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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $1.0 Million Contract Award for 1KW Power Amplifiers

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $1.0 Million Contract Award for 1KW Power Amplifiers MELVILLE, NY - January 15, 2002 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York subsidiary Comtech PST Corp. has received a contract valued at approximately $1.0 million for solid state, broadband, 1KW power amplifiers from an international customer.

This contract is the production follow-on to a previous development award and is a major part of an upgrade to the end user's communications capability. These Comtech PST amplifiers utilizing LDMOS devices, the latest in solid state transistor technology, provide a smaller and more efficient amplifier than the current industry standards. Deliveries are expected to start in June 2002 and be completed by October 2002.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications, said "the award demonstrates Comtech's technical strength in the international market and reaffirms the performance, quality and reputation of the Comtech PST high power RF microwave amplifier product line. There is no more demanding environment for equipment than into communications systems destined to be deployed over challenging terrain."

Comtech PST Corp. (http://www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband high power high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including high power instrumentation, defense, medical, and satellite communications systems.

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) is an innovative player in the domestic and global high-technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth is driven by increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The company's specialties include the design and manufacture of advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line of sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.