Remote Spectrum Monitorâ„¢ MS27201A User Guide : IQ Capture/Streaming (Option 124/125 and 126/127)
 
IQ Capture/Streaming (Option 124/125 and 126/127)
 
Introduction
IQ Capture Block Mode
IQ Data Format
IQ Frame Structure
IQ Extended Frame
IQ Timestamps
IQ Streaming
Data Transmission to Remote User
IQ Capture/Streaming Measurement
IQ CAPTURE Menu
IQ STREAMING Menu
IQ TRIGGER Menu
IQ Streaming Tools
Setting Up the Data Out Port and MA25424A
Introduction
IQ capture and streaming is available in the spectrum monitor mode. The feature attains the magnitude/phase or real/imaginary raw data components of a waveform and either saves the data to a file on internal or external USB storage media, or streams the data out of the Data, USB, or Ethernet ports. The following sections describe details of the IQ data format and structure. Refer to IQ Capture/Streaming Measurement to get started with an IQ capture or an IQ stream.
 
Note 
Options 126 and 127 are export license free. Option 126 limits bit depth to 8 or 10 bits when bandwidth is 110 MHz; Option 127 limits streams to 100 MHz BW or less.