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Anyone Familiar With Fire Pagers?  
User currently offlineJalto27R From United States of America, joined May 2004, 857 posts, RR: 15
Posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2835 times:

Hey guys. I was looking into buying a fire pager (Minitor), and most recently have looked at ebay. I saw this deal for one, but I'm not sure if it's a reasonable price. Does anyone have any idea where I can get them cheap, or if Ebay is the best place to go? Thanks.

Mike

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User currently offlineGo3Team From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3266 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2831 times:

A guy I know had something similar in his house. It was set to go off when some tones of the correct pitch and length were recieved, the fire call was heard. Each company/station had their own tones. I imagine the pagers are similar.


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User currently offlineFr8Mech From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 5099 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2826 times:

Back in the day when I was a firefighter in charge of purchasing, I 50 Minitor III's for about $275 a piece with battery and charger. This model was a repeating pager with 2 channel scan ability and vibrating alert.


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User currently offlineJalto27R From United States of America, joined May 2004, 857 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2803 times:

Fr8Mech,

That is exactly what I'm looking for. A two-channel, stored voice with vibrate one. It doesn't need to be the newest model, but everything seems to be over $300.

Mike


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2792 times:

Mike...

I'm the communications officer for www.baldwinambulance.com .

Are you looking for new or used? What frequencies and cap codes do you need?

A brand new Motorola Minitor 4 or Minitor 5 is the only way to go. Used pagers are usually for sale because either something's wrong with them or they're old as the hills.

From personal experience, the sellers of new Minitor pagers on eBay are very reputable. I'll gladly help you find the best deal.

Mark


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