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Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT Subdomain: Radio Paging -- Technical Procedures (RFC1703)

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Original Publication Date: 1994-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 9 page(s) / 12K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Rose: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1703: DOI

Abstract

This memo describes a technique for radio paging using the Internet mail infrastructure. In particular, this memo focuses on the case in which radio pagers are identified via the international telephone network. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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Network Working Group M. Rose Request for Comments: 1703 Dover Beach Consulting, Inc. Obsoletes: 1569 October 1994 Category: Informational

Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT Subdomain: Radio Paging -- Technical Procedures

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ............................................... 1 2. Naming, Addressing, and Routing ............................ 2 2.1 Addressing ................................................ 2 2.2 Routing ................................................... 3 3. Procedure .................................................. 3 3.1 Alpha-numeric Radio Pagers ................................ 3 3.2 Numeric Radio Pagers ...................................... 4 3.3 MAILing versus SENDing .................................... 4 3.4 Latency ................................................... 5 4. Usage Examples ............................................. 5 4.1 A MIME Example ............................................ 6 4.2 A Non-MIME Example ........................................ 6 5. Server Configuration Example ............................... 6 6. Security Considerations .................................... 8 7. Acknowledgements ........................................... 8 8. References ................................................. 8 9. Author’s Address ........................................... 9

1. Introduction

As an adjunct to the usual, two-way electronic mail service, it is at times useful to employ a one-way text notification service, called radio paging. This memo describes a technique for radio paging using the Internet mail infrastructure. In particular, this memo focuses on the case in which radio pagers are identified via the international telephone network.

The technique described by this memo, mapping telephone numbers to domain names, is derived from the TPC.INT subdomain. Consult RFC 1530, "Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT Subdomain: General Principles and Policy" for overview information.

Rose [Page 1]

RFC 1703 Radio Paging -- Technical Procedures October 1994

2. Naming, Addressing, and Routing

A radio pager is identified by a telephone number, e.g.,

+1 415 940 8776

where "+1" indicates the IDDD country code, and the remaining string is a telephone number within that country.

In addition to a telephone number, a PIN may also be required to uniquely identify a radio pager.

2.1. Addressing

This number is used to construct the address of a radio paging server, which forms the recipient address for the message, e.g., one of:

pager.ATOM@6.7.7.8.0.4.9.5.1.4.1.tpc.int pager-alpha.ATOM@6.7.7.8.0.4.9.5.1.4.1.tpc.int pager-numeric@6.7.7.8.0.4.9.5.1.4.1.tpc.int

where "ATOM" is an RFC 822 atom [1], an opaque string for use in recipient identification when communicating with the paging network, and the domain...

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