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July 25, 2004

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM            
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Issue No. 161   http://etnews.org   mailto:mike@etnews.org   7-25-2004
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Fire Alarm Class Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements

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NEWS 
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DISPUTE building over new city code
Times Picayune - New Orleans,LA,USA
... Bhola Dhume, deputy director of the department, said the new code -- the 2000
edition of the International Building Code -- actually "is much less stringent . 
http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1090672038252560.xml

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SPRINKLERS, Fire Alarm Credited with Saving Man's Life
WTOP - Washington,D.C.,USA
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Authorities say a smoke detector and sprinklers may have saved
the life of a Rockville man when his apartment caught fire Friday morning. ...
http://www.wtopnews.com/index.php?nid=25&sid=233640

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NEW alarm aims to wake kids during fire
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA
... When the alarm sounds, the parent's voice message alternates with a
traditional fire alarm sound. The detectors cost $70 and are available at
kidsmartcorp.com. ...
http://morningsun.net/stories/071904/loc_20040719002.shtml

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I'll see you in Los Angeles this week.

Have fun!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org

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ET NEWS JOURNAL 
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My work on new seminar material precludes this week's installment.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES 
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Place your "job opportunity" or "seeking employment" ad here. 
mailto:jobs@etnews.org

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FIRE ALARM CLASS SCHEDULE 
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August 17-19, 2004 Cincinnati, OH
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/BasFA_TI_PR_Cincinnati_Aug2004.pdf

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August 24-26, 2004 Indianapolis, IN
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_UCR-IBC_Indy_Aug2004.pdf

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August 31 - September 2, 2004 Dallas, TX
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_UCR-IBC_Dallas_Aug2004.pdf

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September 8-9, 2004 Keizer, OR
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More information is forthcoming.

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September 14-16, 2004 Spokane, WA
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)
More information is forthcoming.

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September 21-23, 2004 Anaheim, CA
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_Anaheim_Sep2004.pdf

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September 21-23, 2004 Lafayette, LA
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More information is forthcoming.

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