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David F Willard, Philip P Macnak: Portable communications receiver with separate information presentation means. Motorola, Michael J DeLuca, Vincent B Ingrassia, Anthony J Sarli Jr, February 7, 1989: US04803487 (134 worldwide citation)

A personal message receiving apparatus is described including a portable communications receiver, intended to be carried by the user, which receives, detects and stores messages transmitted on a first radio frequency communication channel. The stored message is then subsequently transmitted over a s ...


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Robert M Gorday, Paul Edward Gorday, Salvador Sibecas, Philip P Macnak: Apparatus and method for mixed-media call formatting. Motorola, Gary J Cunningham, April 14, 2009: US07519042 (106 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for mixed-media call formatting. A preferred format for a call can be determined from different mixed media communication formats. The mixed media communication formats can include a text format and an audible speech format. A media format mode signal can be sent or received. ...


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Leonard E Nelson, Philip P Macnak: Paging terminal apparatus with user selectable page forwarding capability and methodology therefor. Motorola, Philip P Macnak, Vincent B Ingrassia, Anthony Sarli Jr, August 21, 1990: US04951044 (89 worldwide citation)

A paging receiver having acknowledge back capability is provided with the capability to request a received message to be forwarded to an alternate paging receiver in a paging system after having received its address and associated message. The paging receiver includes an entry device for selecting t ...


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George W Smoot, Philip P Macnak: Multiaddress pager with a call storage and priority paging option. Motorola, John H Moore, James W Gillman, Edward M Roney, March 20, 1984: US04438433 (79 worldwide citation)

A pager includes means for receiving emergency calls immediately upon reception of the emergency calls and means for receiving non-emergency calls and, storing the non-emergency calls for subsequent readout upon interrogation. The pager is shown implemented in hard-wired logic form and alternatively ...


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Eric Thomas Eaton, Von Alan Mock, Philip P Macnak: Utility meter readings on a reverse channel of a two-way paging system. Motorola, March 16, 1999: US05883886 (77 worldwide citation)

A meter reading device (22) for wirelessly transmitting meter readings from a plurality of meters (30) includes a receiver (44) for receiving a synchronization signal (60), a clock (40) connected to the receiver, a wireless transmitter (46) connected to the receiver for transmitting meter readings i ...


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Philip P Macnak, David F Williard: Battery saving method for portable communications receivers. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, Anthony J Sarli Jr, Donald B Southard, February 14, 1989: US04804954 (76 worldwide citation)

A system transmitting synchronization signals and coded message signals is described. In particular, coded synchronization signals are used to indicate the transmission of coded message signals or the absence of transmission of coded message signals following the transmission of the coded synchroniz ...


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Clifford D Leitch, Robert J Schwendeman, Philip P Macnak: Method and apparatus for adaptively selecting a communication strategy in a selective call radio communication system. Motorola, R Louis Breeden, August 13, 1996: US05546411 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus adaptively selects a communication strategy for communicating a message in a selective call radio communication system including a fixed portion (100) and a portable portion (101). The fixed portion (100) transmits (402) an alert signal to the portable portion (101), and await ...


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Walter L Davis, Philip P Macnak: Global satellite communication system with geographic protocol conversion. Motorola, Philip P Macnak, Thomas G Berry, Daniel R Collopy, February 15, 1994: US05287541 (58 worldwide citation)

A satellite communication system (1110) provides geographic protocol conversion for message delivery between communication transceivers (1118, 1118') operating within at least two geographic areas (1116, 1116'). The satellite based communication system (1110) comprises a first communication transcei ...


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Walter L Davis, Philip P Macnak: Control interface for combined watch and pager functions. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, Anthony J Sarli Jr, Donald B Southard, November 22, 1988: US04786902 (51 worldwide citation)

A wrist worn device includes a digital watch circuit and a receiver circuit which responds to coded message signals including selective call signalling and message information. An input steering circuit interfaces between the watch circuit and the receiver circuit for normally providing control of t ...


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Philip P Macnak, Thomas James Rollins: Damped resonant piezoelectric alerting device. Motorla, Philip P Macnak, August 31, 1999: US05945772 (49 worldwide citation)

A damped resonant piezoelectric alerting device (600) includes a motional mass (130), a damping element (136, 156) magnetically coupled to the motional mass (130) and a piezoelectric actuator (100) which is constrained to an actuator mount (132) at a first end and coupled to the motional mass (130) ...