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 Germany      1948 - 1958

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RADIO SIGNAL CODES


Used by the 62nd Highway Patrol - Precursor to the Ten codes used later.

 

submitted by  Wayne Leviska

 

 

 

   SIGNAL:

00    MP in trouble at __ , needs assistance.

        0     Emergency, all cars and stations cease transmission pending urgent calls.

        1     Receiving poorly [repeat].

        2     Receiving well.

        3     Temporarily out of service, but subject to call.

        4     Relay [message] [alarm] [etc.] to __ .

        5     Out of service [always followed by signal 14].

        6     In service.

        7     Dispatch ambulance to        .

        8     You are transmitting too rapidly, speak slowly.

        9     Convoy or escort duty.

        10   Disturbance [fight-disorder] at __ .

        11   Pick up prisoner at __ .

        12   Drunk at __ , pick up.

        13   Return to your station.

        14   What is your location? My location is __ .

        15   Call this station by telephone.

        16   Stand by until net is clear.

        17   Unclassified emergency at __ ' investigate.

        18   Do you have contact with __ ?

        19   Are following vehicles wanted, or stolen?

        20   Check full registration [motor, license, name, etc.].

        21   What is the correct time? The correct time is __ .

        22   Are you on a mission? I am on a mission [what, where].

        23   Accident at __ , investigate.

        24   Alarm [what, when, where, etc].

        25   Fire at __ , investigate.

        26   Send [wrecker, vehicle, paddy wagon] to __ .

        27   Impound vehicle, I am impounding vehicle.

        28   Road and weather condition.

        29   Cold person.

        30   Alert.

        31   Escort[s], involving transporting of money and/or valuables.

 

This is a copy of the two-way radio signals used by the Military Police and Highway Patrol throughout Europe during the fifties.  The Ten-Series was not adopted until later even though it existed at the time.

 

 

 


This story previously appeared in Volume # 3, Issue # 5, August-September 2000 edition of "The White Mice"


 

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