Radio paging systems
Bleiweis, John J. JJB Associates, Great Falls, Virginia.
Wright, James A. Formerly, Motorola, Inc., Boynton Beach, Florida.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Paging formats and protocols
- Paging receivers
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Systems consisting of three basic elements—a personal paging receiver, a radio transmitter, and an encoding device—whose primary purpose is to alert an individual, or group of individuals, and deliver a short message, typically of a temporary or perishable nature. Characteristics that are used to define a specific paging system include distance covered, radio frequency, modulation type, paging code format, and message type.
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