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TUCoPS :: Phreaking Numbers :: 250scan.txt

8xx-250-0000 to 1499 Scan




                    "Toll Free Test Exchange Scan Results"
                              (250-0000 to 1499)

                          compiled by: TestSet Johnny

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           "Charting the fringe telecommunicational realm since 1985"

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 ...TelCo Test Numbers...

    ...Strange Recordings...

       ...Unlisted Oddities...

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        (additions and/or corrections welcomed, E-Mail: testset@iname.com)

                            last update: 12/02/98

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::Abbreviations::

(These are the abbreviations and terms I've been using in my notes for many
 years now... learn them, use them, love them.  Note: an ID# might follow
 some recordings on this list.)

  ACB - All Circuits Busy (recording)
   AM - Answering Machine
  CBC - Cannot Be Completed (recording)
  CFT - Checked For Trouble (recording)
  DGT - Didn't Go Through (recording)
  DHC - Due to Heavy Calling (recording)
  DIS - DISconnected (recording)
  HBC - Has Been Changed (recording)
  MBX - MailBoX
  NIS - Not In Service (recording)
  NIV - Number InValid (recording)
  OGM - Out Going Message
   PA - Person Answered
  REC - RECording
   RO - Ring Out (just keeps ringing)
  VMS - Voice Mail System/Voice Message System

::Glossary::

 busy out - a number that's always busy
  quiddly - TelCo test of some kind (any info would be appreciated)
  reorder - fast busy signal
    suped - toll call
     tone - so called "milliwatt tone" (various durations)
  unsuped - free call (most intercept recordings are unsuped)

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800 (didn't really scan at all yet)

250 0400 CBC 23n
250 0600 Tone

877 (scanned the whole range)

