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Use text messaging to get through when the phone lines are jammed.

If the phone lines are jammed text:

During last years hurricane and other times the network is swamped text messages get through when phone calls won’t. It is also getting to be the only way to communicate with our 20 something offspring.

Wiki list of sms abbreviations

TechDictionary, SMS abbreviations

aisi it s/b np 4 us
{As I see it it should be no problem for us }

Although this has worked in prior emergencies the fact the cell phone systems were overloaded New Years and several texts did not go through is a bad sign.  It may just be because every sent the messages at 12 sharp rather than a problem with the system.  Either way texting is still more likely to get through than a call in an emergency.