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Re: [vox] Sprint cell modem (question & for sale/free)
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Re: [vox] Sprint cell modem (question & for sale/free)

However, whether the cell phone is active or not, keep in mind that 911
calls on cell phones go first to the CHP, which has a very long wait
time.  It's good to know direct the phone numbers of your local
emergency services.


On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 02:18:07PM -0800, Gandalf Parker wrote:
> > That also leads me to this question:  anyone want it?  It costs about $62/mo
> > for the Sprint account (unlimited data plan), and it works with Linux.
> > (Though if you go to set it up with a new account, and hence a different
> > phone number, you'll need a Windows box handy to update the device.)
> Cell phones can still use 911 and other services even if they are dead. 
> Keep in in the vehicle, or by the bed, or in the bathroom. Or donate it to 
> places that provide them for free to elderly or shutins who cant afford 
> the fancy "Ive fallen and cant get up" serivces
> Gandalf  Parker
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