Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 09:10:10 -0500

Author: Cliff Bettis

Subject: Re: Digital Scopes



I am still thinking about the form and scope of a workshop and/or session
and have no firm notions yet. I hope we can discuss it in Boise at the
meeting. I was just thinking of things like how much time I could have saved
figuring out how to set up a Fourier synthesizer with the DPO had someone
already given me the hint that I could adjust the "persistence" on the DPO.
When I figured it out it was one of those moments that makes me feels so
good for being less stupid than I was a few moments ago, if you know what I

I would gladly defer to Dick Berg's expertise on DPOs as far as a workshop
leader goes and of course getting Urs to return with more of his wonderful
Lab view stuff would be very popular with everyone.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sam Sampere"
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Digital Scopes

> So are you thinking of a workshop and a paper session? I really think
most of
> us would benefit from a hands-on workshop. Getting the vendors involved
> is a great idea. I bet they could loan a room full of scopes for a week.
> Then all you need are some function generators and other components. Then
> up to something more exotic like your speed of light.
> Or how about incorporate some National Instruments board with a built in
> function generator, thermocouple, etc. The morning session, learn about
> scopes, the afternoon session, get some hands-on programming in LabView?
> co-workshop lead by Cliff and Urs. How does that all sound to y'all?
> except Cliff and Urs can vote!)
> Sam