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CARLA 13 & Shasta Hub repairs
Last updated on March 30, 2019 by The C.A.R.L.A. Team | This article is Archived | Permalink
CARLA 13 (Shasta Lake), the Shasta Hub and other
links are back in service after repairs were
made to all damaged coax from recent vandalism at
the site. This not only brings CARLA 13 back
on-line but also re-connects CARLA 28, 20 & 13 with
each other and the rest of the network.
CARLA 25 is still off-line from the 2018 Carr fire
and is slated for re-building this coming
summer. A BIG Thank You the the greater Shasta area
RRFT (Rapid Response Field Team) that
converged at the site to make all this happen
Saturday as well as previous trips to assess
damage and make temporary repairs. We were also
able to repair two other customer's coax on site
while there. It was a very long day (and night) but
the nice weather helped offset that.
All the extensive damage, mounting costs, many man-
hours and extended down time incurred by
every one at the site was caused by one or more
people trying to steal copper for mere pennies
on the dollar without any regard to their actions.
We've had some creative suggestions for
dealing with any future offenders and appreciate
all of them. Unfortunately, most of them would
probably incur liability on our or the landlord's
part but were certainly worth briefly