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The Telecom Digest for September 22, 2010
Volume 29 : Issue 255 : "text" Format

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Phone numbers for local post offices(Adam H. Kerman)
E1 alarms (LOS, LOF, AIS, RAI)(Raph)

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:34:25 +0000 (UTC) From: "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@chinet.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Phone numbers for local post offices Message-ID: <i78r21$qfe$3@news.albasani.net> Subject: Phone numbers for local post offices (was: Now the reporter will never prove the Mars landing was a hoax) Joseph Singer <joeofseattle@yahoo.com> wrote: >Fri, 17 Sep 2010 19:58:03 +0000 (UTC) "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@chinet.com> wrote: >>It's no great loss. For over 15 years, the post office has been >>actively discourage the public from calling the local office. The >>phone number that used to be published in the phone directory is >>likely disconnected. >Well, that's interesting since if you go to usps.com and input a ZIP >code e.g. 04101 for Portland, ME at 400 Congress St you'll first see >800-ASK-USPS but if you click on the location it brings you to another >page where it tells you the number is (207) 761-0267. If you input >the ZIP code 98102 at 101 Broadway East in Seattle it also says call >800-ASK-USPS but if you click on the link it will tell you the post >office's number is (206) 324-5474. I checked several ZIP codes and >they all seem to show the number of the ZIP's post office. And compare any of these numbers you found on line to numbers that were published in past telephone directors, and you'll find that they've changed. Also, try to find the correct phone numbers in ordinary on-line telephone directories as opposed to only the post office's Web site. You can get these phone numbers from 800 ASK-USPS too but only after going through several menu layers.
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 05:21:56 -0700 (PDT) From: Raph <raphael.benedet@netaxis.be> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: E1 alarms (LOS, LOF, AIS, RAI) Message-ID: <47c8f93f-b205-4648-9560-1cbb49c95192@g10g2000vbc.googlegroups.com> Hello, I looked for a clear explanation of E1 alarms such as LOS, LOF, AIS & RAI on the Web but could not come up with anything detailed enough. Could anyone clearly explain me these 4 alarms? What they mean and when they are sent? Any help is very much appreciated. Thanks in advance. Best Regards, Raph
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