From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Telephone Ring Suppressor
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Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 14:00:40 GMT
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On Sat, 21 Sep 2002 12:40:44 GMT,
email@example.com (Nico Coesel),
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: Telephone Ring Suppressor",
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote:
|>On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 19:31:47 -0400,
|>"Peter O. Brackett" ,
|>In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
|>Entitled: "Re: Telephone Ring Suppressor",
|>Wrote the following:
|>|> It's nothing more than a full-wave rectifier that can be switched in
|>|> or out of the telephone circuit.
|>|> ...Jim Thompson
|>|Interesting. Doubles the fundamental frequency of the ring signal. Cute
|>|idea, very efficient, inexpensive...
|>|Hmmm... I guess that it only works with "tuned" ringers.
|>|AFAIK most all ringers are tuned and so that's OK.
|>| Indialantic By-the-Sea, FL
|>However it works, it works on my Home Receptionist phone which doesn't
|>use a mechanical ringer.
|>I plan to view Caller-ID (using an old PC) with the ringing
|>suppressed. If the Caller-ID matches my allowed list ringing will be
|>activated. Shit list CID's will be "answered" by the PC, given a
|>nasty message, then hung up ;-)
|You want to get rid of tele-marketeers? Over here all tele-marketeers
|hide their number. I wouldn't be surprised if they do the same in the
|You could however create some sort of voice-response system where the
|choice 'leave a message' actually makes your phone ring. A
|tele-marketeer will never leave a message...
I reject hidden numbers also.
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