Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.
Before buying a pager/beeper:
- Be aware that many pagers/beepers are stolen and are sold through retail stores
- Buy only from reputable stores
- Buy only from authorized dealers
- Get the ID number off the pager/beeper
- Call the service provider or manufacturer, give them the ID number and confirm that the pager/beeper is not stolen