Busy Signal discography and songs: Music profile for Busy Signal. Genres: Dancehall, Ragga, Soca. Albums include Free the Universe, Push and Shove, and Know No Better.
Contents • • • • • • • Reasons for a busy signal [ ] An otherwise unspecified busy signal indicates that the called number is occupied: • The called number is talking with another caller on the phone • The number is calling out • Someone else has called the number or is calling the number at the same time • The other line was left off-hook • It is otherwise unavailable The standard busy signal sometimes occurs (sometimes with an played over the busy) at the end of a call to the other party has hung up (see ), but mostly the is used. In some phone companies in the United Kingdom, the busy signal is played after the to indicate the caller has used up their allocated time to dial a number and must hang up, before the off-hook tone is played. The Beep-Beep Line or Jam Line [ ] Back in the early 1960s through the early 1980s, a telephone busy signal provided an early form of in many cities and towns of the United States called the 'Jam Line ' or 'Beep Line. Mario kart ds demo rom. Download canon printer drivers for mac. ' Due to a flaw in the telephone switching equipment teenagers discovered they could talk to each other over the busy signal often exchanging phone numbers mostly for the purpose of. Common phone numbers for this to form on were popular radio station request lines, where teens would be calling in en mass to try and win concert tickets or request their favorite songs thus 'jamming the lines' and generating a perpetual busy signal. Reorder tone [ ] A, sometimes called a fast busy signal, indicates that no path to the called number is available. This can occur either because the Inter-LATA trunk is busy at the time of the call- in which case this clears in a few seconds, if one redials- or the number is temporarily out of service, due to maintenance or the number is not willing to accept calls.
It is otherwise played after a recorded announcement explaining the reason for a general call failure. Styles [ ] Countries have different signaling tones that act as busy signals, in most cases consisting of a tone with equal on/off periods at a rate of between 60 and 120 interruptions per minute (i.p.m.). In, the used today employs two tones of 480 and 620 at 60 i.p.m. On for 0.5, off for 0.5 s). In the past, before the adoption of the PreciseTone system, busy signal was generally composed of the same tone as in the central office in question, interrupted at the same rate. In the, busy tone consists of a single 400 Hz tone with equal 0.375 s on/off periods.
This tone was adopted in the mid to late 1960s and replaced the older busy tone, which was the same 400 Hz signal but at half the interruption rate (i.e. 0.75 s on, 0.75 s off).