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Lessons of Katrina - a second chance to get right

...Federal Emergency Management Agency stockpiled in advance essential provisions like food, water, hospital beds and satellite telephones. FEMA safely stored enough food and water in Texas and Louisiana, including 165 truckloads of ice, 185 truckloads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/25/hur_6265.shtml
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Researchers practice for possible Mars mission in Utah desert

...colleagues and family only through e-mail and online chat. Cell phones don't work on Mars, and the crew's satellite telephone hasn't lately, either. A delivery man from Hanksville, roughly four miles away, is the crew's sole link...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/liv_413599.shtml
Life & style
Odds and Ends

...Saturday after his rudder broke and he was forced to abandon his trip. Mick Dawson called Japanese authorities via a satellite telephone at around 4:58 a.m. Japan time, said a Coast Guard spokesman who asked not to be named. The Coast Guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/16/biz_378587.shtml
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Videophone handy in war zones

...an age of 24-hour news. The device allows news correspondents to send Internet quality video and audio over a satellite telephone without the bulky and often cumbersome equipment needed for conventional broadcast. "It's small, it's very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/04/tec_323913.shtml
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Taliban condemn attacks in U.S.

...several sources close to him - including his family members in Saudi Arabia - say bin Laden has regular access to satellite telephones and other sophisticated communication equipment. Meanwhile, foreign aid workers and even Taliban commanders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/met_318577.shtml
Metro
Balloon team sails aloft in latest around-the-world quest

...to arrive in Libyan airspace Saturday morning, project director Mike Kendrick said after speaking to Branson by satellite telephone. About 500 people, including Moroccan musicians and Berber horsemen, gathered for the morning liftoff, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/19/tec_247896.shtml
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Military communications evolve

...in real-world situations. During the Persian Gulf War, for example, deployed troops used secure, wireless satellite telephones developed by Motorola to talk with military leaders in garrison or in the United States. The wireless devices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/04/met_218522.shtml
Metro
Overtime

...Wild Eyes depart. She plans to be at sea for five or six months. She will be alone but able to communicate via satellite telephone and a blog (at abbysunderland.com). The record holder is 17-year-old Mike Perham of Britain, who took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/25/oth_564646.shtml
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Evans man dies in raft accident

...more than a half-mile downriver. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful, and the group did not have a satellite telephone or any other way to summon help until 21 hours later, when another rafting group that had a phone came by. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/02/met_380052.shtml
Metro
Climbers pursue Everest on 50th anniversary

...Roskelley and his son, Jess, a mountain guide and University of Montana student, reported their success in a satellite telephone call to Dan McConnell, a Seattle spokesman for their climb. "Being able to do it together was a dream for both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/22/oth_373352.shtml
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