On the Road Again

Work on what seems to be my standard operation profile got a bit of a twist this time. Got a chance to work with some DMR Radios and the First Coast DMR Code plug. Using a Motorola XPR7550, a TYT MD380, and a new one- the Tera 7400. Using the programming software from Motorola and Tytera, I was able to start the build of a First Coast DMR code plug for the 7400. At this point I have the Jax Beach section, where I’m testing from, completed. I will post it here for others to review. Further Sections to be posted shortly. First Coast with JxB only  

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Cloudy with a chance of pain

The Register reported on August 32017 that Cisco created quite a mess for their Meraki Enterprise customers. It seems most of what is lost were IVR responses for voice mail, and associated content. Stuff happens, but when a cloud provider has an “oopsie” the fallout is huge. Reading the later reports that came out that pretty much verified that restoring a backup of the lost configuration data was not an easy task. Cloudy with a chance of pain marks the day. Cloud services have the potential for amazing opportunities, however; they are not a method to eliminate failures. As users, it falls on us to understand the potential for outages, and the risks this creates for our operations.

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Respect Yourself

If you disrespect anybody that you run in to How in the world do you think anybody’s s’posed to respect you If you don’t give a heck ’bout the man with the bible in his hand, y’all Just get out the way, and let the gentleman do his thing You the kind of gentleman that want everything your way, yeah Take the sheet off your face, boy, it’s a brand new day Respect yourself, respect yourself, respect yourself, respect yourself If you don’t respect yourself Ain’t nobody gonna give a good cahoot, na na na na Respect yourself, respect yourself, respect yourself, respect yourself — The Staples Singers Sometimes you just “Wanna Cry,” but now is not one of them.[…]

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