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Old 07-28-2011, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Over the Rainbow...
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Quake centered near Skwentna felt in large swath of Alaska: Earthquakes | Alaska news at adn.com
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:25 PM
 
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Lot of quakes felt in the Valley lately.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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A few people at work felt the one this morning. My alarm goes off at 6am (time of the quake) and we have one of those memory foam mattresses. Not going to feel it unless it's right under us.
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Homosassa, Florida
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After a Major Earthquake in populated area. How long would it take to re establish Internet connection to the vast populated city that has been affected? Someone should come up with 18 wheel semi trucks with computer centers on line satellite cellular Internet & large area wifi hot spot connection to help the people who need to get in contact with family & love ones. This would be good for $6.2 million donation. Keep the specialized trucks in the state of Idaho and in operational mood 12 months out of the year. Travel to other states. Name the web site Global Equation Remote Corporation. globalelr.com. Graphics on the trucks with yellow stripes and blue letters. Partnership gateway computers gateway.com.
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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Why you aren't a millionaire is beyond me there Robertockus...
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Old 07-30-2011, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I would think there are other concerns to deal with besides the internet after a major quake in a major city. Like...texting perhaps. Seems some folks can't live without it.

A major quake would be a serious slap in the head for most folks. There would be a sudden realization of the things taken for granted on a daily basis
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Old 07-30-2011, 03:47 PM
 
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Hmmm. Maybe because if there is that much destruction, the last thing most of us are worried about is internet. Maslo's Hierachy of needs comes into play...
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Old 07-30-2011, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Homosassa, Florida
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Hmmm. Maybe because if there is that much destruction, the last thing most of us are worried about is internet. Maslo's Hierachy of needs comes into play...
When all communications are lost during natural disaster. We should fix that situation right away. Mobilization Trucks Yes. Red Cross can't do it.
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Old 07-30-2011, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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A better plan than relying on electronic communications systems (which you should assume will be down during an emergency) is talking about preparedness with your family ahead of time. Decide where you'll go in case of whatever emergency situations are likely in your area. For earthquakes it's pretty simple around here: head for high ground and hope you're not near the pipeline terminal, oil refinery, or below the dam. Which means if either me or my guy are at work when a big one hits, we're in trouble.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:55 AM
 
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Phones are different from Internet. And he's communication should be re-established as soon as possible. Satellite phones and CBs should work immediately after a quake. (oversimplified as other things will or should work too)
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