Twenty Thousand Hertz

#63 | Phone Tones

25:53 | Mar 25th

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We unpack how touch tone dialing changed communication forever. Join us on a deep, quirky dive into telephone history. We’ll also deconstruct these sounds and reveal their hidden brilliance. Featuring author Annabel Dodd and telephone aficionado Jim ...Show More


mmApr 14th

I loved this episode! Always wondered why the phone tones sounded like they do and this beautifully produced episode answers this question.

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epekilisApr 11th

The story behind the tones of a touch tone phone from this wonderful podcast about sound. Once ubiquitous to those of us of a certain age, the sound of touch tone is passing into history as both phoning and push button fade into obsolescence.