Las Vegas—February 22, 2012—Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX), announced today the release of the automated test and alignment capabilities for Kenwood radios on the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set for the 5x101 Series of mobiles and portables.

The Aeroflex Automated Test and Alignment procedure provides fully automated test and alignment of Kenwood radios without the need for user interaction. This test system ensures consistent and reliable tests and alignment to manufacturer recommended specifications and to industry standards, ensuring proper interoperability and a uniform standard of performance within the radio’s network.

“With the wide deployment of the 5x10 Series of Kenwood two-way radios, particularly in the public safety community, we expect that the additional capabilities on the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set will be rapidly accepted,” said Shelley Sanders, Marketing Manager, Kenwood U.S.A. “We’re pleased that our continuing alliance with Aeroflex has again produced a new release that provides outstanding value to the market.”

“Aeroflex is pleased to release this unique test technology for Kenwood radios,” said Rob Barden, Director of Product Marketing, Aeroflex. “The 3920 provides an advanced method for repeatable and highly accurate test and alignment for Kenwood radios that requires minimal technical interface. Since the 3920 provides fully automated tests and alignment processes, Kenwood dealers and end users can now utilize their technical resources to provide higher value services.”

Availability

Delivery for the Kenwood 5x10 Auto-Test II Option is expected in March 2012. Existing 3920 users can order part number 390XOPT608. The Aeroflex 3920 has a delivery time of 6-8 weeks upon receipt of order. For more information, contact your local Aeroflex sales office by visiting www.aeroflex.com or calling Aeroflex Sales at (800) 835-2352.

About Aeroflex

Aeroflex Incorporated is a leading global provider of high performance microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment used by companies in the space, avionics, defense, commercial wireless communications, medical and other markets.

About Kenwood

Kenwood U.S.A. Corporation Communications Sector is a worldwide manufacturer of analog and digital two-way radios, including P25 compliant and NEXEDGE® radios that use the NXDN® protocol. Kenwood provides complete custom systems, mobiles, and portables for critical infrastructure, public safety, government, as well as, business and industry. For detailed information, call Kenwood USA at 1-800-
950-5005 or visit us at www.kenwoodusa.com.


 

1 5x10 for Kenwood TK-5210G/TK-5310G/TK-5710G/TK-5810G (Ver. 3 hardware) VHF & UHF portable and mobile models released 4/2011 and TK-5410/5910 700/800 MHz portable /mobile models released 12/2009.


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FOR PRINT AND ONLINE RELEASE: February 22, 2012
For more information, contact:

Debra L. Seifert
Debra Seifert Communications LLC
(503) 626-7539
debra@debraseifert.com

James E. De Broeck
Aeroflex Incorporated
(316) 522-4981
jim.debroeck@aeroflex.com