04383257 is referenced by 157 patents and cites 4 patents.

A transmission system develops a binary encoded data train having a message and a header preceding the message. The data train is applied to a carrier frequency to modulate the carrier using FSK techniques. The header includes synch signals, one or more address signals, a message length signal and control signals separating the above signals. One or more personal receivers receive the message if responsive to one of the address signals in the header. An address signal may address a unique personal receiver, a selected group of or all such personal receivers. Each receiver is sequentially activated and deactivated, being activated to detect a synch signal. If synch signals are detected, the receiver remains activated to determine if an address signal identifies such receiver to receive the message. A received message is stored digitally in a number of storage locations determined by the message length signal and may be selectively displayed in alphanumeric characters when convenient for the recipient.

Title
Message communication system with message storage
Application Number
106713
Publication Number
4383257
Application Date
December 12, 1980
Publication Date
May 10, 1983
Inventor
Wayne T Holcombe
Palo Alto
CA, US
Don M Tracey
Mountain View
CA, US
Frank V Giallanza
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
Assignee
Millicom Incorporated
NY, US
IPC
G08B 5/22
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