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April 6, 1989


By CBR Staff Writer

You’d think that unless they have to play the butt part in Play it Again, Sam, people would be only too delighted to be out of earshot of their cellular phones now and then, but for the phonoholics who hate being separated from their car-phone for even a moment, but fear that they will not get to the car in time if they carry a beeper that says they’re being called, or a phone that boorishly toots the car horn, and feel that lugging the thing about with them spoils the line of their jacket, Advanced Cellular Technology Inc of Milpitas, California has just the thing: the Communicator 1 is a pocket calculator-sized handset that operates up to 1,000 feet from the car, discreetly beeps at your restaurant table or wherever, and costs $200.

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