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fire alarm box

A small box, usually red, having a thin sheet of glass or plastic which, if broken, activates a fire alarm system.
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Running on cellular signals, the call box phones report to a computerized monitoring station operated by emergency personnel.
PURVIS Systems will begin the immediate production of call box electronics that, once approved, will be installed in the City's existing call box enclosures.
He said: "We didn't have a phone in our house back then so I spent hours every night in the call box.
Under the terms of the agreement, Comarco will upgrade the installed base of approximately 1,400 call boxes with digital and text-telephony (TTY) technologies and retrofit approximately 1,000 call box sites to improve accessibility for persons with mobility limitations.
Now he's moving to a bigger premises and the call box - complete with blue light - is up for grabs.
Each call box contains a battery-powered, solar-charged wireless phone that connects automatically with a Call Answering Center and provides operators with location information.
has assembled a project team consisting of itself, Republic Electric and Cal Quality Electronics to bid on the design, production, installation and maintenance of the new generation of emergency call boxes required for the "Cellular Call Box Upgrade and Maintenance Service" projects for numerous Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies ("SAFE") programs within California.
a leading provider of wireless test solutions, wireless emergency call box systems, and ChargeSource(TM) mobile power products for notebook computers, cellular telephones, and other handheld devices, today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2005 ended October 31, 2004.
flying embers sparked a flare-up and flames raced up a hill on the east side of the Glendale Freeway, between the Ventura and Foothill freeways, igniting a call box and engulfing the guardrail, said Glendale Assistant Fire Chief Chris Gray.
a leading provider of wireless test solutions, wireless emergency call box systems, and ChargeSource mobile power products for notebook computers, cellular telephones, PDAs, and other handheld devices, today announced that it has been awarded contracts from San Bernardino Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies ("SAFE"), Santa Barbara County and the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation ("DOT") that include digital call box upgrades and related service and maintenance agreements.
The call box installation phase was completed in April on I-15 from the California state border to the Las Vegas city limits and this highly utilized system has since experienced a zero-rate failure.
a leading provider of wireless test solutions, wireless emergency call box systems, and ChargeSource mobile power products for notebook computers, cellular telephones, PDAs, and other handheld devices, today announced that the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors has dismissed the Company's independent auditors KPMG LLP ("KPMG") and engaged BDO Seidman, LLP as independent auditors effective immediately.