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V.O.I.P. Say what?

The World Conference server is a V.O.I.P. operation. Do you know what V.O.I.P. is?

Start Here https://www.webopedia.com/TERM/V/VoIP.html

You may have heard of Vonage and magicjack. Check this out https://www.voip-info.org/vonage-vs-magicjack/

Do you know about the variations on V.O.I.P.? S.I.P.?

What started this discussion was a recommendation to look into a web page at https://hamshackhotline.com/

and the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f8pvw9qsJ8&feature=youtu.be

Which led to finding out about https://www.amateurlogic.tv/blog/

It turns out this this is another way for hams to communicate. We already have Echolink for has only. Echolink is used on computers, cell phones and tablets. The system at hamshackonline is one that operates on the regular wired phone systems similar to Vonage and Magicjack except this system is for hams only.

To understand the overall concept of V.O.I.P. I found a number of places on line to provide explanations.

Start here:
https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/small-business/resource-center/serve-customers-better/voip-how.html

https://www.voipmechanic.com is a good place to start. Some links on their site are:

https://www.voipmechanic.com/what-is-voip.htm explains VOIP.

https://www.voipmechanic.com/glossary.htm has a good glossary of the varios terms involved.

The hamshackhotline is a SIP system and this link is https://www.voipmechanic.com/sip-basics.htm

https://getvoip.com/ list places to get V.O.I.P.

So what is SIP all about? Check these links:

https://www.sip.us/sip-vs-voip-whats-difference/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Session_Initiation_Protocol

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIP_trunking

https://www.onsip.com/blog/sip-account

And search for this file: “What is a SIP trunk for dummies?” for a PDF.

This page compares SIP & VOIP https://www.telstraglobal.com/insights/blogs/blog/key-differences-between-sip-voip

The commercial aspect is explained here https://www.business.att.com/learn/operational-effectiveness/what-is-voip-and-how-does-it-work-.html

Then the cost? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-much-does-voip-cost-239846/

Any questions? Google it!

 

 

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