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RADIO SECURITY FEATURE Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005715D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Oct-30

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Marie Shanley


In a conventional two-way radio some means is needed to prevent an unauthorized person from using a stolen radio. A password system cannot be implemented if the radio does not have a keypad. One alternative is for the radio to request authorization from the base station automatically on power-up, and not to allow fur- ther operation until authorization is received.