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Signal Hound BB60A Real-time Spectrum Analyzer Wins 2014 ECN IMPACT Award

Companies mentioned in this article: Signal Hound, Inc.

LA CENTER, Wash., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signal Hound, Inc. announced today that the Signal Hound BB60A, a real-time spectrum analyzer and RF recorder, has won the 2014 ECN IMPACT Award for Test & Measurement products. The BB60A is a small, lightweight, and affordable USB-based real-time RF spectrum analyzer that operates from 9 kHz to 6 GHz and can go anywhere.

Signal Hound BB60A is designed to capture and display RF events as short as 1 µs and can be customized to perform complex, remote, and/or automated functions. The annual award issued by Electronic Component News recognizes those products and services that had the greatest impact on the electronic components industry during 2013.

"It's an honor to win an ECN IMPACT Award for Signal Hound BB60A, especially when we were competing against the likes of industry icons such as Agilent and Tektronix. Signal Hound provides an innovative and low-cost spectrum analyzer and spectrum monitoring capability like nothing else on the market today," said Bruce Device, CEO, Signal Hound.

"The 2014 award winners are a reflection of the caliber of judges, as well as the incredible innovation submitted from around the world," said Beth Campbell, Editorial Director of the Design Engineering Group at Advantage Business Media. Commenting on the significance of this year's award winners, ECN publisher Mike Francesconi added, "This year's award winners represent the best technologies, tools and services across the electronics OEM. The ECN IMPACT Awards program is proud to commemorate these market differentiators that have brought award-winning technology to a very competitive industry."

About ECN

ECN and its portfolio of online, digital, and print products provide design engineers and engineering management in the electronics original equipment manufacturing (EOEM) market with daily, weekly, and monthly coverage of the news, trends, products, components, and services that allow these professionals to achieve a competitive advantage with their innovative, new designs.

About Signal Hound

The Signal Hound spectrum analyzers are compact and simple to use. The Signal Hound BB60A is ideal for real-time spectrum monitoring, manufacturing process control, interference hunting, spread spectrum signal analysis, capturing intermittent events, and general purpose spectrum analysis.

Industry is using the spectrum analyzers for process monitoring and embedding them in specialty products. Government is using them for spectrum monitoring. Electronic repair technicians, engineering students, ham radio enthusiasts, and electronics hobbyists are all finding them useful. Although they are small and affordable, they have the sensitivity, accuracy, and dynamic range expected from expensive and bulky test equipment.

For more information, contact or call 1-800-260-TEST. Outside of the United States, please visit our website at to find the nearest distributor. For more information, contact:

    Debra Seifert Communications LLC Signal Hound, Inc.

    Debra L. Seifert                 Bruce Devine

    +1 (503) 626-7539 (USA)                        +1 (360) 263-5006 (USA) 

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