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posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 02:24 AM
First time poster, needing your input.
While trying to make a call on my cell phone today, the strangest thing happened. For the life of me I cant piece together any logical explination. I am hoping someone out there can help.
Around 5:30pm today, my girlfriend placed a call to her mother. She handed me the phone and what I heard disturbed me. This is the best I can explain: it seemed to be a message of some sort, i believe, which was being played over and over, in different frequencies or tones. the first i heard reminded me of digital signal which sounded like a robot. the second sounded like morse code. the third, and the creepiest, sounded like a deep toned primate. the forth sounded like some kind of bird. each produced the exact same thing, just in different sounds. like the same beat or riff played by different instraments. they played as like on repeat, over and over until my phone started to ring. It was my best friend. when i answered i immediatly started to tell him what i just heard. before i was able to say a few words, my girl friends mother was beeping in on the other line. i told my best friend ill call ya right back and handed the phone to my girlfriend so she could answer. her mother asked if we just tried calling and we told her yeah. she told us that she just recieved a call showing my number and when she answered, she heard the very same thing we had heard. three of us heard it, and cant begin to explain it. can anyone help me get some answers to what we had just expierenced?

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posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 02:56 AM
I remember when I was a kid we used to have something similar happen with landlines, the grown ups used to blame it on "cross lines". Not sure if thats possible with cell phones. Sounds weird, hopefully somebody who's good with phones will have an answer.

btw welcome

posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 03:18 AM
reply to post by angelofsin

Just digital weirdness...Stuff like that happens. Cell Phones are not perfect...Signals get beamed from your phone to a tower, then to a satellite and then all the way back again....Digital Code has to be decoded...recoded....then decoded again. That's a lot of 1's and 0's traveling an awful long way. Weirdness happens....signals get distorted...lines get chips short out....Random weird sounding tones? You likely just heard some digital noise. Are you old enough to remember what land line modems sound like when they used to connect, and you could hear it through your computer speakers? It sounded like a Demon Shreiking from the pits of Hell!

Not sure what mystery you're trying to uncover here....It's just electronic noise is all...the cause could be any of a billion different things that went wrong with the signal, or software/hardware.

posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 04:09 AM
i am 28 yrs old from rural indiana im no electronics specialist, but have heard many sounds electronics emit. this was unique, never heard it before. my best attempt to put what i heard in print would look like this:
there were four different sounding tones
each one played the same thing (ex; four different people that sound way different saying the same sentence one after another )
im trying hard here so please,
1st-digital but kinda sounded like a very big key chain
2nd-beeping kinda like morse code,
3rd-big mean ass gorilla
4th-like a large bird such as a eagle

i edited my post here
i finally got my girlfriend to talk to me about it. she told me it freaked her the # out and thats why she gave me the phone.

we both believe it sounded like a broadcast putting out a statement in different forms of communication like something was trying to communicate but didnt know how and used a few to better their chances

edit on 2-7-2011 by angelofsin because: better info

posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 05:19 AM
Such things happen..........
Anyways,hello and welcome to ATS.

posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 10:42 AM
I've had another cell phone "jump into my signal" and take over to where I could hear their whole conversation (and they could talk to me too), but I've never had anything as strange as you experienced.

Now that I think about, at work when I am on the landline phone I can hear people in close proximity talking on their CB radios, through the phone. Thats wierd. Must be something digital in the phone that picks it up.
edit on 2-7-2011 by tinker9917 because: (no reason given)

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posted on Jul, 6 2011 @ 11:59 PM
I have been a HAM radio operator for 10 years and what this sounds like is someone useing a computer linked to a transmitter in the UHF or giga herts range experimenting and not knowing they are interfearing with cell phones..the transmitter will probably be within a couple of blocks from you..and probably wont last long due to them discovering the interfearence to cells.

posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 12:22 AM
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