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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by 6stbase » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:28 pm

Down - Away from Perth (Except Fremantle where it is TO Perth)

Up - Towards Perth (Except Fremantle where it is FROM Perth)
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Fireguard » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:58 pm

6stbase wrote:Down - Away from Perth (Except Fremantle where it is TO Perth)

Up - Towards Perth (Except Fremantle where it is FROM Perth)
Up and down isn't specifically talking about towards Perth..

being a railway its an old railway term and UP refers to "Towards the Port" and DOWN is "Away from the Port"

So all Trains that are going UP are going towards the Port (Fremantle), but to get there you have to go through Perth, thats why the UP trains appear to head towards perth and why the Fremantle trains are different.
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by scoreed » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:11 pm

Just listening to Train Control and control said "MA with a DC onboard" any ideas as to what a MA or a DC is?

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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Zebedee » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:10 pm

scoreed wrote:Just listening to Train Control and control said "MA with a DC onboard" any ideas as to what a MA or a DC is?
Pure guess on my part, but the first part could be referring to the MA class diesel locomotive that I believe is (or at least WAS) kept at the Claisebrook depot. It's used for retrieving stranded railcar sets if they have a fault that means they can't travel under their own power.

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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by nachoman » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:21 pm

My guess would be
MA= diesel locomotive based at Claisebrook to rescue railcars
DC= PTA driver coordinator, also based at Claisebrook

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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Joshek » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:40 pm

Anyone got a complete up-to-date list? I've heard codes and callsigns that I don't see on the list.
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by yorky » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:52 pm

What have you heard that isn't on the list?
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Joshek » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:06 pm

Today atleast, callsign Victor and code 0.

Edit: heard 'fly the flag' from Base to Rockingham Delta
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Joshek » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:28 pm

Whisky Tango xxx is the handheld radio number. Fleet is most likely what station or what division they're for, like Transit Guards, Wilson Guards and Revenue Officers.
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by vk6hgr » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:53 pm

Joshek wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Whisky Tango xxx is the handheld radio number. Fleet is most likely what station or what division they're for, like Transit Guards, Wilson Guards and Revenue Officers.
And the above are probably directly related to the unit ID/selcall number they transmit.
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Joshek » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:51 am

Well I "figured" it out from when a Mandurah unit had an open channel and base alerted to which WT is was, put 2 and 2 together and I assume that they're handhelds. The selcall correlates to their staff number, if you look on their name badge it has a 5 digit number, same as the 5 digit CCIR tone.
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Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Post by Joshek » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:55 am

Correction: fleet refers to the vehicle they're using when they go code 1
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