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From: John Floren <john@jfloren.net>
To: Chris Hanson <cmhanson@eschatologist.net>
Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <tuhs@tuhs.org>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] Anyone have a modem wired up?
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 18:29:59 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <hVNrWEDc6WJqGY4EFFCZUmrG0kAG5PzVkSPPmpcNiCid9VMTVKTGqjYbuTgpOkn97bOnQzCQD1LD0wEGBjYvrOSHWE63oqa0PX12DqTtAFQ=@jfloren.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <81D078E9-072B-4969-BCA2-A71975D304EE@eschatologist.net>

On Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 11:17 AM, Chris Hanson <cmhanson@eschatologist.net> wrote:

> Obihai makes some decent, cheap-on-eBay, unlockable/hackable analog VoIP boxes that work just fine with not-super-fast modems. You won’t get 56K or even 33.6, but 9600-14.4K should be fine and a Telebit Trailblazer probably would be too if you want to use UUCP over dialup…
>
> — Chris

I've got a Grandstream HT801 through my ISP (Sonic.net) which works fine for voice, and it previously did ok with the modem, but now when I try, I start to get garbage soon after the connection establishes (see http://jfloren.net/noise.jpg for an example). It happens regardless of who I connect to, and seemingly without regard for the connection speed--although at 9600, the garbage fills up the screen quite rapidly compared to a rather sedate trickle at 4800.

My modem-fu is rather weak, so if anyone recognizes what's going on, please let me know. I worry that it's just a noisy phone connection, but I was under the impression that modems had some sort of error-correction built in (this is a SupraFaxModem 288).

john

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-27 18:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-23 23:43 John Floren
2021-10-24  0:56 ` Warner Losh
2021-10-24  1:29 ` Kenneth Goodwin
2021-10-24 15:36 ` Dan Cross
2021-10-24 16:14   ` Jon Steinhart
2021-10-24 16:37   ` Larry Stewart
2021-10-24 16:51   ` Dr Iain Maoileoin
2021-10-27 18:17 ` Chris Hanson
2021-10-27 18:29   ` John Floren [this message]
2021-10-27 18:51     ` Dan Cross

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