My brother was looking for his cellphone today, so he used the home phone to call the cell. When he found the cellphone, he pressed the hang up button on the cell. This is when the strange sound occurred on the home phone. Sounds like a totally messed up frequency or some Morse talk. And about every 5 seconds it sounded like a voice hidden in the distorted frequency. But maybe I’m wrong.
Can anyone tell me what it could be and if there is a way to clear it up?
How did you capture the Home Phone audio? If you like to use an inexpensive “Phone Recorder,” that can upset the balance of the phone line and make it susceptible to cellphone radiation. That happens to a microphone recorder I have and one speaker system. I can hear the cellphone negotiating a connection and periodically issuing the “Keep Alive” signaling.
I’ve never had it happen to a well-shielded professional XLR microphone. Always the less expensive equipment.
Yeah, my brother searched for cellphone so he rang it from the home phone (land-line).
His cellphone actually rang, so he found it and hung up the cellphone.
Then, the home phone immediately started making these noises, so after two minutes of it making noises, we decided to record it with the cellphone (took a video of it and converted it to mp3)
And to everyone else, thanks a lot for posting your thoughts etc.
I’m not sure if you could be these words. In fact, we in Germany, so maybe it was something in German?
Either way, it sure does sound like those English words!! Creepy.
Not sure about the cause, because it happened after he hung up his cellphone. Maybe it really could’ve been a “Keepalive” signal? Because the home phone “thought” the connection to the cellphone broke down?
Sorry for having to reply again. Forgot to mention that the home phone is a land-line, but it’s connected to our WiFi router. So it goes through the router.
Maybe these noises had something to do with the router? Any possibilities?
Curiously there was an article on BBC Radio 4 (You and Yours) today about just such “interference” on a land-line phone. This was die to villains hi-jacking the landline and diverting it to their cellphone - in that instance to try to gain access to the victim’s bank account - so be wary.
Forgot to mention that the home phone is a land-line, but it’s connected to our WiFi router. So it goes through the router.
So it’s not a POTS Land-Line telephone like the Public Switched Telephone System. It’s a VOIP phone like Vonage.
So once the call is established but not completed, the phone is going to receive whatever happens when half the connection goes down. If that’s an unsupported condition, then goodness knows what you’re listening to. It could be your VOIP manager searching for an active connection.