I just discovered that we are approximately 460 feet from a Nat. I posted on this sight last year about this problem. The two 12 inch floor speakers easily mask the noise but sleeping with them on can be distracting. Lately the white noise machine and fan are NOT masking it, driving me insane. Same HUM as in Brookfield CT and State college PA. they have enough power to get 2 gringo-sized riders up the local hills. Using a quiet car as mobile lab have used FFT and octave analysis proofed 25 miles away from our epicenter location. The power company replaced it but the hum is still there. You should search on “NPMS PUBLIC VIEWER” for your location relative to under ground high pressure Algonquin system where I think you are. In Oregon on the westerly side of the state there are many reports of HUM. Check out the Yahoo Hum forum, there are many others. Still not convinced with the gas pipeline explanation as they are quite removed from where I live. Doctor said its Tinnitus. You might want to sign into the yahoo hum forum and go into the files to see a mapping of these hums in the USA, So glad to see I am not the only person who feels frustrated with a persistent humming sound in and around my home. These systems are pushing the living day lites and making huge changes with all the “great” natural gas we have. Is there a machine to find where it comes from and what type of solution to apply? I used to be seeking this certain information for a long time. I am helping people in New York force FERC and Millenium gas to look at what is going on here in CT with teh hum caused by Iroquois gas and Spectra Algonquin. I also have a new baby so I cannot take much more of this. Steve,Thanks for the link to the pipeline map. Sandura thought you fell off the earth. There are a couple of things here that’s given me some hope. After we got him to agree to run it for short periods of time, we thought the noise problem would be solved. Has anyone ever solved the mystery culprit? I just impressed to read about this. God help me, I’ve lately been thinking of getting the house blessed and cleaned of spirits – that’s how crazy this is making me. Geology may attentuate it in you peaceful locations, sand etc, really need experts at this point. Hi Brooke, I am also in Melbourne, Australia and hearing the “hum” I am in Keilor Park & have been hearing it for the past 2 weeks, it’s also causing me to lose sleep as I am a light sleeper with very good hearing. Have a question for the astronaut? Try sitting in your car, windows up, everyhting off- HUMMMMMM. I live in Southern California, and the noise started last week. Anyway Steve, back to your research. The reason we have exposed this is coincidnece and follow up testing research from two large NG compressors installed here in a residnetial neighborhood. It’s not very romantic, but at least you don’t have to spend countless hours hunting all over town for the culprit. I’ve asked one of the HOA board members if he’s heard of anyone else complain about the noise and he said no and also could not hear the noise when he came inside. Keep in mind that there are other sources as well. An executive with the company that originally installed the heat,air conditioning, water heater when the house was built has been kindly attempting to help me solve the “disturbance” problem…earlier today he had his crew install a new water heater; but sadly the miserable droning, pulsating, sound, ie disturbance continues! Hello, I live in Stroudsburg PA and have been a victim of this Hum since mid February 2012. I tried an experiment the other night, the hum was quite loud around 4 am so I turned my water mains tap down to a minimum level. I am plotting HUM location s in the US and “peaking” at CDn ;ocation swith the same startling revalation of the source. Keep in mind what I said about only thinking about your area. The sound seems to go thru me – I feel it pulsing. Now it is never ending. I will be calling both tomorrow to see if they can explain this hum. Laying awake after two AM for a couple of hours listening to this I feel this noise is from the communication towers for everyones cell phones and toys. Other people have reported HUM in SLC on two other sites. What appears going on here in CT USA is the base problemis the lines. My daughter has heard it as well so it is not just me. Already searched the source to no avail… The everywhere and nowhere comment is dead on! Hi again. I believe the sound increases acoustically due to the structure of the house through the foundation. So in general to power the AC (Air Conditioning) needs of heavy users, and a host of other hot temperature problems, you have to run the regional gas fired power plants that generate electric allot harder. I really am not sure what is causing this? Naette, we in W CT have had about a week of relief. I hear the hum in my right side neighbours house too (who i do know). We’ll get to the bottom of this. You are first from the east side. At times, I think it’s gone and then…it’s back again! Hard to believe this “unknown” sound/vibration can make life so hateful & make us feel like helpless victims. What in my home could possibly vibrate and/or make a very low humming noise? I found your blog few days ago and I’ve been reading it since then. A transformer in our front yard started an abnormally loud humming. Admiring the time and effort you put into your blog and You’ll need a fairly good microphone and a program like Wavosaur or Audacity (both free) to record and edit the sound afterwards to boost volume and cut out the unwanted frequencies……. Here in Canada they told me we have to prove it, when they know most can’t hear it. used for energy without any modification. we have to act like experts in certain fields (as you can figure I’m on the gas line issue for my area). Worth a try. So, the water pressure issue as posted above seems like it could be the problem. http://countytimes.com/articles/2012/07/15/business/doc5002bd3edc6df428338851.txt. reversing damage from the sun. But perhaps we were temporarily insane that night. Your affect focuses the whole world. Check out the EIA (energy Information Administration) and google around around it. It’s interesting that there may be a connection with gas lines because I live right by one. every one must buy a pillow speaker. St Helens, Merseyside. Can definitely fully relate to both posts re the low humming noise – have had all utilities turned off, all meters checked including cable, electric