Telecommunications system

  • US 20020193129A1
  • Filed: 08/09/2002
  • Published: 12/19/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/15/1993
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A telecommunications system comprising:

  • at least one host station and a plurality of subscriber units, said at least one host station being operable to transmit messages to said subscriber units, each said subscriber unit having a multiplicity of memory locations and means responsive to the detection of a message to store said message in a selected one of said memory locations, which can be accessed from said subscriber unit when required, said memory locations being provided in an integrated circuit module which is removably connected to said subscriber unit, said at least one host station being adapted to transmit a message coded in a specific format distinguished from other message formats used in the system, said message coded in said specific format comprising a read command, and said module having means for distinguishing a message coded in said specific format from said other message formats, means for decoding and storing a message coded in said specific format in a selected said memory location, reading means operable in response to a decoded message to instigate an action to be taken by the associated said subscriber unit, said action including the transmission of information requested by said read command.

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