Unmarked Antenna Box - What the Heck is This Thing?

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    I found a mysterious antenna box behind my parents' TV. Completely unmarked except for a logo consisting of three overlapping rounded squares. A Google image search for that logo turned up no matches. The box consists of a circuit board with daughter card and two roughly 8" long antennae. Googling the serial numbers on the circuit boards returned no useful results either. There's also a number 444-1704 on the inside of the case, which also returned no useful results. Anyone here have any clue what the heck this thing is? Thanks!

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    pics are too far away to see detail.
    What was it connected to..... (the twin cable coming from the green terminal strip.
     
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    My bad, I linked to thumbnails, not the originals. These should help.

    The wire out of the bottom of the box is just wall power

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    They didn't have an emergency nurse call system by any chance?
     
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    Not an emergency call system, but my dad (now passed) did have a pace maker that connected wirelessly to a communication box that would send status data to a clinic. This mystery antenna box was located near that pacemaker box, but was also near the cable TV box and the cable modem/wireless-router. It's likely that this was installed at the same time as that pacemaker box, but my mom doesn't know for sure. The only wired connection is wall power; no wired connection to any of these other boxes.

    Possibly a range extender for the pacemaker box to help it reach the pacemaker?
     
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    Sounds plausible.
    Units like this are usually on a "loan" arrangement.
    Might pay to check with his doctor.
     
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    Can you get a shot of the logo in the upper right corner. It looks like it belongs to the Mayo Clinics/Hospitals. If your dad was treated there, it probably belongs to them.

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