Spectrogram shows dialup modem handshake sounds

Nov 21, 2013

Presented mostly for my fond memories as a grade schooler, with a fresh 2400 bps modem in the 486, who recently discovered something called a BBS. Those were the good old days. My dad got me a 50-foot phone line to run from the computer to the phone jack in the back corner of another room.

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