Comtech Xicom Technology Announces a New 1250-Watt DBS-Band SATCOM Uplink TWTA

March 1, 2018– Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s Santa Clara,
California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is
part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, announced today a new
1250-Watt power amplifier for Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) satellite
communications (SATCOM) uplink applications.

The new traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) joins Comtech Xicom
Technology’s highly-efficient product line and represents the best
technology available to the DBS SATCOM market. Model XTD-1250DBSHE is a
high efficiency, 1250-Watt power amplifier in the same package as the
traditional 750-Watt power amplifier. This new DBS-band TWTA provides
the user with 525-Watts of linear power for Direct-to-Home (DTH) SATCOM
in a compact, ruggedized package designed for high reliability outdoor

“We are extremely pleased to expand our family of DBS TWTAs with this
new 1250-Watt product,” commented Mark Schmeichel, Senior Vice
President, and General Manager for Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc.
“Customers have been asking for an upgrade path for the widely deployed
750-Watt family of amplifiers. We can now offer a form, fit, function
replacement with significantly higher power in a similar size configured

Hardware, test data and additional information will be available to
system integrators by visiting Comtech Xicom Technology representatives
in Booth 313, at SATELLITE
, March 13-15, in Washington, DC. Additional product information
is available on the Comtech Xicom Technology Website at

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 52 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and
airborne mobile applications. Please visit
for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.

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.


Financial Media Contact:
Michael D. Porcelain
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Telecommunications Corp.
Telephone: (631) 962-7000
E-mail: [email protected]
Media Contact:

Eric Schmidt
Vice President – Sales
Xicom Technology, Inc.
Telephone: (408) 213-3052
Email: [email protected]

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