The Alpha Elite is a fully synthesized 4-Line Alphanumeric Pager that can zoom to a 2-Line display with larger characters. In 4-Line mode, 20 characters are displayed per line while in the 2-Line mode, 10 characters per line are displayed. 19 personal messages can be stored on the Alpha Elite with each message containing up to 2025 characters. 10 of these messages can be locked in memory and protected from automatic replacement when memory becomes full. The pager uses the FLEX coding format, is available in VHF or 900 Mhz models, has 16 programmable capcodes, and operates with 25 kHz wideband channel spacing. Narrowband channel spacing is available. The Alpha Elite uses a single “AA” alkaline battery and has an estimated battery life of 90 days, based on receiving 2 pages/day at the 512 baud rate.