General Info

The Diaphone warning horn is powered by pressured air. They are well over 80 years old and are capable of producing 1 second blasts at one half second intervals. Most reports say the Diaphone can be heard about 6 miles with optimal conditions (terrain, tall buildings, atmospheric conditions).

Technical Documents, Old Brochures:

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Diaphone Horn with Reducing Valve and Dirt Strainer4:11 pm 04/07/201726.5k

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Diaphone Parts A 229084:11 pm 04/07/201727k

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Maintenance Instructions for the Type B Diaphone Horn4:11 pm 04/07/201727.5k