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The Telecom Digest for Mon, 23 Apr 2018
Volume 37 : Issue 96 : "text" format

Table of contents
Caller ID stumperChris
Re: Residential Follow/Find Me Services [Telecom]John Levine
Re: Does anyone remember the IMTS System?HAncock4
---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <INJCC.1263603$iE.810901@fx05.am4> Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:38:00 GMT From: Chris <865b5cd0025b5446449bdb269b2b3602_@example.com> Subject: Caller ID stumper Hello, My VTech phone (land line) Caller ID stopped working and only displays "Incoming Call". The CID works properly if I'm on a call and someone else calls simultaneously. The CID also works if plugged into the cable box through my tv. I have tried buying two new phones, but I get the same result. Does anyone know of a potential solution? This problem is mind boggling and the phone company is no help. Chris ------------------------------ Message-ID: <20180421165631.6A83E2556CDE@ary.qy> Date: 21 Apr 2018 12:56:30 -0400 From: "John Levine" <johnl@iecc.com> Subject: Re: Residential Follow/Find Me Services [Telecom] In article <20ED77B0-CE18-4FBC-BB47-AFE0FC553450@mishmash.com> you write: > I have heard of services that are available that allow someone to >dial a single number and then reach out to several of your phones to >find you. I have found a few online. But none of the ones I have >found serve the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. > > If you know of such a service serving Phoenix [and their cost isn't >off the scale], ... I've been happy with Callcentric, www.callcentric.com, who provide a la carte VoIP services. They have local Phoenix numbers and you can set up call treatments to do simultaneous ringing of both outgoing numbers and VoIP extensions (the latter working well on wifi.) If you don't answer, they have free voicemail which can e-mail you the recorded message. You can set up something usable for $5/mo, more like $10/mo if you want a flat rate minute bundle. R's, John ------------------------------ Message-ID: <1817dce1-f5a7-44b7-9422-3499cac5b73f@googlegroups.com> Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:24:10 -0700 (PDT) From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Re: Does anyone remember the IMTS System? On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:43:36 PM UTC-4, Bill Horne wrote: > Here's a trip down memory lane: does anyone remember the IMTS > systems that preceded cellular? I find myself getting nostalgic > for the "good old days" of the mobile world, and I wonder if > any of that equipment has been converted to other uses. Here is an old ad: http://www.telephonecollectors.info/index.php/browse/catalogs-manuals-educational-docs-by-company/other-manufacturers/3712-motorola-imts-ad-improved-mobile-telephone-system Here is a Bell Labs Record article on the Metroliner system: http://www.telephonecollectors.info/index.php/browse/catalogs-manuals-educational-docs-by-company/western-electric-bell-system/publications-and-educational-documents-by-date/blr/11618-69mar-blr-p77-metroliner-train-telephones Here is a Bell Labs Record article on the 1953 railroad mobile telephone: http://www.telephonecollectors.info/index.php/browse/document-repository/catalogs-manuals/western-electric/bell-labs-record/11421-53sep-blr-p342-trains-payphone ***** Moderator's Note ***** These pages all have a "View" link that brings up a .PDF file showing the actual advertisement. And ... OMG, is that Pre-Progress Line equipment I see in the picture? I used to fix those! Bill Horne Moderator ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Mon, 23 Apr 2018

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