Telephone Spammers

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics6 years ago 9 replies

I just experienced a telephone spammer who sent my own telephone number as the CID! Anyone else experienced that? Since I use Ooma, I...

I just experienced a telephone spammer who sent my own telephone number as the CID! Anyone else experienced that? Since I use Ooma, I wonder if I can't simply blacklist my own number? I'll ask support. ...Jim Thompson -- | James E.Thompson | mens | | Analog Innovations | ...


Telephone question

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics6 years ago 18 replies

Anyone have a clever solution to this problem... I have a one-line telephone, but two telephone lines in the house. Is there some way,...

Anyone have a clever solution to this problem... I have a one-line telephone, but two telephone lines in the house. Is there some way, perhaps with relays to recognize which line is ringing and have the one-line phone connected to the ringing line? (It's a honey-do problem... you know... "pretty phone, don't throw it away" :-) ...Jim Thompson...


Telephone Advisory

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.basics5 years ago 1 reply

Telephone Advisory... When I am out of the office my calls automatically roll to my cellphone. If I am in a meeting and have my cellphone...

Telephone Advisory... When I am out of the office my calls automatically roll to my cellphone. If I am in a meeting and have my cellphone "quieted", call divert into the cellphone's voice-mail, which answers with a number you didn't dial... don't panic, leave a message. A caller from the Netherlands this morning hung up on the voice-mail. Please call again ;-) ...


Telephone parts?

Started by Ivan Vegvary in sci.electronics.basics7 years ago 5 replies

One of the discounters in Portland is selling "slim-line" phones (land line, brand new) for $ 2.50 each. Is this a bargain for parts? Anything...

One of the discounters in Portland is selling "slim-line" phones (land line, brand new) for $ 2.50 each. Is this a bargain for parts? Anything fun and usable inside? Thanks Ivan Vegvary


Phone in use circuit not working

Started by steve in sci.electronics.basics7 years ago 46 replies

I tested and built the following circuit. http://www.circuitstoday.com/telephone-in-use-indicator It all worked fine untill I tried to test...

I tested and built the following circuit. http://www.circuitstoday.com/telephone-in-use-indicator It all worked fine untill I tried to test it by calling into my phone. (the one test I didnt do before I soldered it all together) What happens is taht the phone rings for a about 1/2 a ring then stops ringing. To my surprise when I life the phone up the line is alive eg. Its like the devic...