Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.
Are you able to get a dial tone? To receive calls?
Thank you for confirming.
This symptom can indicate either a problem with the line (phone company equipment or the wiring in your home) OR a hardware failure in the base station. We most often see this type of damage to the base unit as the result of a power surge, either through the phone or power lines.
The one thing you may attempt yourself is to fully reset the system:1) unplug both power and phone lines from the main base.2) remove batteries from all handsets3) wait at least 15 minutes, then restore all4) place a handset on the main base for a minute, as if to charge5) check for functionality.
Let me know the results, and I'll advise further if needed.
If possible, please also test another phone (such as a corded/wall phone) on the same line.
Do you need more help with this, Mickey?