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AMPS

Abbreviation for:
Alcohol Misuse Prevention Study
assessment of motor and process skills (Medspeak-UK)

Assessment of Motor and Process Skills

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AMPS

A performance test of complex tasks required for activities of daily living, used in rehabilitation. It is one of the first of a generation of functional performance assessments designed to accommodate differences in settings and raters through statistical mechanisms.
See: functional assessment
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Digital service is a natural extension of our current network in Southern Nevada, which uses both analog and N-AMPS," said Dennis Foster, president and chief executive officer of 360 Communications.
To support Digital Messaging Service, an optional enhanced service offered by most N-AMPS cellular networks, the 232N is capable of receiving and storing up to 20 short messages in the same manner as a pager.
Sprint Cellular was the first company to trial and deploy Motorola's N-AMPS technology, which provides a threefold increase in radio capacity, and is currently testing, with Motorola, Digital Messaging Service technology.
The success of N-AMPS, which triples the number of cellular channels, has prompted it to be offered in other markets across the country.
About 17 percent of customers in that market have purchased N-AMPS feature phones.