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Re: [N1MM] Backup??

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  • Gary Hoffman
    Me too Clive, it gives me nightmares just thinking about it !!! ... From: Clive Whelan To:
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 2, 2006
      Me too Clive, it gives me nightmares just thinking about it !!! <grin>


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Clive Whelan" <clive.whelan@...>
      To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 1:43 PM
      Subject: RE: [N1MM] Backup??


      > I'm worried about alien spacecraft landing on my roof, and zapping me with
      a
      > huge electromagnetic pulse. Anything in N1MM to guard against that ;-0
      >
      > 73
      >
      >
      > Clive
      > GW3NJW
      >
      > Short of stone tablets, it doesn't sound as if anything is permanent,
      given
      > the recent publicity about CD-R and DVD-R media. The main advantage of
      the
      > USB drive, IMO, is to save to something that is neither dependent on the
      > computer's power supply nor its hard drive.
      >
      > 73, Pete
      >
      > At 11:22 AM 2/2/2006, you wrote:
      > >ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
      > >
      > >At 06:38 AM 2/2/2006, K4IA@... wrote:
      > >
      > >>I periodically save to a USB thumb drive.
      > >
      > >
      > >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > >
      > >I've been reading about thumb drives lately and the recommendation is
      > >not to use them for long term archiving. They have a limited number
      > >of write/rewrite cycles - about 10,000. Plenty good enough for a few
      > >years but not for permanent archival use.
      > >
      > >A word to the wise.
      > >
      > >73, Bill W6WRT
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