[rescue] VOIP

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Mon Oct 13 09:33:20 CDT 2003

sammy ominsky said ...

> I've been using packet8 for over a month now, and am quite happy with 
> it. The only limitations that would keep me from using it as our only 
> home phone are the fact that you can't call 911 with it, and if the 
> electricity or cable go out you have no phone either.
> The 911 thing makes sense. 911 calls are automatically routed to the 
> nearest emergency call center, and if your phone is routed through a 
> server in California or New Jersey, how can you reach the right center?

... "Unit six?"

"Unit six, Ten-four."

"We have a report of a disturbance at"

"We're on our way!  Unix six out."


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