Saturday, Oct. 25



Geomagnetic disturbance could affect
communication services 
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[OCT. 25, 2003]  A possible strong geomagnetic storm was expected to reach earth Friday afternoon (Oct. 24). There is a possibility of outages and interruptions of cell phone and pager service because of electromagnetic interference. Satellites are also very vulnerable to solar activity. Solar activity is rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the most intense. The storm approaching is expected to be a 3, or moderate.

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