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PRESS RELEASE : Twenty schools receive Fluke electrical test instruments through Fluke Education Grant Program

EVERETT, Wash. – Twenty educational institutions in the U.S. will receive advanced electrical and electronic test instruments from Fluke Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of handheld test and measurement equipment, through the Fluke Education Grant Program.

Each winning school will receive two of Fluke’s newest and most capable test instruments designed for the electrical and electronics industries: the Fluke 289 and Fluke 287 Logging Digital Multimeters.

The Fluke Education Grant Program, announced in October, 2007, is targeted at community colleges, universities and training programs across the U.S. and Canada. Winners were chosen by a review committee of electronics professionals. They examined many program elements, including the breadth of course offerings and the types and numbers of certificates and degrees conferred.

The Fluke 287 is a high-accuracy logging digital multimeter designed with advanced features for electronics professionals. It has logging and graphing capability that enables users to quickly document design performance and see trend information directly on the meter display without waiting to download logged readings to a PC. The Fluke 287 lists in the U.S. for $499.95.

The Fluke 289 high performance multimeter enables technicians to log data and review it graphically on-screen, so they can solve complex problems faster in electronics, plant automation, power distribution, and electro-mechanical equipment. By downloading logged data to optional FlukeView Forms Software, users can create computerized reports. U.S. list price is $529.95.

The winning schools and training programs are:

Fluke 287 Grants
Atlanta Electrical JATC
Atlanta, GA
Boise State University
Boise, ID
Coosa Valley Technical College
Rome, GA
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson, KS
IBEW Local 176 JATC
Joliet, IL
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, WI

Fluke 289 Grants
Bluefield State College
Bluefield, W. VA
Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center
Detroit, MI
Hazleton Area Career Center
Hazleton, PA
Hibbing Community College

Hibbing, MN

Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY
Linn State Technical College
Linn, MO
Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, ME
Palo Alto College
San Antonio, TX
Pennsylvania State University
Reading, PA
Richmond Electricians' JATC
Ashland, VA
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO
Venango Technology Center
Oil City, PA
Wyoming Electrical JATC
Casper, WY
Yavapai College
Prescott, AZ

Fluke Corporation
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control.

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