Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.1 Million Order for High-Power Amplifiers

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.1 Million Order for High-Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- July 29, 2013--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NAS: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.1 million order for high-power amplifiers from a global systems integrator. The amplifiers will support a new commercial network in the Commonwealth of Independent States region.

The order specified the HPOD Ku-Band High-Power Amplifiers. The HPOD features field-replaceable power supplies and redundant system control. The units utilize low loss combining technique and MCP-based temperature versus gain compensation. The phase-combined systems allow the outputs of two amplifiers to be summed together for even higher power. With the unique approach to L-Band frequency conversion, the optional "Smart BUC" functionality eliminates DC and 10 MHz from the input coax. Providing more value than competitive solutions, the base units include temperature compensation, sample ports, power monitor, field-replaceable power factor corrected supply and full remote monitor and control capabilities.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This order is an example of the industry's confidence in our rugged, weatherproof and reliable amplifier solutions to support commercial networks."

Comtech EF Data Corporation is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Managed Bandwidth and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For more information, visit

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.


Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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