Fitzoid, yup, you're right, it's toast in an EMP. But I say that because I glanced at the photo again after I posted and realized that there are wires leading into the tin. An EMP would travel right down the wire.

However, the consensus in that old ETS thread did seem to be that if the Altoids can was sealed and properly grounded, it should protect the contents. Yeah...and while we're at it, how many angels can dance on the head of a pin again? <img src="/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />

A vacuum tube version of the miniscule RockMite QRP CW rig would be awesome. "Say, is that a vacuum tube QRP rig in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?" <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />