We all can agree that there is plenty of speculation regarding the effects and damage caused by an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) or Solar based CME (Coronal Mass Ejection). In this article, we’ll go over some of the documented Facts versus some of the Myths surrounding this highly debatable topic.
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Let’s look at two of the most commonly discussed EMP Myths circulating around today –
Myth – Only vehicles produced before 1980 will operate after an EMP attack.
Reality – This widely circulated Myth simply just isn’t true. While many post electronic ignition vehicles will be affected by an EMP pulse, most
Of those tested, both running and turned off during testing, over 90% were either unaffected, simply started right back up or required minor repairs such as a simple fuse replacement. Approximately 6% required moderate repair such ignition module or coil replacement and 4% required major repair such as those items listed above as well as wiring harness replacement.
Myth – All modern or integrated circuit electronics will be rendered inoperable or destroyed.
Reality – Again, this widely circulated Myth simply just isn’t true either. The fact is that the E1 through E3 pulse waves created by an EMP burst will
Modern conductive wiring acts not only as a means of transmission for an EMP pulse wave, but also acts as an amplifier and will intensify the destructive energy produced by these pulse waves. The fact that there are over 17,000 miles of transmission lines within the United States, is the primary reason why the National Power Grid and any building connected to it, will be catastrophically affected unless Energy Shunting devices are installed at key junctions and transformers.
This same logic also applies to every unprotected Home, Business and electronic device connected to those unprotected power transmission lines. Unless each home or business is protected at the incoming breaker box by an Energy Shunting device, those destructive pulse waves will travel through the conductive wiring and fry said wiring and connected electronic device.
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