OOB core router connectivity wish list

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu Jan 10 17:08:55 UTC 2013


On Jan 10, 2013, at 11:52 AM, Saku Ytti <saku at ytti.fi> wrote:

> On (2013-01-10 11:41 -0500), Randy Whitney wrote:
> 
>> Nothing beats POTS in a broad power outage scenario. Numerous power
>> outages have taken down mobile service completely while the POTS
>> lines stayed up as it carries its own power by design.
> 
> Is your RS232 Modem POTS powered?
> 
> If POP is powerless, where will be POTS powered RS232 Modem connect to?

Not sure about you, but I've used the ability for a POTS line to either ring or give me a modem tone to determine the power status at the site.

- Jared




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