Amateur radio is commonly known as “ham radio” and the operators as "hams".  As you might imagine, electronics oriented companies such as Tektronix and its subsidiaries had a number of hams employed.  Following is a list of hams that have been identified as an employee at one time or another at Tektronix or a subsidiary. It is probable that the list is not complete. If you know of someone who has been missed contact Don Tucker.  Emails of the listed employee hams are not shown to prevent access by spammers, but are available for many. Contact Don Tucker if you need one at

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During the few years when Lang Hedrick was the Tektronix Representative to Sony/Tektronix, he put together an amateur radio club. With the support of Masanobu Tada, the President and Chair of the Board of Sony/Tektronix who was also a ham, they appropriated a room in a tower on top the Sony/Tektronix building at Shinagawa and erected an antenna.