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Re: How Do I Learn an Unknown Number?

jtaylor (
Wed, 24 Nov 2004 08:51:44 -0400

Nathan Strom <> wrote in message

> (reking) wrote in message
> news:<>:

>> Anyone know how I can retrieve a phone number for a line that I have
>> recently discovered within our business.

>> SBC is our carrier but they tell me I would have to have someone come
>> out and trace the line at a charge. Is there a way of determining the
>> nimber by using some code entered on the phone.

> If there's a dialtone on the line, hook up a phone and try calling
> 1-888-902-9998. It should read back the number of the calling phone.

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I tried it just now and it worked fine
> on my Vonage line, and also on my cell phone line. PAT]

Whoopie! Works from the Great White North also!

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