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The Telecom Digest for May 18, 2011
Volume 30 : Issue 125 : "text" Format
Messages in this Issue:
Re: Great undersea fiber optic cable graphic/panorama(Thad Floryan)
Open Wi-Fi Hotspots(Bill Horne)
Letting it ring?(Carl Moore)

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Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 02:48:16 -0700 From: Thad Floryan <thad@thadlabs.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Great undersea fiber optic cable graphic/panorama Message-ID: <4DD24460.8080605@thadlabs.com> On 5/14/2011 1:57 PM, AES wrote: > For anyone interested in undersea fiber optic cables, particularly in > teaching or giving talks about them, there's a great scannable panoramic > cartoon/graphic illustration at > > http://www.tycotelecom.com/process.aspx > > (Try blowing up the window to the full width of your display, adjusting > its top and bottom margins until the text is all gone, then dragging > back and forth the little indicator that runs across the bottom.) > > If anyone knows of a way to capture or download the whole thing, I'd be > glad to hear about it. I suppose you don't know how to, ahem, liberate stuff from websites. http://www.tycotelecom.com/images/process_mural.jpg 1.2 MB The HTML code that displays it is quite simple: <div id="top" style="background-image:url(images/process_mural.jpg);"> <div id="slider"></div> </div> :-)
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 06:53:19 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@QRMhorne.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Open Wi-Fi Hotspots Message-ID: <14DE4C005373F4419BD6A96ACE291897D43AA5B1@PKDWES3V2.EQ.Intranet> As reported by Bruce Schneier in this month's edition of Crypto-Gram: The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling for an "Open Wireless Movement". Details are at https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/04/open-wireless-movement Bill Horne -- (Filter QRM for direct replies)
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 12:35:44 -0400 From: "Moore, Carl \(Civ,ARL/SLAD\)" <carl.moore2@us.army.mil> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: letting it ring? (UNCLASSIFIED) Message-ID: <E37E0CCA58337B4195F363C78573E732015B5B29@ARLABML03.DS.ARL.ARMY.MIL> I haven't posted here in a while. Last night, I heard comment on Family Radio (on Harold Camping call-in program "Open Forum") about letting the phone ring. This reminded me of what Larry King did years ago -- tell HIS listeners who are calling in to let the phone ring. Some systems have a limit on how long the phone can ring. (This is NOT related to those "May 21 judgement day" billboards some of you may have seen.)
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