|Re: Telephone Dialing in Old Movies, Police Radio|
|Paul Coxwell (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Fri, 18 May 2007 09:43:57 PDT
> Cities had massive networks of telephone lines to street corner call|
> boxes. I wish someone would compile a history of such systems.
London and other British cities had blue police call boxes, now famous
This article has some interesting background:
There were also street corner boxes acting as fire calls at one time.
> Also, I used to hear the Los Angeles police dispatch on the "police
I have a Star communications receiver, built in the 1960s for the
There is some interesting background on earlier police radio systems
And more specific details about VHF radios used by the California
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