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Comtech Receives $1.5 Million Award for High-Power Ka-band Amplifiers

May 10, 2012

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. received an order for $1.5 million for the company's Ka-band high-power amplifiers serving the emerging High Throughput Satellite communications market.

Comtech Xicom's systems represent the state-of-the-art in Ka-band amplifier production. These TWT-based amplifiers feature 500 Watts of output power at 30GHz. The amplifiers are designed for high reliability and superior technical performance and meet the long life requirements for the High Throughput Satellite communications markets.

“We continue to see strong demand for our Ka-band product line,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Our products are instrumental to high-power uplink gateways for interactive satellite services. We are proud to be selected, once again, to supply gateway amplifiers to the High Throughput Satellite market.”