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Old 06-05-2010, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Here is a video and links exploring the definition of an ElectroMagnetic Pulse(EMP) and it's consequences for our digital/electrically driven modern society.

Electromagnetic pulse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nuclear Explosion in the Sky | Featured Videos | Comcast.net



YouTube - ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE


YouTube - Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Facts and what you can do about it.


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt1 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt2 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt3 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt4 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt5 William Forstchen

Remember all it takes will be one...two at the most...atmospheric detonations to cripple any country for possibly months; as all unshielded electronics will be rendered totally useless and most likely unrepairable.
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Old 06-05-2010, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt6 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt7 William Forstchen


YouTube - EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks Pt8 William Forstchen


YouTube - An EMP Attack could be more damaging than an Nuke Bomb
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:54 PM
 
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I don't know where/how you find the stuff but it's always interesting, thanks for the posts man.
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Old 06-06-2010, 02:13 AM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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You're welcome, I only post it cause I'm kinda nerdy...LOL...and most people are not aware of an ElectroMagnetic Pulse and the damage it woud do. If a large scale nuclear exchange ever were contemplated...our adversary would detonate one or two devices above the country. If you went through links you can see the chaos that would ensue.

A more plausible scenario would be a terrorist group detonating one nuclear weapon above say Kansas City...in the upper atmosphere....crippling our nation for months and destroying all electronics that were not hardened against an EMP Wave as well as erasing most digital data. I just am fascinated by these things....and I really hope they never occur, but people should be aware and educated as it is not beyond the realm of possibility.
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:39 AM
 
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Yes, that's why I use a gigantic MP3 player with vacuum tubes in it that I must cart in a wheel barrow in front of me when I run. I don't want an EMP burst to stop the music.
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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LOL...but I'm afraid it will "fry" vacuum tubes as well...as far as my understanding of an EMP.....however you are welcome to try a foot of lead shielding...I can guarantee you that that will save your data and electronics; however you better have a portable generator because the electrical grid will go down. ;-) PS...that's gonna make the wheelbarrow mighty heavy...good exercise though...LOL....
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Old 03-27-2017, 02:48 PM
 
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Yes, that's why I use a gigantic MP3 player with vacuum tubes in it that I must cart in a wheel barrow in front of me when I run. I don't want an EMP burst to stop the music.
I thought I was the only one that did this.
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