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  Viscount Communications
The Slimline is Viscount's traditional Enterphone® 2000 panel for admitting guests to multi-family complexes.
Viscount has been manufacturing Enterphone systems since 1964 and the Slimline panel was first released in 1966.
The EnterProx VP (Vandal Proof) card reader system from Viscount provides a perfect solution to any access control application where the convenience of proximity is desired yet plastic readers would be subject to theft or vandalism.
www.viscount.com /products.html   (0 words)

  Viscount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A viscount is a member of the European nobility whose comital title ranks usually, as in the British peerage, above a baron, below an earl (in Britain) or a count (his continental equivalent).
The word viscount corresponds in Britain to the Anglo-Saxon shire reeve (root of the non-nobiliary, royal-appointed office of Sheriff).
In any event, the style of a viscount is "The Viscount X," or "The Viscount X of Y." Examples include: The Viscount Falmouth (placename); The Viscount Hardinge (surname); The Viscount Gage of Castle Island (surname of placename); and The Viscount Combermere of Bhurtpore (placename of placename).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Viscount   (1057 words)

 Vickers Viscount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Viscount was a medium-range turboprop airliner introduced in 1953 by Vickers-Armstrongs, making it the first such aircraft to enter service in the world.
Three years later the Viscount won all honours in the transport section of the 12,367 mile (19,903 km) air race from London to Christchurch, New Zealand.
Viscount - Varsity - Valiant - Vanguard - VC-10
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vickers_Viscount   (986 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: John Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso
Viscount Thurso is a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
John Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso John Archibald Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso (born 10 September 1953), known as John Thurso, is a British businessman and Liberal Democrat politician.
Viscounts in the Peerage of the United Kingdom William Adamson (1863–1936) was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and worked as a miner in Fife where he became involved with the National Union of Mineworkers.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/John-Sinclair,-3rd-Viscount-Thurso   (821 words)

 Lambert and Viscount Bicycles
The tubing used was straight-gauge chrome-moly steel; the Viscount version of the bike had a detailed sticker on the seat tube detailing the type of tubes used, throwing in a few references to military specs, etc. Lambert Bicycles were later called "Viscounts" after the company was purchased by Trusty in 1975 or 1976.
The bikes (both Lamberts and Viscounts) came with a cast aluminium (aluminum) fork which was pinned to a steel steerer tube.
The Viscount version came with a Shimano Crane rear derailleur and Titlist front derailleur, anonymous bars, and Viscount-branded stem, 26.8 mm seatpost, a leather saddle and Viscount-branded centerpull brakes which were either GB or GB knockoffs.
www.sheldonbrown.com /lambert.html   (668 words)

 viscount - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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Viscount Melville Sound, arm of the Arctic Ocean, in both the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory, northern Canada.
Palmerston, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865), foreign secretary and prime minister (1855-1858, 1859-1865) of Britain, who had an...
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 The History of Viscount Montgomery Elementary School
At this time, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of El Alamein was the most photographed person in the world.
Viscount Montgomery Elementary was billed as "the most modern school in North America" and the largest one-storey school in Hamilton, when the sod was turned on March 14, 1951.
It is up to the students to not only be their best in school but in their behaviour outside of Viscount.
www.hwdsb.on.ca /viscountmontgomery/history.asp   (613 words)

 BookRags: Bolingbroke, Viscount Biography
The English statesman and political writer Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), was head of the Tory opposition to Robert Walpole's Whig government and was also an early conservative political theorist.
He was educated at Eton and became a member of Parliament in 1701, rising to be secretary of war in 1704 and secretary of state in 1710.
His major achievement as minister of Queen Anne's government was his negotiation of the Treaty of Utrecht, which in 1713 brought to an end the longest and last of the great European wars of Louis XIV of France.
www.bookrags.com /biography/bolingbroke-viscount   (526 words)

 SourceForge.net: Viscount -- VISual COUNT Eclipse plugin
Viscount is a lightweight Eclipse plugin designed to be able to quickly and easily collect essential code statistics.
Viscount displays code statistics about your Java projects in Eclipse, such as the total number of Java files, etc.
SourceForge.net is introducing a new feature that will let you buy or sell services for Open Source projects right from the site.
sourceforge.net /projects/viscount   (0 words)

 Biscuit of the Week
The Viscount has long enjoyed a prestigious place in the biscuit world, often taking center stage after the sandwiches at Sunday tea.
The Viscount design consists of a circular crunchy, slightly gritty biscuit base, with a small disc shaped blob of minty cream on top all covered in a fairly useful milk chocolate.
Viscounts of old were highly regular affairs with their cream filling extending very close to the biscuit edge but today's Viscount seems to a bit chucked together.
www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com /biscuits/previous.php3?item=30   (591 words)

