MELVILLE, N.Y., Apr 14, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.3 million order for frequency converters. The equipment will be used by the U.S. government to support tactical operations.
Comtech EF Data's LBC-4000 L-Band Up/Down Converter System was included in the order. The LBC-4000 is an indoor converter with two up or down converter modules accessed through the front panel. The up converter translates 70 MHz IF input (140 MHz optional) up to user-selectable frequency at L-band, and the down converter translates user-selectable L-band to frequency in the 70 MHz IF band (140 MHz optional). The LBC-4000 is rack mounted in a standard 19-inch equipment rack.
"Comtech sets the standard for consistent reliability and high-performance frequency conversion," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "This order is another example of Comtech supporting the government's mission-critical operations."
Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.
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 or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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.
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