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Old 08-05-2009, 03:26 AM   #1
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phone line > modem > linux sip server > PC voip client


Hi,

I was wondering if anybody has any idea what it woudl take to be able to have a local voip server that would use a normal land line to call in and out.

I want to hook my land line to a modem on my home linux server and connect that modem to a voip server so that i can connect a voip client on my PC and be able to call (and also use a smartphone with a voip to call using hte land line).

Any idea what it would talk to do that ?

Thx

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Old 08-06-2009, 12:06 PM   #2
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Asterisk + Digium pots card + Dial plan to route to SIP extensions
 
Old 08-06-2009, 10:28 PM   #3
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as far as i understand Asterisk only works with digital lines, is it possible to have it work with standard USB dial-up modem on a normal home land line ?
 
Old 08-07-2009, 07:17 AM   #4
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If I understand you right, you want to use an internet dial up modem? I'm not sure what is available for that. You certainly won't be making analog calls through that. But if you want to buy a digium FXO/FXS board, you can hook up to your normal phone line to send and receive analog calls and route them through asterisk.
 
Old 07-29-2011, 05:35 PM   #5
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Ok heres what i need to do.

I need to have a receivable phone line server type thing on the end of something i can use in places there is no electricity and no internet ( 30 batteries are stocked up to transfer research files to the computer in my office ONLY.

im thinking a dialup (yay theres a phone) to dialup server at the other end (long distance out my butt).

im leaving in 3 weeks and need to FIGURE THIS OUT.

ALL SUGGESTIONS WELCOME


saw the thread and its as close as i could get to what im looking for
 
Old 07-30-2011, 09:35 AM   #6
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A SIP server typically only deals with SIP VOIP. You need a "gateway" that handles interaction with PSTN or ISDN telephony. I have set Cisco routers up as SIP gateways, but I'm sure there are lots of other routers that will also do the job.
 
  


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