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Air Raid Siren Drill on Saturday
Update: 2014-09-25     Source: english.gz.gov.cn

I.Time and Scope

A citywide air raid siren drill will be conducted on September 27 from 11:20 a.m. to 11:43 a.m. From 11:20 a.m. to 11:23 a.m., early-warning sirens will be sounded; from 11:30 a.m. to 11:33 a.m., air raid sirens will be sounded; and from 11:40 a.m. to 11:43 a.m., "all clear" sirens will be sounded.


Early warning: sounding for 36 seconds and pausing for 24 seconds; repeated three times; duration – 3 minutes;

Air raid warning: sounding for 6 seconds and pausing for 6 seconds; repeated 15 times; duration – 3 minutes;

"All clear" siren: sounding continuously for 3 minutes.

III. All sirens in fixed locations, sirens mounted on special trucks and some multifunctional emergency early-warning systems will sound alarms for the drill simultaneously. Guangzhou Radio and TV Station's Channel 34 and News Channel (FM96.2MHz), Jinqu Music Channel (FM102.7MHz), Economic and Transportation Channel (FM106.1MHz), and TV sets on city buses and in metro trains will all sound alarms for the drill. The Guangzhou branches of China Telecom, China Mobile and China United Network Communications and related government agencies will send alerts via SMS to mobile phone users.

(Translated by Guangzhou Association of Foreign Affairs Translators)

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