red phone

red phone

Global village
Hot Line, Moscow-Washington hotline, red telephone. A communication system between Washington DC and Moscow, which was established after an agreement in 1963 with the signing of the “Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Establishment of a Direct Communications Line” by US and USSR representatives. The need for such a system was underscored during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962, during which time it took the US 12 hours to decode Khrushchev’s settlement offer.

Medspeak-UK
A phone in A&E (casualty) departments in the UK, which is used for call-ins from the ambulance service indicating that it is bringing in a patient with serious illness or injuries.
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But, according to John Crowe, chairman of Wall Parish Council, the red phone booth, which boasts a selection of books donated by locals, is almost as popular with tourists.
Among the landmarks they decorated in Selkirk, Ettrickbridge and Yarrow were a red phone box and a statue of Sir Walter Scott.
It seems to have become a clever and easy way to creating lucrative advertising spots in key locations, as the old red phone boxes have now been succeeded by kiosks carrying advertising.
THE classic red phone box, the Routemaster double-decker bus and the Union Jack have been voted as the greatest British designs of all time, according to a new study.
IT'S the place to bean seen - the coffee shop in a red phone box.
Author Kevin Beresford catalogued Wales' remaining red phone boxes in his calender Fast Disappearing Red Telephone Boxes of Wales 2014.
The film crew - producer director Matt Dolan and assistant producer Lindsay Goodall - were there every step of the way, from the moment the red phone rings, to the treatment of patients at the scene and their transfer to hospital.
Louise Say, series producer, said: "The film crew - producer director Matt Dolan and assistant producer Lindsay Goodall - were there every step of the way, from the moment the red phone rings, to the treatment of patients at the scene and their transfer to hospital.
What is he going to do when the red phone rings at 3 a.
If the answer is yes, you've got a red phone connected right to the top.
He pointed out that observation of Hariri's movement had dramatically increased in January 2005, noting that it was then when the red phone network was purchased.
Go around the world in 60 seconds flat by including your favourite landmarks - an Eiffel Tower here, a Sydney Opera House or a good old-fashioned British red phone box there.