Palomar Engineers® is the registered   trademark of Palomar Engineers, Inc.The certificate of registration is U.S. Reg. No 4920366 issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on March 22, 2016.

Palomar is the Spanish word for “dove cote”.  (La Paloma = The Dove). The mourning dove is a common bird in Southern California. A major feature of San Diego county is 6000 ft. Palomar Mountain.


Local Institutions using the Palomar name:

Palomar Observatory. On Palomar Mountain, with  the 200 inch Hale telescope. Managed by California Institute of Technology.

Palomar Hospital. Escondido, CA medical center.

Palomar College. A community college in San Marcos, Calif.

Palomar Airport. Airport code CLD. Carlsbad, California


Businesses using the Palomar name include:

Palomar Engineers, Inc. Your host at this Web site.

Palomar Software, Inc. A former Macintosh software developer in Oceanside, California.

Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc.  A medical equipment company in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Palomar Products,Inc. A manufacturer of audio, video, and data distribution systems in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

Palomar Technologies, Inc. A manufacturer of automated assembly equipment in Vista, California.

Palomar Display Products, Inc. A manufacturer of commercial and military displays in Carlsbad, California

Palomar Solar, Ltd. – San Diego solar panel installers

Extinct businesses that used the name Palomar:

Palomar Electronics Corp.  A manufacturer of CB linear amplifiers in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Went out of business about 1980. No connection whatever to Palomar Engineers, Inc.

Palomar Telecom. A manufacturer of repeater controllers in the 1980’s. Went out of business about 1990.