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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.
I suspect there are times when beepers are the cause of premature gamebird departure.
It may seem like a perfect parenting tool, but many adults fear cell phones will make their children targets for robbery so beepers are more common, Sylvia says.
Problems began May 19 when PanAmSat's Galaxy IV communication satellite veered off course, leaving about 90 percent of America's 45 million pager users without the use of their beepers.
LOCKS OFF: Dawn Sanders has her hair shorn by hairdresser Angela Fallows of Beepers in Radford, Coventry
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.
Long leery of technology, the Senate has banned photographers' cameras, cellular phones and beepers.
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The game 20-year-old who works at Beepers hair salon, in Radford Road, dealt with the pain when he got his back and legs waxed to support the Wear it Pink Breast Cancer Campaign.
Last time I checked, I had a half dozen bells in two or three different sizes, another half dozen beepers in various configurations, and a Garmin Astro 220 with four-count 'em-four tracking collars.
In this age of beepers and cell phones, make sure your children (and spouse, of course) know how to reach you wherever you are.