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beeper

A portable paging device that allows a person to contact (“beep” or page) its wearer by calling a specific telephone number; depending on the device’s sophistication and capacity, a person wearing a beeper may receive a message of various length at a range of up to 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the person contacting them.

beeper

A portable paging device that allows a person to contact–'beep' or page its wearer by calling a specific telephone number; depending on the device's sophistication and capacity, a person contacting the person wearing the beeper may send a message of various length at a range of up to 100 kilometers–62 miles from the 'home base'
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The Japanese also found creative ways to maximize the limited character display on beepers, thanks to the way Japanese characters and numbers could be read.
During Boston's Big Dig project, which rerouted much of the traffic through the heart of the city, including a major highway, people lodged more complaints about noise than about any other annoyance factor and far more complaints about backup beepers than any other noise source, says Erich Thalheimer, project's noise control officer and the lead noise engineer at Parsons Brinckerhoff, Boston.
Any e-collar with a remotely operated beeper can be used as a way to deliver at distance common commands such as "come," "stay," and "sit," as well as handling instruction such as "back" and "over."
While the combined number of subscribers to cellphone and PHS services topped 100 million at the end of January, the number of beeper users plunged to 445,000, including a little more than 130,000 subscribers to NTT DoCoMo's service.
Airpage/Big Sky Beeper is now known as AnswerNet-Billings, where the local management is based.
What a sinking feeling you get when the serenity of 2 peaceful hours without a single page is suddenly broken by the realization that you forgot your beeper in the operating room!
1991) (en banc), the plaintiff was on-call during all off-duty time, he could not become intoxicated, was required to be reachable by beeper, and was required to arrive at the hospital within approximately 20 minutes of being called.
"We have witnessed, with much satisfaction, the trajectory of this company and the way in which it brought together a string of beeper companies that were going out of business, and who are today united as a single provider with very attractive cash flows," says Douglas Velasquez, president of the Colombian Association of Internet Companies.
Part III presents an overview of the analytical frameworks used by courts to decide both beeper and GPS cases.
Features include fastest/slowest/average lap recall, 99 lap counter with 30 lap/split memory, 10 hour countdown timer with audible beeper warning for the last five seconds, and a programmable alarm.
But with my new wireless Weber Barbecue Beeper Digital Thermometer, I've been re-entrusted with the grill.