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No: 22159   Contributor: Graham Mitchell   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Volvo   Country: United Kingdom
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Volvo FL6.14 Emergency One . Seen on reserve duties at West Denton (Alpha) or in new money Newcastle West (Station 24)
Picture added on 11 February 2010 at 09:02
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Hi Graham, could you provide a more accurate date for this please? I'm trying to update my records.

Added by Chris Hall on 12 October 2011.
Now that the national control room scheme has been scrapped, I wonder if there is much call for the national fire appliance call sign scheme. When over the radio came the message "Foxes 1 and 4 mobile home station" everyone knew it was the Fossway (Newcastle East) pump and ET on their way home.

Added by Barry on 13 October 2011.
Barry, The short answer to your question is no, the (so called) national callsign scheme doesn't have much use any more, and at least one brigade is going to revert to their old ones, since hardly any personnel can get used to the new callsigns.
It's also worth mentioning that it's not really national at all, since almost every brigade has their own "take" on things !

Added by Ian Moore on 14 October 2011.
Fair comment all round there, do you have means of monitoring radio traffic since they went digital if so can I get same??

Added by ROY MOORE on 22 January 2015.
Ref my last, please reply email to royshed52@yahoo.com Regards.

Added by ROY MOORE on 22 January 2015.
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