New BBS in Maryland

Chris Osborn fozztexx at
Mon Feb 9 14:17:36 CST 2015

On Feb 9, 2015, at 11:17 AM, Geoff Oltmans <oltmansg at> wrote:

> On Feb 8, 2015, at 7:28 PM, Chris Osborn <fozztexx at> wrote:
>> I have a standing challenge on the RetroBattlestations community ( that if someone can demonstrate getting a modem to work through a cell phone I’ll send them an entire set of retro stickers.
> 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. 

Yes, I used to do that with my StarTac. The cell phone would respond to ATA commands and then use a modem at the telephone company to do the dialing. But using a cell phone *as* a modem doesn’t count towards the challenge of using a modem *through* a cell phone. ;-)

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