Rev. 1 - 01/02
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ARCHITECTS' AND ENGINEERS'
The wireless telephone system (WTS) interface shall be Alpha
Communications®/Tektone NC364A or approved equal. The
WTS interface shall connect one (1) to three (3) analog telephone
lines, or a combination of analog and wireless telephone systems,
with the NC300II nurse-call system. The interface shall be able
to operate without the presence of, or interconnection to, a
phone switch or PBX system.
When directed, the WTS interface shall capture an audio and data
communications path to establish audio between a patient or
staff station and the wireless or analog telephone. It shall then
be possible to execute functions normally available via the nurse-
call master station. While WTS audio is active on an interface that
is connected in line with a master station, the master station
cannot use audio.
The WTS interface shall be modular in design to provide
increased system capacity, as required by the nurse-call system.
There shall be three (3) subscriber loop circuits and a fourth port
to allow connection to a PBX telephone system. The WTS
interface shall provide electrical isolation between itself and the
nurse-call system. The connection between the master station
and the WTS interface shall be supervised, resulting in an alarm
tone at the central equipment and master stations if a problem
Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and
NC364A Telephone Interface
The Alpha Communication® NC364A provides an interface to
a wireless telephone system (WTS) and/or analog telephone lines
for the NC300II microprocessor Nurse Call System. Using the
NC364A, wireless or analog phones can perform most master