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Re: [vox] [OT] telemarketing calls
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Re: [vox] [OT] telemarketing calls



On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Eric Eisenhart wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 02:03:38PM -0800, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> > My boss installed one of those phone boxes that tells the automated
> > systems your line has been disconnected, and swears by it.
> 
> Or, you can call up a disconnected number, record the three tones and stick
> that tone sequence at the beginning of your outgoing answering machine
> message.  You should be able to simulate the noise fairly easily with your
> sound card, though I don't know which of the variations would be correct.
> 
> http://www.telephonetribute.com/tribute/signal_and_circuit_conditions.htm
> has a bit more info and some recordings of that (and other) tone sequence.

This is cool information, but having the tone injected at the beginning of
EVERY call you answer is rather more useful than just on your answering
message. :)

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Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
DCN:<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>        Basics: ##.#.       ##.#.  Live Go...
                                      Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
/Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.  rocks...2k
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