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   The Myth of the 2600Hz Detector
    Just about everyone I talk to
these days about ESS seems to be
scared witless about the 2600Hz
detector.  I don't know who thought
this one up, but it simply does not
exist.  So many of you people whine
about this so-called phreak catching
device for no reason.  Someone with
AT&T said they had it to catch phrea-
kers.  This was just to scare the
Blue-Boxers enough to make them quit
boxing free calls.
    I'm not saying ESS is without its
hang-ups, either.  One thing that ESS
can detect readily is the kick-back
that the trunk circuitry sends back
to the ESS machine when your little
2600Hz tone resets the toll trunk. 
After an ESS detects a kick-back it
turns an M-F detector on and recordes
any M-F tones X-mitted.
     As mentioned in my previous
note, kick-back detection can be a
serious nuisance to anyone interested
in gaining control of a trunk line.
     The easiest way to by-pass this
detection circuitry is not really by-passing
it at all, it is just letting the
kick-back get detected on some other line.
     This other line is your local
MCI, SPRINT, or other long distance
carrier (except AT&T).  The only
catch is that the service you use
must not disconnect the line when
you hit the 2600Hz tone.
This is how you do it:  Call
up your local extender, put in the
code, and dial a number in the 601
area code and the 644 exchange.
Lots of other exchanges work across
the country, I'm sure, but this is
the only one that I have found so
far.  Anyway, when it starts ringing,
simply hit 2600Hz and you'll hear the
kick-back, (ka-chirp, or whatever).
Then you are ready to dial whoever
you want (conferences, inward, route
 and rate, overseas, etc.) from the
trunk line in operator tones!
Since blowing 2600Hz doesn't make you
you a phreaker until the toll equip-
ment resets the line, kickback
detection is the method AT&T chooses
(for now).
     This information comes as a
result of my experiments & experience
and has been verified by local AT&T
employees I have as acquaintances.
They could only say that this is
true for my area, but were pretty
sure that the same idea is imple-
mented across the country.


Now that you know how to access a trunk
line or as operators say a loop, I will
tell you the many things you can do
with it.

Here is a list of AT&T services acces-
sible to you by using a Blue Box.

        A/C+101    Toll Switching
        A/C+121    Inward operator
        A/C+131    Information
        A/C+141    Route & Rate op.
        A/C+11501  Mobile operator
        A/C+11521  Mobile operator

Starting Conferances:

This is one the most useful attributes
of blue boxing. Now the confs. are up
24 hours/day and 7 days/week and the
billing lines are being billed. 
Since I beleive the above is true
(about the billing lines being billed)
I would recommend that you never let
your # show up on the conf. if you 
started it, put it on a loop and then
call the loop. ENOUGH BULLSHIT!!!!!
To start the conf. dial one of these
three numbers in M-F while you are on
the trunk.

special XXXX=1000,1100,1200,1500,2200,
     These #s are in L.A. and are the
most watched, I do not advise using 
this NPA.

312+001+1050 or 3050

914+042+1050 or 1100,1200 ect..


Once connected with one of these you
will either hear a re-order, busy, or
cherp. When you hear the cherp enter
the billing line in M-F. I use the
conf. dial- up.
  A billing line example:
You will then hear two tutes and a re-
cording asking you for the # of confer-
rees including yourself.  Enter a #
between 20 and 30. If you ever get over
30 people on a conferance all you will
hear is jumbled voices.  After the it
says "Your conferance size is XX" then
hit # sign.  Add Your favorite loop on
and hit 6 to transfer control to it.
After it says control will be transfer-
ed hang up and call the other side of
the loop, hit #sign and follow the in-
structions. A bonus for conf. is to add
an international # dial 1+011+CC+NUMBER
pretty cool ehhh.
A few extra notes.
    Do not add #s that you will want to
    hang up, add these through MCI or

    You cannot blow anyone off w/2600hz
    unless they are in an old X-bar or
    older system.

    Many D.A. operators will stay on 
    after you abuse them; you may have
    to start another or at least don't
    say any numbers.

    Never add the tone side of a loop
    onto a conf.

    Never add more than one MCI node on
    your conf.

Route & Rate:

Note Route & Rate and RQS perform the 
same service.

     R&R simply tells you route and rate info which is very valuble, ex.
such as the inward routing for an ex-
change in an area code.  An inward 
routing will let you call her and she
can do an emergency interupt for you.
She can tell you how to get interna-
tional operators, ect.

Here are the terms you are required to

        -operator route
           for [country, city].
           *Gives you inward op.
        -directory route
           for [country, city].
           *Gives you Directory Ass.
        -city route
           for [country, city].
           *Gives you country and city

     Operator route for [A/C]+
        *Gives you inward op. route
         ex. [A/C]+ or [A/C]+0XX+
         when she says plus she means
         plus 121.
     Numbers route for [state, city]
        *Gives you A/C.

     Place name [A/C]+[EXCHANGE]
        *Gives you city/state for that
        A/C and exchange.

International calls:

To call international over cable simply
access a trunk and dial kp011XXXst
 wait for sender tone, kpXXXCC-NUMBERst

XXX - A 3 digit country code, it may 
not be 3 digits so just put 1 or 2 0's
in front of it.
CC - is the city code

To go by satellite:
     dial kp18Xst    X - numbers 2-8
     wait for sender tone then


Fedex will put out a file on RQS soon.

Written by:           Scarface

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