Nellis AFB Giant Voice

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Giant voice is the military version of the Civil Defense sires/EAS. Most bases have it. Can also be used as a general purpose PA. Test found on 413.2125 pl118. 8
 

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They were itinerant through the day. Maybe 5 or 6 times total. A female would say: "This is the command post. This is a test of the Giant Voice system. Take no action, I repeat (then she would say again)

I just woke up. I'll turn the radio on.
 

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They were itinerant through the day. Maybe 5 or 6 times total. A female would say: "This is the command post. This is a test of the Giant Voice system. Take no action, I repeat (then she would say again)

I just woke up. I'll turn the radio on.
 

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You're more likely to find that at Tonapah. Nellis itself is kinda boring. But rumors persist of tunnels under the base that lead to all sorts of interesting places...

*Que: the bulky men with auto rifles at my front door, threatening my pension*
 
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Giant voice is the military version of the Civil Defense sires/EAS. Most bases have it. Can also be used as a general purpose PA. Test found on 413.2125 pl118. 8
Excellent find! Please submit to the database under Clark County!
 

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Excellent find! Please submit to the database under Clark County!
Actually, I would rather not draw that much attention to this. Best kept low profile. Let's just keep it here among the more professional users.
 

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Actually, I would rather not draw that much attention to this. Best kept low profile. Let's just keep it here among the more professional users.
OK, but keep in mind this is a public forum; there's nothing preventing someone else submitting it and giving you the credit.
 

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OK, but keep in mind this is a public forum; there's nothing preventing someone else submitting it and giving you the credit.
Yes. I understand. Like all professional monitors there are things I hold back from advertisement. I was on the fence about this one. Let's hope others reading this respect my decision.
 

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Seems almost like a throwback to the SAC "Giant Talk" network on shortwave back in the day - Also, EAM alerts "SKYKING SKYKING DO NOT ANSWER ,,,," Do they still have those on shortwave anyone know ?
 

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Yes. SKYKING EAMs are still around. But not as much. The cold war is over. :(

That was the Golden Age. International espionage on your desktop health kit. *misty eyed*
 

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Cold was is over ? Damn, no one told me !

Yeah those were the days for unencrypted militay/political comms, wasn't uncommon to hear VIP's, senators, even presidents talking on phone patches [Mystic Star, was it ?], and those EAM's were flat out spooky. Got you to thinking dang, if those code sequences ever match up, we are screwwwed but at least we would have been among the first to know
 

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Those were the days. The kids today will never understand the mystical experience of sitting in front of the lighted dial of a shortwave set at 2am..tuning in all those strange sounds and voices. They will never know the happiness of finding a pirate station or a transmission you had been searching for weeks on end. The pride of building a Heathkit and using it to tune the world. I adjusted my analog dial using the time stations.

This is radio station WWV, Fort Collins, Colorado...


Happy St. Valentines Day and 73s.
 
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