Palo Alto Power Hit

Andy McConnell andym at
Tue Feb 9 18:40:59 UTC 1999

I heard from one of our transit providers that MFS had some fuses which
blew out in their OC192 gear (related to the Palo Alto outage).  Our DS3s
were affected from 7:16 to 9:11 PST.

PAIX also told us they were not affected.


On Tue, 9 Feb 1999, Sean Donelan wrote:

}The City of Palo Alto had a power problem early this morning, estimated
}at 7:30PST 9-Feb-1999.  Portions of the city were without power, and there
}are some reports of some telelcommunications carriers in the area being
}affected.  So far none of the carriers I've contacted would confirm or
}deny any problems, although some customers of carriers did report problems.
}P.S. The Digital/Compaq PAIX sent a note saying they were NOT affected.
}Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
}  Affiliation given for identification not representation

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