 Viscount   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are many reasons behind the worldwide success of Viscount classic organs, recognized every-where as among the best sounding instruments.
(Viscount was among the very first to produce PCM classic organs) down to the physical modeling of the pipes;
Actually Viscount is the only classic organ manufacturer that produces with both available technologies: Sampling (PCM) and Pipe Acoustics Modeling (Accupipe), offering for each of those the right instrument for the best artist.
www.viscount.it /classicorgans/default.asp?idcat1=2136160793   (231 words)

 Telegraph | News | Viscount Esher
The 4th Viscount Esher, the architect and town planner who died yesterday aged 90, was one of the earliest and most eloquent champions of urban regeneration in Britain.
In 1966 Esher was commissioned by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government to undertake a study on preserving the centre of York.
Lionel Gordon Baliol Brett was born on July 18 1913, the eldest son of the third Viscount Esher and an American mother.
www.opinion.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/07/10/db1001.xml&sSheet=/opinion/2004/07/10/ixopright.html   (1509 words)

 Viscount Hereford
Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford and 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley in consideration of the active and distinguished part he had taken in the French wars of Henry VIII was created Viscount Hereford on February 2, 1550.
Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex and 3rd Viscount Hereford was a Knight of the Garter, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Earl Marshal of England.
Robert, 3rd Earl of Essex and 4th Viscount Hereford, KG, was attached to the Royal cause until 1642, when he accepted a General's commission and a command in the Parliamentary Army.
www.hereditarytitles.com /Page27.html   (286 words)

 GLOSSARY - BURKE'S GUIDE TO BRITISH TITLES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The word derives from the Latin vice-comes, or deputy to a comes (early equivalent of count), and in the British Isles was in early times used to refer to the Sheriff of a county, the earl (Anglo-Saxon equivalent of a count) of that county being then its chief administrative officer, appointed by the Crown.
Viscount only began to be used as a peerage honour in the 15th century, and is in fact the most recent addition to the ranks of the peerage (2).
Unlike viscounts in the English peerage, those in the Scottish peerage, the first of whom was Fentoun, so created in 1606, were known as 'Viscount of Blank', even where 'Blank' was a family name rather than a place.
www.burkes-peerage.net /sites/peerage/sitepages/page66-viscount.asp   (427 words)

 Woodlands Stud 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Viscount’s impressive looking first crop foals were born in the Spring of 2003.
As a 3YO, Viscount confirmed the brilliance he displayed as a 2YO when he defeated multiple stakeswinner Shogun Lodge, in new race record time, in the George Main S-G1.
The real highlight of Viscount’s pedigree is the presence of the breed-shaping mare Eight Carat in his third remove.
www.woodlandsstud.com /woodlands_home/Woodlands04/Stallions/Viscount/Viscount04.htm   (506 words)

 PRESS RELEASE MESH Sales Increase as Viscount Begins Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 1969-1997 Viscount was an RandD affiliate of Telus, itself a controlled subsidiary of GTE, now Verizon Communications.
Viscount's products have been installed in approximately 35,000 sites in over 30 countries and are sold through a 500 member, North America-wide dealer network comprised of security equipment vendors.
Forward-looking statements: This press release and other statements by Viscount Systems Inc. may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act with respect to the outlook for earnings and revenues, other future financial or business performance, strategies and expectations.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=74759   (454 words)

 Airliners.net: Vickers Viscount
Vicker's Viscount was the first turboprop airliner from any nation to enter service.
The Viscount was one of the results of the UK's wartime Brabazon Committee, which was set up to define requirements for British postwar commercial aircraft.
The Viscount was the subject of numerous large orders including from North America, its smoothness, good operating economics and pressurisation contributing to its success.
www.airliners.net /info/stats.main?id=380   (552 words)

 index.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Vickers Viscount, the world's first turbine-propeller airliner, was ordered in November, 1952 and introduced by Trans-Canada Airlines on April 1, 1955 to its Montréal-Winnipeg route.
The enlarged Viscount was taken into the air for the first time on August 28, 1950, and the Vickers people felt that they had a winner at last.
Three years later the advanced qualities of the Viscount were demonstrated when the Model 700 won all honours in the transport section of the 12,367-mile air race from London to Christchurch, New Zealand.
www.golden.net /~ronsig/ronnie2.htm   (442 words)

 Viscount Pools Privacy Policy
Viscount Pools will do its best to keep the most up to date information and pricing on our websites.
Viscount Pools collects information from its users in the form of general demographic data and occasionally specific personal information.
Viscount Pools does not control this flow of information and it may be difficult to discern which cookies are coming from our site and which are coming from our advertisers.
www.viscountpools.com /privacy.html   (716 words)

