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Troubleshooting phone repair

Phone line repair

Troubleshooting month-long phone and internet issues has been a slow process, but we finally nailed the issue. After replacing our router, our phone, and the line out to the box, we proved to the techs that the issue was outside our control. Sure enough, they tracked down a partially severed line over a mile away. Finally, we should be back on track!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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I got a laugh out of your post. I had an almost identical problem for a long time. I finally found it. It was caused by a wire staple half way up the pole. The wind eventually flexed the wire enough to break it nside so it looked OK but wasn't.

Nice piece of work.


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