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[aprssig] Cell phone and Pager alerts

James kb7tbt at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 20:22:39 UTC 2006


HEY, what is the first thing that fails in any disaster?

Come on now, this is ham radio 101.


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Webster" <bwebster at wirelessmapping.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 1:01 PM
Subject: RE: [aprssig] Cell phone and Pager alerts


> What's not wrong with this. As I have heard it described it is just an
> extension of the EAS system and gives emergency managers another way to 
> get
> the word out to as many people in an effected area as possible. I doubt it
> will be any security threat as it will be outputting information that has
> already been released to the mainstream media. It just provides timely
> release of information to people who might not be glued to a TV or radio
> that is listening to local channels. Now that we are in the days of XM 
> radio
> and Direct TV, more and more people are not listening to anything local. I
> have my doubts as to how well it works as a phone dialing mechanism. I 
> don't
> think you can get timely information out dialing one phone at a time.
>
>
>
> Thank You,
> Brian N2KGC
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Bruninga [mailto:bruninga at usna.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:42 PM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] Cell phone and Pager alerts
>
>
> What's wrong with this picture?
>
> A local News item was bragging about a new multi-
> million dollar system implemented in one of the counties
> surrounding Washington DC.  The system allows
> people to subscribe to an automatic calling system
> that would call them and alert them to any security
> or situation that would affect people in the county.
> You could be called on your cell phone or pager and
> by Email.
>
> What's wrong with this picture?
> de WB4APR, Bob
>
>
>
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