But for a full day, there was nothing but apologetic reassurances over the loudspeaker.
On the recording, Tuff also announces to students over the loudspeaker that they should stay in their classrooms.
In those early days, a loudspeaker was set in a plywood basket or frame with a circle cut out for the cone.
“08:46 a.m. Flight 11 impacts tower one” comes over the loudspeaker.
A few floors up, on Deck 9, Rian Tipton and her friends were trying to sleep through the loudspeaker announcements.
I only wish we could get that loudspeaker to speak just a bit louder, said Herb.
Crawford's back was to them as he stared at the loudspeaker.
A siren whirred briefly, and then another copter pulled up beside them and a loudspeaker blared tinnily.
A loudspeaker shouted into the room: "Come out of there, Lane, or we'll blast you out."
He didn't hear the loudspeaker blaring until the announcer had stumbled over his name half a dozen times.
An electromechanical device for converting an electrical signal into sound.