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  • Datasheet Literature Number: ReleaseDate
    Spectrum Analyzer
    The RSA306B uses your PC and Tektronix SignalVu-PC™ RF Signal Analysis Software to provide real time spectrum analysis, streaming capture and deep signal analysis capabilities for signals from 9 kHz to 6.2 GHz, all in a low-cost, highly portable …
    37W-60375-9
  • Manuals Manual Type Part Number: ReleaseDate
    SignalVu-PC

    Vector Signal Analysis software

    User 077102417
    SignalVu-PC

    Vector Signal Analysis Software

    Online Help 077072015
    RSA306, RSA306B, and RSA500A/600A

    Spectrum Analyzer Application Programming Interface (API)

    Programmer 077103105
    RSA306, RSA306B, and RSA500A/600A

    Spectrum Analyzer Application Programming Interface (API)

    Programmer 077103104
    RSA306B Series

    Real-Time Spectrum AnalyzerDeclassification and Security

    Declassification 077124201
    SignalVu-PC

    Vector Signal Analysis Software

    Programmer 077072114
    RSA306B and RSA306B-SMA

    Spectrum Analyzers Installation and Safety

    User 071348301
    RSA306B Real-Time USB Spectrum Analyzer

    Specifications and Performance Verification

    Performance Verification 077124301
    RSA300, RSA500, RSA600 Series

    Spectrum Analyzers Self-Guided Demo Training Manual

    Training/Tutorials 071333002
    RSA306BRACK

    RSA306B Rackmount Kit Installation Manual

    User 075109400
    RTSA V3 Demo Board

    Quick Reference Card Reference

    User 071332901
    RSA306B Series

    Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer Declassification and Security Instructions

    Declassification 077124200
    RSA306 USB Spectrum Analyzer

    Specifications and Performance Verification (Version 0 RF Signal Path Gain Cal) Technical Reference

    Performance Verification 077103001
    RSA306 USB Spectrum Analyzer

    Specifications and Performance Verification (Version 1 RF Signal Path Gain Cal) Technical Reference

