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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2015, 07:52:11 PM »
Here we go again.Stage 2 loadshedding for tomorrow.Hopefully only stage 1 on Sunday.This weekend I am not on the schedule as if it makes a difference.
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2015, 08:24:03 PM »
http://loadshedding.news24.com/ is very useful for times and such.
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2015, 09:47:09 PM »
Except for those direct through Eksdom.Then no schedule works.IThey cannot even tell me which substation I am on.I use Eksdom Magaliesig which appears to be the most accurate even though I am in Norscot and the Norscot sub station is two blocks from me.They keep on sending me SMS'when the Norscot one goes out but it does not affect me. :nfi:
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2015, 04:01:19 PM »
There is a great Load Shedding app in the App store & play store.

Called "Load Shedding" (surprising that :) ) - the image is a picture of an incandescent globe on a blue background.

Works really well, with notifications too. I haven't had to look at the Eskom site for the last 2 weeks since I installed the app!
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2015, 04:31:35 PM »
Thanks will download and try.
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2015, 10:19:23 PM »
There is a great Load Shedding app in the App store & play store.

Called "Load Shedding" (surprising that :) ) - the image is a picture of an incandescent globe on a blue background.

Works really well, with notifications too. I haven't had to look at the Eskom site for the last 2 weeks since I installed the app!
Can you post a link to the play store app please, there's a lot of "load shedding" apps
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2015, 08:38:37 PM »
Is it possible for Telkom's ADSL line to fail during load shedding? The D-Link modem has worked previously as it's connected to the same sine wave inverter as the PC. I've reinserted the cables and rebooted the modem, no luck. The green ADSL remains red. My mobile can still "talk" to the PC.

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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2015, 08:51:50 PM »
Is it possible for Telkom's ADSL line to fail during load shedding? The D-Link modem has worked previously as it's connected to the same sine wave inverter as the PC. I've reinserted the cables and rebooted the modem, no luck. The green ADSL remains red. My mobile can still "talk" to the PC.

Well, I'm no propellorhead but it happened to my ADSL following loadshedding- and it has been problematic for weeks. Ok now that the tech replaced some stuff at the exchange.
When I reported it I was told it was a bulk problem- ie quite a large area.

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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2015, 09:21:23 PM »
This is strange. Power has just come on and now the ADSL is working. The exchange is 30m from our plot so I guess it's a  Telkom issue. Just for interest sake, shedding was due to start at 6....... instead it started at 8. Can these cretins even count?

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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2015, 11:04:09 PM »
Mine was also out at about 7pm.Always switch router off and on after about 5 minutes.Might sort problem out.
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2015, 09:52:45 PM »
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/SP-downgrades-Eskom-20150319
And the next downgrade will be Post office or are they there already?
To follow Telkom which if anyone reading this will realise it is true.I am one of those affected.

http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/687122-ADSL-problems-caused-by-new-system-ISPs

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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2015, 03:08:27 PM »
Earth hour starts early for some South African suburbs.Loadshedding Stage 2 from 16:00 today.
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #27 on: March 25, 2015, 03:23:24 PM »
Well that curtails the work day and means I've warmed up the amplifier for nothing...

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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2015, 11:14:44 AM »
Stage to from 12 midday to 10 tonight. Medupi has been closed after damage caused by striking workers yesterday. :fuse: :walled:
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Re: Load shedding updates
« Reply #29 on: March 26, 2015, 06:02:59 PM »
There's a Play Store app called Eskom Se Push  :giggle:
Had to install that one.