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"We hear nothing of provision for a national emergency"

My understanding has always been that Radio 4 longwave had a backup role in the event of a National Emergency.
Surely the point about R4 L.W is that only 1 transmitter @ Droitwich needs to be kept running to provide a signal that can be received across Europe.

Reliance on Mobile phones and freeview is all well and good but these services require a large network of transmitters which could be difficult to secure.

In this day and age anybody out to cause maximum disruption is going to target the mobile phone network (this could be done with a computer virus).

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