Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer Wins 2006 Test & Measurement World 'Best in Test' Award
RSA3408A Up for 'Test Product of the Year;' AFG3000 Arbitrary Function Generators Receive Honorable Mention

Tektronix, Inc. , a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that two of its products were selected by the editors of Test & Measurement World magazine for its Best in Test 2006 industry awards. The RSA3408A Real-time Spectrum Analyzer has received a Best in Test Award -- one of 12 receiving the honor and making it a finalist for Test Product of the Year 2006. In addition, the AFG3000 Series arbitrary function generator received an honorable mention. The Awards honor products that have brought a significant technological advancement to the test industry market.

The RSA3408A is now a finalist for the 2006 "Test Product of the Year" award, which will be determined by the magazine's readers, who vote online between now and January 18, 2006. Ballots are available in the December issue of Test & Measurement World or at www.tmworld.com/awards.

"The Tektronix real-time spectrum-analysis technology can be invaluable in identifying frequency anomalies that can hinder the operation of today's wireless communications systems," said Rick Nelson, Test & Measurement World chief editor. "Our editorial panel was pleased to choose the RSA3408A real- time spectrum analyzer as one of this year's 12 Best in Test products."

"It is an honor to be recognized among an elite group by Test & Measurement World magazine's editors for their annual awards process," said Martyn Etherington, Vice President, Marketing, Tektronix. "We value their industry recognition and it's a testament to our 60-year heritage of innovative test and measurement products and engineering excellence."

About The RSA3408A

The RSA3408A is a high performance DC to 8GHz Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer providing 36MHz wide real-time triggering and capture capabilities, and enhanced resolution in the analysis of power and frequency changes over time. With the RSA3408A, engineers are able to view RF signal instabilities and transients that they never knew existed.

About the AFG3000 Series

The AFG3000 Series of arbitrary/function generators consists of six models whose ease-of-use and performance establishes a new benchmark in the "value" category. With the AFG3000 Series, engineers have a powerful function, pulse, and arbitrary waveform generator to shorten test time and reduce time from design to market.

About Test & Measurement World

The Best in Test Awards are presented annually by the editors of Test & Measurement World. These awards honor important and innovative new products and services in the electronics test and measurement industry. Products from all areas of electronics testing and inspection are eligible. Test & Measurement World has been presenting the Best in Test Awards since 1991.

About Tektronix

Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.

NOTE: Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE: Tektronix, Inc.

CONTACT: Amy Higgins of Tektronix, Inc., +1-503-627-6497, or

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