[rescue] Creating/Simulating/Emulating an old 1970s Bell Telephone Network
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at tandem.artell.net
Tue Aug 16 13:58:08 CDT 2005
Quoth Sandwich Maker ...
> " From: "James Fogg" <James at jdfogg.com>
> " You could also build simple phones from carbon mics, simple
> " earpieces
> " and batteries. Add a switchboard for routing, then maybe
> " add a strowger
> " and dials. The facinating thing about the phone system is
> " that the first
> " phones with dials (early 1930's) are still supported. That
> " is why you
> " can dial the operator by pressing the switch-hook 10 times quickly.
> yup, and they even still charge extra for touch-tone svc. check your
> line charges...
And never forget "ATDP"!
-Shel "What's that noise?" Hall
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