Who We Are

We are committed to turning complex problems into reality.

Our systems are used by all branches of the U.S. Government’s Armed Forces and some of the world’s largest and most respected defense contractors. We have a stellar track record of engineering and manufacturing hardware that is tested and proven to operate without fail on the battlefield and in extreme situations.

Milestones

Preloader
  • 1999

    Incorporated in
    San Marcos, CA

  • 2000

    Ka Band point to point radios – first product line

  • 2001

    2001

    AN/TPQ-49 VI Production

  • 2002

    2002

    Began work with several large prime contractors

  • 2003

    2003

    Received ISO:9001 Registration

  • 2004

    2004

    First GaN SSPA’s delivered in support of operation Enduring Freedom

  • 2005

    2005

    Delivered first ASDE-X Radar Transmitter System

  • 2006

    2006

    Began delivering P5 CTS Transmit / receive modules

  • 2007

    2007

    Built new 50,000 ft² Facility

  • 2008

    2008

    Delivered first JSF Transmit / receive modules

  • 2009

    2009

    AN/TPQ-50 Radar

  • 2010

    2010

    Full rate production of AN/VLQ-12 secondary unit

  • 2011

    2011

    Received AS:9100 accreditation

  • 2012

    2012

    Developed first and only 1.0 GHz bandwidth digital predistortion linearizer

  • 2013

    >300,000 high power GaN amplifiers delivered

  • 2014

    2014

    SSPA’s deployed on missiles

  • 2015

    2015

    First patent issued

  • 2016

    2016

    CVRJ

  • 2017

    2017

    Received AS:9100 Rev D accreditation

  • 2018

    2018

    Installed solar panels on top of facility

  • 2019

    2019

    Space Qualified high power X Band SSPA launched

Our Mission

Aethercomm’s mission is to continue serving our country by protecting the war fighter.

It’s why we exist. The enemy wakes up every day wanting to cause harm to us. We are here to provide hardware that ultimately saves the lives of those who honorably protect our families and serve our country.

Team

Todd Thornton

President/Chief Executive Officer

Terri Thornton

VP Corporate

Richard Martinez

Chief Financial Officer

Jeremy J. Barr

Chief Operations Officer

David Burgess

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Wetherford

VP of Operations

Tom Lookabill

VP of Engineering

Brian Camp

Sr. Director of Design Engineering

Freddie Chavez

SVP Business Development

Marquice Taylor

VP Business Development

Joel Placito

Principal Mechanical Engineer

James Wolstenholm

Director of Administration & Technology

Michael Weeks

Technical SME – Digital & Power

Scott Andrews, PhD

Technical SME – RF

Richard Posner, PhD

Technical Consultant

Mark Bahu

Chief Engineer

Galen Ko

Engineering Manager

Glen Holland

VP of Quality

Jonathan Shumaker

Director of Product Development

Julie Ngo

Human Resources Generalist

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