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YellowBird wins resilience award

By johnboy - 2 August 2010 2

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The Insurance Council of Australia announces that Canberra’s Professor Stephen Robson has won the award for his emergency alert warning system known as YellowBird.

The ICA believes YellowBird makes a significant contribution to community resilience.

YellowBird is a simple modification to standard AM/FM radio circuitry during an emergency that allows a tone, which is broadcast in routine radio transmissions, to automatically switch on the radio to receive emergency warnings.

For a full demonstration of YellowBird go to the following link.

Yellowbird – Windows Media File

There’s more on the LX Innovations blog.

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2 Responses to
YellowBird wins resilience award
Rawhide Kid No 2 5:39 pm 02 Aug 10

This could go a long way with Government help.

Holden Caulfield 2:07 pm 02 Aug 10

That’s pretty cool. Thanks for bringing this to our attention.

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