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RE: UUNET connectivity in Minneapolis, MN

  • From: Erik Sundberg
  • Date: Thu Aug 11 12:54:20 2005

info from the local news stations

http://www.nbc5.com/news/4836579/detail.html?z=dp&dpswid=2265994&dppid=65192

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-050811outage,0,6108555.story?co
ll=chi-news-hed



> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Robert Bonomi
> Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:17 AM
> To: nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: UUNET connectivity in Minneapolis, MN
>
>
>
> > Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 16:06:05 +0000 (GMT)
> > From: "Christopher L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow@mci.com>
> > Subject: Re: UUNET connectivity in Minneapolis, MN
> >
> > On Thu, 11 Aug 2005 interex@inetica.com wrote:
> >
> > > we had a loss of comercial power(coned) in the downers grove terminal.
> > > terminal is up on generator power now.
> > >
> >
> > that seems to map to the internal firedrill as well, anyone else hit by
> > this event?
> >
>
> Electric utility had a sub-station burn up. resulting in a medium-sized
> geographic area without power -- something like 17,000 residences
> according
> to news reports (no numbers on 'commercial' custeomrs provided).
>
> AT&T has a facility in the affected area, and were also without
> utility power.
>
> Rumor mill says that Sprint had a (moderately small) number of
> T-3 circuits
> affected, as well.
>
>
>





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