It was not designed to. The TI-101 requires a telephone holding coil wired in parallel with the telephone input connections. Use a Microtran T4415. It is a choke rated at 2.0 Henrys @ 60 mA, with a DC resistance of 180 ohms. You will also need to add a switch in series with the holding coil in order to drop the line when you are ready to release the it.