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by Hacksaw
Sun Jul 14, 2024 7:33 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA siren map
Replies: 14
Views: 6764

Re: San Jose CA siren map

I think the siren on 7th Street at San Jose State College (now university) had a round basket.
by Hacksaw
Sun Jul 14, 2024 7:17 am
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: Heath Engineering siren ad
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: Heath Engineering siren ad

Heath Engineering Laboratories applies to change their name to Siracode Signal Corporation:

https://www.newspapers.com/article/the- ... 151302995/
by Hacksaw
Sun Jul 14, 2024 7:10 am
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: Heath Engineering siren ad
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Heath Engineering siren ad

I guess this is the right forum for this:

An ad for Heath Engineering Laboratories, in 1925:

https://www.newspapers.com/article/san- ... 151302875/
by Hacksaw
Sat Jul 06, 2024 8:58 am
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Siren oops! moments
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Siren oops! moments

I know Santa Clara Calif. had this happen, but this it the first time I've of this in Antioch. Note that this was a month before the Cuban Missile Crisis:
by Hacksaw
Sat Jul 06, 2024 8:50 am
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Repulsion start induction motors in sirens
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Repulsion start induction motors in sirens

I think the SD-10 uses one.
by Hacksaw
Fri Jul 05, 2024 10:26 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA siren map
Replies: 14
Views: 6764

Re: San Jose CA siren map

Note that Polhemus Street is now Taylor Street. Taylor & Irene Street is still there:

https://maps.app.goo.gl/5fThaYN39GmqrXD46
by Hacksaw
Fri Jul 05, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA siren map
Replies: 14
Views: 6764

Re: San Jose CA siren map

Several sirens added in San Jose in 1958:
by Hacksaw
Fri Jul 05, 2024 10:02 am
Forum: Siren Maps
Topic: Santa Clara County CA sirens in 1962
Replies: 4
Views: 869

Re: Santa Clara County CA sirens in 1962

Here's where Mountain View Calif. had sirens, 1966:
by Hacksaw
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:08 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA siren map
Replies: 14
Views: 6764

Re: San Jose CA siren map

The first 7 locations here were Hedberg built sirens, August 1950:

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