[svlug] DSL woes - alternatives

Alvin Oga alvin at planet.fef.com
Wed May 10 13:06:36 PDT 2000

hi ya aaron

wow...thanx for the info...7M for $12/mon is cool....
and is it still active ??

and i wanna try it too but i'm NOT willing to spend the time ( yet )
to call pacbell/gte/mci/??? and get the run around....

lets see if someone out there goes and makes the calls ???
( i can play the other end of the line for those in the santa clara
( area that need to get to an itty-bitty isp

that'd solve the dsl problems as long as the copper wire works....
at some reasonable speed

c ya

> 	You can ask most telco's (haven't done this with pacbell, but it's
> 	how I got my HDSL in GTE land) for an "alarm circuit" or a "coper
> 	loop, no loads, no coils" I was able to get a 7meg connection like
> 	this, but it's technically illegal, and can cause all sorts of
> 	cross-talk and bleedover on the telco side of things. I think I paid
> 	something like $12/mo for the line.
> On Wed, 10 May 2000, Alvin Oga wrote:
> > - several people earlier....weeks ago also posted about getting a "dry wire"
> >   ( dark cable ) ... just copper wire from pacbell to get pont-to-point 
> >   wire connection..... anybody out there want to find the magical pacbell
> >   dept that handles the sellingof just copper wire point-to-point ???
> > 	- we need to add our own t1 driver circuit and t1 terminators/csu/dsu

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