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Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...communities are costly and provide sporadic coverage. "A fiber-optic connection will never have issues like snow in the satellite dish or solar interference, and it is much faster as far as lower latency technology," he said. "So instead of taking...
Unhinged Alaska: What's next, Godzilla?

...housing-complex on wheels was parked adjacent to a viewing platform and looked much the same except it now sported two satellite dishes and an expanded south wing.Unfortunately, they weren't at home but a ton-of-fun Rottweiler was and it made...
Wrecking winds

...our tree is a big cottonwood,' and sure enough as I said that it snapped," she said. "It narrowly missed my satellite dish. It landed on the roof, but didn't cause a lot of damage too much." Rude said it was "by far" the worst wind...
Manley, Eureka phone service restored after four days

...upgrade, workers began moving a satellite dish to new facilities last Wednesday...4-foot boxes used to anchor the satellite dish with dirt by hand, Gray said...chiseled with a jackhammer. The satellite dish froze after it was put in place...
No brush needed

...or men at the fair, but he will paint things like satellite dishes. One year a man went back to his car, pieces and guitars. At the fair he painted satellite dishes for $100 each.There's no secret to his skill...
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Perils of Polly: Land of horses and Genghis Kahn

...which made him grateful. Two hours of crazy driving on dirt roads later, we pulled up to a ger, complete with satellite dish, wind generator, and solar panel surrounded by lots goats, sheep, yaks, and horses. This was truly the real...
Son & Father know Alaska at AK Cellular & Satellite

...all he channels they get in the lower 48 with one satellite dish and that includes all the high definition. With Dish...their channels in Alaska, you'll need multiple satellite dishes to get all those channels and of course then you have...
Tsunami watchers live to warn of big waves the Pacific from their building in Palmer -- nondescript except for four tall antennae on the roof and a big satellite dish in the yard -- and wait for the big one they know is coming. The Alaska tracking center was established after the '64...
FAA to build remaining half of Bush network

...Savoonga, St. George and Buckland. Work includes installing 28-foot spherical radar domes at each site to protect satellite dishes and electronic equipment from snow and severe temperatures. Under ANICS, the Alaskan Air Route Traffic Control...
Homer tries early tsunami warning demo technology Homer last week for demonstration purposes. Technicians from the Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer installed a satellite dish and software designed primarily to give emergency managers rapid, up-to-date weather information. In Homer's...


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