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Swannick down again

Old 23rd Sep 2005, 10:31
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Ummm rodger..not go "down"...so to speak.
(although thats not a bad thing in another context )
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Old 24th Sep 2005, 14:05
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More on spelling / grammar

Sorry guys, couldn't resist going once more round the block:

So how often has Shanwick failed in the past and how does this effect Atlantic traffic
I don't think ATC failure will effect Atlantic traffic. Atlantic traffic is effected by drivers coaxing their tin tubes into the sky and steering them over the sea.

Atlantic traffic might be affected by ATC problems though.


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Old 25th Sep 2005, 00:03
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Hmmm.. I may have left.. but ....

3 startovers in short succession is NOT a major problem, just a headache for ATSAs as they will need to check inputs, redo messages etc. When we first trained with the Swanwick fallback systems we queried the link fail scenario. the link is dropped to protect the data at SWANWICKs end. NAS is unaffected, and all other NAS connected units can operate normally, once the startovers are resolved.

The issue here is the way that Swanwick interfaces with NAS.

Zero rates were unheard of in all the time that I was operational - right up until that shiny new centre opened...
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Old 25th Sep 2005, 00:29
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The SYTEM failed !
Does it matter if its the modem line, the band box, or the cleaning lady pulling the plug out !

The SYSTEM should have the back up to overcome these minor irritations
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Old 25th Sep 2005, 09:21
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AFAIK since it has opened the Swanwick System has only 'failed' once, a problem with bandboxing and splitting. Every other purported failure of Swanwick has been down to NAS.
Twice I think. Both bandbox/splitting problems but for different reasons. Most recent reseon was telephone panel related.

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