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Telephone Eavesdropping and Detection


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The Phone Tap is also referred to as a phone wiretap or telephone wiretap. There many types of the Phone Tap manufactured. The series phone tap is connected to one side of the telephone line is mostly commonly used for wiretaps which have a built in radio transmitter. The series wiretap uses the telephone line's off-hook current to power the radio transmitter. The series phone tap can be easily detected by the phone company or a trained TSCM professional if they can compare the telephone line's current to other nearby telephone lines.

The parallel wiretap is the other most common phone tap. This phone tap is connected to both sides of the telephone line and is electronically isolated from the line in order to avoid detection and telephone line operational problems. Most parallel phone tap are sold at electronic stores such as Radio Shack so that you can record your own telephone conversations. The professional parallel phone tap may be manufactured with a built-in radio transmitter. The transmitter is typically powered by an external power source such as a battery.

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