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Does your phone work when the power goes out?

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August 10, 2014

With cordless phones being used more and more, it's easy to forget that they need power to operate. If you have regular phone service, tuck a corded phone in your disaster supply kit. If your only phone is a cell phone, think about how you will keep it charged (solar or crank up chargers are easy to find and not very expensive). And if you've switched to an Internet-based phone, you may want to have a backup plan for power or cable outages.

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