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bhiett

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Solar Flares
« on: June 18, 2014, 05:51:46 am »
Does anyone know if the recent Internet failures were the result of the recent solar flares?  Yesterday the Internet was off and on (mostly off) all day.

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Re: Solar Flares
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2014, 09:57:12 am »
I have no idea if solar flares caused the problem or not but I did hear that they might cause problems so it's possible that's why your internet was off.  Mine wasn't.

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Re: Solar Flares
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2014, 10:44:04 am »
Does anyone know if the recent Internet failures were the result of the recent solar flares?  Yesterday the Internet was off and on (mostly off) all day.
I did not get the same response here in Nashville as you must have. I have read we will have more frequent solar flares. I do notice the cable TV does have the bad signal on the video and the voices are distorted. Many associate these problems with solar flares. The scary part would be if everyone in our country lost power from an EMP(Electric Magnetic Pulse). Would you be prepared to live without electricity for an indefinite time? I would not be.
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Re: Solar Flares
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2014, 10:57:38 am »
I did find out that our problem is related to our local cable internet provider--those on cable TV here had their TVs go out the other night during the 4th quarter of the game.  I imagine there were a lot of bummed out viewers.

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