1. L

    LAPD and FD callsigns

    Hey guys, I'm wondering what callsigns the LAFD and LAPD use for patrol units, Does LAFD use a 1-UNIT-00 system or? Also, what does 1 in front mean, what do the -00 numbers present? What does Lincoln, Adam, David mean?
  2. Lauta

    NYPD Call Signs

    Hello everyone! I am on a project looking for and trying to put together a listing of NYPD unit Call Signs. I understand that the patrol ones are the patrol number + the sector letter, example 27 Adam. But I have doubts with all the rest: How are the callsigns of an ESU operator? How are the...
  3. MikeTheListener

    DoS ALE Callsign "1"

    Hello all, every now and then I watch the ALE frequencies ( MIL-STD 188-141 )of the DoS (Department of State). Currently the European stations are quite active. I have noticed an ALE callsign that I can not assign, it is the "1". Does anyone have an idea who is behind this callsign? Thanks a...
  4. SignalEmitter5000

    Callsign IDing on local 2m / 70cm repeaters

    I brought something up with my local repeater friends earlier today and I told them I’d come on here and get some answers. The topic of the discussion was IDing on local repeaters and if IDing your callsign via CW was fine. Repeaters seem to have the choice of IDing either by CW or phonetically...
  5. VE6RSU2

    Callsign "Pass Code" - Westjet Encore use

    Hello air fans! I've been logging WestJet Encore aircraft using the call sign "Pass Code" or "Passcode" along with their flight number for a while now. I'm located in Calgary Alberta Canada - WestJet's headquarters city (YYC). ICAO document 8585 lists out what is approved for use and I see that...
  6. K7MFC

    How to apply for a GMRS license and receive your FCC call sign

    How to apply for a GMRS license and receive your FCC call sign General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) is a land-mobile UHF radio service in the United States, near 462 and 467 MHz. GMRS shares the same frequencies with the Family Radio Service (FRS), however output power is limited to 0.5 or 2...
  7. E

    U.S. Marshals Service Callsigns

    What radio callsign does the Marshals Service have?
  8. C

    LAPD SWAT callsigns

    Sorry, if this was already asked (tried to search, but results didn't show up — is this feature broken or is something wrong with my browser?), but: It's known that 10-David is lieutenant — commander of LAPD D platoon, and that 20-David through 70-David are sergeants — squad leaders. Are other...
  9. ladn

    Ham Callsigns in Work of Fiction

    I am working on a fictional short story involving ham radio, but I need some guidance on callsigns. I don't want to associate my fictional characters with valid FCC callsigns. I'd did some searching in FCC rules and didn't find any specific information or guidelines.
  10. FLANO

    Air Traffic Over AZ and Radio Callsigns - Meds/LE/Fire, etc

    Hello All, I own the Kinetic SBS-3 and have been "watching" the air traffic over Arizona for a couple of years now. I've been slowly connecting up specific aircraft tail numbers and their radio callsigns or IDs. I'm hoping that some of you may be able to help me ID some of the aircraft I see...
  11. S

    Is what my school doing legal

    Alright so i see theres some confusion. The district im talking about is the upper arlington city schools. I do not work there but i am a student. Dont search this yet because they have 5 licences. The frequencie* +452.125 PL 71.9 is used for busses they talk usualy 6:30 am to 8:30 am also...
  12. K

    callsign id: RUBY RED

    I heard RUBY RED on 11.175 earlier today with a phone patch through Andrews AFB. At 2:00 p.m. Central I heard the same callsign pass an EAM on 311.000. I don't see RUBY RED on any of the callsign lists I have. Can anyone ID?
  13. S

    Passed Tech Exam

    I passed the Tech Exam on May 6. I am still waiting for the fcc to issue my callsign. Has anyone else been having to wait an extended period for there callsign? My VE contacted me today and he said he has not heard from the others who took their test the same day. As far as he knows they...
  14. kc8mln

    GMRS Badge

    Ok, so I had mentioned this in another forum, but didnt seem to get any response about, I'l make my own post here for this... I love being and amateur radio op and I'm proud to be a licensed ham and have my callsign. I also love that we can now have a "badge icon" on our profiles to...
  15. bReed11091

    Michigan Skywarn Repeater Information

    I've looked for callsigns for these repeaters in several different places, but I cannot seem to find it. I'm using a 2006-2007 repeater book, and I know at least a few of these would be in a newer one. If anybody can give me the callsign and any other information regarding their ARES, RACES...