Alphanumeric Character

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Alphanumeric Character

A letter or number, as opposed to another character such as punctuation. Some programs can only read alphanumeric characters. For example, some e-mail programs may not recognize "!" or "+" as part of a password.
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The new alphanumeric keypad is based on a time-proven layout for retail workers," said Intermec product manager John Fuller.
The sole purpose and intent of this Request for Quotation (RFQ) is to secure firm, fixed pricing and establish a term contract for the purchase of alphanumeric pagers to be used on Palm Beach County Fire Rescue s alpha-numeric UHF POCSAG paging system.
The alphanumeric sums of these are sequential: 63-66, 107-111, and 158-160, respectively
On 1 May, test squadrons without alphanumeric designations were officially redesignated as air test and evaluation squadrons in keeping with fleet standards.
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Instead, the MLC6 has a 16-character alphanumeric read-out that tells users what is happening in clear English (other languages coming soon).
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The unit also has an on-board alphanumeric datalogger.
PageNet offers a unique service of letting members read the latest headlines on their alphanumeric pager.
With paging properties in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida, Dial Page has approximately 365,000 pagers in service, of which approximately 65,000 are alphanumeric pagers.
Some are leasing alphanumeric pagers, so they can sit in their combines for 12-hour days and still get messages.