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PCTEL Launches Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Antennas for GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, and GALILEO Applications
[September 18, 2013]

PCTEL Launches Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Antennas for GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, and GALILEO Applications

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--

PCTEL (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), a leader in simplifying wireless and site solutions for private and public networks, announced the launch of its next generation multi-band GNSS antennas for global timing and precision tracking applications. The new antennas, which are designed for use with GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, and GALILEO systems, will be showcased along with other PCTEL antennas at the ION GNSS technical conference and exhibition being held in Nashville on September 18th and 19th.

Equipment providers for carrier network timing, precision agriculture, and global asset tracking applications need a single antenna solution for global deployment. Compatibility with the Global Positioning System (GPS), which is owned and operated by the United States government, remains a standard requirement on equipment for timing and precision navigation information. However, given the growing number of satellite location systems being deployed around the world, many governments and agencies are requiring compatibility with nationally or regionally adopted systems. Russia has developed the GLONASS satellite, China has launched the BEIDOU constellation, and the European Union is developing its own satellite navigation system called GALILEO. Global GNSS compatibility will become more challenging in the years ahead.

PCTEL's new GNSS1-TMG-26N and GPS-LB12GL-MAG antennas address global compatibility issues for two of the industry's most crucial applications. For critical timing applications for macro and small cell deployments, PCTEL has developed the GNSS1-TMG-26N antenna. The GNSS1-TMG-26N is a fixed mount network timing antenna covering GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, and GALILEO system frequencies in one single unit, making it a true global solution. For global precision navigation applications, PCTEL has developed the GPS-LB12GL-MAG to cover GPS L1, GPS L2, GLONASS, and L-BAND constellations. The GPS-LB12GL-MAG's multi-band coverage addresses the precision market in the USA as well as differential correction signals needed across Europe and Asia.

"PCTEL will meet the GNSS market requirements for our global customers while maintaiing PCTEL's high standards for quality and performance," said Jeff Miller, President of PCTEL Connected Solutions. "We understand that our products need global compatibility to support our customers around the world. We are proud to showcase our design excellence in this highly technical area," added Miller.

PCTEL will display its new GNSS antennas and other mobile and GPS antennas September 18-19, 2013 at ION GNSS, Booth #318/320. All models of the new antennas are available for sale. Further details about PCTEL's antenna and ancillary products are available on PCTEL's website at www.antenna.com.

About PCTEL


PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), develops antenna, scanning receiver, and engineered site solutions and services for public and private networks. PCTEL RF Solutions specializes in the design, optimization, and testing of today's wireless communication networks. The company's SeeGull® scanning receivers, SeeHawk® visualization tool, and Clarify® system measure and analyze wireless signals for efficient cellular network planning, deployment, and optimization. PCTEL develops and supports scanning receivers for LTE (News - Alert), TD-LTE, EV-DO, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, and WiMAX networks.

PCTEL Connected Solutions™ simplifies network deployment for wireless, data, and communications applications for private network, public safety, and government customers. PCTEL Connected Solutions develops and delivers high-value Yagi, land mobile radio, WiFi, GPS, in-tunnel, subway, and broadband antennas (parabolic and flat panel) through its MAXRAD®, Bluewave™, and Wi-Sys (News - Alert)™ product lines. PCTEL also designs specialized towers, enclosures, fiber optic panels, and fiber jumper cables to deliver custom engineered site solutions. The company's vertical markets include SCADA, health care, smart grid, positive train control, precision agriculture, indoor wireless, telemetry, offloading, and wireless backhaul. PCTEL's products are sold worldwide through direct and indirect channels. For more information, please visit the company's web sites www.pctel.com, www.antenna.com, or rfsolutions.pctel.com.

PCTEL SAFE HARBOR

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, these forward-looking statements include statements regarding the demand for and market acceptance of PCTEL's next generation multi-band GNSS antennas for global timing and precision tracking applications, and our success at resolving compatibility issues with Global Positioning Systems deployed globally. These statements are based on PCTEL's current expectations. Anticipated customer benefits and product capabilities may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in PCTEL's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and PCTEL disclaims any obligation to update or revise the information contained in any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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