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Originally posted by ArcAngel
I seriously believe the OP read "one minute after", an excellent book on this topic.
Originally posted by Hellmutt
Keep in mind that Iran has satellites. A satellite may be used to detonate an EMP over the U.S. If Iran is attacked by the U.S., an EMP attack is not impossible nor unlikely, unless they take out their satellites first. Just saying...
Originally posted by Evanzsayz
reply to post by Klassified
“When it happens you’ll have 30 minutes to make it out of the city. And even then you’ll only have a one-in-three chance of survival.”
Sorry but people lived centuries without power, I think well manage.
Originally posted by tkwasny
Originally posted by mikellmikell
If your worried just unhook your battery your car will be fine once it's over. Really just relax
I've an FCC license and NMEA senior license in electronics. Been designing, repairing, installing electronics for what is now the DHS for almost 41 years going back to the vacuum tube days. It is the electromagnetic field passing through each PN junction at the speed of light, establishing potential (voltages) that will discharge to neutrality THROUGH the substrate barrier of each PN junction that will either: 1. Cause it to blow to open most violently like a fuse, or 2. Fuse into a glob of slag (short). Each microprocessor has millions of PN junctions. As do the electronics in your watch, the car computers and sensors, all medical equipment, generator and pump controls, all manufacturing for EVERYTHING, etc. I promise you, I know. But the field must have the intensity enough to produce the voltage differential enough to cause the substrate to break down. This is why electronic components have voltage ratings like for your cell phone. You don't plug it directly into 110VAC. A step-down transformer and other limiting/controlling circuitry protects your cell phone from becoming a blinding flash in your hand, that will soon be a stump.edit on 24-2-2012 by tkwasny because: Addition
This child of an insider was then sent a 1984 heavy-duty truck by this parent (no computerized circuitry)