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Re: Vonage Selects TCS For VoIP E911 Service

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Wed Jul 20 12:07:49 2005


GPS does not work through the fuselage of a aluminum airplane.

I've tried. More than once.



On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 Michael.Dillon@btradianz.com wrote:


If a person is calling 911 from a plane in flight, are
we really so concerned about which PSAP receieves the
call?    The last known fix would likely have been the
point of origin in any case...
If a picocell on board an airplane receives an E911
call, it shouldn't route it to any PSAP. The first
responders in this situation are the flight attendants
so it should ring the flight attendant's phone.

By the way, if GPS works in the air for small aircraft
pilots, then why wouldn't it work for cellphones? The
last known fix should be 100% up to date and 100% useless.

--Michael Dillon

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