What Does Motorboating Sound Like?

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Ryfly

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What does it sound like? Anyone have a audio clip?
 

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Sounds just like a short burst of digital audio being heard through an analog only radio.
 

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It's a low frequency oscillation that can sound like someone blowing rasperries, ir can even sound like a very low note played on a tuba. If the frequency is really low, it an sound like a small engine putting.
 

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In reference to scanners and digital audio, it refers to hearing the digital noise that is a voice transmission, before it's been decoded back into voice. I never considered it to be a motorboat type sound until people on RR started calling it that - it was most often referred to as a diesel engine before the motorboating comment came around.

There's a sample of digital Motorola IMBE audio (sometimes called P16) here.
 

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Jay911 said:
In reference to scanners and digital audio, it refers to hearing the digital noise that is a voice transmission, before it's been decoded back into voice. I never considered it to be a motorboat type sound until people on RR started calling it that - it was most often referred to as a diesel engine before the motorboating comment came around.
In reference to non-scanner and digital audio.....

it depends on the size of her hooters :D
 

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scrotumola said:
it was most often referred to as a diesel engine before the motorboating comment came around.
A Diesel MotorBoat. :D
 

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Pimpala03 said:
Everyone should experience motorboating for themselves to get a true feel for the sound.:twisted:


Can you please thank your wife for sharing this with us. ;)

Ba-da BOOM!

(Jes' kiddin')

Suzie
 

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Asked and answered. This is closed to stop the leak that is sinking this thread. :roll:
 
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