October 19, 2004

TV in Distress

An Oregon man discovered earlier this month that his year-old Toshiba Corporation flat-screen TV was emitting an international distress signal picked up by a satellite, leading a search and rescue operation to his apartment in Corvallis, Oregon, 70 miles south of Portland. (CNN)

Even funnier, the authorities told him he’d face a stiff fine if he kept using that TV which transmitted the signal. Maybe he can sell it to someone with a boat.

Posted by James at October 19, 2004 12:16 PM
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