 Vickers Viscount Aircraft Spares, Parts and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elsewhere on this aircraft website you'll find a large gallery of photographs (I can't guarantee any photos of the Viscount, but if you have any by all means email them over!) and stories sent in by pilots and aircrew of yesteryear.
Viscount Instruments and parts stored since Viscount was used by Air Canad.
Please check the validity of the seller before purchasing or selling any items, and we recommend that purchases made of items offered in these ads, are only made in person and after inspection of the item(s) in question to ensure their condition.
www.classic-aircraft.oldclassiccar.co.uk /vickers_viscount.htm   (517 words)

 Viscount Properties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Viscount Properties has been renting to London and the surrounding area since 1975 and has a reputation for integrity, excellence and innovation in property management.
Our approach is to develop a unique service delivery for each complex and that the community of tenants who reside in them are provided with quality service, comfort and peace of mind.
Whether you are seeking a family apartment, student housing or a senior residence, Viscount Properties offers a wide selection of apartment and townhome rentals to suit your needs.
www.viscountproperties.com /index.htm   (249 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Vickers Viscount
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1950: Events Arrow Air is founded March March 20 - Royal Air Force Avro Lincoln bombers are sent to Singapore to be used against the Communist guerillas of Malaya in the Malayan Emergency.
Vickers Sons and Maxim began work on a rigid airship for the British Admiralty in mid 1909 in a dock at Walney Island, Cumbria, sadly it disintegrated upon its second trip out of a floating hangar on the evening of 23 September 1911.
Vickers was a pioneer in producing airliners, early examples being converted from Vimy bombers, and went on to manufacture the piston-engined Vickers VC.1 Viking airliner and Varsity military crew trainer, the Viscount and Vanguard turboprop airliners, and the stylish though noisy VC-10 jet airliner, which remains in RAF service as an aerial refuelling tanker.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Vickers-Viscount   (1967 words)

 Bubar Music - Digital Viscount Organs for sale
The Viscount G515 is a top of the line organ with top of the line features including EIS2 technology which produces a unique, natural and exact "pipe like" sound as well as the ability to record and playback performances with the built in disk drive
The Viscount G525 is the same top of the line organ as the G515 except in an elegant drawstop configuration.
The Viscount Prestige 100 is the most luxurious Viscount organ in the Prestige line.
www.bubarmusic.com /viscount3.shtml   (399 words)

The Vickers Viscount was the first turboprop airliner to enter service anywhere in the world, the prototype flying on July 16, 1948.
Butler Air Transport also ordered Viscounts, and found the runways which had served their DC-3 fleet were too short for the new aircraft.
Thus redesigned, the new Viscount seated sixty five passengers and with a gross weight of 63,000 lb.
www.btinternet.com /%7Erick.piper/page_10.htm   (792 words)

 Zivile Luftfahrt - Vickers Viscount
Die Reaktionen der Fluggäste war phantastisch: Komfort und Fluggefühl der Viscount, des ersten Turboprop Flugzeugs der Welt, stellte alles bis dahin gewesene in den Schatten.
Die Vickers Viscount leistete ihren Erstflug 1948 und eröffnete damit das Jet-Zeitalter in der Zivilluftfahrt: Ihre vier Dart-Triebwerke der Marke Rolls Royce waren nicht - wie bis dahin üblich - klassische Kolbenmotoren, sondern Turbinen.
In der neuen Form erreichte die Viscount eine Höchstgeschwindigkeit von über 500 km/h oder 324 mph.
www.sphynx.de /html/viscount.html   (202 words)

 Prestigious International Developer Chooses Viscount's MESH Security System
Viscount Systems Inc. (VSYS) today announced that its flagship MESH system has been selected by the Millennium Group to be installed at two exclusive Condominium developments.
MESH is Viscount's recently released, next-generation access-control product that converges all aspects of voice (intercom, paging, emergency), data (card access, elevators, alarms) and video (CCTV) in large complexes or series of complexes.
With a track record of over 50 years of success, Millennium continues to be awarded the highest honors from the Urban Design Institute, The Canadian Association of Home Builders, The Pacific Coast Builders Conference -- US and other associations.
www.prweb.com /releases/2004/5/prwebxml123446.php   (600 words)

 BookRags: Castlereagh, Viscount Biography
The British statesman Robert Stewart Viscount Castlereagh and 2d Marquess of Londonderry (1769-1822), as foreign secretary did much to consolidate a firm final international alliance against Napoleon and to establish the framework for a remarkably durable European peace settlement.
As the eldest son, Robert held the courtesy title of Viscount Castlereagh from 1796 until he succeeded as Marquess of Londonderry in 1821.
His schooling in Ireland was followed by a year at Cambridge and by a good deal of contact with the influential English families of his mother and stepmother, the Hertfords and the Camdens.
www.bookrags.com /biography-castlereagh-viscount   (1076 words)

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