Direct Remote Control of Switch Matrix OSP via Network and Spectrum Analyzers

This application note shows how to remote control an external R&S®OSP directly from a Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) or from a Spectrum Analyzer (SA), for instance from the R&S®ZVA, R&S®ZVB, R&S®ZNB or R&S®FSW families. The application note describes the requirements and the setup procedure. It is shown how to install the software and how to setup the system in order to get highest flexibility and best usability. It is additionally shown how to calibrate the entire configuration and finally some practical examples are provided.The application note mainly addresses the use of VNAs,appendix 5.4 provides hints regarding the differences when using SAs in a similar way.