250 0015 Odd call cannot be processed REC that says to call (888)486 8474, which is the Cable & Wireless Customer Care Center
250 0016 CBC 23n
250 0042 Reorder
250 0065 DGT
250 0066 DGT
250 0079 Some weird call block thingy called Privacy Manager
250 0080 Ameritec Maintainable & Provisioning Center VMS
250 0091 CBC 23n
250 0092 CBC 23n
250 0097 CBC 23n
250 0099 CBC 23n
250 0110 CBC 44 7 3 0
250 0111 CBC 44 7 3 0
250 0116 NIS nycr12
250 0118 CBC 23n
250 0126 Reorder
250 0146 AmeriTel VMS (some business service)
250 0172 CBC 23n
250 0200 NIV 6-4 or blocked by my NPA
250 0201 NIV 6-4
250 0212 Reorder
250 0244 CBC 23n
250 0253 Weird message about "Micro Warehouse Canada" that says it will reopen 05/10
250 0276 Pauline Shella (Shellock?) Network Admin. for AT&T Alaska VMB
250 0279 Reorder
250 0280 OGM for a VMB that says the number HBC & to dial 816 instead (...and don't leave any mail!)
250 0284 Reorder
250 0298 Reorder
250 0305 "You have reached the Bell Atlantic 877 test number for the Northeast LATA #232"
250 0315 DGT
250 0316 DGT
250 0321 CBC 23n
250 0322 CBC 23n
250 0331 Reorder
250 0338 Reorder
250 0355 Long pause then a CBC from EasternTel that gives a 215 #.
250 0356 Same EasternTel REC as above
250 0357 NIV 6-4
250 0358 NIV 6-4
250 0367 CBC 23n
250 0368 CBC 23n
250 0369 Just like the old timers said - IT'S A WEATHER LINE!!!
250 0371 Sameo-sameo weather line as above
250 0372 CBC 23n
250 0379 MCI Test Network Line for 877
250 0380 MCI Test Line again (same as above)
250 0390 Debbie Brooks (?) VMB (she works for AT&T)
250 0398 Reorder
250 0415 Reorder
250 0460 CBC 23n
250 0498 CBC 23n
250 0499 CBC 23n
250 0500 AT&T Test Center VMS in Bedminster, NJ (Audix)!!!
250 0501 AT&T VMS
250 0502 ACB
250 0504 "Please wait" -pause- "Extension not valid"
250 0505 AT&T VMS (first time I called it just rang then disconnected)
250 0507 "Please wait" -pause- "Extension not valid"
250 0508 AT&T in Bedminster again, gives info about their location and how to contact personal ("please access your post")
250 0509 DGT
250 0510 DGT
250 0511 "Please wait" -pause- "Extension not valid"
250 0512 "Please wait" -pause- "Extension not valid"
250 0513 DGT
250 0514 DGT
250 0515 DGT
250 0517 DGT
250 0518 DGT
250 0519 DGT
250 0521 DGT
250 0523 DGT
250 0524 DGT
250 0525 DGT
250 0526 DGT
250 0527 DGT
250 0528 DGT
250 0529 DGT
250 0530 Very weird... it sounded like it went local then PA (had a local ring and connected quick)
250 0531 DGT
250 0532 John Morran's VMB/test message (OGM dated 9/27 says that John left AT&T!!!)
250 0533 DGT
250 0534 DGT
250 0535 DGT
250 0536 DGT
250 0537 DGT
250 0538 DGT
250 0539 DIS 074t
250 0540 DGT
250 0541 RO
250 0542 CBC 036t (but this CBC is for International Calls!!!)
250 0543 PA: "west bus exchange" (not really sure about that...)
250 0544 DGT
250 0546 DGT
250 0547 DGT
250 0548 DGT
250 0549 DGT
250 055x "MCI Test Network for toll free exchange 877."
250 0560 RO
250 0561 "This is the holding queue for test 800 numbers."
250 0562 RO
250 0563 RO
250 0564 "Holding queue" REC
250 0565 Busy
250 0566 CBC 23n
250 0567 CBC 23n
250 0568 CBC 23n
250 0569 "Holding queue" REC
250 0600 Tone
250 0601 Reorder
250 0602 Reorder
250 0603 NIS svt14
250 0604 Sprint Canada VMS
250 0605 "Welcome to Sprint" (51 1 2 0), DTMF tone, ACB (49 7 3 0), reorder
250 0606 Reorder
250 0607 DGT
250 0608 Ann Griffis VMB
250 0609 Ann Griffis VMB
250 0610 DGT
250 0611 DGT
250 0670 Reorder
250 0671 Reorder
250 0672 Reorder
250 0673 Reorder
250 0674 Reorder
250 0675 Reorder
250 0676 Reorder
250 0677 Reorder
250 0678 Reorder
250 0679 Reorder
250 0680 Reorder
250 0681 Reorder
250 0682 Reorder
250 0683 Reorder
250 0720 22 Action News Weather Line (same as 0369 above)
250 0721 Same Weather Line
250 0722 Same Weather Line
250 0750 Cable and Wireless Toll Free Test Number VMB (also 888)
250 0901 Reorder
250 0910 Reorder
250 0918 Reorder
250 0919 Reorder
250 0922 Reorder
250 0929 Tone
250 097x Reorder
250 0980 Reorder
250 1000 Reorder
250 1001 Reorder
250 1002 Reorder
250 1003 Reorder
250 1004 Reorder
250 1005 Reorder
250 1053 Ralph Cummings VMB (he works for our friends at Ameritec...)
250 1058 Reorder
250 1059 Reorder
250 1062 Nations Bank Time & Temp REC (from somewhere CST & 65' when it's only 30' here!)
250 1078 Reorder
250 1079 CBC 44 7 3 0
250 1080 CBC 44 7 3 0
250 1081 Reorder
250 1082 Reorder
250 1083 Reorder
250 1091 Reorder
250 1120 CBC 036t
250 1126 DGT
250 1136 DGT
250 1137 DGT
250 1139 DGT
250 1299 Reorder
250 1300 Reorder

888 (scanned 0000 to 0100 & 0500 to 0535)

250 0004 Gives CBC (supposed to be SBC's official toll free test number)
250 0007 DGT
250 0011 DGT
250 0015 CBC 23n
250 0016 CBC 44 7 3 0
250 0025 CBC 23n
250 0026 Reorder
250 0036 Reorder
250 0037 Dennis Sedrick from Questar (Quest Star?) VMB
250 0042 DGT
250 0047 CBC 23n
250 0063 NIV 6-4
250 0064 Core Communications VMS
250 0071 DGT
250 0072 DGT
250 0078 PA (sounded like an intercept operator, said something "exchange")
250 0079 Dave Bundy (actually, I thought he said "Bunny") from Ameritec VMB
250 0084 Sometimes: "DS3 The account code you have dialed is invalid...", sometimes: "DS2 Your call cannot be completed as dialed..."
250 0093 Something, something DeltaCom (sounds like a VMS), Now RO
250 0094 "Sonny Daniel's" AM (This sounds far too residential to me...)
250 0097 CBC 23n
250 0099 CBC 23n
250 0400 CBC 23n
250 0500 ACB (supposed to be AT&T's official toll free test number)
250 0501 AT&T Test Center VMS, same as 877
250 0502 Cincinnati Bell VMS
250 0508 CBC 036t
250 0510 DGT
250 0519 DGT
250 0550 CBC 23n (supposed to be MCI's official toll free test number)
250 0600 Tone
250 0750 Cable & Wireless Toll Free Test Number+VMB
250 0800 DIS 074t
250 1100 DGT

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