[PLUG-TALK] Phone caller ID

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Feb 12 15:26:22 PST 2013

On Tue, 12 Feb 2013, Russell Johnson wrote:

> One of the reasons to justify CID back in the day was that the operator
> used to provide that service, back before automated switching.

   But that went away in the late 1940s in New York City. Perhaps later in
other parts of the country. Yellow Pine, ID, for example, received wired
telephone service in 1998. Prior to that we needed to call them on their
radio phones.


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