walkie talkie


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walkie talkie

A handheld device that provides communications between two or more people using dedicated frequencies over short distances, typically less than a mile. There is no dial-up procedure; it is always on and is activated instantly by pressing a button and talking.

Long Distance Walkie Talkie
Always-on communications is also provided by specialized mobile radio (SMR) services for police, taxis and other vehicles. Having acquired numerous SMR operators throughout the U.S., Nextel was noted for combining long distance walkie talkie capability with its cellphone service (see Nextel).
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The Vodafone Walkie Talkie is initially available with the Nokia 5140 with a wider range of other handsets to be introduced shortly.
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The Walkie Talkie - which has proved to be something of a Marmite project which some love but others hate - is due to be finished in the summer of 2014.
SKY cameras zoomed in on Smith using his walkie talkie several times during the first half before he moved to the dugout.