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Anyone hearing the buzz?

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Lately I have been hearing a buzzing noise on my scanners here at the house. I thought it could somehow be related to the fact they are close to the PC. It is hard to describe, but today I was at the pool with a portable AM/FM radio listening on the FM side when I hear the buzzing noise 2 different times. So Now I am confused on what it could even be, that is affecting my scanners and FM radio. It is not a constant buzz but more like some kind of morse code type, but unlike any I have ever heard.
 

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boy my scanners werent the only thing buzzing after all the southern comfort i had last night!!!
 

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My scanner just started buzzing all across the VHF and VHF low bands. No buzzing on UHF or 800. Just started 00:17. When unplugged from AC power it doesn't buzz.

The buzz is definetly coming from the AC. I tested it with my old 93. Side by side test — 97 buzzing while plugged in, 93 clean static on battery. Switch the power cable and the 97 is clean while 93 buzzes. I tried removing the antennna from both scanners while plugged in and buzzing — buzzing stopped.

No buzz on my AM clock radio.

Should we call a priest? Or maybe a Bishop? I hear Carlton Pearson works pretty cheap nowdays.
 

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00:35. Buzzing totally cleared up.

The buzz I was hear was a steady constant buzz, nothing like morse code. The morse code description does make me think in might be related to cell phone EM interference.
 
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That could be it since everytime I hear it, the phone is close by. Smasung phone W/ Cingular, new work phone that has all the web connections.

Well, I am hearing it again and it is phone related. I move the phone away when the buzzing starts and it goes away, returns as I bring the phone back. Wife was starting to get upset at me asking "Do you hear that" as I thought I might be in for an anal probe next if no one else was hearing the sounds!
 
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Yes, my digital cell phone does the same thing. The phone isn't "quiet" as it just sits there. I believe it periodically transmits to keep itself established on a given cell tower. The first time I noticed it was when I was travelling and heard the noise coming out of the external speaker for my CB radio. I had the phone next to the CB on the dash. I've since had the same thing happen when the phone is on the desk next to the scanner.
 

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When my phone transmits and it is next to my iPod it makes my iPod turn up and down and sometimes makes it pause...its like the iPod gets possessed
 
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