The Braille Monitor                                                                                               March, 2002

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On March 1, 2002, NFB-NEWSLINE went nationwide.   Picyured here is John Berggren, NFB-NEWSLINE Systems Administrator seated in front of racks holding the ten NFB -NEWSLINE computers.  On the right is a cabinet containing the interface between incoming fiber optic cable and a DS-3 line.   The cednter rack houses the multiplexer that splits the DS-3 into the T-1 lines.   Initially these lines will ptovide simultaneous service for up to 322 newspapers readers.

On March 1, 2002, NFB-NEWSLINEŽ went nationwide. Pictured here is John Berggren, NFB-NEWSLINEŽ Systems Administrator seated in front of racks holding the ten NFB-NEWSLINEŽ computers.  On the right is a cabinet containing the interface between incoming fiber optic cable and a DS-3 line. The center rack houses the multiplexer that splits the DS-3 into the T-1 lines. Initially these lines will provide simultaneous service for up to 322 newspaper readers.

Anyone who has signed up for NFB‑NEWSLINEŽ can now call the toll-free number, 1‑888‑882‑1629, at any time from anywhere in the U. S. This number now appears each month on the title page of the Braille Monitor in case you misplace it..

If you have lost track of your identification code to access the service or have not signed up yet for NFB-NEWSLINEŽ, contact Mrs. Peggy Chong at the NFB national office, (410) 659‑9314, ext. 356.

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