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 RF amplifiers, switches, and more hardware that is tested and proven to operate without fail on the battlefield and in extreme situations.

Milestones

Preloader
  • 1999

    1999

    Incorporated in
    San Marcos, CA

  • 2000

    2000

    Designed and developed first Combat Training Hardware

  • 2001

    2001

    AN/TPQ-49 VI Production begins

  • 2002

    2002

    Delivered First LO Driver Amplifier for Wedgetail

  • 2003

    2003

    AN/TPQ-48 V2 (LCMR) Radar System Production Begins

  • 2004

    2004

    Introduced first production – GaN SSPA’s delivered in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

  • 2005

    2005

    ASDE-X SMRi Radar Transmitter Delivered

  • 2006

    2006

    Began delivering P5 CTS Transmit / Receive modules

  • 2007

    2007

    Built new 50,000 ft² Facility

  • 2008

    2008

    Delivered first F-35 Combat Training Data Link

  • 2009

    2009

    AN/TPQ-50 Radar Production begins

  • 2010

    2010

    Full rate production of AN/VLQ-12 secondary unit begins

  • 2011

    2011

    High Power Switch Line Introduced

  • 2012

    2012

    Received AS:9100 accreditation

  • 2013

    2013

    Developed first and only 1.0 GHz bandwidth digital linearizer

  • 2014

    2014

    First Channelized Amplifier for an EW system Delivered

  • 2015

    2015

    >300,000 high power GaN amplifiers delivered

  • 2016

    2016

    First patent issued

  • 2017

    2017

    Solar on Roof

  • 2018

    2018

    Received AS:9100 Rev D accreditation

  • 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. We proudly manufacture Aethercomm RF Amplifiers and more.

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 Programs

Tom Lookabill

VP of Operations

Brian Camp

VP of 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

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 Manager

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