netcurmudgeon (netcurmudgeon) wrote,

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...Our period of relative calm on the "Squirrel's vs. our network" front has ended. Just before seven this morning a critter chewed through a trunk fiber cable out on New Brittain Ave, neatly severing five sites from the network. (Thankfully, not any firehouses.) Our carrier is out with their crews; they will hopefully have things put back together this evening. Not really the way I had planned to spend Sunday morning.

Actually, it was very specifically not the way I had planned to spend Sunday morning, as brianrogers and family had just arrived for a visit and lunch when I received notification... Fooey.

Oh, and, memo to me, next time you go out to inspect poles for damaged fiber, bring your binoculars!
Tags: fiber, squirrels, work

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