command: TEST: MTL: ANTenna <ant > wher e
<ant > i s ANTA or ANTB ( 0 or 1)
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: MTL: ANTenna ANTA
TEST: MTL: ANTenna 1
TEST:MTL:ANTenna?
Scr een: T23
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he ant enna sel ect ed f or
t he MTL t est .
Command: TEST: MTL: ANTenna?
Repl y: <ant > wher e <ant > i s 0 ( ANTA) or 1
( ANTB) .
Exampl e: TEST: MTL: ANTenna?
0
TEST:MTL:LEVel ?
Scr een: T23
Pur pose: Ret ur ns t he mi ni mum t r i gger i ng
l evel ( MTL) of t he t est ed
t r ansponder .
Command: TEST: MTL: LEVel ?
Repl y: <val ue> <uni t s> wher e <val ue> i s
MTL val ue and <uni t s> ar e
measur ement uni t s ( cur r ent l y onl y
dBm) .
Exampl e: TEST: MTL: LEVel ?
78 dBm
TEST:MTL:STARt
Scr een: T23 ( equi val ent t o pr essi ng t he
BURST Key i n t hi s scr een)
Pur pose: Fi nds mi ni mum t r i gger i ng l evel
( MTL) of t he t r ansponder .
Command: TEST: MTL: STARt
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: MTL: STARt
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TEST:MTL:TI Me?
Scr een: T23
Pur pose: Ret ur ns l engt h of t i me t he MTL t est
r an or has been r unni ng.
Command: TEST: MTL: TI Me?
Repl y: <val ue> wher e <val ue> i s t est r un
t i me i n seconds.
Exampl e: TEST: MTL: TI Me?
52
TEST:RUNni ng?
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: Ret ur ns cur r ent r unni ng st at us of a
Test Menu t est .
Command: TEST: RUNni ng?
Repl y: <st at us> wher e <st at us> i s 1 ( t est
r unni ng) or 0 ( t est not r unni ng) .
Exampl e: TEST: RUNni ng?
1
TEST:STOP
Scr een: ( Remot e Onl y)
Pur pose: St ops any r unni ng t est .
Command: TEST: STOP
Repl y: None
Exampl e: TEST: STOP
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4. 7 EXAMPLES
4. 7. 1 Exampl e #1
Send Upl i nk For mat 05 ( Shor t For mat ) i n
Sequence Menu S002.
Exampl e t r ansponder addr ess: 17725762o
or 3FABF2h.
Exampl e dat a f i el d set t i ngs ( r ef er t o
Appendi x D) :
FI ELD SETTI NG DEFI NI TI ON
PC Dat a bei ng sent i s f or i nf ormat i on
onl y.
RR Request i dent i f i cat i on of ai rcraf t
bei ng i nt errogat ed.
DI SD f i el d cont ai ns mul t i si t e
i nf ormat i on.
SD Fi el d i s composed of subf i el ds I I S,
MBS, LOS, RSS and TMS.
I I S I nt errogat or i dent i f i cat i on.
MBS Reserve COMM-B f or use.
MES Cl ose out COMM-C and COMM-D
f rom use.
LOS Lockout f i el d l i st ed i n I I S, f rom
f urt her Al l Cal l i nt errogat i ons.
Cont i nue t o acknowl edge ot her Al l
Cal l request s.
RSS No request f or f i el d UM (not used).
TMS Unl i nked Message/ Request ,
acknowl edge recei pt .
Bi nar y r epr esent at i on of t he 27 exampl e
dat a f i el d bi t s:
100
PC
10010
RR
001
DI
0100
I I S
01
MBS
111
MES
1
LOS
00
RSS
0010
TMS
SD
To conver t t he bi nar y r epr esent at i on t o
ni ne oct al di gi t s, r ef er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and
cr eat e a t abl e si mi l ar t o t he f ol l owi ng:
BI NARY 100 100 100 010 100 011 111 000 010
OCTAL 4 4 4 2 4 3 7 0 2


