Conelrad


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Conelrad

[′kän·əl‚rad]
(communications)
A system for providing official civil defense information and instructions by radio in an emergency without providing radio homing guidance for the enemy. Derived from control of electromagnetic radiation.
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(9) CONELRAD interview with Jayne Loader, "Atomic Cafe: History Done Right," at www.conelrad.com/jayne_loader.html
Ask any audience of Americans over 30 abouttheir nuclear memories, and what invariably come tumbling out--apart perhaps from the primal event, Hiroshima, and the frightening Cuban missile crisis--are recollections of civil defense: sirens, fallout shelters, CONELRAD radio alerts, crouching under schoolroom desks.
Maybe it was all the CONELRAD stuff on the radio, tests of the Emergency Broadcast System, pictures of H-bombs in Life magazine, strontium 90 in the milk .