Each month, DXtreme Software presents a slice of
Baby Boomer Civil Defense history.
How many of you out there remember good old Bert the Turtle and
those duck-and-cover exercises at school?
And how many remember those chilling CD public service announcements
and videos on early morning, black-and-white television? The kind that
gave Rice Krispies® a whole new meaning during breakfast ...
As young radio enthusiasts, did you like us worry
that one day you might find yourself tuning across a rather
subdued MW broadcast band ... ultimately discovering only
one station available for logging? You know the one. Yep,
that frightening government station with the funny name,
simulcasting on 640 and 1240 kHz.
For July 2019, a movie from the National Archives and Records
Administration about a family living 50 miles outside New York City trying to escape
fallout from a nuclear bomb dropped on the city. Enjoy Atomic Attack (1950).
You'll recognize Walter Matthau in the film.