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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.1 Million Award to Provide Government Integrator with Innovative RF Products

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 8, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.1 million contract to provide satellite communications equipment to a major United States government integrator.

This award includes the purchase of high-power Outdoor Power Amplifiers, as well as a new line of frequency converters that allow the latest L-band based RF equipment to seamlessly integrate with legacy 70/140MHz systems while maintaining state-of-the-art RF performance.

"This contract highlights our customers' confidence in Comtech EF Data's RF products to optimize satellite uplinks and provide consistent performance in rugged environments," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

The C, X and Ku-band Outdoor Power Amplifiers (ODPA) provide superior linearity for operation in multi-carrier environments and are equipped with field-replaceable power supplies. The innovative, modular design of Comtech EF Data's new line of L-band to RF frequency converters permits efficient multi-band (C, X and Ku-band) operation including expansion to a future Ka-band. When combined with Comtech EF Data's advanced line of digital modems, the frequency converters and power amplifiers provide an ideal multi-band satellite terminal for quick deployment or mobile applications. Additionally, the modularity of the components and commonality of parts allow for minimum sparing for deployed networks.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of Data and RF products for satellite communications, including Satellite Modems, Network Monitor and Control Software, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxy, Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Transceivers and Satellite Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat(R), Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other 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 conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications, and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.

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.


SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg,
Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900

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