conelrad


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conelrad

(ˈkɒnəlˌræd)
n
(Military) a US defence and information system used between 1951 and 1963 in the event of air attack
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But quaint or not, we should all remember one important fact: When we hear the words, "This is a Conelrad alert," don't panic.
The Conelrad website provides extensive background information about the Daisy commercial, including narratives on the men who created the ad and a compilation of historical documents associated with the 1964 campaign.
As reminders, there were periodic checks of the air-raid sirens and the Conelrad emergency broadcast system, and signs identifying designated fallout shelters were visible in public places.