Subject: Re: 8-bitters and multi-whatever
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Sep 19 16:12:00 CDT 2007
On Sep 19, 2007, at 5:01 PM, woodelf wrote:
>> I never could understand how they managed to do all of that with
>> what was basically electromechanical stuff...
> Some very tricky relays. That is why you have 1 for long distance.
> I had a book about that -- 1940's ( but it got lost ) and the big
> thing was automatic dialing. I am not sure but I think on the old
> non dial phones
> you could even back then dial your number by tapping the hook on
> the phone.
You could; I did it as a child.
Port Charlotte, FL
Farewell Ophelia, 9/22/1991 - 7/25/2007
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