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Re: 911 doesn't work, try a FAX

  • From: Joe Shaw
  • Date: Sun Jul 04 03:23:59 1999

This is why HAM radios and the appropriate licenses can come in very
handy, especially in cases of emergency or natural disaster.  Does anyone
in the business use RF for backup communications?

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Joseph W. Shaw - [email protected]    
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On Sun, 4 Jul 1999, Sean Donelan wrote:

> At the last NANOG several folks chuckled when I pointed out that
> many real emergency plans include sending a FAX as a backup when
> the phones don't work.  I thought I would pass this news story along.
> 
> http://www.cjonline.com/stories/070399/com_phonesout.shtml
> -- 
> Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
>   Affiliation given for identification not representation