To conver t t he bi nar y r epr esent at i on t o
seven hexadeci mal di gi t s, r ef er t o 1- 2- 2,
Tabl e 5 and cr eat e a t abl e si mi l ar t o t he
f ol l owi ng:
BI NARY 100 1001 0001 0100 0111 1100 0010
HEX 4 9 1 4 7 C 2
Set command as f ol l ows:
COMMAND DEFI NI TI ON
I NTer r ogat i on:
SMENu
I ni t i at es sequence menu
command under t he
i nt errogat i on subsyst em.
1 Sequence Menu S001.
ON Act i vat es sequence
menu.
S Short dat a f i el d l engt h.
5 Upl i nk Format 05
(deci mal ).
#Q444243702 or
H49147C2
Ni ne-di gi t (oct al ) or
seven-di gi t (hexadeci mal )
dat a f i el d.
#Q17725762 or
#H3FABF2
Ei ght -di gi t (oct al ) or si x-
di gi t (hexadeci mal )
t ransponder address.
Command (on one l i ne):
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu
1, ON, S, 5, #Q444243702, #Q17725762
or
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu
1, ON, S, 5, #H49147C2, #H3FABF2
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4. 7. 2 Exampl e #2
Send Upl i nk For mat 21 ( Long For mat ) i n
Sequence Menu S002.
Exampl e t r ansponder addr ess: 17725762o
or 3FABF2h.
Exampl e dat a f i el d set t i ngs ( r ef er t o
Appendi x D) :
FI ELD SETTI NG DEFI NI TI ON
PC Non-sel ect i ve Al l -Cal l l ockout .
RR I dent i f i cat i on of ai rcraf t bei ng
i nt errogat ed.
DI Not i ce t o expect ext ended
i nf ormat i on.
SD Fi el d i s composed of subf i el ds I I S,
RRS, LOS and TMS.
I I S I nt errogat or I dent i f i cat i on.
RRS Transmi t repl y i n ext ended f ormat .
LOS Lockout al l Al l -Cal l responses.
TMS Li nked f i rst segment , mul t i pl e
addresses, pri ori t y i ndi vi dual cal l ,
acknowl edge.
MA Fi el d i s composed of subf i el ds ADS
and message.
ADS Ext ended message i mmedi at el y
f ol l ows.
* Dat a bi t s not used i n upl i nk f ormat
message.
Bi nar y r epr esent at i on of t he 83 exampl e
dat a f i el d bi t s:
001
PC
10010
RR
111
DI
0100
I I S
0101
RRS
0
*
1
LOS
00
*
1011
TMS
SD
01011100
ADS
48- Zer os
Message
MA

To conver t t he bi nar y r epr esent at i on t o
28 oct al di gi t s, r ef er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and
cr eat e a t abl e si mi l ar t o t he f ol l owi ng:
BI NARY 00 110 010 111 010 001 010
OCTAL 0 6 2 7 2 1 2
BI NARY 100 101 101 011 100 000 000
OCTAL 4 5 5 3 4 0 0
BI NARY 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
OCTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BI NARY 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
OCTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
To conver t t he bi nar y r epr esent at i on t o
21 hexadeci mal di gi t s, r ef er t o 1- 2- 2,
Tabl e 5 and cr eat e a t abl e si mi l ar t o t he
f ol l owi ng:
BI NARY 001 1001 0111 0100 0101 0100 1011
HEX 1 9 7 4 5 4 B
BI NARY 0101 1100 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000
HEX 5 C 0 0 0 0 0
BI NARY 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000
HEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Set command as f ol l ows:
COMMAND DEFI NI TI ON
I NTer r ogat i on:
SMENu
I ni t i at es sequence menu
command under t he
i nt errogat i on subsyst em.
2 Sequence Menu S002.
ON Act i vat es sequence
menu.
L Long dat a f i el d l engt h.
5 Upl i nk Format 05
(deci mal ).
#Q0627212455340
000000000000000
or
H197454B5C00000
0000000
28-di gi t (oct al ) or 21-di gi t
(hexadeci mal ) dat a f i el d.
#Q17725762 or
#H3FABF2
Ei ght -di gi t (oct al ) or si x-
di gi t (hexadeci mal )
t ransponder address.
Command (on one l i ne):
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu 1, ON, S, 5,
#Q0627212455340000000000000000,
#Q17725762
or
I NTerrogat i on: SMENu 1, ON, S, 5,
#H197454B5C000000000000, #H3FABF2
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4. 7. 3 Exampl e #3
Recei ve Downl i nk For mat 04 ( Al t i t ude
Repl y)
Exampl e t r ansponder addr ess: 17725762o
or 3FABF2h.
Command:
REPLy: SMENu? <smenu#>, <rf or mat >
wi t h <smenu#> set t o an appl i cabl e UF04
( RR<21o) sequence menu and <rf or mat >
set t o N.
Ret urn:
N, 4, #Q2035, #Q17725762
or
N, 4, #H10D, #H3FABF2
RESPONSE DEFI NI TI ON
N I ndi cat es aut o si ze repl y f ormat .
4 Downl i nk Format 04.
#H10D Hexadeci mal dat a f i el d.
#H3FABF2 Exampl e t ransponder address.
To conver t hexadeci mal dat a t o deci mal
al t i t ude i n f eet , st ar t at St ep 4 i n f ol l owi ng
pr ocedur e.
To conver t oct al dat a t o deci mal al t i t ude i n
f eet , per f or m f ol l owi ng pr ocedur e.
STEP PROCEDURE
1. Ref er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and conver t
t he oct al dat a f i el d di gi t s t o bi nar y
usi ng t he f ol l owi ng f or mat :
C1 A1 C2 A2 C4 A4 X B1 D1 B2 D2 B4 D4
B10 B9 B8 B7 B6 B5 M B4 Q B3 B2 B1 B0
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1
0 2 0 3 5
Ref er t o Appendi x D f or br eakdown of
i ndi vi dual dat a f i el ds. ( The AC f i el d
cont ai ns t he l ast 13 bi t s shown i n t he
gr i d. The r epl y i ndi cat es no act i ve
bi t s f or t he FS, DR and UM f i el ds. )
I f bi t posi t i on Q ( D1) i s 0, go t o St ep 7
f or al t i t ude r eadout .
BI NARY ALTI TUDE CODE (Q=1)
2. Di scar d bi t posi t i ons M and Q.

STEP PROCEDURE
3. Separ at e bi t s i nt o t hr ee f i el ds and
conver t t o hexadeci mal as f ol l ows
( r ef er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5) :
B10 B9 B8 B7 B6 B5 B4 B3 B2 B1 B0
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
1 0 D
4. Conver t 3- di gi t ( hexadeci mal ) al t i t ude
code t o deci mal code.
10D = 269 ( [ 1 x 256 = 256] +
[ 0 x 16 = 0] + 13)
5. Mul t i pl y deci mal number by 25.
269 X 25 = 6725
6. Subt r act 1000 f r om answer i n St ep 5.
6725 - 1000 = 5725 f eet
( Thi s al t i t ude shoul d agr ee wi t h t he
AC= f i el d di spl ayed i n t he sequence
menu wi t h UF04 act i ve. )
MODE C ALTI TUDE CODE (Q=0)
NOTE: For an exampl e of Q=0, t he
new exampl e f i el d i s 2015.
7. Di scar d bi t posi t i ons X and D1.
8. Rear r ange dat a bi t s as f ol l ows:
D2 D4 A1 A2 A4 B1 B2 B4 C1 C2 C4
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
9. Ref er t o ATC- 1400A Oper at i on
Manual f or conver si on t o al t i t ude
( Al t i t ude Tr ansmi ssi on Code Char t ) .
( The exampl e f i el d t r ansl at es t o
64, 500 f eet . )
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4. 7. 4 Exampl e #4
Recei ve Downl i nk For mat 05 ( I dent i f i cat i on
Repl y)
Exampl e t r ansponder addr ess: 17725762o
or 3FABF2h.
Command:
REPLy: SMENu? <smenu#>, <rf or mat >
wi t h <smenu#> set t o an appl i cabl e UF05
( RR<21o) sequence menu and <rf or mat >
set t o N.
Ret urn:
N, 4, #Q11026, #Q17725762
or
N, 4, #H10D, #H3FABF2
RESPONSE DEFI NI TI ON
N I ndi cat es aut o si ze repl y f ormat .
5 Downl i nk Format 05.
#H1216 Hexadeci mal dat a f i el d.
#H3FABF2 Exampl e t ransponder address.
To conver t dat a t o I D code, per f or m
f ol l owi ng pr ocedur e.
STEP PROCEDURE
1. Ref er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and conver t
t he oct al dat a f i el d di gi t s t o bi nar y
usi ng t he f ol l owi ng f or mat :
C1 A1 C2 A2 C4 A4 X B1 D1 B2 D2 B4 D4
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
1 1 0 2 6
Ref er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and conver t
t he oct al dat a f i el d di gi t s t o bi nar y
usi ng t he f ol l owi ng f or mat :
C1 A1 C2 A2 C4 A4 X B1 D1 B2 D2 B4 D4
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
1 2 1 6
Ref er t o Appendi x D f or br eakdown of
i ndi vi dual dat a f i el ds. ( The I D f i el d
cont ai ns t he l ast 13 bi t s shown i n t he
gr i ds. The r epl y i ndi cat es no act i ve
bi t s f or t he FS, DR and UM f i el ds. )

STEP PROCEDURE
2. Rear r ange bi nar y bi t s t o t he f ol l owi ng
f or mat , di scar di ng bi t posi t i on X:
A4 A2 A1 B4 B2 B1 C4 C2 C1 D4 D2 D1
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
3. Ref er t o 1- 2- 2, Tabl e 5 and conver t
t he bi nary bi t s t o oct al :
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
2 4 1 3
( Thi s i dent i f i cat i on code shoul d agr ee
wi t h t he I D= f i el d di spl ayed i n t he
sequence menu wi t h UF05 act i ve. )

A hel pf ul hi nt f or set t i ng sequence menu
dat a i s set t i ng t he desi r ed dat a i n decoded
f or mat f r om t he f r ont panel . Af t er set t i ng
desi r ed dat a, changi ng t he sequence menu
t o an undecoded f or mat al l ows t he oper at or
t o see and r ecor d t he dat a f i el d r equi r ed t o
set t he sequence menu remot el y.

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