Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications products and systems, has enhanced its line of telecommunications central office cable air dryers with a new mobile trailer-mounted unit designed specifically for emergency use in storm-prone coastal areas.

The new Andrew Emergency Trailer Dryer, on display this week at OSP Expo 2006 at McCormick Place in Chicago, joins a line of Andrew cable air dryers that helps wireline network providers extend cable life and avoid costly service interruptions. It is critical that cable lines served by central offices remain pressurized and dry, and, when central office power goes down, the compact, towable Andrew Emergency Trailer Dryer can be dispatched for use until power is restored and normal operations resume.

While emergency situations are its primary use, the trailer dryer also can be used for servicing a junction in a line, buffering a certain zone with dry pressurized air.

Like the rest of Andrew's Central Office Cable Air Dryers, the 60,000 standard cubic feet per day (scfd) single compressor unit Emergency Trailer Dryer uses patented membrane drying technology to create a consistent, precise pressurized air supply that keeps underground twisted pair cables in telecom networks free of moisture that otherwise would lead to corrosion and loss of connection.

Andrew's complete line of dry air cable pressurization equipment will be on display at OSP Expo 2006. All Andrew cable dryers come in a standalone, rugged, unobtrusive enclosure, delivering reliably dry air in a more scientific, efficient, and quiet method that extends cable life and avoids costly service interruptions from moisture ingress.

About Andrew Corporation

Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) designs, manufactures, and delivers innovative and essential equipment and solutions for the global communications infrastructure market. The company serves operators and equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew (www.andrew.com), headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.

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