Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer Makes EDN Hot 100 List
SA2600 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer Chosen as One of the Best Products of the Year for 2008

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 13, 2009 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced its SA2600 handheld real-time spectrum analyzer has been selected as one of the “Hot 100 Products of 2008” by EDN magazine.  The award honors the best of the best products and technologies of 2008 that really grabbed the attention of EDN editors and readers.

“To develop the Hot 100 list for 2008, EDN editors examined a broad array of products, 12 key technology areas, that received feature editorial coverage during the year. The Tektronix SA2600 was one of the standouts in the test-and-measurement area,” said Rick Nelson, editor-in-chief, EDN. 

“We are honored that the editors of EDN magazine have chosen the SA2600 as one of 2008’s most significant products for the Hot 100 list,"said Martyn Etherington, vice president worldwide marketing, Tektronix.  “The SA2600 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers are designed to offer benchtop performance on a portable handheld platform, specifically to solve customer problems created by digital RF technologies from WiFi to WiMAX to UWB and UMTS.  Combined with our RSA3000 and RSA6100 benchtop spectrum analyzers, the SA2600 is an expansion to our growing RF Test Portfolio.”

About SA2600
The SA2600 handheld real-time spectrum analyzer includes DPXTM waveform image processor technology that provides a live RF view of the spectrum.  The SA2600 with 10kHz-6.2GHz frequency coverage, 20 MHz real time bandwidth and -153dBm Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) is designed to deliver benchtop spectrum analyzer performance in a battery-operated, handheld field unit. 

About EDN/Reed Business Information
Known as the “Voice of the engineer,” Waltham, MA-based EDN serves the vital information needs of design engineers and engineering managers worldwide. The EDN franchise includes EDN, EDN Europe, EDN Asia, EDN Australia, EDN China, EDN Japan, and EDN.com.

EDN is published by Reed Business Information (www.reedbusiness.com), the largest business-to-business publisher in the U.S. and a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc – a world-leading publisher and information provider operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business industry sectors.

About Tektronix
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries - as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, computing and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.


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