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California Amplifier Receives Stockholder Approval for Acquisition of Vytek Corporation


OXNARD, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Amplifier, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAMP) today announced that the acquisition of Vytek Corporation has been approved by the stockholders of both companies. The merger is expected to be completed early next week.

At a special meeting of stockholders held today, California Amplifier's stockholders voted to approve the merger with Vytek. California Amplifier expects to issue approximately 8.2 million shares of common stock in connection with the merger, with the former Vytek stockholders owning approximately 35% of California Amplifier on a post-merger basis.

The boards of directors of both companies unanimously approved the acquisition, which was valued at approximately $92 million based on California Amplifier's stock trading at $11.26 per share around the time the merger terms were agreed to and announced on December 23, 2003.

About California Amplifier, Inc.

California Amplifier designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of integrated microwave equipment used primarily in conjunction with satellite television and terrestrial broadband wireless and video applications. The Company's Satellite business unit designs and markets outdoor reception equipment for the U.S. Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) television market as well as a full line of consumer and commercial products for video and data reception. The Wireless Access business unit designs and markets integrated reception and two-way transmission fixed wireless equipment for broadband data and video applications. For additional information, visit California Amplifier's web site at

About Vytek Corporation

VYTEK is a provider of technology integration solutions and wireless access hardware and software. Vytek has expertise in wireless technologies from 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth and GPRS to RFID for next generation devices and products. Vytek provides engineering expertise in developing both software and hardware solutions that includes: Business & Technology Assessment; Prototype, Architect & Design Solutions; Services/Product Development; Integration & Implementation; and Support. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Vytek serves both large and small clients in a variety of industries. More information can be found at

For more information, please contact Crocker Coulson, Partner of CCG Investor Relations, +1-818-789-0100,, for California Amplifier, Inc.; or Rick Vitelle, Chief Financial Officer of California Amplifier, Inc., +1-805-987-9000, ext. 8344.

SOURCE California Amplifier, Inc.

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