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RE: Horrible world trade center crash, traffic effect

  • From: Rishi Singh
  • Date: Tue Sep 11 14:55:45 2001

I'm in the heart of this. I work 4 blocks from the WTC. I am at home
watching TV via cable and newcasts via dISH satellite. My rooftop antenna
isn't receiving anything at all.

We had an office in the WTC as well. We haven't heard from those folks yet.

As a retired EMT, I am used to working in disaster situations. Nothing could
ever prepare me for this. I'm in shock and numb.


-----Original Message-----
From: deeann mikula [mailto:deeann@telerama.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 10:22 AM
To: Charles Sprickman
Cc: Avi Freedman; nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: Horrible world trade center crash, traffic effect



On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Avi Freedman wrote:
>
> > FYI, 2 planes crashed into the world trade center.
> > Sounds like on purpose.
>
> > Not to be ghoulish, but the traffic impact is looking to be fairly large
> > on the 'net (and on the PSTN in the NYC area).

few people (in pgh, PA) that i have been talking to on irc have
reported ./'d news sites everywhere.  (cnn.com, yahoo.com, msnbc.com,
etc.)  my office has been relegated am radio, which is pretty pathetic
for an ISP.

pretty poor performance for a network orginally designed to faciliate
communication in just such circumstances.  i hope that military and
federal communication is faring better than the commercial sites.


> All VHF TV stations except for CBS 2 are off the air, many radio stations
> are off the air, and it's largely impossible to get a call in.  All

i assume that in nyc or dc only.  we are listening to AM radio just
fine...

deeann m.m. mikula

director of operations
telerama public access internet
http://www.telerama.com
1.877.688.3200