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    telephones

    Telephone service has been established in the area where I live. I resided in this area for almost four years now so it will be a big adjustment to have a working telephone in the house.

    However, anybody that lives farther out in the tundra than I do will still not have telephone service since there are not plans to extent service any further.

    In addition, cellular telephones don't work in this area either.


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    Re: telephones

    And you live there because..............................



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    Re: telephones

    ever considered a satellite phone?



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    Re: telephones

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    And you live there because..............................
    I'll bet it would be sweet..... for awhile anyway....



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    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    ever considered a satellite phone?
    Actually I have mixed emotions about obtaining telephone service. I would opt to not have telephone service if my spouse were not insisting that we have it.

    I have considered satellite telephones. To date when I go on extended hiking/snowshoeing trips in the tundra I have always went with someone else that owns one. Both the equipment and the time is rather expensive.


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    Re: telephones

    Just curious, what field are you in that you can making a living in the tundra?


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTTB78 View Post
    Just curious, what field are you in that you can making a living in the tundra?
    I work for a bureaucracy that offers a wide array of loan/grant products to individuals, corporations, muncipal governments, and non-profits.


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    Re: telephones

    Why would you want a phone? Who do you call? Then you would be saying can you hear me now?


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    Re: telephones

    Yeah- besides reading political/ world economy stuff on the internet, what do you do up there?



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    Re: telephones

    What do you use for internet service?



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    Re: telephones

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    Yeah- besides reading political/ world economy stuff on the internet, what do you do up there?
    I spend a lot of time bicyling, kayaking, snowmachining, hiking, cross country skiing, running, and fishing.

    I live twelve miles inland from the coast where a town is located. Approximately 4,500 people live in Nome.


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    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    What do you use for internet service?
    Satellite internet (starband) and for television Dish TV (Direct TV will not work this far north since the satellite signal can not be picked up).


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    How many polar bears are there in Nome area?


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    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    I spend a lot of time bicyling, kayaking, snowmachining, hiking, cross country skiing, running, and fishing.

    I live twelve miles inland from the coast where a town is located. Approximately 4,500 people live in Nome.
    We call it "Showmobiling" in Wisconsin

    sounds like a lot of fun. You put snow tires/ chains on the bike?

    I recently went snowshoeing in CO. Always thought of it as just a lot of work, but it was pretty amazing. Doing it in a secluded mountain valley helps.



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