Still more PBX-wise. It's (acting like it's) alive!

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Thu Aug 19 12:29:18 1999

On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Daniel A. Seagraves wrote:

> [Where am I hearing tones?]
> The console, when I pick up an idle loop.

What do you mean by "idle loop"?

> [Do I understand loop/ground/e&m start?]
> Nope, but I've heard them before.
> This is the first time I've really played with phone stuff besides
> T-1 and ISDN stuff. I have a very basic idea of how the network works,
> but nothing past that.

Well, e-mail me if the phone system fails to "seize" the line when you
dial the trunk access code and I'll explain. They are all most likely
just configured for loop start in your PBX, which is what a POTS line is.
I can explain the different line types in e-mail.

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