Radio Alerts Sycamore Volunteers

Issue 7 and Volume 107.

Radio Alerts Sycamore Volunteers Latest to install a modern system of alerting volunteer members of the fire department is Sycamore, Illinois. Fire Chief James roster, of the Sycamore Fire Department, sends the details of the recently installed radio alarm system, which was purchased with two per cent insurance money and the sponsoring of ball games, carnivals, etc. The radio alarm system covers the 21 men on the department and was put into service February 15 of this year. It alerts the men in their homes and, according to Chief Foster, has eliminated the sounding of the department’s large siren. This, in turn, has aided materially in solving the problem of fire truck followers who formerly took off to satisfy their insatiable curiosity when the public signal sounded for a fire or other emergency. A base station is located at the fire house, with transmitter, etc., operating on 33.86 MC, an…

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