[LINK] crossover networks by AT&T/T-Mobile in storm area

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Nov 1 13:49:18 AEDT 2012

Jan Whitaker wrote:
> Would the 2-3 (more?) mobile networks in Australia be able to do the 
> same in the case of a disaster? Think how many towers they probably 
> lost across that large area. This strategy makes good sense for load 
> balancing, too. erizon isn't part of the deal, although they lost the 
> worst amount. Story:

Might add that power to the phone network is also an issue:
In addition to PV there is also the good old windmill:
> An interactive Sculpture
> Merrick Fry
> Incoporating a Wind Turbine, LED Lighting, Mechanical Energy and Sound.
> See if you can Light it
> by blowing on the windmill!

Some other useful info about what people, without legacy grids, are doing:

Marghanita da Cruz
Ramin Communications (Sydney)
Website: http://ramin.com.au
Phone:(+612) 0414-869202
Eco-Annandale 2012 on the Theme of Energy

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