Signal Hound Blog and News

Signal Hound Blog and News

Fall updates to Spike and our VSG60 software

November 18, 2020

Fall brings change, no matter where you are. Depending on which half of the globe you live on things are either cooling down or warming up, and the weather will soon have you inside your lab in order to keep warm, or, for those down South – to stay cool. And when inside, what better […] Read More

SCPI Automation of Signal Hound Spectrum Analyzers

October 27, 2020

We often get asked whether we support SCPI programming with our spectrum analyzers. The short answer is yes! What is SCPI? SCPI, which stands for “Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments”, specifies a programming “language” that is designed for controlling test instruments. It provides a common syntax, command structure, and data interchange format which can be […] Read More

How much dynamic range do you really need?

October 27, 2020

In our new Tech Brief, 7 Reasons You’re Paying Too Much for Your Spectrum Analyzer, we discuss how a company may be spending too much money on RF test equipment that is overkill when compared to their actual needs. How low can you go? For reason number one, we pose the question – how much […] Read More

New Linux software, new Bluetooth LE waveform generation

July 4, 2020

Hopefully this update finds you doing alright during this interesting time in history. The Signal Hound team (and families) are all well and good, adjusting to the current state of normal as best we can. A large part of our staff continues to work remotely, including our software developers who have just released some new—and […] Read More