[aprssig] first.aprs.net is down

John Habbinga kc5zrq at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 22:33:40 CDT 2006


At just before 5:30 many areas were hit with a major power outage
efficting portions of five counties, including much of Bryan and
College Station.

Power outage is effecting portions of:
# Brazos
# Madison
# Robertson
# Grimes
# Burleson

In an attempt to get to full power, both BTU and CSU are performing
rolling blackouts. The companies hope to have power restored by 10:30
p.m. tonight.

Stay tuned to KBTX-TV 3 for the latest details.

On 10/3/06, John Place <jplace at sc.rr.com> wrote:
> No generator?????
> Gerry Creager wrote:
> > First.aprs.net is down in the wake of a power failure.  I'm out of
> > town but my system administrator is sitting in the dark waiting for
> > the mains to come up again, whereupon he will start bringing systems
> > back up in an  orderly manner.  We hope.
> >
> > We lost, depending on reports, 3 345kVa circuits or 3 720kVa circuits
> > about 2300z tonight.  Our backup plan didn't work for power.  Other
> > plans are now in formulation.
> >
> > Sorry for the inconvenience.
> --
> John Place
> Amateur Radio
> W4HNK  EM92vx
> EC Dorchester County South Carolina

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