[AMRadio] rural landline


Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 19:26:37 EDT 2016


Development is bad news.  I hope it stays away from you.  I have a TV
and an antenna.  I turn it on maybe 4 times a year and check my CRT
and converter box.  I have DSL and a 10 dollar cell phone for hamfests
and POTS for every day phone calls.  I get by FB.

73

Rob
K5UJ

On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 5:04 PM, FRANK                     HUGHES
hughes <frsahu0003 at embarqmail.com> wrote:
> We have one POTS line.
> Good old Western Electric 500 and 2500 sets.
> There is no cable out here. Cell coverage in the house is intermittent.
> The only Internet available is DSL, 10mb tops.
> ADT fire and burglar alarms use the POTS line, as their cell option won't work here.
>
>
> I have been told there are 51,000 building permits open here in the far West end of the county, everything that was Orange groves for
> the last 100 years is now being paved with developments.
>
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> So possibly a cable company will show up here someday. Or not.
> We have not had a TV in the house for 30 years now, no longer sure why we would want one.
>


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