Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced  that its Santa Clara, Calif.-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received a Ka-Band high-power amplifier contract for $1.3 million from a leading satellite communications (SATCOM) direct-to-home (DTH) television service provider.
"Comtech Xicom Technology is pleased to be selected to support such an important direct-to-home customer as they refresh their Ka-band network," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We have been collaborating with our customer base to deploy the latest long-life Ka-band power amplifiers into existing infrastructure, resulting in more reliable and maintainable networks. The added benefits of lower life cycle costs and improved planning for replacements provided by this technology were clear to this and many of our customers."
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and mobile applications on the ground, in the air, and at sea. Please visit for more information.