Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and
products, has enhanced two of its most popular earth station antennas to
make them capable of withstanding the fiercest hurricane-force winds.
Andrew's 4.5 meter and 9.4 meter High Wind Earth Station Antennas ensure
minimal degradation of performance during high winds. They have the
ability to survive in winds of up to 155 miles per hour in any position
and speeds of up to 200 miles per hour in the stowed position.
"The superior design enhancements to these two products provide our
customers with peace of mind that their antennas will perform well, even
when faced with winds powerful enough to force other antennas off the
air," said Russell Dearnley, earth station antenna business unit
director, Satellite Communications Group, Andrew Corporation. "This is a
perfect option for areas around the world that are subject to excessive
Andrew will showcase its various satellite communications offerings
February 7-9 at SATELLITE 2006 in Washington D.C.
Andrew's Satellite Communications Group provides a complete line of
antennas from 43 centimeters to 11.5 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.
Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements in this news release are forward looking
statements and we caution our stockholders and others that these
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.