911 test this afternoon

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Friday August 13, 9:52 am Eastern Time Company Press Release SOURCE: U S WEST Demonstration of 9-1-1 Service in a Year 2000 Environment Provided by the City Of Minneapolis and U S WEST Y2K Testing Demonstration on Friday Afternoon Will Involve Rolling Dates On Central Offices as Well as on 9-1-1 Call Processing Equipment, and Placing Sample Calls

-- Not Again! (
Seenit@ww2.com), August 13, 1999


this past week our phone svc. has been whacko-u.s-west. in n.m. like in the middle of convesation, the phone starts dialing, also alot of comp. crashes at bank, they said it,s something to do with=u.s west. anyone else in=n.m. having problem,s????

-- am i alone?? (dogs@zianet.com), August 13, 1999.

Gee, another "test" involving a laboratory simulation of what is out there. Since its a lab you can be damn sure they ran this "test" dozens of times already before they dare let the media watch it.

-- Fat Tony (FatTony@youmammashouse.com), August 13, 1999.

We tried all day Thursday to call our home office in New Mexico and couldn't get through. We kept getting a recording stating that all circuits are busy. Same when we tried to call Canada. Same when we called the International Operator.

The local operator told us they thought the problem was with Sprint. ? Anyone hear of Sprint having problems?

-- dependent on it (allcircuits@busy.calm?), August 13, 1999.

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