TONE MENAGERIE


Rob Grant's Telephone Tone Menagerie.....................

A slice of old Telecom tones as they were in the wild and wooly west (west of where and why is it wooly?)


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Signalling System No 9:

The blips heard when an STD call was answered
AC9 Answering

AC9 ANSWERING
 

Busy Tones:

BT PABX No6 c1981

BT RINGER No2A c1980

STONEYGATE EXCHANGE - LEICESTER 1993

Evington Exchange - Leicester 1993

ATE 50 line PAX c1957

Changed No Annct - Leicester 2 digit No's go six-fig

Changed No Annct - Cholesbury 024029xxx 1992

Changed No annct - Short Code Access goes in Leicester

Continuous Ring Tone - Ringer 2A c1980

Bad line!


Dial Tones:

PABX No 6 c1981

Ringer 2A c1980

Evington Exchange - Leicester 1993

ATE 50 line PAX c1957

Equipment Engaged Tone


Number Unobtainable Tones:

PABX No 6 c1981

Ringer 2A c1980

Stoneygate Exchange - Leicester 1993

Evington Exchange - Leicester 1993

Nu Tone


Paytone
:

PAYTONE
 

R ing tones:

PABX No 6 c1981

Ringer 2A c1980

Ring Tone
 
Beaumont Exchange - Leicester (TXK1) 1993

Thurnby Exchange - Leicester (TXK1) 1993

Stoneygate Exchange - Leicester (ND) 1993

Evington Exchange - Leicester (ND) 1993

Braunstone Leicester (TXK1) 1993

Ring Tone

Ring Tone

Ring Tone

ATE 50 line PAX c1957

Scarborough Fire Announcement

Speaking Clock GPO

Speaking Clock BT

Sweeping Test Tone

Telemetry Water Level

Inverted Ring Tone Ringer 2A c1980

Inverted Ring Tone Welford

Inverted Ring Tone 0773 89299


NON BT TONES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
BT Maintenance Analysis Centre Test No

Mercury ascending tones

Mercury Test recording

Mercury Test recording


Couple of USA items:

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UNUSUAL TELEPHONE SOUNDS
Flint phone (from one of the Our Man Flint films)

 
 
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