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

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Nov 1 15:46:17 AEDT 2012

At 01:32 PM 1/11/2012, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>The problem people will have is their mobile phone batteries will go flat
>and they will be in the dark (unless they have energy efficient lighting
>and a solar charger). Disasters are also a reason to have distributed power:

One of the photos from the NY area was a generator on the street and 
people plugging their phones into it for using and recharging. I 
thought it was a great idea! Doesn't solve the tower problem, but did 
deal with the flat battery problem. It's a complex situation -- all 
parts gotta work.


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