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Caesar

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title says it all, as of midnight on the 4th/labor day, richland county ems has gone to plain/clear text radio communications...

just fyi, nothing big, but you can tell they are still having trouble getting use to it...hard to break long habits..
 

rescuecomm

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The rule is that on the SCTac and ITac, you are supposed to use plain language. In actuality, the 10 codes were to make radio transmissions shorter. The corruption of the use is "what is your 10-20?" Its just as short to say, "what is your location?" Having been in the rescue squad for nearly 20 years, I have a bad habit of saying 10-4 when on 2 meters or 440mhz repeaters. Everybody says I have been on the CB too long! Whatever! As you say, old habits die hard.
 
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