Bill Benedict

Bill Benedict (? – d. 2000-01-02) graduated from the University of Florida in 1969 and immediately moved to Oregon to join Tektronix as a young engineer assigned to calibrate oscilloscopes in manufacturing. He then worked as a hardware engineer in the machine control and electron microscope groups and tried his hand as a field engineer before joining the spectrum analyzer group. This became his home for the next 16 years.

On April 2nd, 2000 Bill & Jeremy Benedict went down in the factory RV-9A airplane. They did not survive.

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Documents Authored by Bill Benedict

Document Page Class Title Author(s) Year Refers to
26W-5360.pdf Application Note Fundamentals of Spectrum Analysis Bill Benedict 1983 Spectrum Analyzers

Patents by Bill Benedict

Page Office Number Title Inventors Company Filing date Grant date
Patent US 5073822A US 5073822A In-service cable television measurements Linley Gumm Bill Benedict Tektronix Inc 1990-11-19 1991-12-17

Products by Bill Benedict

Manufacturer Model Description Designers Introduced
Tektronix 7L5 5 MHz Spectrum Analyzer Fendall Winston Craig Bryant Steve Morton Bill Benedict Don Kirkpatrick Steve Skidmore Carlos Beeck Morris Engelson 1976
Tektronix 492 21 GHz Spectrum Analyzer Larry Lockwood Steve Morton Linley Gumm Robert Alm Bob Bales Carlos Beeck Bill Benedict Craig Bryant Russell Brown Wes Hayward David Leatherwood Gordon Long Dave Morton Bill Peterson David Shores Steve Skidmore Dennis Smith Phil Snow Leighton Whitset Norman Witt 1980

Components by Bill Benedict