TRS-80 Model 100: Phone port pinout

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sat Feb 5 19:11:59 2005

On Sat, 5 Feb 2005, John Foust wrote:

> At 01:36 PM 2/5/2005, you wrote:
> >300baud? I don't see why not. If you can reliably hear the other person
> >you're talking to on a cell phone then why not a 300 baud carrier, which
> >is well within typical human voice frequencies?
> Drop-out, echoes, faking of signal to accomodate human voice but
> not data. Ever hear your phone repeat the last fraction of a
> second in order to cover up a drop-out? What might that do to data?

Well, maybe in the podunk town where you live ;) But my service tends to
be pretty good, and maybe less than 5% of calls exhibit problems such as
the above. But I think 300bps is forgiving enough to work without too
much trouble.

I guess we'll find out from Tom...

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