Astronics Signs Agreement with Gap Wireless to Distribute Land Mobile Radio Test Products in Canada

Partnership expands FREEDOM brand presence in Canadian market

Gap Wireless will sell and support the entire Astronics line of FREEDOM branded equipment throughout the Canadian market.

EAST AURORA, NY, August 24, 2020 – Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries, announced today that it has signed Gap Wireless as its new Canadian distributor for the company’s FREEDOM branded line of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) test products. Astronics acquired the FREEDOM line of communications system analyzers in July 2019, which falls under the Test solutions group.

Gap Wireless will offer the full range of FREEDOM test solutions to its Canadian customer base, including the FREEDOM R8100 communications analyzer and the recently introduced FREEDOM R8200, the industry’s first full-featured LMR test instrument to include a vector network analyzer (VNA).

“We are honored to partner with Gap Wireless, an industry leader in Communications Test Equipment,” commented Jim Mulato, President of Astronics Test Systems. “The company’s strong technical staff and broad reach will greatly expand our presence in Canada.”

Gap Wireless is a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, serving carriers and contractors throughout North America. The company works with the industry’s top suppliers to stock and distribute thousands of wireless infrastructure and Test & Measurement products. Gap Wireless also provides value-added technical/engineering services.

Representatives from Gap Wireless will join Astronics Test Systems in its virtual booth at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) August 24-27, 2020. Astronics Test Systems will feature its FREEDOM line of communications test equipment and is a gold sponsor of the event. To register, visit:

About Astronics Corporation

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For over 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, militaries, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

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