Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and
products, has introduced a new transportable earth station antenna for
military and commercial broadcast use that will operate on virtually any
geostationary satellite system.
The Andrew 3.9 Meter Trifold(TM) Transportable Earth Station Antenna is
the most versatile antenna of its kind, with quad-band operation and
auto acquisition control systems that make it capable of C, Ku, Ka, and
X-Band applications in support of users such as military units, news
operations, and disaster relief agencies.
"The new Andrew 3.9 meter transportable antennas are rugged and designed
for quick deployment in the toughest of conditions," said Jude Panetta,
group president, Satellite Communications, Andrew Corporation. "Its
versatility, superior capabilities, and low cost make it one of the best
values available to customers today."
The new antennas are the latest in a proven line of Andrew transportable
antennas that have a track record of more than 200 systems sold,
delivered, and in operation around the world. Andrew will showcase its
various satellite communications offerings February 7-9 at SATELLITE
2006 in Washington D.C.
"Globecomm Systems has been a major customer for the new Andrew 3.9 M
Trifold, which we've deployed on behalf of a global multilateral
program," said Dave Hershberg, chairman and chief executive officer,
Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:GCOM) "We've found that these antennas
are very dependable and easy to deploy and redeploy. The radio frequency
performance is exceptional."
Andrew's Satellite Communications Group provides a complete line of
antennas from 43 centimeters to 9.4 meters for all enterprise,
government, and consumer satellite communication applications.
Andrew-designed and -built products--which cover C, Ku, K, X, and the
emerging Ka band--include type approved earth station antenna hubs and
gateways for broadband and broadcast, VSAT broadband antennas for
consumer and enterprise customers, DBS antennas for home satellite
broadcast systems, and complete installation and testing services.
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.
Andrew 3.9M Trifold is a trademark of Andrew Corporation.
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statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Factors that may
cause actual results to differ from expected results include
fluctuations in commodity costs, the company's ability to integrate
acquisitions and to realize the anticipated synergies and cost savings,
the effects of competitive products and pricing, economic and political
conditions that may impact customers' ability to fund purchases of our
products and services, the company's ability to achieve the cost savings
anticipated from cost reduction programs, fluctuations in foreign
currency exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end
use demands for wireless communication services, the loss of one or more
significant customers, and other business factors. Investors should also
review other risks and uncertainties discussed in company documents
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.