[LINK] Cairns power and 3G wireless networks in recent cyclones

Phillip Musumeci pmusumeci at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 13:19:22 AEDT 2011

I was considering more graceful failure - suppose a base station detects it
only has a tenth of its battery reserves left, for example. What can it do
to hang in there and offer some limited service for longer before going

On 9 Feb 2011 12:00, "Marghanita da Cruz" <marghanita at ramin.com.au> wrote:
> Phillip Musumeci wrote:
> <snip>
>> 1. base station switches to sms only mode during emergencies if that will
>> significantly extend backup power time
> That would cut down the number of calls emergency
> people need to deal with!
> I hope this is never implemented where I am in an
> emergency situation and try to call for help
> On behalf of myself and others who are poor texters
> Marghanita
> --
> Marghanita da Cruz
> http://ramin.com.au
> Tel: 0414-869202

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