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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 12:21 am    Post subject: not sure if this has been discussed before or not Reply with quote Back to top

I see alot about the 911 issue and I have a questions about what I've been told. I was told as long as the co line has not been cut then even without a dialtone you can still dial 911, is that true?
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

without a dialtone? I would say no be cause that sounds like it's not connected or is disabled at the co. if it did have a dialtone, then yes.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 9:35 am    Post subject: Re: not sure if this has been discussed before or not Reply with quote Back to top

troth wrote:
I see alot about the 911 issue and I have a questions about what I've been told. I was told as long as the co line has not been cut then even without a dialtone you can still dial 911, is that true?
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While technically possible, it's highly unlikely.

Home phones will use a loop start to signal the Central Office that they are going to make the call. You pick up your handset, and it shorts tip to ring. The CO then completes the circuit and sends you back a tone which indicates they are ready to receive DTMF or dial pulse, depending on your phone type.

No dial tone, no completed circuit. I've seen many freaky unexplainable things happen in telecom, but if you aren't getting a dial tone, you aren't talking to the switch.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Troth, I think I know what you're talking about.

I've read (in this forum somewhere) that *supposedly* there's an FCC regulation requiring local providers to route emergency (911) calls from any phone line, even if it is no longer in service. Obviously if the line is physically disconnected, that would be impossible. I think what it means is that you could completely cancel all telephone service and still be able to dial out on that line for 911, and no other phone number would go through.

I haven't called BellSouth to confirm that information, but even if it's true, I'd be surprised if whoever answers their customer service line is aware of it.

On a related note, while searching Google for confirmation, I found a story about a company based out of Florida that has patented a device which somehow works with your Voip hookup AND a disconnected line for 911 calls so that if you dial 911, it routes it to the POTS line. They were hoping to bring it to market before the end of 2005. So at least that supports the information above.
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