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Old 02.02.2010, 18:02
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Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Just in case you haven't seen this in newspapers or TV...

Tomorrow (first Wednesday of February) is the Siren Testing day (and I am holding myself not to comment on that) :-)

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http://www.ch.ch/private/00108/00111...x.html?lang=en

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Old 02.02.2010, 18:06
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

i probably wont get to reading yesterdays paper until some time next week
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Old 02.02.2010, 18:23
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

So i might actually wake up early enough to go skiing! What time they will test do we know?
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Old 02.02.2010, 18:31
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

1.30 and onwards

further info

http://www.bevoelkerungsschutz.admin...renentest.html
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:41
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

....and it just started in 8001 Zurich....
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:43
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Yes, here in Zurich 8048 as well. But it did not really sound well. More like the alien communication in "war of the worlds" than a proper WW2 air raid alarm...
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:46
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

They sound crazy! There is the monotone pulse and then a four note minor run going up and down....
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:46
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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Nope, that was me...sorry

My german colleagues didn't find it funny either
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Just in case you haven't seen this in newspapers or TV...

Tomorrow (first Wednesday of February) is the Siren Testing day (and I am holding myself not to comment on that) :-)

More info:

http://www.ch.ch/private/00108/00111...x.html?lang=en

Cheers,
time for a complaint?!
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:47
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Was it as good for everyone else as it was for me?
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

B4stards woke me up!
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Old 03.02.2010, 13:53
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Gone off in Kusnacht a couple of minutes ago too. Didnt hear it till I opened my windows. If this wasnt a drill, I would have perished
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:06
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Can't be as bad as the speakers at Kreuzplatz that announce transit issues. Completely sound like Nazi prison camp announcements. Muffled and staticy just like in the movies.
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I know. The cheek of them, right?

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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Wow ....i came to know about it now in English forum.

I was returning to office after lunch and heard a lot of them......thought something disasterious has happened and........... on top of it bus coming from that direction was also late...which confirmed my stupid assumption.
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

can't hear it here ...
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Re: Tomorrow [2.2.11] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Just sitting here checking new posts with Sirens blazing and wondering what it was all about - and then EF is there with the answer. Lasted just a few seconds.
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Re: Tomorrow [2.2.11] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Here near Baden (AG) it honestly sounded like a high-school band trombone player with a couple of his buddies drunk on a Friday night practicing for the "Fahnenmarsch"...
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Re: Tomorrow [2.2.11] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I was just qurious what that was, and had a look in the forum - thank you
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