Conelrad in Boston area

Dan Billings
Fri Nov 23 22:33:35 EST 2007

Is our current EAS system any better?  Are there real EAS success stories?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan.Strassberg" <>
To: <>; "SteveOrdinetz" 
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2007 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: Conelrad in Boston area
> The fact is that, thankfully, there was never an occasion to turn on
> the system for real. Had it ever been needed, I suspect that many of
> those who depended on it would have died--some of them because of
> deficiencies in the technology. However, as long as it was not needed,
> the system gave a lot of people warm, fuzzy feelings about Civil
> Defense. So, to that extent, I guess it served its purpose.

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