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ParkerVision Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRKR), a developer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications, announced a net loss for the third quarter of 2008 of $6.6 million, or $0.25 per share, compared to a net loss of $4.7 million or $0.19 per share during the third quarter of 2007.

For the nine month period ended September 30, 2008, ParkerVision reported a net loss of $17.3 million, or $0.66 per share, compared to a net loss of $13.5 million, or $0.55 per share for the same period in 2007.

The company currently has two licensees for its RF technology and is working with those customers to complete their initial product designs. To date, the company has not recognized any royalty revenue from these licensees.

The increase in the net loss from 2007 to 2008 is largely the result of increased product development costs as the company prepares to support the implementation of its technologies in high volume production. In addition, the company experienced a year to date increase in noncash stock-based compensation expense of approximately $1.3 million as a result of the issuance of restricted share units and other stock-based compensation to employees.

The Company's cash position at September 30, 2008 was $9.8 million. The Company has used approximately $13.9 million in cash during the first three quarters of 2008 for operations and investments in intellectual property.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Parker commented, "We remain on track to deliver production-ready IC designs to our commercial chipset customer this quarter. We expect to continue to work closely with them as they implement our designs in high volume chipsets, the shipment of which will begin our royalty revenues from this customer. Based on the status of negotiations with prospective customers, we remain confident in our ability to secure an additional contract in the mobile handset space in the very near term."

The company will host a live broadcast of its third quarter 2008 financial results via conference call on November 10, 2008 at 4:30 PM Eastern time. The conference call will be accessible by telephone at 877-719-9786 (no passcode required) and participants are advised to dial-in at least five minutes before the scheduled start time. The replay of the conference call will be available for seven days by telephone at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 using passcode 2701348 and accessible by webcast via the Internet at www.parkervision.com for a period of 90 days.

About ParkerVision

ParkerVision, Inc. designs, develops and sells its proprietary RF technologies which enable advanced wireless communications for current and next generation mobile communications networks.

Its solutions for wireless transfer of radio frequency (RF) waveforms enable significant advancements in wireless products, addressing the needs of the cellular industry for efficient use of power, reduced cost and size, greater design simplicity and enhanced performance in mobile handsets as the industry migrates to next generation networks.

ParkerVision is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. (PRKR-I)

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, each of which speaks only as of the date made. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which are disclosed in the Company's SEC reports, including the Form 10K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and the Forms 10Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2008, June 30, 2008 and September 30, 2008. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated or projected.

         Summary of Results of Operations (in thousands except for per
                                share amounts)

                                  Three months ended     Nine months ended
                                    September 30,          September 30,
                                  2008         2007      2008        2007

    Service revenue                 $-         $194        $-        $283
    Cost of goods sold               -          175         -         251
      Gross margin                   -           19         -          32

    Research and
     development                 4,215        2,783    10,931       8,073
    Marketing and selling          696          630     2,031       1,978
    General and
     administrative              1,780        1,485     4,732       4,185
       Total operating
        expense                  6,691        4,898    17,694      14,236

    Interest and other income       78          223       348         664

    Net loss                   $(6,613)     $(4,656) $(17,346)   $(13,540)

    Basic and diluted loss
     per common share           $(0.25)      $(0.19)   $(0.66)     $(0.55)

    Balance Sheet Highlights (in thousands)

                                      September 30,
                                         2008         December 31,
                                      (unaudited)        2007
    Cash and cash equivalents            $9,823        $13,401
    Other current assets                    840          1,029
    Property and equipment, net           1,533          1,828
    Other assets, net                    10,970         10,319
      Total assets                      $23,166        $26,577

    Current liabilities                  $2,348         $1,818
    Deferred rent                           267            344
    Shareholders' equity                 20,551         24,415
      Total liabilities and
       shareholders' equity             $23,166        $26,577

SOURCE ParkerVision, Inc.


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