Why the European Siren is Scientifically Proven to be Better

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  • Chaeyeon And Chuu
    Chaeyeon And Chuu4 orë më parë

    This man woke up and chose chaos

  • WildBill22360
    WildBill223606 orë më parë

    While it might be good science to change, IF they change or how quickly is a matter of how much tax payer money the siren version of Motorola can scam. Motorola has scammed billions of oddball, unneeded radio communication systems from police and fire departments and thus the tax payer. So if they slowly replace them, or add a simple circuit to existing systems, it would be great. Now we like to differentiate by siren, police, fire, and ambulances. Do they do that in Europe?

  • Danzerous
    Danzerous10 orë më parë

    Now try to play the German siren. It is so loud that you can hear it from nearly a half mile away and I'm living next to a hospital💀

  • alijah Taylor
    alijah Taylor12 orë më parë

    They’re still gay

  • Ohio Talk
    Ohio Talk12 orë më parë

    No no. That European one sounds like a joke and is way more annoying imo

  • Blockstacker561
    Blockstacker56113 orë më parë

    This guy's voice is almost as irritating as the European siren

  • TBB747
    TBB74714 orë më parë

    Are you stupid? The US has rumbler sirens. Those things will vibrate your whole car! Quit your bullshit about how US sirens aren't low frequency enough.

  • Max Murphy
    Max Murphy16 orë më parë

    As an American first responder I reject your reality and substitute my own

  • Alph 52
    Alph 5218 orë më parë

    You could have also mentioned that police, ambulance and firefighters have different sirens, so you can tell which one it is

  • Samar Kamal
    Samar Kamal20 orë më parë

    0:39 Talks about Europe Cuts to pic of England Um... Brexit happened I don't like it but it's sadly a fact

  • Torf Der Knoll

    Torf Der Knoll

    19 orë më parë

    Britain left the EU, not the damn continent.

  • Ara
    Ara20 orë më parë

    you never talked about the directional white noise part of UK sirens

  • Joseph Juan Aliaga Valenzuela
    Joseph Juan Aliaga Valenzuela22 orë më parë

    4:09 Is this a scene from a famous website ****hub?

  • The halo wolf
    The halo wolfDitë më parë

    Imagine having to pay for healthcare- this post was made by the Europe gang

  • Robert Lee
    Robert LeeDitë më parë

    No, the best siren is the Federal Q mechanical siren - distinctly American, and will certainly grab attention further than anything else. Don't know what the decibel levels are, but louder than these modern electronic sirens, either European or American, for sure.

  • Rainbow Apocalypse
    Rainbow ApocalypseDitë më parë

    At lest he wasn't talking about the French gay guy threesome siren

  • Jeffrey the Wells
    Jeffrey the WellsDitë më parë

    1:15 that is not a sound wave, sound waves are longitudinal, that is a light wave

  • Ronald
    RonaldDitë më parë

    Dear Americans, Europe is not a country. Every country within Europe has its own sirens, laws and regulations. Norway, for example has wailing-sirens just like in the states. Thanks for doing your research before making this video.

  • Marek Stolárik
    Marek StolárikDitë më parë

    You have the worst sense of humor...wait

  • DMadd
    DMaddDitë më parë

    Sam will insult every celebrity one day. It hasn’t come yet, but prepare.

  • Adam Jones
    Adam Jones2 ditë më parë

    Rudy sucks? Huh? That hurt your credibility. Keep your flawed politics to yourself.

  • Game Center
    Game Center2 ditë më parë

    The Siren of Chicago is Europeian

  • Bollo Rice
    Bollo Rice2 ditë më parë

    4:45 is a bit of an ooof

  • Tech Help Portal Extras
    Tech Help Portal Extras2 ditë më parë

    Leave politics out

  • Simon Schulze
    Simon Schulze3 ditë më parë

    My ears hurt way more when exposed to sirens in Germany. I recall them being way louder.

