[amsat-bb] Re: Safekeep Sat Radios

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola at aol.com
Fri Dec 14 02:50:24 PST 2007

In the case of EMP, all communications will revert to 3.885 MHz...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <sco at sco-inc.com>
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Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 2:11 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Safekeep Sat Radios

> Has anyone thought about the idea/need/way to safeguard a few ham
> radio sets in an area in case of EMP? A nuclear device set off above
> ground will wipe out all modern electronics (ham sat radios) within a
> large distance from the epicenter. Even if the radios are outside the
> blast and radiation areas they would be useless because of the EMP
> (electro magnetic pulse). I would think that HS might be willing to
> fund a way to create some safe rooms to store some ham gear around
> the country. Perhaps even a large "safe box"? Ham satellite gear
> should be in this category.
> Les W4SCO
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