Export Control Classifications

Date:  February 16, 2015

Subject:        Export Control Classifications         

To all our Valued Customers:

On December 30, 2014, the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce amended the export control classifications for different categories of equipment as part of the Export Control Reform Initiative. Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp, a manufacturer of aviation test equipment, has changed the export control classifications of their equipment to conform to these new regulations.

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. (TIC) is a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of avionics test equipment.  Tel-Instrument has a 60 year tradition of leadership and innovation and the company continues to expand its product line and services to meet emerging customer needs.  We offer solutions for most civil or military applications and verification and certification of nearly every system.


Beginning January 1, 2015, all Test Sets returned to Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. for annual service and/or repair, will require that an RMA (Return Material Authorization) number be assigned in advance. Please follow this link for more information.


From concept and design, through manufacturing, final assembly and quality inspection, our customers trust us to provide the latest technology with superior reliability, versatility and performance.   We provide products and services to the individual, corporate and military customers based on their requirements, industry and government guidelines and extensive knowledge developed by working closely with the user and including them in the design and development process.


Tel-Instrument has a diverse range of products and services supporting the needs of OEM's, Military, and Avionic Shops around the world. Innovative new products including precison Bench Test solutions and Ramp Testers  Systems supported incude:


  • Transponder and Interrogator for Modes 1, 2, 3, C, 4, S and now MODE 5
  • EHS, ELS, ADS-B TX & RX (RTCA DO-260 A & B)
  • TCAS
  • DME
  • Communication (VHF & UHF)
  • Navigation including VOR. ILS, LOC & MB
  • Sonobuoy
Visit our product page for a complete listing of our
Commercial, Military and Databus Analyzer products.

Product Annoucements

New Avionics Ramp Test Sets - The Rollout of IFF Mode 5

The Rollout of IFF Mode 5


Tel-Instrument has announced a new advanced avionics ramp test set, the TR-420 with IFF Mode 5 support and Mode S EHS test capability, both of which are new military requirements.  The TR-420 provides auto and manual Interrogator and Transponder IFF testing, plus Mode S Transponders, EHS, and ADS-B. 


TACAN/DME, ADS-B Transmit/Receive and TCAS testing functionality are also offered as part of the standard TR-420 test set capability.  The TR-420 is Tel’s commercial product which is derived from the company’s current Navy contract for the USM-708, which includes all of these functions, plus additional NAV/COMM/Sonobuoy and Shipboard tests.


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