On Sun, 26 Jun 2005 19:46:54 -0400, Telecom Digest Editor noted in response:
[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I _thought_ most WE 302 phones had > all (or most of their guts) in the 'side ringer' box which was mounted > on the wall. PAT]
The WECO 302 was the first model to have both the network and the ringer inside the base of the phone. The earlier models such as 102 and 202 had a separate ringer/network box.