Sure sounds like an alarm clock to me. Note that the pitch drops a
little. Something to restore!
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Marcos Sueiro Bal <[log in to unmask]>
> This is from a 1968 International Interview recording. It comes after a
> 1kHz tone and seems like some kind of alarm, but it is reportedly not part
> of any Emergency Broadcast System nor CONELRAD. It is unknown whether this
> sound was actually broadcast.
> Thanks for any help!
> Marcos Sueiro Bal
> Senior Archivist, New York Public Radio
> 646 829 4063
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] CTEA 2018: it's coming
> 2018 is when many works of 1923 will become public domain as there are no
> additional extensions available.
> A work that was first copyrighted on April 10, 1923, and renewed between
> April 10, 1950, and April 10, 1951, would formerly have fallen into the
> public domain after April 10, 1979. The current law extends this copyright
> through the end of 2018. These second-term copyrights cannot be renewed
> again. Under the law, their extension to the maximum 95-year term is
> automatic and requires no action in the Copyright Office.
> On 6/12/2017 8:52 AM, Eli Bildirici wrote:
> > Apropos of some of the conversations being had here about copyright
> > issues surrounding recordings: next year will mark twenty years since
> the last Copyright Term Extension Act. As you all know, the copyright term
> situation is already comically bad, but there is no reason to believe
> Congress won't vote to make it even worse next year, particularly having
> the absolute gift that is this dysfunctional clownshow of a presidential
> administration to distract everyone - to say nothing of the rest of their
> own regressive agenda. (Not that this isn't a bipartisan policy...) Given
> that, seems to me that organizing against this needs to be happening now.
> Typing 'Copyright Term Extension Act' into Google already yields an
> autocomplete of 'of 2018', and ludicrously enough, among the top hits for
> such is a legal article arguing for such an extension. The archivist
> community in particular, I think, understands the chilling effect this has
> on the preservation of cultural treasures (beyond, say, making a personal
> copy and then waiting for Godot, lest you be sued into oblivion by some
> rights troll). Defeating this bill would amount to preserving the status
> quo: already not great, but at least it would begin allowing some works -
> not music, given the even more opaque state copyright regime it lives
> under; not for another fifty years - but at least it would begin allowing
> some works published 1923 and on to pass into the public domain in the next
> few years, instead of delaying that eventuality yet another twenty years.
> > I'm not sure what chance we'd have...but we should at least try, right?
> > Eli Bildirici
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