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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'

beeper

a mobile or static device which emits an auditory warning signal, usually one stimulated by a telemetered signal.
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The beeper/locator has nine beeper tones and three run modes (silent, five-second or 10-second beep) and is audible for up to 500 yards.
Technologies that could mitigate the problems with backup beepers have existed for around two decades.
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.
News & World Report recently ran a heart-warming piece about the rise of "virtual parents," who, while working late at the office or away on business, correct their children's homework by fax, oversee their dating life by phone, and keep track of their whereabouts by beeper.
Even without assuming a perfect correlation between crime and teen beeper use, it's easy to forbid beepers on the grounds that they are likely to take time and attention away from educational pursuits.
I suspect there are times when beepers are the cause of premature gamebird departure.
But cell phones are so cheap now that one hardly ever sees beepers anymore.
cities, including Los Angeles, were able to use their beepers again.
For example, while almost all survey respondents agreed that cellular phones, beepers (and even automated phone services and voice mail) are invaluable in creating efficiencies and adding professionalism, the use of sophisticated tools such as desktop publishing, CD-ROM and the Internet became more frequent in offices with higher numbers of agents.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, cellular phones, pagers and beepers.
Staff and customers at Beepers salon, in Radford Road, dressed in their best pink clothes and donned pink wigs for the charity's Pink Day.
Among the more notable: Waving drug loads through ports of entry, coordinating the movement of drugs across the border (using cell phones and beepers to tell drug traffickers which lanes to use and when), transporting drugs past border patrol checkpoints (sometimes in government vehicles), selling drugs and disclosing drug intelligence information.