call box

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a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for

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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.
His target all season has been the Ulster National here at the end of March and we're pleased with today," said winning trainer Stuart Crawford after his brother Ben had guided Call Box to victory at 100-30.
1831 The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition 1880 The first telephone call box for public use, in New Haven, Connecticut, went into service 1915 Zeppelins carried out their first raid on London 1935 Driving tests were introduced and L plates made compulsory 1946 The first TV licences were issued in Britain,at a fee of pounds 2 1953 Gordon Richards became the first jockey to be knighted.
Two Gateshead crews turned out at 11pm yesterday to a 999 call from a call box about a chip pan blaze in Springwell which turned out to be a hoax.
But he said Green had hogged the call box for a very long time.
A policeman with three commendations made "heavy breathing" telephone calls to a public call box where they were answered by teenage girls on their way to school, a court heard yesterday.
Based in Lake Forest, California, Comarco is a leading provider of wireless test solutions for field test applications, ChargeSource[R] universal mobile power products, and wireless emergency call box systems.
Tenders Are Invited For Call Box Call Answering Center Servicesproject
A defibrillator, which gives the heart an electric shock in some cases of cardiac arrest, has been installed in the red call box.
O'Brien-trained Liszt LARNE trainer Stuart Crawford, who has built a solid reputation with his frequent raids to Britain, can strike on home territory with Call Box in the N K Happy Christmas Handicap Hurdle (1.
Opened by Alderman William Lovesey and Superintendent Harrison, it was the first public police call box in the city and allowed officers to stay in touch with their commanders while on the beat.
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In Rugby, Cllr Martin Eversfield (Lab, Admirals) said he would object most strongly to the closure of a call box in Queensferry Close.
But London's Southwark Crown Court heard that the 999 call was quickly traced to a public call box in the busy Strand in central London.