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Old 06.02.2013, 11:06
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

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What's 6?
Train runs 10 minutes late?
No! That would be: "Brown sugar has been found alive and well"
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Old 06.02.2013, 11:28
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

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No! That would be: "Brown sugar has been found alive and well"
Not anymore... it's been roasted to death in my cake batch

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Exactly. Ok so there is a nuclear attack in Switzerland and we all hear the sirens and we go to the shelters and survive. Then what? How many years will we have to stay in until its safe to go out again?
Take a battery operated radio with you or hope one is in the shelter and listen to it for instructions... that's what I always thought I'd do

Check here for further info:
http://www.bevoelkerungsschutz.admin...armierung.html
(last paragraph)
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Old 06.02.2013, 11:31
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Details on GENERAL alarms and FLOOD alarms.

Link: http://srgssr.ch/en/radio/icaro-public-warning-sirens/


TURN UP THE VOLUME ON YOUR SPEAKERS (so your office mates can benefit as well).

General Alarm audio: http://www.srgssr.ch/fileadmin/media...al%20alarm.mp3

Flood Alarm audio: http://www.srgssr.ch/fileadmin/media...od%20alarm.mp3
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Wow they are really punctual
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Yep, they seem to be working on this end.

.... Oh damn, there going to do this for half an hour?
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Yes, Here as well!!
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Old 06.02.2013, 13:34
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Lasted about 15 seconds. Woke up my daughter though...
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Old 06.02.2013, 13:35
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Is that it?
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Old 06.02.2013, 13:35
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Wow they are really punctual
Yep, they normally are.

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Lasted about 15 seconds. Woke up my daughter though...
Really? Still going here, 2nd round just started.
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Went off but didn't freak out the American. Too short.
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

We had two different sirens, both working fine, so we can all rest easy.

What would happen though if there was a real emergency on 6th February at 1.30pm?
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Old 06.02.2013, 13:38
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Is that it?
...... were you hoping the sirens followed up with an apocolyptic strike of nuclear weapons?
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I'd actually try the "What? I do not hear anything."-approach. Then after a while "Ah, this?! Cowbells!"
That...was...hilarious!!!
It does sound like cow bells...from within our 1/2 mete thick concrete walls.
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

It seems to be 1min alarm 2mins break...i hope my dog isn't freaking out
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Oh, there goes another! Maybe this is the real one .
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Zee Germans are coming!
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

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We had two different sirens, both working fine, so we can all rest easy.

What would happen though if there was a real emergency on 6th February at 1.30pm?
You would hear it on the radio, because if you hear the sirens you should turn your radio on and wait for further information's
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Yep, Alarms going off here too....All seems well. No one running up the street panicking!
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You would hear it on the radio, because if you hear the sirens you should turn your radio on and wait for further information's
People still have radios?

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Re: Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

is it safe to come out yet?
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