How to get Catalyst to leave a voice report with voicemail or answering machine

How can I get the Catalyst to leave a voice report on my voicemail or answering machine?

The PA System destination type can be used to leave a voice message on an answering machine.

When you enable a PA destination type, enter the phone number of the answering machine.

  • To get the timing right, you will need to add delays to the end of the dialing string.
  • Entering a comma in the dialing string will delay the next operation by one second.
  • It may be necessary to add as many as 15 to 20 1-second delays.

It will be a little more difficult is attempting to navigate a voice mail system, but it is possible.