Off-topic informational anti-spam anecdotal

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Jul 17 19:01:25 1998

On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Tony Duell wrote:

> Oh, they can work. You may need to get a 2uF capacitor. You also will not
> be BT approved, and hence (technically) breaking the law, unless like me,
> you do these experiments on a home-made line not connected to the public
> system. Making such a line (a few relays) is not hard if all you want to
> do is play with the units, rather than use them for answering your phone.

That's what's funny about the phone companies in the UK versus those in
the US. I could plug my phone line into a 240v outlet and the phone
company couldn't do a damn thing about it.

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