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AFC Announces Contract
Completionfor Two 35ft. (10.7m)
Diameter 3-Layer Sandwich
Air-Traffic Control Radomes

Costa Rica 35-ft. (10.7m) Diameter Radome
Costa Rica air-traffic control 35-ft. (10.7m) diameter
3-layer sandwich radome.
Ocala, Florida, May 02/Internet --- Antennas for Communications (AFC) announced today that it has completed its subcontract for COCESNA for the manufacture and installation support of two 35-ft. (10.7-m) diameter 3-layer sandwich dielectric radomes. The radomes are used in Costa Rica and Guatemala as part of the Central American air-traffic control radar upgrade. The 3-layer sandwich radomes were specifically designed to protect the L-band frequency air-traffic control radars from the extreme weather characteristics of the region.

"Dielectric radomes offer our air-traffic control radar customers significant value in severely hot, salt, wet and windy environments" said Dr. Ronald S. Posner, AFC's CEO.
Guatemala air-traffic control 35-ft. (10.7m) diameter 3-layer sandwich radome.
Guatemala air-traffic control 35-ft. (10.7m) diameter
3-layer sandwich radome.
"Our radome products meet the challenges of these exposed hard weather sites, while simultaneously extending the operational lifetime of the radar system. Moreover, the radomes exceed the sensor performance standards characteristic of safety conscious air-traffic control radar systems."

Antennas for Communications manufactures satellite and terrestrial antennas, radomes, microwave and waveguide components and Tallguide , an ultra low transmission loss waveguide. The company serves the satellite, broadcast, communications, cable, radar, weather and government industry worldwide.

/Contact. Dr. Ron S. Posner of
Antenna for Communications, (352) 687-4121.

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