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Is there a list of all possible Rauland Telecenter ICS tones you can choose? I'm talking about the ones where you can dial #3[tone]* and it plays that tone selected over the intercom.
I recently got a hold of all the Rauland Telecenter ICS and ICS2 tones in .wav format. There are 9 Time Tones and I believe 15 general purpose and alarm tones.
Interested?
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jm2014 wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:22 pm
DownsLife+Safety wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Is there a list of all possible Rauland Telecenter ICS tones you can choose? I'm talking about the ones where you can dial #3[tone]* and it plays that tone selected over the intercom.
I recently got a hold of all the Rauland Telecenter ICS and ICS2 tones in .wav format. There are 9 Time Tones and I believe 15 general purpose and alarm tones.
Interested?
I am.
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Ambler Avenue Elementary | California
Kindergarten & First Grade: Bogen MC2000
  • Classrooms had Bogen-manufactured phones and Room Paging
    Usual Bogen Page Tone
    Used 6 inch bells for Arrival, Dismissal, and Fire Safety
    Indoor Speakers were Bogen Wall speakers with a Slanted Backbox
    Outdoor Speakers were Atlas speakers (model idk) The speaker was silver and was in a cylindrical shape
After Spring Break, the school integrated into electric Tone bells and used the mechanical bells for Fire Safety only. (Bell Tone was 500hz Continuous for five seconds)
**UPDATE:** The Fire alarm system has been replaced with Spectralert Advances HRs and P2Rs since it was an outdoor school.

Gooch Elementary | Texas
Second & Third: Bogen Intercom System
Used Press To Talk Microphone (No Page Tone)
Used Wooden Brown Speakers in Classrooms and Portables, No Hallway Speakers
Mechanical Bells around the Building for Arrival, Dismissal, and All Clear.
PreK/ Kindergarten Wing had Ceiling Speakers inside the Hallways and Classrooms, No Bell Tone since the Mechanical Bells were audible throughout the hallway.

Bush Elementary | Texas
**School opened in 2011**
Fourth & Fifth: Rauland Intercom System
Bell Tone: 1360Hz single Tone for Five Seconds
Somewhat a Page Tone, a clicking noise before announcement
Press-to-Talk Microphone (First two Months was a Rauland Microphone but the Microphone malfunctioned and was replaced with a Shure Microphone)
Room Paging Available (1360Hz for 0.5 Seconds)
Telecenter Call Buttons inside Classrooms
Building was Comprised with 1x2 In Ceiling Speakers, Outdoor Speakers were Rauland ACC Speakers with Backboxes, Restroom were comprised with 8” Speakers, Gym had Bullhorns.
Rauland Analog Clocks throughout the building and inside Classrooms

Walker Middle School | Texas
Sixth, Seventh, & Eighth: Bogen Intercom System
Bell Tone: 800Hz single tone for 4 seconds
Press-To-Talk Microphone
Room Paging was available in some rooms
Room Paging Tone: 475Hz for 0.5 seconds
The Bell Schedule used to be controlled by Simplex but was replace by Lathem.
Bogen Speakers throughput the building and Wooden Brown Speakers in some parts of the building.
1x2 In Ceiling Speakers inside of the Cafeteria only.

Creekview High School | Texas
First Semester of Ninth Rauland Telecenter ICS
Bell Tone: Four 515Hz Chimes
Page Tone: 475Hz for 1 Second
Room Paging was Unknown
Atlas VT-157UCN Speakers Outdoor
Rauland 1x2 In Ceiling Speakers throughout the Building
Rauland ACC 8” Speakers inside the Cafeteria
Rauland 2522 Clocks in the Core Hallways of the Building (12 clocks in total)

Turner High School | Texas
Second Semester of Ninth, Tenth, & Eleventh Telecor II/XL
Multiple Tones Used:
Ten Minute Warning Bell: 800hz Pulsated
Two Minute Warning Bell: 300hz Pulsated
Class Change Bell: 580Hz for 4 Seconds
Emergency Bell Tone: 150hz Pulse Eight times
Page Tone: 200hz Pulse Five Times
Hall Clearing Bell: 200hz Tone for 5 seconds
(Junior year is the first year that the school used the Emergency Tone)
Speakers were a mixture of Telecor, Atlas, and Quam speakers.
No room Paging in the school
Press-To-Talk Microphone (includes Page Tone)
Telecor STB Clocks in METSA and ROTC Building only

To listen to most of the tones:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... xGnWFj2IXA
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Turner High School | Texas
Second Semester of Ninth, Tenth, & Eleventh Telecor II/XL
Multiple Tones Used:
Ten Minute Warning Bell: 800hz Pulsated
Two Minute Warning Bell: 300hz Pulsated
Class Change Bell: 580Hz for 4 Seconds
Emergency Bell Tone: 150hz Pulse Eight times
Page Tone: 200hz Pulse Five Times
Hall Clearing Bell: 200hz Tone for 5 seconds
(Junior year is the first year that the school used the Emergency Tone)
Speakers were a mixture of Telecor, Atlas, and Quam speakers.
No room Paging in the school
Press-To-Talk Microphone (includes Page Tone)
Telecor STB Clocks in METSA and ROTC Building only

