Police Signal Codes

What Are Police Signal Codes? Police signal codes and 10 codes are a system of numbers used together that represent specific activities or conditions and are usually transmitted by voice over the radio or used in mobile computer systems. The codes are typically transmitted from a dispatching center or dispatch (a central communications center) to […]

International Morse Code System Letters and Numbers

Morse Code Letters and Numbers

Table of International Morse Code System Letters and Numbers The tables below display Morse Code letters A through Z and numbers 0 through 9. Morse Code Letters A B C D E F •– –••• –•–• –•• • ••–• G H I J K L ––• •••• •• •––– –•– •–•• M N O P […]

How to Use a Police Radio

Use Police Radio

Using a Police Radio Using a police radio is mostly common sense but it takes time and lots of practice to learn the codes and protocols. Much of this is outlined by specific police department policy and by the FCC. The best way to begin learning how to use a police radio is to monitor […]

Hobo Codes and Their Meaning

Hobo Codes

What is a hobo and what are their codes? I read somewhere that a hobo is an itinerant worker basically. This is in contrast to the notion held by many that hobos are simply a bunch of aimless bums. The fact is, many great and even famous people have chosen the hobo lifestyle at one […]

How Do I Send an SOS Distress Signal?

Send SOS Signal

How to send a Morse Code SOS distress signal S O S CLICK HERE › Play SOS Telegraph Sound • • • – – – • • • SOS is communicated in Morse Code. Morse Code is a binary system of dots and dashes that can be communicated in a number of ways such as […]

Police 10 Codes

Police 10 codes

What are Police 10 Codes? Police 10 Codes and signal codes refer to coded systems of numbers that correspond to activities or conditions emergency personnel encounter. They are usually transmitted by voice over the radio or used in mobile data systems. Police officers and dispatch communications centers use 10 codes to relay messages back-and-forth. These […]

How to use military unit symbols

Military unit symbols

What are military unit symbols? Military unit symbols are templates placed on maps that indicate military unit type, unit hierarchy, and location. They help intelligence analysts and commanders organize offensive or defensive strategies, evaluate enemy or friendly force strength, and are used to study probable avenues of approach (troop advancement options) and timelines based on […]

How to Read Military Time

How to read military time

The following examples will help you to read military time vs. *12 hour time (both AM and PM hours translated to military time). Both military and 12 hour systems use minutes and seconds in the same way. So basically all you need to focus on are the hour differences and some nuances in speech. The […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army General of the Army Rank

General of the Army Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army General of the Army rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a General of the Army. Army General of the Army Rank Army General rank consists of five silver stars. General of the Army is the eleventh in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army General Rank

Army General Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army General rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a General. Army General Rank Army General rank consists of four silver stars. General is the tenth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Lieutenant General and before General of the Army. An Army General abbreviated GEN, is addressed […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Lieutenant General Rank

Army Lieutenant General Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army Lieutenant General rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Lieutenant General. Army Lieutenant General Rank Army Lieutenant General rank consists of three silver stars. Lieutenant General is ninth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Major General and before General. An Army Lieutenant General abbreviated LTG, […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Major General Rank

Army Major General Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army Major General rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Major General. Army Major General Rank Army Major General rank consists of two silver stars. Major General is the eighth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Brigadier General and before Lieutenant General. An Army Major […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Brigadier General Rank

Army Brigadier General Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army Brigadier General rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Brigadier General. Army Brigadier General Rank Army Brigadier General rank consists of a silver star. Brigadier General is the seventh in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Colonel and before Major General. An Army Brigadier General […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Colonel Rank

Army Colonel Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army Colonel rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Colonel. Army Colonel Rank Army Colonel rank consists of a silver eagle. Colonel is the sixth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Lieutenant Colonel and before Brigadier General. An Army Colonel, abbreviated COL, is addressed as “Colonel” […]

U.S. Army Officer Rank: Army Lieutenant Colonel Rank

Army Lieutenant Colonel Rank

<< Army Officer Rank The following describes the U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel rank insignia, salary, formal and informal ways to address a Lieutenant Colonel. Army Lieutenant Colonel Rank Army Lieutenant Colonel rank consists of a silver oak leaf. Lieutenant Colonel is the fifth in the series of Army Commissioned Officer ranks after Major and before Colonel. An Army Lieutenant Colonel, […]