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initial contact

The initial voice contact between a facility and an aircraft, using the identification of the receiving unit and the unit initiating the call. Also called initial call-up.
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Pictures were also repeated, altering profiles to investigate changes in initial contact based on various profile characteristics.
The goal of the initial contact, especially call-ins, is to gain the prospect's commitment for the critical next step.
The official, authorized to speak for the ministry, said that in the initial contacts the Taliban presented a set of conditions for ending the insurgency, including the release of prisoners.
By examining the widely used health behavioral model (Andersen, 1968) to define key characteristics of health service use, this study investigated the extent to which racial and ethnic differences in predisposing, enabling, and needs factors contribute to the racial-ethnic gap in initial contact with a general physician and the volume of physician office visits.
Some time ago, I read in one of your articles that ATC controllers (i.e., App/Departure or Centers) like to know previously assigned heading on initial contact (in addition to the altitude, of course).
However, after initial contact was made, the Hammers have insisted Neill is not for sale, and Kinnear will now explore alternative targets.
Warwickshire lodged the required 28 days notice with the counties concerned and have made initial contact with the players, who are out of contract at the end of this summer.
And Parames claimed it was Inter who made the initial contact, weeks after current coach Roberto Mancini said he was going to step down only to renege on that decision 24 hours later.
The office calculates that 75 percent of scholarship recipients will choose to file their initial contact forms, updates for grants for subsequent terms, and compliance verification electronically, saving themselves and colleges a paperwork burden.
the initial contact is vaguely reminiscent of being pledged to a secret fraternity." He added that this was "strictly flim-flam."
Originated in his initial contact with Emily Carr, his complex relationship with Coastal Indian art was described in a journal entry, "The Indian mode of expressing things from the inside out, out of deep interior identification with the spirit of the image portrayed, gave me my inventive impetus as well as helping me with my personal mode of abstraction" (6).

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