To listen to most of the tones:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... xGnWFj2IXA
I'm curious to know if that "Emergency Bell" is your school's tornado drill signal....
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jm2014 wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:22 pm
DownsLife+Safety wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Is there a list of all possible Rauland Telecenter ICS tones you can choose? I'm talking about the ones where you can dial #3[tone]* and it plays that tone selected over the intercom.
I recently got a hold of all the Rauland Telecenter ICS and ICS2 tones in .wav format. There are 9 Time Tones and I believe 15 general purpose and alarm tones.
Interested?
I don't know why but I just saw this quote today.
I just sent in a request to see the files. Please don't mind accepting it. :)
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hey can i have access to the goggle drive folder with the rauland tones thanks
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Gentex SPK4 wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:04 pm
xmikology wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:02 pm

Turner High School | Texas
Second Semester of Ninth, Tenth, & Eleventh Telecor II/XL
Multiple Tones Used:
Ten Minute Warning Bell: 800hz Pulsated
Two Minute Warning Bell: 300hz Pulsated
Class Change Bell: 580Hz for 4 Seconds
Emergency Bell Tone: 150hz Pulse Eight times
Page Tone: 200hz Pulse Five Times
Hall Clearing Bell: 200hz Tone for 5 seconds
(Junior year is the first year that the school used the Emergency Tone)
Speakers were a mixture of Telecor, Atlas, and Quam speakers.
No room Paging in the school
Press-To-Talk Microphone (includes Page Tone)
Telecor STB Clocks in METSA and ROTC Building only

To listen to most of the tones:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... xGnWFj2IXA
I'm curious to know if that "Emergency Bell" is your school's tornado drill signal....

It’s used for Lockdowns and Severe Weathers mainly, sometimes they use it to test the system.
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Sat May 11, 2019 8:09 pm

my school has a 1300 hz bell
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Sun May 12, 2019 7:46 pm

Can anyone identify this paging tone that I sometimes hear at my local Rite Aid, tried my best to match the tone and frequency as possible. For the record, they use generic phones on the front counters to page.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/d6gtm46r3jn93 ... e.wav?dl=0
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Reposting mine:

Edgewater Public Elementary (1998-2003; Pre-K, K-1)
PA System
Rauland Telecenter IV
Speakers, Call-in Switches
  • Rauland, and Bogen baffle speakers throughout the main building, the cafeteria had ceiling mounted Rauland speakers
  • Buildings 6-9 have ceiling mounted Rauland ACC speakers
  • Outside there were old Rauland horn speakers
  • The whole school used Rauland call-in switches
Bell
1250hz tone over the intercom for 5-seconds. There are the remains of an older bell system (notably the motors for old Faraday vibrating bells, but there is also a 4-inch bell in the cafetorium!)

Indian River Elementary (1999; Pre-K)
PA System
Dukane MCS350
Speakers, Call-in Switches, Clocks
  • Inside, there were Dukane speakers throughout (ones in the classrooms were wall-mounted).
  • Outside had Dukane Baffle speakers
  • Classrooms also had call-in switches
  • The school also had a master clock system since the campus had Digital clocks throughout the campus (I remember my pre-K classroom having one)
Bell
850 hz chime tone over intercom

Spruce Creek Elementary (2003-2007; 2-5)
PA System
Rauland Telecenter IV
Speakers, Call-in Switches
  • Rauland, and Bogen baffle speakers throughout the campus, the cafeteria had ceiling mounted Rauland speakers
  • Buildings 10 and 12 have ceiling mounted Rauland ACC speakers
  • Outside there were old Rauland horn speakers
  • The whole school used Rauland call-in switches
Bell
1250hz tone over the intercom for 5-seconds. Just like Edgewater, there are the remains of the old bell system (i.e. motors of old bells, and even a few 10 inch bells outside)

Creekside Middle School (2007-2010; 6-8)
PA System
Rauland Telecenter IP
Speakers, Call-in Switches
  • Inside there are ceiling mounted Rauland ACC speakers
  • The gym has megaphone speakers
  • Outside, there was a mix of flush-mounted speakers (Rauland)
  • All classrooms have Rauland Call-in Switches
Bell
500hz chime tone over intercom

Spruce Creek High School (2010-2014; 9-12)
PA System
Rauland Telecenter VOIP
Speakers, Call-in Switches
  • Classrooms, media center, and O-Wing have ceiling mounted Rauland ACC speakers
  • Hallways have wall-mounted Rauland ACC speakers
  • Outside, and in the cafeteria, auditorium, and gym there are Rauland megaphone speakers
  • Classrooms have Rauland call-in switches
Bell
  • Main bell is a 515hz chime over the intercom, warning bell is a 825hz chime over the intercom. Sometimes there would be a 1150hz chime tone. Outside there are old 10 inch bells that are painted over.
  • Misc Notes: This system also has the capability to broadcast music over the intercom (but this has only been (VERY) rarely used in my freshman and sophomore years), but has the capability to broadcast live audio from a DVD player
Updating.
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Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:38 pm

My middle school's PA system (opened 1980)

PA system when the school opened: unknown

PA system when school was renovated (possibly installed around that time)(2004-2005): Bogen Multicom 2000.

Bell tones used: All clear tone: Bogen tone 2, Class change bell: Bogen tone 1

in 2016, a District-wide PA system replacement occurred and the Bogen multicom 2000 was removed as a result

New PA system: Rauland Telecenter U

bell tones used: Paging tone: 520hz tone, Class change bell: 720hz tone
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Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:18 pm

Can anyone identify this PA speaker
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Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:48 pm

Can anyone give me those wav files of the rauland telecenter ics tones I want them so bad
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Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:29 pm

My elementary school and my intermediate School has a simplex bell system. My middle School has a bogen system. My high school has a bogen system and a rauland system ( I think ) occasionally I'll here a rauland pa tone before a pa announcement
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