Modem as a service?

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Dec 6 22:17:09 UTC 2015

On Sun, 2015-12-06 at 16:36 -0500, James R Cutler wrote:
> > On Dec 6, 2015, at 2:19 PM, James Laszko <jamesl at> wrote:
> > 
> > ... we don’t need to actually connect to the OOB modem on the other side, we just need a NO ANSWER/ANSWER kind of response. …
> Forget modems - to probe via some kind of analog connection, just get
> a single instrument wireless telephone with answering capability.  For
> a bonus, put some kind of identifier in the answering message:  No
> power > no answer; power > answer.

I must be thick - how does that solve the problem? The OP wants to know
if a modem at a remote site will answer the phone. Maybe I misunderstood
the problem.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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