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Old 05.02.2014, 14:23
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Flood alarms being tested now (2:15-2:20). These actually sound relatively musical, wouldn't mind a teakettle that sounded like that.
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Old 05.02.2014, 17:07
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

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Have you ever looked at your cellar and wondered why it needs a 2-foot-thick door?*




* Unless you live in a *very* new home.
Neither of the houses I've lived in over here has had a 2 foot think door anywhere. The first didn't even have a basement (built in the 70s/80s) and our current one just has ordinary doors everywhere, even for the cave (1950).
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Neither of the houses I've lived in over here has had a 2 foot think door anywhere. The first didn't even have a basement (built in the 70s/80s) and our current one just has ordinary doors everywhere, even for the cave (1950).
whoops !!!!
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Old 05.02.2014, 19:14
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Early results are in. 98% of the sirens functioned correctly. Not too bad. They are off to fix the ones that had a problem.

CH has a total of 7'800 sirens.
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Old 02.02.2015, 15:05
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

It's that time of year again.

The national air raid siren test will take place this Wednesday (Feb 4th) from 13:30 - 14:30.
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Old 02.02.2015, 15:07
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

What would they do if there actually was a nuclear strike at 13:30 this Wednesday?

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What would they do if there actually was a nuclear strike at 13:30 this Wednesday?

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We'd all glow in the dark afterward.
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Old 02.02.2015, 16:03
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I never hear them anyway so I'd just fry in blissful ignorance just like any other day really.
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

so i should take those pills i got in the mail on wednesday?
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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

@ BM

Just so you can enjoy the sirens in the comfort of your own home.
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Old 02.02.2015, 22:02
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

The sirens went off all over Bern late one evening, 23.08.2005 when the river was about to flood. Nobody seemed to know what it was all about, and woke up to this...

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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

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This is not possible, as prohibited by law


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so i should take those pills i got in the mail on wednesday?


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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Sounds like they are working!
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Look skywards now ...... they're coming....!!
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Run for the hills - zee germans are coming!!!
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Planes, trains or automobiles?
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Old 04.02.2015, 13:34
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Just so you can enjoy the sirens in the comfort of your own home.
Thanks for that but for the first time ever I actually heard them just now and from the comfort of my armchair.
Maybe they've turned the volume up this year.
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Old 04.02.2015, 13:36
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

If I shut my eyes I imagine I may open them to see a chorus of sick cats An orange van with flashing lights came up the road, turned around and skidded back down
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

They've just started here, right on time.

Once again, I'm reassured I'll be duly warned in case of atomic attack.
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Old 04.02.2015, 13:39
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Re: Nationwide siren test - this Wednesday 13:30

Just finished in Eaux Vives, Geneva. Not too loud.
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