I' be interested in hearing about any operational experience the users
on this list have had, such as issues and challenges with routing,
reliability, etc., with the use of Microwave at DS3 or greater level....

I had enough questions about where to get the space weather info to
warrant a post to the list.

The following


will let you put yourself on the space weather advisory list.


You can also add a real time X-ray and geomagnetic storm monitor
to your NOC pages:



Bob Bownes wrote:



We now return you to your regularly scheduled fits of
laughter at the expense of the CPUC. Never before has such a
small organization perpetually amused so many.

  I'd really like the CPUC to explain to both me and the
bankruptcy court who's going to pay for that. Regardless, the
company has ceased to exist, and the contracts are void. It's
over, and some people need to accept it and get on with their


And I, personally, find http://www.sec.noaa.gov/pmap/gif/pmapN.gif to be
fascinating, especially being in Seattle, where on a very rare cloudless
night, the sky can be very interesting.


This is California. First we ordered our power company to
  lose money until it goes out of business so we could nationalize
  its assets.
  Why shouldn't we be able to do the same to telecommunications

  Okay, so Mr. Davis didn't force NPNT to run at a loss, but
  he should be able to save the citizens' DSL just like
  he's saving our power.

  (implied sarcasm througout)

  Pay for it? We're californians. We don't need to pay for it.
  We'll just raise state tax to 15% to tax our silicon valley
  employees. That'll allow us to keep failing business operating.


Thus spake Majdi S. Abbas (msa@samurai.sfo.dead-dog.com)
on or about Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 07:11:35PM -0800: