Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-30 Thread Brian Jones
Seriously now... I once had a sound card with (what I think was) a bad capacitor... it would randomly discharge making a horrible noise like you mentioned... much louder than the music/program that was playing. It would happen once or twice a day, with no real pattern. Upgrading the sound

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Tony B
Are you sure it's not duh-dum-duh-duh-dum-dum-dum-duh-dum? On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Michael S. Altus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Michael Lewis
Michael S. Altus sez: dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum That looks like Morse code. Is it an electronic tone? Are there pauses in it (to determine the exact letters)? Do you live close to a aircraft navigation beacon (usually or some other radio signal tower? My speakers pick up feedback from

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Richard P.
When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an hour, but I hear it at other times. Thanks, Michael Do you have a cellphone nearby? When my cellphone talks

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Tom Piwowar
When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an hour, but I hear it at other times. Probably QRM from a passing vehicle. Check your grounds.

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread rlsimon
Wachit ...sound card is saying something... Maybe it's dum-dum-dum-da-da-da-dum-dum-dum or is it dum-dum-da-dum, dum-da-dum, da-dum, da-dum ?? Check basement for captives trying their hand at morse code... http://4arainyday.com/RainyDayArticles/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/arti

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Rev. Stewart Marshall
Out in the country I got it when passing electrified fences. Stewart At 01:12 PM 7/29/2008, you wrote: When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an hour,

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Rich Schinnell
At 03:10 PM 7/29/2008, you wrote: Date:Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:37:46 -0500 From:Rev. Stewart Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Unusual sound on speakers MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii; format=flowed Out in the country I got it when passing electrified

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Rev. Stewart Marshall
Thank God I was there when I was an adult No one ever did that to me, but then again I do not think getting one over on the Pastor was like that. :-) Oh for the days of fresh milk, cheese curds and the smell of dairy air!!! Stewart Rich Schinnell wrote: Brings back old memories of us

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread db
Some speaker cabling is shielded so less vulnerable to picking up such... some is not. db Richard P. wrote: When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread Jeff Wright
When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an hour, but I hear it at other times. Nearby Nextel phone. I've gotten it with a Treo too.

Re: [CGUYS] Unusual sound on speakers

2008-07-29 Thread John Duncan Yoyo
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 10:11 PM, Jeff Wright [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I have my speakers on, I periodically get a sound, dum-dum-duh-duh-duh-dum-dum-duh-dum. Does anyone know what that is? At first, I thought it is a time signal at the start of an hour, but I hear it at other times.