Technical Communications Corporation (OTCQB: TCCO) today announced its results for the fiscal quarter ended December 26, 2020. For the quarter ended December 26, 2020, the Company reported a net loss of $(342,000), or $(0.19) per share, on revenue of $167,000, compared to a net loss of $(480,000), or $(0.26) per share, on revenue of $666,000 for the quarter ended December 28, 2019.

Carl H. Guild Jr., President and CEO of Technical Communications Corporation, commented, “As previously noted, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to delay several projects that are in the pipeline, and those delays continue although recently we have experienced some limited progress toward the resumption of the procurement process. TCC and our customers have implemented substantial video communications in an effort to move projects forward.  We have seen evidence that certain countries are beginning to loosen restrictions, and TCC is preparing to increase its business development efforts as soon as it is allowed and safe.

Assisting these efforts is the $474,000 loan TCC received under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program on February 1, 2021. The entire TCC team is committed to doing what is necessary to stay prepared for an expected business upturn in fiscal 2021.”

The Company also announced that shares of its common stock were approved for trading on the OTCQB® Venture Market ("OTCQB"). The shares will continue to trade under the symbol "TCCO" and trading on the OTCQB was effective at the opening of the market on Monday, February 1, 2021.

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About Technical Communications Corporation

For over 50 years, TCC has specialized in superior-grade secure communications systems and customized solutions, supporting our CipherONE® best-in-class criteria, to protect highly sensitive voice, data and video transmitted over a wide range of networks. Government entities, military agencies and corporate enterprises in over 115 countries have selected TCC's proven security to protect their communications. Learn more: www.tccsecure.com.

Statements made in this press release or as may otherwise be incorporated by reference herein that are not purely historical constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements regarding anticipated operating results, future earnings, and the ability to achieve growth and profitability. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including but not limited to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (including on customers) and governmental responses thereto; the effect of domestic and foreign political unrest; domestic and foreign government policies and economic conditions; changes in export laws or regulations; changes in technology; the ability to hire, retain and motivate technical, management and sales personnel; the risks associated with the technical feasibility and market acceptance of new products; changes in telecommunications protocols; the effects of changing costs, exchange rates and interest rates; and the Company's ability to secure adequate capital resources. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For a more detailed discussion of the risks facing the Company, see the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 26, 2020 and the “Risk Factors” section included therein.

Technical Communications Corporation

Condensed consolidated statements of operations

  Quarter Ended
    12/26/2020(Unaudited)     12/28/2019(Unaudited)  
Net revenue $      167,000   $    666,000  
Gross profit   123,000     309,000  
S, G & A expense   545,000     583,000  
Product development costs   392,000     205,000  
Operating loss   (814,000 )   (480,000 )
Other income, net   472,000     -  
Net loss   (342,000 )   (480,000 )
Net loss per share:    
Basic $ (0.19 ) $ (0.26 )
Diluted $ (0.19 ) $ (0.26 )
             

Condensed consolidated balance sheets

  12/26/2020(Unaudited) 9/26/2020(derived from auditedFinancial statements)
Cash and cash equivalents $ 666,000 $ 1,514,000
Accounts receivable - trade   148,000   134,000
Inventory   966,000   902,000
Other current assets       129,000       153,000
Total current assets   1,909,000   2,704,000
     
Property and equipment, net   15,000   19,000
Right-of-use asset   521,000   559,00
     
Total assets $ 2,445,000 $ 3,281,000
     
Current operating lease liability $ 154,000 $ 152,000
Deferred income   -   474,000
Current portion of long-term debt   1,000   -
Accounts payable   179,000   66,000
Customer deposits   227,000   162,000
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities        331,000        506,000
Total current liabilities   892,000   1,360,000
     
Long term operating lease liability   368,000   407,000
Notes payable   149,000   150,000
     
Total liabilities   1,409,000   1,917,000
Total stockholders’ equity       1,036,000       1,364,000
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $   2,445,000 $   3,281,000
         

Michael P. MaloneChief Financial Officer(978) 287-5100www.tccsecure.com

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