This excerpt taken from the PWAV DEF 14A filed Jul 13, 2009.
To Be Held August 12, 2009
To Our Shareholders:
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Powerwave Technologies, Inc. will be held at the offices of Powerwave located at 1801 E. St. Andrew Place, Santa Ana, CA 92705, on August 12, 2009 at 10:00 a.m., Pacific Time, for the following purposes:
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote for each of the seven nominees for director and for the ratification of Deloitte & Touche as independent auditors for fiscal 2009. Only shareholders of record at the close of business on July 1, 2009 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting.
Pursuant to rules promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we have elected to provide access to our proxy materials both by sending you this full set of proxy materials, including a proxy card, and by notifying you of the availability of our proxy materials on the Internet. This proxy statement and our fiscal 2008 Annual Report to Shareholders are available at our website at http://www.powerwave.com/ir/.
All shareholders are urged to attend the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy. YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT. WHETHER OR NOT YOU EXPECT TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING IN PERSON, PLEASE SIGN AND SUBMIT YOUR PROXY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SO THAT YOUR SHARES CAN BE VOTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR INSTRUCTIONS. (BENEFICIAL OWNERS MAY VOTE OVER THE INTERNET, BY TELEPHONE, OR BY MAILING THE ENCLOSED VOTING INSTRUCTIONS.) For specific instructions on voting, please refer to the instructions on your enclosed proxy card. The proxy is revocable and will not affect your right to vote in person in the event you attend the Annual Meeting. You may revoke your proxy at any time before it is voted. In addition, if you plan to attend the Annual Meeting in person, please check the appropriate box so that we can ensure we have proper accommodations.