JohnnyO did, in the area of Codin, Alabama... But as best I can tell, it was all under 7 to 20 feet of sea water during teh storm, which would have killed the controllers, batteries, inverter, and power supplies for the system.
Heck, I sincerely hope (and am not in the least optimistic) that the tower is still standing... I hope the storm surge covered the panels, and that would have protected them - as they are environmentally sealed - or at least so I understand. North East Oregon Fastnet, LLC 509-593-4061 personal correspondence to: mark at neofast dot net sales inquiries to: purchasing at neofast dot net Fast Internet, NO WIRES! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Thomas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "WISPA General List" <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 7:29 AM Subject: Re: opportunityto help (wasRe: [WISPA] Hurricane?- worsethanmediasays) > Anyone got some big batteries and solar panels? > > John > > Mac Dearman wrote: > > > > > I think there will be a time we could possibly help - in the future. > > It will be about month before the power is restored, but then there > > might be areas where power may be up next week around Biloxi, Gulf > > Port...etc The next problem would be if there is internet access > > down there to be hooked in to that works! I understand from talking to > > the power people (Entergy) that the whole power grid is ruined - - not > > just down and it will have to be revamped from top to bottom so there > > may not be any power for a while anywhere on the Gulf Coast. We > > experienced power outages to "just South" of me yesterday and all > > night - - I am > > miles North of New Orleans so that will give you an idea of the extent > > of the grid problem they are facing. Vicksburg, Mississippi is exactly > > 35 mile East of me on I-20 and they have had no power since the > > Katrina and remain in the dark today as well as Jackson, Mississippi - > > - their Capital. If it werent for back up generators at the main fiber > > connections in Jackson, Mississippi we wouldnt be sending and > > receiving these emails this morning. > > > > > -- > WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/