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Re: Bet on with my boss

  • From: Pawlukiewicz Jane
  • Date: Tue Jun 25 14:04:01 2002


Martin Hannigan wrote:
> 
> Regards,
> 
> --
> Martin Hannigan                 hannigan@fugawi.net
> Boston, MA                      http://www.fugawi.net
> 
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Vincent J. Bono wrote:
> 
> >
> > We recently had a piece of equipment fail outside of Bronson, FL.  This was
> > in a regeneration hut, 50 miles from almost anywhere useful.  There is no
> > cellular service and no POTs in the HUT.  The closest employee was a woman
> > who although bright was not very familiar with the equipment installed.
> > Because the management channel (IP) was still working to the site, an
> > engineer here in Quincy, MA was able to step her through fixing the problem
> > using nothing but IRC and two-way pager.  It took her 35 minutes to correct
> > the issue.
> >
> > Harder than with a phone?  Yes.  Impossible?  No.  Without that IP channel
> > running?  It would have taken closer to an hour and a half by my guess but
> > still doable.  Smoke signals or semaphore?  I won't hazard a guess.
> >
> > -vb
> 
> Regards,
> 
> --
> Martin Hannigan                 hannigan@fugawi.net
> Boston, MA                      http://www.fugawi.net
> 
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Vincent J. Bono wrote:
> 
> > Harder than with a phone?  Yes.  Impossible?  No.  Without that IP channel
> > running?  It would have taken closer to an hour and a half by my guess but
> > still doable.  Smoke signals or semaphore?  I won't hazard a guess.
> 
> That's it. I'm giving semaphore classes at the BBQ. :)

BBQ? really? When? Where?

Jane
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