Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.
TSX : SSY
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Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.

October 19, 2005 09:30 ET

Media Advisory: Spectrum Signal Processing to Host 2005 Third Quarter Results Conference Call and Live Audio Webcast

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - Spectrum Signal Processing Inc. (TSX:SSY)(NASDAQ:SSPI) will release its third quarter results after market close on Wednesday, November 2, 2005. At 1:30 pm Pacific / 4:30 pm Eastern time the same day, Pascal Spothelfer, Spectrum's President & CEO, will host a conference call to discuss the financial results for the third quarter.

To access the Spectrum Conference Call:

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Time: 1:30 pm Pacific / 4:30 pm Eastern

Dial-in number: 1.866.497.3339. A replay of the call will be available from November 2, 2005 to November 16, 2005 and can be accessed by dialing 1.866.501.5559 followed by the access code 21157146#.

Web cast: The live audio web cast can be accessed on Spectrum's web site at www.spectrumsignal.com. The replay will be available on Spectrum's web site until November 16, 2005.

ABOUT SPECTRUM SIGNAL PROCESSING INC.

Spectrum Signal Processing Inc. (TSX:SSY)(NASDAQ:SSPI) is a leading supplier of software defined platforms for defense electronics applications. Spectrum's products and services are optimized for military communications, signals intelligence, surveillance, electronic warfare and satellite communications applications. Spectrum's integrated, application-ready products provide its customers with compelling time-to-market and performance advantages while mitigating program risk and cost parameters. Spectrum Signal Processing (USA) Inc., based in Columbia, MD, provides application engineering services and modified commercial-off-the-shelf platforms to the US Government, its allies and its prime contractors. More information on Spectrum and its flexComm™ product line is available at www.spectrumsignal.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING SAFE HARBOUR STATEMENT

Some of the statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Readers are referred to Spectrum's assumptions and other risk factors set out in the most current Annual Report filed on Form 20-F with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with the British Columbia Securities Commission. The company wishes to caution readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which reflect management's best effort to provide guidance based on all known conditions on the date the statements are made. The company may or may not update these forward-looking statements in the future.

™ flexComm is a trademark of Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.

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