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TV emitting voices when powered off?

This is very strange and hasn't happened before.

I could hear voices that I thought were outside, but as I moved toward the sound realized they were coming from my powered-off television. It sounds like religious radio programming (yes, this is a humorous situation).

This is a Magnavox, Model #27MS343S, about 6 yrs old. It's hooked up to a cable box with Comcast's Digital package.

I powered the TV on and off again several times just to confirm, and sure enough 2-3 seconds after it's powered off the sound begins emitting softly from both front speakers.

Could this somehow be a perfect match of frequency and just enough power to occur? Very strange.

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  • avwm04d Jun 22, 2009

    Hello Bfsas1, thanks for your response.

    I just did a test by unplugging the cable box and DVD player power cords, the coax and the auxiliary cables from the back of the TV.

    At that point, with only the TV plugged in and powered off, I could still hear the radio (pretty sure it's a religious radio show with no commercials that I could hear).

    I unplugged the TV power cord and could no longer hear the radio signal; plugged in again, the signal returned.

    So it seems to be solely a problem (feature?) with the TV.


  • avwm04d Jun 22, 2009

    Bfsas1: My last update didn't answer your questions.

    We've been here about two months, I haven't noticed this until today and AFAIK nothing has changed. Pretty much everybody is away at work during the day (I'm working from home).


  • Brett McGuigan
    Brett McGuigan May 11, 2010

    incredible?, seems like you are getting interference from maybe your neighbours, do you know if they are religious, or have any of your neighbours recently installed a free to air satelite?

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