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It turns out the massive blackout across California, Arizona and Mexico Thursday was caused by one man — one worker at a power substation in Yuma, Ariz. who was swapping out a piece of monitoring equipment.
The problem, which started as the worker was trying to replace a faulty transmission line, should have only knocked out power to the Yuma area, said officials for Arizona Public Service, one of the utility line’s owners.
Originally posted by pirhanna
reply to post by Theophoros
"I have a video on this - I used to work at a Hydro Dam for 10 years - Nibiru's Magnetic Field is affecting these power plants because they now have state of the art digital control rooms which are extremely sensitive to electromagnetism"
So you're saying that they made controlling systems for nuclear power plants that are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic fluctuations, and that they didn't bother shielding them?? Going to need proof on that.
Also, you're implying that Nibiru's electromagnetic fields (should they exist) are stronger than the earth's EMF. If this is the case, none of our compasses would be working, and mine is just fine.
Originally posted by LightAssassin
reply to post by syrinx high priest
Either a failed Jupiter size star, or a planet sized spaceship that has been out of control for millions of years in an elliptical orbit between 2 star systems.
IT GOT ME! D**N.
I live in the upper MidWest (I like to say, "out by Ioway") (I never like to pinpoint on here, where I live precisely) and I just finished sitting here without power. It was a calm night (not a 'dark and stormy'...) cool/mild humid somewhat and a breezeless cool -clear- morning (the sun is fully blooming now) so therefore
NO REASON for all the power to go out. I called the (non emergeny #) of the Fire Department, and they said it was widespread, but he didn't know why it happened.
Just now, I turned my computer on to type this, so, God only knows when it will decide to go down again.
Guys, I had let things go. I let my cellphone be uncharged, I ran out of drinking water that I purchase (our tap water feels looks smells not fit for consumption) I just took for granted, that I could snap into action today.
Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by whyamIhere
It's really old (the existing grid).
It was high tech in the 1950's, but by todays standards it's actually no different than many third world nations with lines overhead going in all different directions but with single connection points.
Repairs are underfunded.. as it ages more "weird" things will happen.
Originally posted by drphilxr
reply to post by syrinx high priest
any intruder object based on sumerian lore would have a very southerly orbit.
outside the viewing space of the majority of the planet, but inside the purview
of thousands of penguins.
don't count out PX yet. 'blindsided' would be most accurate.
And YES! the outer gas giants have had remarkable weather changes in
the last decade. Look it up.
Originally posted by frugal
EE Electrical Engineer's daughter opinion:
We have just been in a deep Recesssion/ Depression for over four years. That means no one has been replacing and keeping the equipment updated as they did before the financial crisus. Equipment gets old and breaks. With more and more people being alive and using the system it is going to break. When I was wiring up AC/DC converters for my dad twenty years ago, he would say, "Honey make sure you get those wires tight, beacause they can wiggle loose under heavy use from the Electricity. Someone's life could be at stake."
Things just randomly break, my AC blower motor here in SC just broke under heavy summer usage of 100+
temperatures for weeks.
If it were an electromagnetic field interruption, don't you think things like airplanes and other sensitive equipment such as Satelittes would be the first to go?edit on 10-9-2011 by frugal because: (no reason given)