[time-nuts] Reading 1992 counter???

cfo xnews2 at luna.kyed.com
Fri Jan 20 11:33:31 EST 2012

On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 11:16:39 -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:

> I've written a few quickies to pull data from my 1992. Most run for as
> long as I care to run them.  The one I'm attaching invariably flummoxes
> the counter after several hours. It does a frequency measurement, then a
> phase measurement, stores it, and repeats about once per second,
> dominated by the time taken to measure the frequency.
> It runs under Linux with the Linux GPIB package.  I am using 32 bit
> Fedora 16.

Chuck is there any chance you could tgz up the "lot" , and put it on your 
webpage ?

I snipped the makefile & the rdxp.c from this post , but is getting 
errors making rdxp

make rdxp
cc rdxp.c -O -lgpib  -o rdxp
rdxp.c: In function ‘onintrterm’:
rdxp.c:61: error: ‘termcount’ undeclared (first use in this function)
rdxp.c:61: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
rdxp.c:61: error: for each function it appears in.)
rdxp.c: In function ‘main’:
rdxp.c:111: error: ‘discard’ undeclared (first use in this function)
rdxp.c:111: error: expected ‘;’ before ‘possible’
make: *** [rdxp] Error 1

I just bought a Racal 1991 on the auctionsite , and is preparing for the 

I have a National PCI GPIB card , but is considering the ether-gpib 
bridge ... Cant remember the name ...
As i then can run measurements of my 24/7 (on) email-server 

I'm Ubuntu based.


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