Cyber cafe operational April 14, 2003

Hi folks,


Before I proceed with the message from the base of Everest, on behalf of all virtual yeties I would apologize for being silent for the last few days.

GREETINGS FROM THE BASE OF MT. EVERESTFinally, today,14th April 2003 with the contineous effort of the virtual yeti team comprising of DINESH SHILPAKAR, SANJAY SHRESTHA, BISO BAJRACHARYA, TSEWANG DORJEE, PAVAN SHAKYA and myself combined with constant support and advice from great veteran like DAVE HUGHES and GORDON COOK and DILEEP AGRAWAL, we have been able to link EVEREST BASECAMP at an altitude of 5300m at 1300 HRS Nepal standard time to our server based at the base of KALAPATHAR at an altitude of 5450m) wirelessly by using CISCO AIRONET 350 and then to AAP-1 satellite provided by SES Americom and this is the first email.

Finally I would like to thank all the people who have been helping us to get this project a success.

Tsering Gyaltsen Sherpa

from Everest Basecamp
April 14th, 2003, 1430HRS NST

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