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by E712
Sun May 15, 2016 10:51 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Do fire stations regularly test their sirens?
Replies: 13
Views: 5012

Re: Do fire stations regularly test their sirens?

Here in Ontario county NY, sirens are tested on Monday nights. Most fire departments also do noon tests as well.
by E712
Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: What are "fire calls", that makes sirens go off..
Replies: 5
Views: 2635

Re: What are "fire calls", that makes sirens go off..

In my part of the world at least the fire siren is activated for all calls the fire dept. runs. This includes crashes, gas calls, rescues, haz-mat calls and of course fires.
by E712
Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: What do sirens in your area warn of?
Replies: 102
Views: 37687

Re: What do sirens in your area warn of?

All Sirens in Ontario County, NY are used as Noon/Fire sirens.
by E712
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: FS 2001 from Quadcopter (NMV)
Replies: 5
Views: 2180

Re: FS 2001 from Quadcopter (NMV)

Maybe its just the way the camera was looking, but the pole the siren is on looks to be quite a bit taller than the other poles in the back ground!
by E712
Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: Hartford, MI's STH-10
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Re: Hartford, MI's STH-10

Sounds as good as it looks! How high up is the siren mounted?
by E712
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Syracuse siren hunt 7/28/13
Replies: 19
Views: 6094

Re: Syracuse siren hunt 7/28/13

carexpertandy wrote:To me, it seems rather unusual for fire departments to have regularly scheduled siren tests, other than having a noon whistle each day.
Here in Ontario County, NY, they test all of the fire sirens on Monday nights around 7:30.
by E712
Sun May 05, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: ACA Banshee in Monroe, Nebraska
Replies: 8
Views: 3643

Re: ACA Banshee in Monroe, Nebraska

Sounds healthy, cool to see the rotor spin at full speed.
by E712
Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Ontario, NY Crazy Siren Mount
Replies: 3
Views: 1648

Wow and I thought our SD-10 was mounted weird!
I can't find any thing that says that the P-10 has been replaced, but I know that Ginna has replaced a few P-10s that had died.
by E712
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Other Warning Systems - Indoor, Outdoor and Vehicular
Topic: Federal PA-5
Replies: 11
Views: 10648

As it turns out, it does indeed ground to the case. Unfortunately the siren does not work properly, it only makes buzzing sounds that kinda resemble the signal it is set to (wail or yelp). Are you sure that your speaker is good and connected correctly? The buzzing sound you are hearing is coming fr...
by E712
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Other Warning Systems - Indoor, Outdoor and Vehicular
Topic: Federal PA-5
Replies: 11
Views: 10648

As it turns out, it does indeed ground to the case. Unfortunately the siren does not work properly, it only makes buzzing sounds that kinda resemble the signal it is set to (wail or yelp).

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