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I jumped on the net to figure out what I was doing wrong. Apparently, it is paramount to disconnect the telco from your home before hooking up your VoIP to the house wiring (which I didn't) as it could "blow up". Hrmmm - I disconnect the telco and no change. Hrmmm - these spliced wires don't look quite right. What happens if I .... bingo. One of the previous owners of the house had done a little of their own wiring and had created a circular loopback. Lesson learned - wife happy.
Cheers - L~R