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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Award for Digital Communication Terminals

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Award for Digital Communication Terminals Melville, New York - October 21, 1998 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Florida operating unit, Comtech Systems, Inc. (CSI) has been awarded a contract for approximately $42.5 million by a major U.S. Prime Contractor. The contract calls for the design, engineering and production of shelterized communication terminals consisting of Comtech digital over-the-horizon and line-of-sight microwave radios and integrated UHF/VHF and HF radios for use in a foreign country.

The terminals will include CSI's state-of-the-art 4 GHz quadruple diversity digital radio, its patented digital adaptive modem, power control to eliminate interference with other communication systems and a quality path performance monitor. The over-the-horizon microwave communications will provide 8 Mb/s digital capacity to carry voice and data as well as path monitoring and control information. The terminals, configured for mobile deployment, are scheduled for FOB St. Cloud, Florida delivery over the next 30 months. In addition to a customary termination for convenience clause, the contract contains, among other things, provisions limiting payments to CSI in the event of such termination.

Comtech is a broad based manufacturer of state-of-the-art solid state power amplifiers and high technology satellite, microwave, and over-the-horizon microwave telecommunications products and systems for commercial and government applications. For more information, Email: Info@comtechtel.com.