[Gllug] Caller ID on a POTS line

Andy McGarty andy at mac1systems.com
Wed Jan 19 01:12:36 UTC 2011

On 18/01/2011 09:01, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> Hi there,
> I want to get caller ID info from my POTS line into my computer. It
> seems the only commercial system on the market is the CTI Meteor 2 which
> looks very capable but also costs £120 which I'd rather not spend if I
> can avoid it.
Have you tried putting an old analogue modem on the line, especially one 
that supports inbound fax?

I'm sure there was an AT command such as


That would then show the number when someone called.  Just don't put auto answer on ;)

There are a few AT commands here.


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