[TriLUG] OT: A favor- Record phone call
James c. Jones
jonesjc at intrex.net
Wed Dec 5 14:54:53 EST 2007
Radio shack sells a device for recording from telephone.
James Tuttle wrote:
> So, if I read this right, you suggest it might work to splice an
> earphone cable from the cellphone headset with an audio-in cable that I
> would plug into my soundcard, right? I may try that tonight.
> Allen Freeman wrote:
>> My sincere condolences for your loss. It's been years since I've done anything with phones so please take the following with a large grain of salt.
>> I seem to remember an old phreaker's trick where you splice in a microphone jack to the two wires leading to the speaker on a cheap handset. As I recall this could then be plugged directly into the analog recording device of your choice (tape deck being the standard method of the day, although the microphone jack on a laptop might work). If other more high tech methods aren't available I think this should work.
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: James Tuttle <jjtuttle at trilug.org>
>> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list <trilug at trilug.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 8:50:39 AM
>> Subject: [TriLUG] OT: A favor- Record phone call
>> I'm writing to request a small favor. I'd be very grateful if someone
>> would record a wav or mp3 file from a phone conversation.
>> Alternately, perhaps someone can clue me into how I might use my cell
>> phone or computer to do it myself.
>> My dad died recently and his voice is still on the answering machine at
>> the house he shared with his wife. I'm trying to get a copy of his
>> outgoing message as that's the only recording of his voice that I know
>> to exist.
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