Ambulance Sirens

St John Ambulance (6DS), AMS, RFDS etc. Frequencies, callsigns and discussion.

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paramedicpathway
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Ambulance Sirens

Post by paramedicpathway » Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:01 am

Hi all,

Just wondering if the ambulance sirens sound as loud inside the ambulance as they do outside it :)

Thanks :)

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Re: Ambulance Sirens

Post by nra555 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:49 am

At a guess, im going to say no. the siren is aimed forwards.
saying that, In the fire trucks if you have the windows down it is still pretty loud, wind the window up and it is
considerably quieter.
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Re: Ambulance Sirens

Post by Yobbo » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:21 pm

Hi Gents, the latest ambo sirens are louder than the MkIV ambulances. NRA555, yes you are correct being directional and facing forward.
Though they are much louder in the cab now. :lol:

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Re: Ambulance Sirens

Post by SJANT » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:35 am

Rule always was if the one a priortity one windows must be up to keep the noise levels within the cab down for workplace health and safety reasons

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