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What happens when my system reports an alarm?

When your system reports an alarm, the following happens:

  1. Your control panel transmits an alarm signal to
  2. immediately forwards the signal to the monitoring station. 
  3. The monitoring station then tries to verify the alarm and may notify fire, police, or emergency medical help. Because your system communicates wirelessly, alarms are forwarded to the monitoring station even if the phone line is cut or damaged.
  4. If your system issues an alarm, the Operations Center will follow the Alarm Notification sequence defined for any Alarm Notifications (these updates are not synchronized with the monitoring station call list). At the same time, a live operator from your monitoring station will be trying to contact you to verify the alarm.

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