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FW: [RFI] Telephone Crosstalk?

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Subject: FW: [RFI] Telephone Crosstalk?
From: EDWARDS, EDDIE J" <eedwards@oppd.com (EDWARDS, EDDIE J)
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 08:36:43 -0600
I asked an associate of mine whose job duties include engineering all
telephone PBX systems for our company.  He also thought cheap cable might be
the culprit, but he hadn't thought of that in hte message since he only buys
high quality cable for out facilities and never experiences problems with
cabling.  Below is his response:

> -----Original Message-----
> Ed,
> Typically there is a short between the 2 phone circuits in the customer
> house wiring.  It could be in the jack or in a customer 2-line phone
> causing
> the problem.  A problem like this is very likely if it the crosstalk
> happened suddenly or over a few days.  The way to verify that it is in the
> house wiring is to disconnect the house wiring at the point of entry and
> reconnect 2 phones to the service provider.  See if the crosstalk still
> exists.  If it does than it is a telco problem.  If not, it is the house
> wiring.
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From:     Eric Rosenberg/Jennifer Gruber [SMTP:wd3q@erols.com]
> > > 
> > > I seem to be able to hear -- albeit faintly -- the 'other' line
> > > when both lines are going. 
> > > 
> > > Is this a function of house wiring or the telephone(s) themselves?

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