    Performance Verification 077113300
    RSA306

    Spectrum Analyzer Declassification and Security Instructions

    Declassification 077103301
    RSA306RACK

    RSA306 Rackmount Kit Installation Manual

    User 071332702
    RSA306

    Spectrum Analyzer Installation and Safety Installation Manual

    Primary User 071332301
    RSA300TRANSIT

    RSA300 Transportation Case Instructions

    User 071332600
    Tektronix RSA306

    USB Spectrum Analyzer Self-Guided Demo Training Manual

    Training/Tutorials 071333000
    RTSA V3

    Demo Board User User Manual

    User 077103800
    RTSA V3 Demo Board

    Quick Reference Card Reference

    User 071332900
  • Technical Documents Document Type ReleaseDate
    University of Oklahoma Case Study
    GROWING DEMAND FOR ENGINEERS While preparing a proposal asking OU’s leadership to invest in hands-on RF benches from Tektronix, Dr. McDaniel’s research into the RF industry revealed that there were more than 7,500 RF electrical engineer job …
    Case Study
    eGuide to RF Signals
    The eGuide to Signals will help you navigate the RF spectrum and gain a better understanding about what kinds of signals might be present around you. Detailed examples are provided for popular signals often transmitted over the air. Examples of …
    How-to Guide
    Understanding Radar Signals Using Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers
    The transient nature of radar pulses combined with modern pulse compression schemes often demand carefully designed test setups. This Primer will cover measurements methods, choosing your measurement parameters, how to find the pulse, estimating the …
    Primer
    RF Recording and Playback Solutions
    Introduction to RF Record and Playback Spectrum management, RF interference analysis, signal acquisition, product testing and validation, RF system design, communication security, and academic research, all routinely perform or can benefit from the …
    Application Note
    Real-Time Spectrum Analysis for EMI Diagnostics
    This application note briefly examines the different stages of design and test with respect to test equipment and measurement techniques. It also reviews the currently-specified detection and filtering methods, and provides a quick reference to the …
    Application Note
    Low-cost EMI Pre-compliance Testing Using a Spectrum Analyzer
    Few engineers have unrestricted access to a calibrated EMI receiver and EMC test facility. Yet, performing cost-effective, basic EMI tests can save both time and money by identifying significant issues before you send your design to an EMI compliance …
    Application Note
    Low Cost RF Sensors
    With the explosion in growth of wireless enabled devices (ie. LoRA,NBIoT), many nontraditional organizations are looking for tools to monitor the health and security of their wireless networks. While there are many low-cost Software Defined Receivers …
    Application Note
    USB Spectrum Analyzers and SignalVu-PC FAQ
    This document contains answers to questions about the RSA306/306B, RSA500A and RSA600A USB spectrum analyzers, and their associated SignalVu-PC software.  
    Fact Sheet
    Fast 3D EMC/EMI Scan with Detectus Scanning System and Tektronix Real Time Spectrum Analyzers
    With the increasing adoption of wide-bandgap based devices, power supplies are shifting to faster high voltage and high current switching waveforms that generate electromagnetic interference (EMI) in conducted and radiated emissions. A critical …
    Case Study
    Fundamentals of Real-Time Spectrum Analysis
    Engineers and scientists have been looking for innovative uses for RF technology ever since the 1860s, when James Clerk Maxwell mathematically predicted the existence of electromagnetic waves capable of transporting energy across empty space …
    Primer
    Improve Your Wireless and RF Classes with Live Signals
    Today’s graduating electrical engineers need marketable skills which are typically not developed in undergraduate curricula. More and more educators see the value of utilizing more hands-on activities to improve a student’s understanding of …
    Case Study
    Interference Hunting Application Note
    Introduction Over the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in the population of wireless transmitters found in the world, with the inevitable result being a dramatic increase in radiofrequency noise pollution.  Every significant …
    Application Note
    Wireless Connectivity Overview
    Our “Wireless Connectivity Test” application note describes the most popular wireless connectivity standards for IoT (including LoRa and SigFox) and compares each standard from a cost, range, data rate and power requirements perspectives. Also …
    Application Note
    Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note
    With today's rapid advances in radar technology, developing and manufacturing highly specialized and innovative electronic products to detect radar signals takes leading-edge technology and tools. Tektronix innovative test equipment reduces testing …
    Application Note
    Automotive EMI/EMC Pre-compliance Tests
    Electromagnetic interference (EMI) regulations are in place throughout the world to provide improved reliability and safety for users of electrical and electronic equipment. The automotive industry and individual automobile manufacturers are required …
    Application Note
    Solutions for Aerospace and Defense
    Integrated Tektronix measurement tools for signal capture, characterization, simulation and analysis help you deliver on your promises. Learn more about our military/government solutions.
    Brochure
    EMI Pre-Compliance Testing and Troubleshooting with Tektronix EMCVu
    Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and the related electromagnetic interference (EMI) seems to be one of those necessary evils that must be overcome prior to marketing commercial or consumer electronic products, as well as military and aerospace …
    Application Note
    Programmatic Control on Tektronix USB Real Time Spectrum Analyzers
    Using the latest in commercial interfaces and available computing power, the Tektronix RSA 300/500/600 USB real time spectrum analyzers separate signal acquisition from measurement, dramatically lowering the cost of instrument hardware. The series is …
    Application Note
    DPX Acquisition Technology for Spectrum Analyzers Fundamentals
    Tektronix' patented Digital Phosphor technology or DPX® is used in our Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSAs), to reveal signal details that are completely missed by conventional spectrum analyzers and vector signal analyzers. The full-motion DPX …
    Primer
    How mobile Network Operators use Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
    Field service organizations for mobile communication of network operators are using Tektronix USB-based real-time spectrum analyzer for daily work, hundreds of technicians in different service regions are responsible to keep the health of the mobile …
    How-to Guide
    TransSiP Breakthrough into Power Conversion Switching Noise
    Tektronix RSA306 Spectrum Analyzer with DPX give TransSiP insightCase study for how TransSiP used the RSA 306 to capture and analyze short time varying transient events. 
    Case Study
    Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems and Remote/Passive Keyless Entry
    Today, more sophisticated and sensitive RF electronic components and devices are being included in automobiles. These advances have resulted in much safer, efficient, and connected vehicles. They have also created new challenges for RF testing and …
    Application Note
    Detecting Drones Using a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
    Flying drones can be fun. For RC and photography enthusiasts, a drone is a source of entertainment, and with a camera attached, provides breathtaking birds-eye views. For commercial and first responder purposes, a drone can be a valuable asset for …
    Application Note
  • Software Document Type Part Number: ReleaseDate
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V4.1.0022
    SignalVu-PC VSA software brings the analysis engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, enabling you to analyze live signals from RSA306, RSA500, RSA600, RSA7100A\B Spectrum Analyzers, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO64 …
    Application 066143424
    RSA Application Programming Interface – API for 64-Bit Linux – V1.0.0014
