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#424923 - 12/11/11 09:33 AM power outage
Diane Campbell Offline
About 8:15 power went out country-wide. BEL is looking for cause as I type this (brought to you by way of a big generator).

#424928 - 12/11/11 09:42 AM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
IGAmel Offline
Back on about 10 minutes ago..Hurray!

#424929 - 12/11/11 09:44 AM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
elbert Offline
Battery back up on the credit card machines pays off!
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#424932 - 12/11/11 09:58 AM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
tacogirl Offline
please let that be our only tech trouble for today's fundraiser smile
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#424933 - 12/11/11 10:08 AM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
Amanda Syme Offline
The dsl Internet still works when power goes out so typically we can still post via cell phones and other mobile devices.

Power is fluctuating so we might have a few more outages.

#424937 - 12/11/11 10:33 AM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
Diane Campbell Offline
Just came on up north.

#424946 - 12/11/11 03:52 PM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
Tim Callanan Offline
We are lucky ,we have dam good internet.A back up battery for the dsl box and lap top is the cats MEOW !
Beats the bag out of the old days.
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#424947 - 12/11/11 04:00 PM Re: power outage [Re: Tim Callanan]
BeBelize Offline
Wonder if BEL determined what happened. An unplanned power outage affecting the entire country is significant. eek
Former Belize expat traveling the USA & Mexico

#424968 - 12/11/11 08:24 PM Re: power outage [Re: Diane Campbell]
ragman Offline
My thoughts: Maybe where you are from it would be significant to lose power in the entire country but in a country of 350,000? They could know but it might be a technical answer that not many would understand, although it is early and maybe there will be an explanation in the news tomorrow. It may be a problem in Mexico where a lot of our power comes from, which may or may not be conveyed to Belize. It isn't exactly that uncommon here to have a power failure, so no one will demand an answer. In addition on a Sunday morning most of the populous probably didn't even realize there was a power failure.

Coincidently as I was typing this we had another outage. It is after dark and right away my cell rang from someone in town asking me to check on our generator. The difference between day and night?
Somewhere on a beach in Belize

#424969 - 12/11/11 08:28 PM Re: power outage [Re: ragman]
FyreDragn Offline
Originally Posted By: ragman
Coincidently as I was typing this we had another outage. It is after dark and right away my cell rang from someone in town asking me to check on our generator. The difference between day and night?

Power went out north of the bridge as well. It was a brown-out lasting about 15 seconds before power failure. It would be really nice to get some answers as to why it goes out this often or what is being done to prevent these from happening.
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