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Mon Feb 9 13:17:54 CST 2015
Some cell phones will actually present to the computer when connected USB as a dial up modem. In the past I was able to connect at 14.4kbps with one. It has been a while though.
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> On Feb 8, 2015, at 7:28 PM, Chris Osborn <fozztexx at fozztexx.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 8, 2015, at 3:40 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
>> Hmmm, given the number of people who no longer *have* a landline, how well does a modem work with cell connection?
> I have had absolutely no luck at all getting a modem to work through a cell phone. Not even at 300 baud. No problem doing 33.6 over a VoIP connection, but modems just won’t work with a cell phone. Not by patching in through the headphone jack, not through an acoustic coupler, nothing.
> I have a standing challenge on the RetroBattlestations community (retrobattlestations.com) that if someone can demonstrate getting a modem to work through a cell phone I’ll send them an entire set of retro stickers. http://imgur.com/a/iAS5T
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