    The RSA API is a Linux C/C++ Shared Objects that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC …
    Application 066207701
    RSA Application Programming Interface – API for 64-Bit Linux – CANDIDATE V0.13.220.16
    The RSA API is a Linux C/C++ Shared Objects that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC …
    Application 066207700
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.23.0022
    This release adds support for the RSA513A and 518A models. The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support …
    Application 066169110
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-Bit Windows - V3.23.0022
    This release adds support for the RSA513A and 518A models. The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support …
    Application 066176207
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V3.23.0022
    SignalVu-PC VSA software brings the analysis engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, enabling you to analyze live signals from RSA306, RSA500, RSA600, RSA7100A Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143422
    DataVu-PC Recorded Signal Analysis Software - V1.2.26
    DataVu-PC analysis software for recordings makes short work of searching through large datasets for signals of interest. You can measure pulses and mark signals for export to other analysis programs, reducing time spent in post-capture analysis …
    066190103
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - Release Candidate - V3.17.0013
    SignalVu-PC VSA software brings the analysis engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, enabling you to analyze live signals from RSA306, RSA500, RSA600, RSA7100A Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143420
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V3.16.0014
    SignalVu-PC VSA software brings the analysis engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, enabling you to analyze live signals from RSA306, RSA500, RSA600, RSA7100A Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143419
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.13.0087
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176206
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.13.0087
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included …
    Application 066169109
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.11.0047
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included …
    Application 066169108
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.11.0047
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176205
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.9.0029
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176204
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.9.0029
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included …
    Application 066169107
    TekRSA300 IVI-COM Driver v1.0 for RSA306
    The TekRSA300 series IVI-COM Driver is a custom specific IVI driver that requires RSA306 API software library to communicate to the RSA306 instrument. In addition to complying with a standard API for IVI Driver class, this driver provides RSA306 …
    Firmware 066174200
  • All Tektronix USB Portable Analyzers are tested to Military Standards but we wanted to see what they were really capable of. Could our spectrum analyzers survive a 1st story drop? A truck? A …
    Duration: 2m 57s
    Discover how the RSA306 can help you find interference faster than any other instruments.
    Duration: 2m 1s
    Watch this video to see how to test Bluetooth parameters for the physical layer using the RSA607A USB Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer with SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 4m 33s
    The RSA306 and SignalVu-PC software running on a PC provide powerful USB Spectrum Analysis capabilities. In this brief video, you will see how the this instrument can help you see signals that you …
    Duration: 2m 58s
    Don’t fail EMC. Using the Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum analyzer with DPX ®technology, you can see signals under signals and signals under noise. This enhanced insight allows you to identify EMI …
    Duration: 5m 50s
    Watch this video for a quick demonstration of the main features of DataVu-PC. Using the demonstration file included with the software, you’ll see the three main analysis screens, playback controls …
    Duration: 4m 4s
    In the fast growing wireless design and Internet of Things market, the importance of choosing the right wireless RF module is vital to your design and overall company’s success.In this webinar …
    Duration: 25m 15s
    Get the full featured spectrum analyzers you need in one small, low price package. Whether your analysis takes you to the field or the lab, from interference hunting and spectrum management to …
    Duration: 1m 26s
    Learn how to perform a parametric test covered by the ZigBee standard, including modulation quality and error vector magnitude measurements as well as spectrum emissions mask, signal quality and …
    Duration: 5m 17s
    DataVu-PC has tools like frequency mask, pulse descriptor words and smart markers, to help you find any needle in any size haystack. Your data recordings can be 10’s or 100’s of gigabytes in size …
    Duration: 5m 20s
    Learn how to properly measure the Channel Power of a pulsed RF signal using a real-time spectrum analyzer. By properly setting up the analysis settings, the channel power of the RF pulse, as well …
    Duration: 3:18
    Watch this video to see how to perform a radiated EMI pre-compliance test, to ensure your device complies with the WLAN IEEE 802.11 standards, using the RSA607A and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 8m 33s
    This step by step video will show you the quickest path between removing the RSA306 USB Spectrum Analyzer from the box and making measurements. 
    Duration: 4m 54s
    Make sure you’re getting good signal strength from your wireless LAN device by testing for first turn on using a Tektronix RSA607A controlled by your PC and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 6m 49s
    Limit line testing in a Spectrum Analyzer is an important feature for a variety of applications. Examples include EMI Pre Compliance and Diagnostics, so that the Design Engineer can save pain and …
    Duration: 2m 18s
    Learn how to test that your Bluetooth device is turning on and transmitting correctly, using a RSA607A real-time spectrum analyzer controlled by SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 7m 28s
    Pass EMI Compliance the first time by pre-testing your Bluetooth device in your own lab, using a USB Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 6m 23s
    Teach RF beyond the basics and beyond the lab with the RSA306.
    Duration: 1m 40s
    Discover the new member of the RSA spectrum analyzer family. A full featured analyzer for half the price of a conventional unit. Watching this 1 minute video will change the way you see spectrum …
    Duration: 1m 9s
    Learn how to conduct wireless LAN parametric RF testing for the physical layer against the IEEE 802.11 standards, using the RSA607A Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer controlled from a PC powered by …
    Duration: 7m 59s
    Get RF analysis power in the palm of your hand at an unmatched price with the RSA306B. Small on price and big on performance the RSA306B now has improved dynamic range and a 3-year warranty.
    Duration: 1m 21s
    Sometimes bad things happen to good scopes!  Ensure you've got it covered with a Total Product Protection plan from Tektronix, the only coverage plan available for test equipment with accident …
    Duration: 1m 2s
    Perform a quick EMI pre-compliance test of your Internet of Things device and have the confidence that you’ll pass final EMI Compliance Testing. This test is performed using the RSA607B controlled …
    Duration: 6m 4s
    Analog modulation is still often used today for some lower cost RF devises as well as legacy communications and broadcast networks. A proven technology, but there still a need to test these kinds …
    Duration: 3m 18s
    In this video we compare EMI compliance results obtained using a full Compliance Receiver set-up versus a low-cost approach using a Tektronix RSA Spectrum Analyzer. You’ll see how these results …
    Duration: 10m 7s
    It’s useful to ensure that your ZigBee Radio RF module is turning on correctly before you integrate it into a ZigBee device. See how to perform this test with your PC using the RSA607A and …
    Duration: 7m 36s