What To Do When The Cell Phones Go Down (AT&T)

On the heels of the great AT&T outage. Here are my thoughts on how to offset your dependence on phones with different radio services and technologies.

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00:00 – Intro
03:13 – What Happened To AT&T?
06:01 – The First Thing To Do!
07:52 – The Three Part Plan
10:10 – Voice: Amateur Radio
11:48 – High Frequency Amateur Radio
13:27 – Send Data Over Ham Radio
15:46 – Meshtastic Mesh Network and Messaging
18:46 – APRS
20:20 – Final Thoughts & Recommendations

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