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 Structure

U.S. Army Officer Rank Insignia

The following describes the U.S. Army Commissioned Officer Rank and Army Warrant Officer rank structure. Clicking on the insignia will bring you to a page providing more information. Army Commissioned Officer Rank Structure Army 2nd Lieutenant Rank Army 1st Lieutenant Rank Army Captain Rank Army Major Rank Army Lieutenant Colonel Rank Army Colonel Rank Army […]

The Phonetic Alphabet Letters

Phonetic Alphabet Letters

Table of Phonetic Alphabet Letters Underline Bold Italic indicates an emphasis on Phonetic pronunciation. Letter Code Pronunciation Letter Code Pronunciation A Alpha / Alfa AL-FAH N November NO–VEM-BER B Bravo BRAH–VOH O Oscar OSS–CAH C Charlie CHAR–LEE P Papa PAH-PAH D Delta DELL–TAH Q Quebec KEH-BECK E Echo ECK–OH R Romeo ROW–ME-OH F Foxtrot FOKS–TROT […]

American Morse Code System Letters and Numbers

Table of American Morse Code System Letters and Numbers The tables below display American Morse Code letters A through Z and numbers 0 through 9. The letters in green table cells and most numbers differ from the International Morse Code System. American Morse Code Letters A B C D E F •– –••• ••   • […]

Distress – Emergency Signal Flag Code

Examples of Distress – Emergency Signals Examples of Signal Code  Single Letter Signal Flags & Meanings Two-Letter Signal Code Examples I. II. III. IV. V. Distress—Emergency Code Casualties—Damages Code Aids to Navigation—Navigation Code Maneuvers Code Miscellaneous Code   Two-letter signals for General Signal Code examples are listed below as they relate to distress and emergencies. […]

Navy Signal Flags

Navy Signal Flags

What are Navy Signal Flags or Nautical Signal Flags? The examples I through V provide two-letter signals for General Signal Code with variations and compliments. Two-Letter Signal Code Examples I. Distress—Emergency Code II. Casualties—Damages Code III. Aids to Navigation—Navigation Code IV. Maneuvers Code V. Miscellaneous Code   Signal flags are a uniform set of easily identifiable nautical codes and […]