  • Alex


    17 minuta më parë

    Same with austria

  • DanThePropMan
    DanThePropMan3 ditë më parë

    Literally eating cereal while watching this. Fight me.

  • Gary The Cycling Nerd
    Gary The Cycling Nerd3 ditë më parë

    America can't get ANYTHING right. God we suck

  • Faris Sec2H
    Faris Sec2H3 ditë më parë

    Me whose country uses both sirens: •_•

  • Fuck Biden
    Fuck Biden3 ditë më parë

    I fuckin hate the European siren! American sirens are better much better! European sirens are more annoying than anything else and it really irritates me. Having lived in Europe for more than 5 yrs I can tell they are NOT better but far more annoying! The wailing is far more effective and better from my personal research of my personal experience. The high-low fuckin sucks and in fact European countries have already started switching to the American wailing siren.

  • MsBlulucky
    MsBlulucky3 ditë më parë

    Also, due to the very regular sound sound pattern, if your have a little bit of perfect pitch you can hear whether the ambulance is coming towards you or getting further away. Yay for the Doppler effect!

  • DavidJC.
    DavidJC.3 ditë më parë

    Ah yes, yanks, any excuse to riot.

  • GaminnLinux
    GaminnLinux3 ditë më parë

    I live in europe

  • DejfCold
    DejfCold3 ditë më parë

    1) see comment Einar Bolstad 's comment 2) each car has multiple types of sirens

  • csx68 Orion
    csx68 Orion4 ditë më parë

    Soo. You never heard a screaming Q siren, racing up behind you, & noticed how that grabbed your attention? This is not what I meant by 'emergency warning/tornado sirens' either.

  • Ben Cartwright
    Ben Cartwright4 ditë më parë

    4:56 you forgot fighting a war in that list

  • Alejandro Cantu
    Alejandro Cantu4 ditë më parë

    People playing music can drown out the European siren they won't drown out the American siren.

  • Darksoul02
    Darksoul024 ditë më parë

    I really like your videos but its so annoying that you jump to nonsense so often. I would highly appreciate if you can maybe turn that down to a minimum. I watch the videos to get informed not entertained. This might sound like hard critism but english ain't my mother tongue so please dont see this as a haters comment or personal attack

  • Banyar Naing
    Banyar Naing4 ditë më parë

    HAI: 'if you live in Europe, you'll recognize this sound immedietly" Me: *laugh in 3rd world country playing Emergency 4

  • Myotis Welwitschii
    Myotis Welwitschii4 ditë më parë

    The best thing about the European Siren is that you know if it is moving torwards or away from you because of the doppler effect, because there are just two notes and it is easy to know if the notes you are hearing are lower or higher than they should be. The NewYork doesn't just have two notes, so it is a lot harder to do the same.

  • Cayden Benson
    Cayden Benson4 ditë më parë

    my dad's in the fire service and I love the Federal Q2B. I love it so much I hope we don't go to the Hi-Lo siren. I despise them

  • Christian Fontaine
    Christian Fontaine4 ditë më parë

    The American health care system is so bad that it leads the world in cancer research and created multiple covid vaccines before the rest of the word even made 1......

  • Christian Fontaine
    Christian Fontaine4 ditë më parë

    Rudi Giuliani sucks so much that he drastically decreased crime in NYC and brought the city to its lowest unemployment rate it has ever seen

  • Joshua Husaby
    Joshua Husaby5 ditë më parë


  • Mountain Mamma
    Mountain Mamma5 ditë më parë

    Eurape sucks all around

  • Viraan


    3 ditë më parë


  • Jack Ward

    Jack Ward

    4 ditë më parë

    Someone’s mad

  • Matěj Cingálek
    Matěj Cingálek5 ditë më parë

    Are firemen in USA in some state managed organization or in some private company?

  • Barry Karelitz
    Barry Karelitz5 ditë më parë

    1. High-low sirens are present in many siren brands used in the US. Just not "FDNY spec" I guess. And because NY thinks the county revolves around, them you incorrectly presume high-low sirens are not used in the US. I often use the High-low when responding emergency because it is effective. There are also other siren tones included standard in nearly every siren box installed in American emergency vehicles. 2. You totally missed electronic vs mechanical sirens. 3. Power-call.

  • Sam Selyukov
    Sam Selyukov6 ditë më parë

    When it's a matter of life or death, I don't think that what sirens they use matters.

  • Jack Ward

    Jack Ward

    4 ditë më parë

    Ummm yes it does.

  • Segs ways
    Segs ways7 ditë më parë

    Americans ate good at EATING...no stopping them there! The Former DUTch three TONE WAS A World beater, sadly the FUKKWITS At the "eu" got it changed to a USELESS non-descript trash noise that might as well be two trashcans bashed together The YAnks RUMBLER however is megaaaaaaaa Effective 👍 This b.t.w. is an old style Belgium 3 tone siren mixed with a yank "wailer "( not Bob Marley folks though)

  • Kristian Solis
    Kristian Solis8 ditë më parë

    America’s sirens wailing and Europe’s sirens are yelping

  • Gary Rehak
    Gary Rehak9 ditë më parë

    The European siren sounds like shit

  • James the cat
    James the cat9 ditë më parë

    In France the add a cracle to it as well it makes if even easier to know the direction it is coming from

  • Cody Dalgliesh
    Cody Dalgliesh11 ditë më parë

    Is hearing a siren further away beneficial? Unless they use that advantage to make the siren quieter, a better argument would be if you could tell if the siren is infront of you or behind you better, moving toward you or away from you. I think the wee woo siren works better for those reasons, I wish those reasons were discussed.

  • MrGrombie
    MrGrombie11 ditë më parë

    5:00 you forgot America is better at football.

  • Alvaro Favela
    Alvaro Favela14 ditë më parë

    why are you such a leftie?

  • Sknerus McKwacz
    Sknerus McKwacz15 ditë më parë

    Im sorry, but step back from major Giuliani, he made better jobe than you, Btw. I like watch your videos, but in some point you offended my feelings XD

  • WheatleyOS
    WheatleyOS15 ditë më parë

    First they're taking our sirens, next they're taking our measurement system. Oh wait, sign me up

  • Light Light
    Light Light16 ditë më parë

    There is a factual error in this video. The amplitude of a wave is the longest distance from the troph or peak to the line of energy transmission. Basically, half of what you have shown in the video!

  • B1ueSyrup
    B1ueSyrup16 ditë më parë

    The Phaser siren literally sounds like someone screaming with an alien effect

  • YoDudeChase
    YoDudeChase17 ditë më parë

    0:35 well maybe you suck

  • Emile Bichelberger
    Emile Bichelberger17 ditë më parë

    Why hate on Rudy? I don’t hate you for an annoying voice and no sources listed.

  • Stefan Stojanovic
    Stefan Stojanovic19 ditë më parë

    American would switch to sirens, but never adopt a metric system. :(

  • rogink
    rogink19 ditë më parë

    I always thought the US siren 'wooing' sound rather camp, like the sound Kenneth Williams made in Carry On films. European sirens have that rather antique, cold war sound about them, rather nostalgic. The British nee-nah sound is probably the most annoying, so most effective.

  • tamooz br
    tamooz br19 ditë më parë

    "except basically everything, america does everything better than europe"

  • GreenFace Vault
    GreenFace Vault19 ditë më parë

    But any siren/alarm sounds are meant to be annoying to build enough attentions, duh? 😴

  • Bernd Kirchner
    Bernd Kirchner19 ditë më parë

    He also forgot to mention that there are at least in Austria two sirens on for the city and on for rural areas.

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    there are many more modes of hi-lo sirens lol

  • Taiga Honest
    Taiga Honest20 ditë më parë

    I prefer the sirens in japan and korea to Europe because I can actually still hear after one passes me :) Edit: I'm from europe and after watching this video I dont even want to know what they sound like in person in america.. the European one is already too loud for me after living in korea for some time lol

  • Adrian Ionut
    Adrian Ionut20 ditë më parë

    I never knew frequency was named after Herz rental company. Good to know.

  • LaDeX
    LaDeX21 ditë më parë

    Europe isn't a country. All European countries have different sirens.

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    while some have same and similar sirens ... German wail/yelp sirens can be heard in the UK and Norway, German hi-lo sirens in the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Ukraine, ...

  • AJ Dexter
    AJ Dexter21 ditë më parë

    A uk siren is different to a European siren

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    how is it different? it IS a European siren. Many modern police motorbikes in the UK have German sirens

  • AJ Dexter
    AJ Dexter21 ditë më parë

    Our police car songs are better

  • Majo
    Majo22 ditë më parë

    Fun fact: stopthesirensoriwillstoppayingmytaxes.com is actually a real site.

  • Lord Unhold
    Lord Unhold22 ditë më parë

    4:38 that is very close to where i live

  • Giacomo Campanelli
    Giacomo Campanelli23 ditë më parë

    How do you say "wee woo" in your country? I want to know! Here in Italy we say mii-moo. Strange, right?

  • Carlos Woldemar García Rebisch

    Carlos Woldemar García Rebisch

    22 ditë më parë

    here in spain we say it almost the same but with an N : nii-noo

  • Denis C. A.
    Denis C. A.24 ditë më parë

    Btw not all european countries use the same siren, for exemple, our ambulance siren in Romania is not a instant high-low but more going slowly down and up like WOOwooWOO but you can hear it from relatively far away.

  • Enis Dani
    Enis Dani24 ditë më parë

    Ha in your face amerika we have better sirens than you do.

  • FriedJellyfish
    FriedJellyfish25 ditë më parë

    If them there over at netflicks don’t start paying attention to people like you, they are going to loose the attention of the who pay them.

  • aDg 2k18
    aDg 2k1825 ditë më parë

    "A good-looking, depressed man smoking a cigarette is not a movie, and your sirens sound like gay guys having a threesome!" - Carter Pewterschmidt, _Family Guy_

  • davincent98


    21 ditë më parë

    I hoped there was a reference

  • Green Comms
    Green Comms25 ditë më parë

    If Europe is so much better than America, why does America have more nukes? Curious. -Charlie Kirk, memelord USA

  • DLK 76
    DLK 7625 ditë më parë

    Isn't the point of the siren to be really anoying

  • Viraan


    3 ditë më parë

    No, its to get them noticed and mske you move out of the way, not to make you deaf

  • NULL
    NULL25 ditë më parë

    4:55 1 hour later: ...measuring system and finally, public transport.

  • Imad Younis
    Imad Younis25 ditë më parë

    I liked the video until he brought up ariana..

  • Florin Tauscher
    Florin Tauscher28 ditë më parë

    I’m from Germany and the US sirens are way less annoying BECAUSE they are continuous

  • F99 Crafter

    F99 Crafter

    11 ditë më parë

    I think we find the American better, because we only knew them from iconic media. Reality could be different...

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    lol, ever been there?

  • Emile van der Merwe
    Emile van der Merwe29 ditë më parë

    It's a bit misleading saying our ears take on damage at 80. For instance our ears only take tamage ot 85 if we are subjected to it constantly for more than 8 hours a day

  • Timo
    Timo29 ditë më parë

    I think this channel would be better with less jokes.

  • Ryan Gretlein

    Ryan Gretlein

    28 ditë më parë

    I agree. I personally enjoy them but they can be almost dangerous for people who aren’t fully fluent in English, since most of the jokes are linguistical tricks or puns.

  • M. W.
    M. W.Muaj më parë

    Fun fact: after 15 years in Germany, you will hear the difference between fire dept., Police, ambulance, other ambulance, bigger police car, nuclear transport and "big boy bank to bank cash transfer" (aka Bundesbank) sirens due to being slightly different. I can't describe it, but I never guessed any siren wrong.

