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Telephone dialing by computer. Touch-tone dialing device will dial a computer-stored phone number in less that 1-second. Estimated cost: $20.
BYTE Jan 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 122

A telephone-dialing microcomputer. Two methods are described (dial pulses and dial tones). Hardware & software for a KIM-1 microcomputer are detailed.
BYTE Jun 1980 (v.5#6) pg. 140

Three inexpensive hardware/software projects to let you use the cassette port of a TRS-80 Model I or III for a tone generator, telephone dialer, and RS-232C output channel.
BYTE Apr 1982 (v.7#4) pg. 158

A computerized telephone dialing system for the TRS-80 Model II computer.
COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.21#9) pg. 65

Build your own autodialer for making autopatch calls from a v.h.f. mobile rig. Three pushbuttons allow you to dial two stored access codes and one telephone number.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1983 (v.39#7) pg. 18

Telephone call restrictor blocks access to "900" and "976" numbers or any group of numbers beginning with a certain prefix. The numbers to be blocked are entered into memory from a touch-tone phone.

Restrict access to those expensive "900", "540" and "976" telephone numbers with this inexpensive call restrictor. Est. cost: $25.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1994 (v.65#10) pg. 51

Add an external Touch Tone key pad to your regular dial telephone. Also illustrates how to use the pad with an FM transceiver for autopatch.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1977 (v.17#3) pg. 49

Build the "Access-Two" tone dialer. Portable touch-tone, telephone dialer provides access to services that require DTMF signals.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 69
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 4

The TRS-80 dial-a-phone. A simple computer interface that allows your computer to dial a telephone. The interface connects to the relays that operate the cassette recorder on Radio Shack's TRS-80 computer.

Interface an Elf 1802-based computer to your telephone to serve as a dedicated dialer.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #58 Oct 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 94

Tele-Pulse, an inexpensive circuit that turns your Heath H8 computer into a sophisticated automatic phone dialer. Includes driver and phone number file routines written in BASIC.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #58 Oct 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 162

Teleguard. Phone accessory automatically calls a preprogrammed telephone number when your burglar/fire alarm or other sensor is tripped. Part 1.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1985 (v.1#9) pg. 48

Teleguard. Part 2. Conclusion.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1985 (v.2#1) pg. 60

Teleguard. Part 3. Solid-state sensing modules. Low-cost circuits you build to enhance the operation of the Teleguard security system. Includes light-activated sensors, temperature-sensing module, and fluid-detecting module.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1985 (v.2#2) pg. 56

Automatic redialer includes a hands-free phone-line monitor (listen only).
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 58

Telephone memory dialer accessory converts any telephone into a 10-number memory phone.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 42

Talking telephone. Vocalizes each number digit as you dial it on a Touch Tone-type keypad.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 24
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1989 (v.6#12) pg. 7

Fone mate. This computerized telephone accessory provides hold, recall, warble-tone ringing, 12- or 24-hour clock display and dialed-digit display function.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1990 (v.7#7) pg. 22

Area-code speed dialer automatically dials any area code, including the "1", and any digit needed to access an outside line. The unit is customized for a single string of up to 10 digits.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 44

Telephone call restrictor. Computerized device prevents outgoing calls to 1-900 and 1-976 toll numbers.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 18

Device demonstrates how the dial mechanism works.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1964 (v.20#2) pg. 64

A computerized automatic telephone dialer. Stores 32 seven-digit phone numbers. Part 1. Hardware.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1981 (v.19#1) pg. 68

A computerized automatic telephone dialer. Part 2. Writing the program.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1981 (v.19#2) pg. 79

Build a lock for a cordless telephone that requires the user to key in a 5-digit personal access code before gaining access to the telephone line.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 44
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 3

Build an emergency telephone dialer. This circuit monitors an open-loop or closed-loop sensor switch. When the sensor is activated, it dials a preprogrammed telephone number and emits an alarm sound.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 38

BusyBody. Easy-to-build circuit provides all the convenience of the telephone company's automated redialing system (*66 feature) without incuring extra telephone charges.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 40

Phone-A-Larm. A unique device which will raise a telephone receiver and dial a preset number. The phone will be allowed to ring three times and then the connection is broken by replacing the receiver. The same cycle is repeated every 60 seconds. Useful as a burglar alarm using existing telephone lines. Est. cost: $50.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1966 (v.126#6) pg. 174

Tip: How to remove the dial from a rotary dial type telephone.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1981 (v.155#3) pg. 32

Pushbutton dialer with memory. Converts a dial phone to a pushbutton phone. Allows the same number to be redialed at the push of a single button. Stores up to 10 phone numbers for automatic dialing.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1977 (v.48#6) pg. 38

Build autodialer and cassette interface. Pulses recorded on tape will dial a selected phone number and then play a pre-recorded message. Use it as part of a fire alarm or burglar alarm system.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1978 (v.49#5) pg. 41
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1978 (v.49#9) pg. 22

Build this interface which will let a TRS-80 computer dial a telephone number. Includes the phone dialer program written in BASIC.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1984 (v.55#5) pg. 86

TRS-80 automatic telephone dialer interface requires only four diodes, a 9-volt battery and a relay to dial your telephone via a short program and the TRS-80 recorder on/off jack.
SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS [2] Mar-Apr 1981 (v.21#2) pg. 42