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Solar Flare to hit on the 8th or 9th

Discussion in 'Emergency Preparedness' started by Seven Hens Farm, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Mar 7, 2012
    Seven Hens Farm

    Seven Hens Farm Power Conserver

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    Joel_BC

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    Well, one thing we know from past experience is that most of these events don't have much effect on grids, communications networks, etc.

    We'll have to see with this 'possibility' for the 8th & 9th. Personally, I wouldn't make any predictions... or wagers! :/
     
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    Seven Hens Farm

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    I guess it was kind of a big one as far as solar flares go.
     
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    Denim Deb

    Denim Deb More Precious than Rubies

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    westtxamber

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    :gig I love the video!
     
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    Seven Hens Farm

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    Yeah, you better hide under that chair Deb!
     
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    FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Mr. Sensitive

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    Try Space Weather for a scientific site that tracks solar activity and they not only report the magnitude of the event, but the likelihood of it striking Earth.

    I find the news like to talk about "a big flare" without any mention of the potential for hitting us. YMMV
     
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    Mr.Andersson

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    Funny, watched Preppers last night, and one guy proposed this as being the reason he was prepping. Wake up this morning, and solar flare is on news, I thought I was still dreaming.
     
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    BarredBuff

    BarredBuff El Presidente de Pollo

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    :welcome Mr. Anderson

    I saw this :hides
     
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    Mattemma

    Mattemma Lovin' The Homestead

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    I just saw it listed on the news. I certainly hope this won't be the EMP moment I am reading about like in the novel One Second Later. I have to many things on electronics(like my car). I don't really care about the cell or net though! Atleast if it happens I will be home not stuck on the highway somewhere.
     

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