Power outages in Florida

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Being that Miami is my home town. I found it interesting today that in
areas affected by the black out services like verizon EVDO lost their
backbone connections. The towers were up with signal but no one could get
to the IP gateway. Driving a few miles to a lit area provided

This is a concern for those of us with hurricane experience in the area.

Ya think? :wink:

In fact, there were multitudes of digital cellular outages reported
this afternoon all across central & south Florida.

Not a very comfortable feeling, methinks.

- - ferg

p.s. In fact, I think this morning's outages down in Florida
should shed some light on some serious issue in communications
reliabilities... even CNN couldn't keep a good signal due to power
issues. :slight_smile: