EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Receives $0.5 Million Order from State and Local Customer

Company to provide Project 25 compliant two-way radios

Irving, TX – February 12, 2009 – EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) today announced that it received a $500,000 order from a state and local customer, which calls for the company to provide its award-winning ES Series of Project 25 compliant two-way radios and accessories.

“First responders require equipment that is rugged, reliable, solid, and built for public safety,” said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. “Our award-winning ES Series of P25 compliant radios implement the Enhanced (AMBE+2) P25 Vocoder, which provides a loud and clear digital sound. The FIPS-compliant encryption algorithms provide the security that the customer requires. We are pleased with the customer’s continued confidence in our communications solutions.” The company expects to ship the order in the first quarter, Jalbert added.

About EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. The Company’s customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the EFJohnson and Kenwood brands. For more information, visit www.efjohnson.com.


JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind, while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit http://www.jvckenwood.co.jp/en/.

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