Washington, D.C.  20549

                                      FORM 8-K

                       OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):        December 13, 2004

Exact Name of Registrant as
  Specified in Its Charter:                  CALAMP CORP.

          DELAWARE                        0-12182              95-3647070
 _____________________________          ____________         _____________
State or Other Jurisdiction of          Commission          I.R.S. Employer
Incorporation or Organization          File Number        Identification No.

Address of Principal Executive Offices:     1401 N. Rice Avenue
                                            Oxnard, CA 93030
Registrant's Telephone Number, Including
 Area Code:                                    (805) 987-9000

Former Name or Former Address, 
 if Changed Since Last Report:                    Not applicable 

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Item 1.01   Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement 
     Effective December 13, 2004, Tracy Trent resigned from his position as 
President of CalAmp Corp.'s Solutions Division. Under the terms of a 
Separation Agreement entered into by Mr. Trent and the Company in conjunction 
with his resignation, Mr. Trent will be provided with the following severance 
payments and other benefits:

*	Severance in the aggregate amount of $255,000, payable over a twelve 
      month period in equal bi-weekly payments, less regular tax deductions
      and withholdings.  
*	Twelve months of paid COBRA premiums.
*	A laptop computer.

      The Separation Agreement also provides that paragraphs 7 and 8 of the 
Employment Agreement dated February 2, 2004 between Mr. Trent and the Company 
will remain in full force and effect. Paragraph 7 deals with proprietary 
information obligations and paragraph 8 deals with noninterference in the 
Company's business affairs.  The Employment Agreement was included as Exhibit 
10.15 to the Registration Statement on Form S-4 (No. 333-112851) filed on 
February 13, 2004.

Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of 
Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers

     Effective December 13, 2004, Tracy Trent resigned as President of the 
Company's Solutions Division.  See Item 1.01 above regarding the description 
of the material terms of his Separation Agreement.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as 
amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be filed on its 
behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                       CALAMP CORP.

     December 17, 2004	           By:   /s/ Richard K. Vitelle	
    _________________                  _________________________
          Date                          Richard K. Vitelle,
                                        Vice President-Finance 
                                        (Principal Financial Officer)