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15623Re: CDWS BSP

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  • kemartinatsnetnet
    Aug 18, 2009
      Sam,

      Sorry. Only familiar with the one from the cold war.

      -Ken


      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, Sam Etler <etler@...> wrote:
      >
      > There was a bit of discussion about this on the other list and perhaps you
      > (or someone else on the list) can answer this. There's another system
      > referred to as Civil Air Defense Warning System. I have some BSPs for it
      > (sadly not digitized) that date from 1942. Any ideas about how CADWS
      > might have evolved into CDWS?
      >
      > sam
      >
      > ---
      > The trouble with the world is that it's always one drink behind.
      > -- Humphrey Bogart
      >
      > On Sun, 2 Aug 2009, kemartinatsnetnet wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Sam,
      > >
      > > Thanks for the memories. I worked on one of these in the very early 1970's. Was also there to see it decommisioned.
      > >
      > > Weekly tests, lights, bells, C.O. alarms, etc.
      > >
      > > The one we had occupied I think two relay racks. Pulse registration, alarm circuits, dedicated ringing machine, lots of private line circuit mounting plates going to different C.O.'s.
      > >
      > > I think I have a photo somewhere of a Panel C.O. OGT with the lights box mounted on the side of it. And a better color photo of a lights box somewhere.
      > >
      > > -Ken
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, Sam Etler <etler@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> I sent this to the TCI list just now. Figured that it might be of interest
      > >> to some people here who aren't on the other list:
      > >>
      > >> Speaking of the CDWS, here's 981-281-100, Civil Defense Warning System
      > >> (CDWS) - Bell and Lights System - Genreal Description, Iss. 1, Jan. 1968
      > >>
      > >> http://etler.com/bsp/981-281-100.pdf
      > >>
      > >> Not sure where I got the BSP but perhaps the CIC when it was still around.
      > >> Anyone have any other general descriptive BSPs of related equipment? There's a
      > >> bunch listed in 460-000-006.
      > >>
      > >> sam
      > >>
      > >> ---
      > >> The trouble with the world is that it's always one drink behind.
      > >> -- Humphrey Bogart
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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