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Re: Is there a muted or quiet whistle available?
- Subject: Re: Is there a muted or quiet whistle available?
- From: Todd <email@example.com>
- Date: 02 Dec 1997 09:20:03 -0600
- Newsgroups: rec.sport.volleyball
- Organization: Not likely
- References: <01bcfed0$951eaf00$4c1f20cf@gaus>
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Xref: enteract.com sent-to-rsv:11
"Alan Gaus" <email@example.com> writes:
> We are playing in multi-sport facility and the "shrillness & frequency of
> whistle blowing" is disturbing to those using the remainder of the
> In an effort to "all get along", we are looking for a quiet, yet effective,
> Thanks. Jeannie
The only other thing aside from the standard whisles such as the Fox
is a whistle that sounds like a train whistle toot. They are less
shrill. If it's a large facility with many adjacent volleyball
courts, you run the risk of the volleyball players not hearing the
If you want to get creative, the possibilities are endless. I can
just imagine stepping onto the stand in the facility to see a bicycle
horn clamped to referee stand. None of these creative gestures is
sanctioned by any ruling body, but if the purpose is to run leagues in
this multi-sport facility, I s'pose you can do whatever works. If
money is available, perhaps a pleasant electronic chime through some
small PA speakers would be less objectionable.
Todd H. firstname.lastname@example.org
USAV Regional Referee, Great Lakes Region, Palatine, IL
Todd's Volleyball Referee Page http://www.io.com/~tdh/vball/
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