Shane M. Smith - Paola KS,
Erik Geldbach - Olathe KS,
Kelsyn Donel Seven Rooks, Sr. - Overland Park KS,
Mark Wilmoth - Gardner KS,
Myron Balthazor - Ottawa KS,
CenturyLink Intellectual Property LLC - Denver CO
A communications device including power collection unit and a communications unit. The power collection unit may be configured to collect a portion of power being delivered to the communications unit to enable communications. The power collection unit may be separable from the communications unit. The power collection unit may include a battery. Additionally, the power collection unit may include a light source, such as one or more LEDs, and be configured in a flashlight configuration.