New ambulance siren

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Post by elm » Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:12 pm

vk6hgr wrote:
Markmywords wrote: ...
Our ambos used to sound like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnvhE9XyFa0

(Can't tell that I'm bored at work today? :-) )
Germany (and a lot of other European countries) still have the old NeeNaw sirens. The electronic ones are OK, the compressed air ones are KICK ASS :) but if you have the two-tones on for a long time they become monotonous and lose the 'alarming' effect. Studies have apparently shown that wail/yelp is the way to go.

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Ambulance Siren

Post by Kyle » Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:13 pm

The new Ambulance Siren is like space invaders.. (-: Gets your attention.
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Post by Kyle » Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:18 pm

I found this ambulance siren its awful!!!

http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfFtPKl2 ... re=related
elm wrote:
vk6hgr wrote:
Markmywords wrote: ...
Our ambos used to sound like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnvhE9XyFa0

(Can't tell that I'm bored at work today? :-) )
Germany (and a lot of other European countries) still have the old NeeNaw sirens. The electronic ones are OK, the compressed air ones are KICK ASS :) but if you have the two-tones on for a long time they become monotonous and lose the 'alarming' effect. Studies have apparently shown that wail/yelp is the way to go.
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Post by Tyranus » Thu Jan 03, 2008 8:05 am

You notice it though!
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I Like !!!

Post by Kyle » Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:15 am

This Ambulance Siren is my favourite

http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=Qql8LKV40BY

Mind you the Ambulance rocks as well. Its massive plus the air horn would move traffic.
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Re: I Like !!!

Post by Markmywords » Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:40 am

Kyle wrote:
Mind you the Ambulance rocks as well. Its massive plus the air horn would move traffic.
An ambulance builder over east is building one on a GMC4500 chassis so be interesting to see where it goes, a little bird told me should be in the west sometime

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Post by Kyle » Thu Jan 03, 2008 12:11 pm

IT would be so cool if St John buy a couple of GMC Ambulances.. The room in them is glorious.. Hey do we have rapid response motorbikes in WA
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Post by ZO100_marto » Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:59 pm

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Post by Kyle » Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:42 pm

Talking About Lights and Sirens. Western Power now have emergency response truck fully equipped for P1 flashes sirens and all. Seem them once helping the firefighters manage a poll top fire.
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Post by bomber » Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:44 pm

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Post by WPXZBP » Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:46 pm

Yep, I've even posted pics of one.

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Post by yorky » Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:17 pm

And they have the worst sounding siren, as quoted by someone else here it sounds like someone strangling a cat :lol:
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Post by Tyranus » Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:34 pm

yorky wrote:And they have the worst sounding siren, as quoted by someone else here it sounds like someone strangling a cat :lol:
If you can hear the siren. I've only noticed them when I've seen the lights in my rearview mirror. and then 15 metres away from me.
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Post by Millsy » Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:24 pm

Speaking of sirens, one on the ALAS Fleet sounds a lil ... errrr ... Yeh haha. :lol:

And some of the new LT's sirens sound a lil dodge at times also.


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