911 doesn't work, try a FAX

Dirk Harms-Merbitz dirk at power.net
Sun Jul 4 16:51:32 UTC 1999


Faxes tend to be on analog phone lines. They will still work even
when a companies phone system is down. 

Dirk

On Sun, Jul 04, 1999 at 01:54:07AM -0500, 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
> 
> 




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