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    funfact: with specific sirens being used by all kinds of emergency service it's not possible to tell if it's FD / EMS / PD or whatever ... it might be hint, but you can't tell for sure until you see it

    PAUL AHERNEMuaj më parë

    Dunno why you've shown a London police vehicle with a high-low sound? They resemble sirens in North America, and are usually Federal Signal and Whelan. Wail and yelp sirens used to be at a much lower pitch in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and weren't as deafening as the old Fed Signal Q sirens which still abound, and most of the world uses some siren similar to wail/yelp types, even in Russia and other old Warsaw pact countries which had them for decades before the 21st, century. It's generally just a tradition throughout western Europe.

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    what? Wail/yelp sirens are used in most European countries together with hi-lo sirens, only few countries are limited to the use of hi-lo sirens and even less are limited to the use of wail/yelp sirens.

  • Magnus Juul
    Magnus JuulMuaj më parë

    "It dont have to worry about your health and safety" ...ironic

  • joeri baars
    joeri baarsMuaj më parë

    don't you mean why the European are scientifically proven to be better?

  • TheCriminalViolin
    TheCriminalViolinMuaj më parë

    I find the euro siren endlessly more agitating and annoying because it sounds so much worse. I love our siren by far. Our main fire siren is the best, with the the US' police "phaser" my all time favorite siren in general.

  • Alexandru Simó
    Alexandru SimóMuaj më parë

    Idk man, here in Romania we change in between the two sirens. XDD

  • Bertl Barm
    Bertl BarmMuaj më parë

    it would be better if emergency vehicles were given absolute priority in america

  • Macr_u
    Macr_uMuaj më parë

    Did he pronounce Birmingham correctly? My British ears have been aroused by this an I never thought I’d hear such a symphony

  • Josiah Kee
    Josiah KeeMuaj më parë

    Doppler effect is more pronounced with the British siren too

  • Micke M
    Micke MMuaj më parë

    European Sirens are way worse than american sirens! Please, europeans, understand that you are not better than americans.

  • EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    EnjoyFirefighting - International Emergency Response Videos

    17 ditë më parë

    lol actually they are. You know why some countries don't allow wail/yelp sirens, including ones like the Q or Rumbler? Because they fail to meet their acoustic requirements

  • Einar Ólafsson
    Einar ÓlafssonMuaj më parë

    There is no European siren, they differ almost between every country in Europe, as far as I have experienced. E.g. Italian and France sirens (both different) are lower then most I'm used to while the German one is the loudest I have ever heard and I'm pretty sure they course large scale psychological trauma for everybody that hears them. I've had German sirens turned on while an emergency car drove close to me countless of times and I'm surprised I've not died from a heart attack already, at the very least I think I have permanent hearing damage!! (For reference, I grew up with American like sirens in Iceland and I find them far better, not too disturbing but not so low they become hard to notice)

  • Adam Crowell YT
    Adam Crowell YTMuaj më parë

    3:12 is it weird that I’m eating cereal as he says this?

  • Lucas Pena
    Lucas PenaMuaj më parë


  • Trevor Fenech
    Trevor FenechMuaj më parë

    Some departments use Hi-Lows in the United States. In Northern California where wild fires are a big threat, some police departments have Hi-lows sirens as a signal to tell residents to evacuate during an emergency.

  • zachary hebert
    zachary hebertMuaj më parë

    Europe is better than america.........shockerrrrrr!!!!!!! not

  • Yalev 「Ялев」
    Yalev 「Ялев」Muaj më parë

    Do I care?: No Do I wanna know why?: Y E S

  • Daniel Aditya Kemner
    Daniel Aditya KemnerMuaj më parë

    0:42 "If you've ever been to Europe and especially anywhere Birmingham..." -that didn't age well

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