Malton Signal Corps

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Malton Signal Corps
Malton Signal Corps.png
Abbreviation: MSC
Group Numbers: See Membership
Leadership: Squideshi
Goals: Communications Maintenance, Defense, Use, and Research
Recruitment Policy: Survivors
Contact: Squideshi

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Background

Malton Signal Corps (MSC) is a pro-survivor paramilitary group in the city of Malton. MSC is loosely modeled after the United States Army Signal Corps.

Activities

MSC is interested in maintaining, defending, using, and researching the communications infrastructure of Malton. Maintenance includes the installation and repair of radio transmitters, keeping transmitters and phone masts powered with a working generator, spraypainting, and cleaning spraypainted messages. Defense of assets includes the use of barricading and combat. The various methods of signaling available via the Malton communications infrastructure include common methods, such as radio and mobile phone communications, rebroadcasting of important messages across different communication channels, and less common methods, such as spraypainting, flare signaling, and strategic building lighting. MSC is further interested in researching the communications infrastructure, testing and confirming the range and reception of radio transmission, learning more about the emergency broadcast system, phantom masts, and external military reports. The group plans experiments and tests to discover and confirm information on these topics.

Headquarters

MSC is headquartered at The Denning Museum in Paynterton. MSC supports the Centers of Learning Policy, which demands that no violence is to be committed within a center of learning such as The Denning Museum.

Radio Frequency

know what you are talking about Short-wave Radio Info
This group or location has a dedicated radio frequency.

Frequency: 26.50 MHz
Transmitter Coordinates: [93,36]

MSC maintains a dedicated radio frequency at 26.50 MHz, which transmits from headquarters. This is a closed frequency and requires the radio operation skill for transmission. All members are encouraged to always carry a radio tuned to this frequency in order to receive official MSC communications.

As communications professionals, members may also wish to carry additional radios tuned to the following frequencies:

  • 25.92 MHz - Emergency Broadcast System -- Players must be in The Coram Building to transmit on this frequency.
  • 25.96 MHz - External Military Reports - Regular transmissions by the external military on the status of various suburbs.
  • 25.97 MHz - Fort Creedy - Players must be in Fort Creedy's storehouse to transmit on this frequency.
  • 25.98 MHz - Fort Perryn - Players must be in Fort Perryn's southwestern storehouse to transmit on this frequency.
  • 26.00 Mhz - Citywide frequency.
  • Regional frequency of your current location. (26.02 for North-East Malton)
  • Suburb frequency of your current location. (None for Paynterton)

Each radio adds 4% to your encumbrance and consumes 5 inventory slots. Carrying all 8 radios in this section will encumber you by 32% and will consume 40 of your 81 available inventory slots.

Uniform

The initial mission of all new MSC members is to acquire the proper uniform. MSC uniforms are available in both Forts Creedy and Perryn and consist of the following items:

  • red beret
  • dog tags
  • khaki short-sleeved shirt
  • camouflage jacket
  • camouflage trousers
  • black boots

Damaged or permanently soiled uniform components should be replaced as soon as possible; however, it is recognized that other duties often have priority, and given the current state of the city, it may not always be practically possible to immediately secure replacement items, especially for members working in remote areas far from Forts Creedy and Perryn.

Policies

River.gif River Tactics Supporter
This User or Group supports River Tactics.
Ubpicon1.gif Uniform Barricading Policy Supporter
This User or Group supports the Uniform Barricading Policy by actively maintaining barricades according to local plan or UBP standard.
Sgpicon1.gif Sacred Ground Policy Supporter
This user or group supports the Sacred Ground Policy and acknowledges that all Cemeteries in the city of Malton are considered Revivification Points.
Books.jpg Centers Of Learning Policy Supporter
This user or group supports the Centers of Learning Policy & acknowledges that all libraries, schools, zoos, and museums in the city of Malton are considered safe places. No survivor in one of these locations may be killed for any reason unless that survivor is a specified enemy of this user or group.
Syringe.jpg No Random Revives Supporter
This User or Group supports the No Random Revive Policy by utilizing Revivification Request tools.
Handinhanddp1.png Pay It Forward Supporter
This User or Group Pays It Forward.
Get a revive, give a revive.
Mpd.png PK Reporting
This User or Group supports PK Reporting. Don't let Player Killers get away with murder. Report them on the Rogues Gallery.

Membership

Click here to see the membership list. This is automatically generated from people who have included the {{MSCMember}} tag on their wiki user page.

How to Join

  • Add the MSC member template your wiki user page:
  1. Log into The Urban Dead Wiki.
  2. Click your user name at the top.
  3. Create or edit the page.
  4. Add the {{MSCMember}} tag anywhere on your wiki user page.
  • Set your in-game group to Malton Signal Corps:
  1. Log into Urban Dead.
  2. Click the Settings button.
  3. Enter "Malton Signal Corps" into the Group field.
  4. Click the Make changes button at the bottom.
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