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Re: automated phone dialer

On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 15:51:56 -0600, Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe@d.umn.edu> wrote:
> i would like to have my voice modem dial a phone number, upon the other
> side answering, play a message and hang up.
> has anyone done anything like this?
> i am currently wading through the mgetty / vgetty documentation, but am
> wondering if anyone on the list can give out any pointers or have
> successfully done this themselves.

Yes, I was able to make vgetty do this. This was about two years ago
and I unfortunately no longer have the scripts.

>From what I can recall, and seeing the man pages now, it wasn't
difficult to accomplish. Actually, the Perl Modem::Vgetty module's
documentation[1] has everything you need.

You can use the answering machine[2] script to record your message,
and then later run the callme[3] script to call a number and play it


[1] http://search.cpan.org/~yenya/Modem-Vgetty-0.03/Vgetty.pm
[2] http://search.cpan.org/src/YENYA/Modem-Vgetty-0.03/examples/answering_machine.pl
[3] http://search.cpan.org/src/YENYA/Modem-Vgetty-0.03/examples/callme.pl

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