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pager
A small radio receiver designed to be carried by a person and to give an aural, visual, or tactile indication when activated by the reception of a radio signal containing its specific code. It may also reproduce sounds and/or display messages that were also transmitted. Some pagers also transmit a radio signal acknowledging that a message has been received. [47CFR] Synonym [loosely] beeper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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