transmitter in the yard, etc. Well it's pitch black outside and I can't see but the noise is definitely coming from the dish area of my roof and there's nothing else out there.Anybody have any idea what this could be about. I can’t speak about them as I have no experieince or their location to you. It was suggested that I have bees in the siding. Obviously no one is stepping up and admitting they are the ones causing it and that they will discontinue what ever it is. Sometimes I think it could be some sort of resonating pipe effect, perhaps to do with our solar hot water system. Be cautious not to jump to conclusions. People still ask me time to time if I still hear it. Son lives at home- says he does not hear it. Hi there, I live in Coffs Harbour – Australia I’m wondering if LFN can be more apparent in areas where water is having to be pumped up hill ? Our group has been trying to get from Congress attention. Dave#1 if your near teh lake, there are lines west of you, but, just like gas lines the water lines may be the culprit, or a combination, or soemthing totally differnt. It doesn’t bother my husband as he doesn’t hear as good as me but he did say he could hear it slightly, but I reckon he thinks I’m going crazy! i have been having this for 3 days.. worse at night – and its litterally doing my head in… i bumped my head 3 days ago and my partner seems to think its that. Sandaura, We live in Titusville, on the east coast by the Kennedy Space Center. I can ony really hear it at night and indoors when there litte other noise. This could drive a person crazy. It is worse at night and in the morning. He shrugged off my coments, so never heard if he found anything. Stick my head outside the window and its quiet, just in the house. The hum is a very low frequency occilating hum (like a distant generator or aircraft engine) that seems to be coming from the airport about 2 miles away, however if I close my left ear and put my head in the pillow,the hum just seems to get worse. We thought the hum predated the water heater by a few days but really, we can’t be sure. As a matter of fact the gas companies weren’t even sure where this line came from or went until they made extensive research. As some have suggested, perhaps the layout of the house is acting as a giant resonator. With mild conditions here for gas purposes in the NE, the hum has been milder. freeway and ongoing construction projects, and their possible contribution to this noise. I have even driven to an upper part of the neighborhood and could hear it, but not as bad as it is inside my house. chilloutbali. It was practical. Keep in mind the more gas is being pushed around the systems are really acting up. We live near a water tower- I wonder if that is what it is. I feel at times like I am walking on a moving ship, There is no way to block out the noise-it penetrates my skeleton as I have tried even the best Bose noise-cancelling headphones. Moved into my new house approx 3 months ago. o Other important areas This house has some sort of pressure regulator installed by the previous owners. Anyway I sympathize with everybody who hears the Hum and hope we all find a solution and a good peaceful night’s sleep……. To me it is a very low droning up and down hum with a sort of vibration like quality to it. Here’s an idea my husband had: water pressure is too low — we are in a major drought here in Texas and have had water mains bust nearby. Ive lived in my home for 9 years and then out of nowhere the noise started. Some sort static discharge). How to Reduce Bass Noise from Neighbours [ Guide + Tips ] Chris • June 17, 2020 April 10, 2020. Live in coastal town in MA. Did you measure it with FFT or something to be sure? I cannot sleep at night and I have had headaches every day since. I don’t have money for expensive acoustic engineers, and we’ve turned off the power main, have a cap on our chimney, checked the furnace, roof vents are tight, have one gable vent on extension 2nd floor, but I don’t think that’s it. By the way I have been in two locations so far where there was absolute silence, Imperial Beach in Southern Calif, and Berkeley, CA in the Berk. Some sort of vibration from my solar hot water system (but why at night). I am waiting to see if it goes away or I get used to it – otherwise I may have to move house again.i also put the fan on at night even though its too cold for it really. go an buy a pillow speaker which you can plug into any cd player and other electricals and put it under your pillow and buy a cd meditation kind some are wind cd and some can be water the sea and of course real meditation The pillow speaker for me cost £3.99 on ebay complete with pp Go Buy one. It’s been up and down on the hum. Have had the hum just in the winter months and at night. It’s a liquid line and soemthing different is occuring with it. Jeanie, what state/city do you live in? You hear it and a dozen others don’t. Just a note: I am still experiencing The Hum, but to a much smaller degree…it’s intermittent, and I am starting to manage it with traditional airplane-ear clearing techniques. The HUM I need to know about is teh typical LF diesel, continous HUM. Ive been hearing it for about 2 years now. So, you are not alone. This dam HUM sounds just like an idling diesel. As I type this my house is “humming” or rock n’ rolling as hubby says. I have book marked it for later! Scott #6 Riverton, many SLC, hollady, providence are posting HUMS. The end of that pipeline is only 2 miles from my house. BTW the Gulf Stream gas line from Miss to Tampa, installed in phases in FL leads the hum reprots i’ve found on many sites. It feels like a truck running in my garage. I assume the hum sounds like an idling diesel, possibly feel tingly vibrations.There are forums on a couple if these. Even google to see if i am having tinnitus symptoms. We had notoriously high pressure in Fontana. It sounds, and feels like a ground vib ration. But we here on the west coast generators are powered by water flow from Dams. The symptoms of hearing inside and not outside are typical. I’m a scientist so always deduce from facts anyway. I too have been burdened with the constant “hum” in my house, 24/7. i have the same problem started last xmas four days constant over the holiday period then when i came home from work the first day back it stopped i thought someone had sorted the problem then ten months later on a saturday night around seven pm it started again and stopped again when i got home from work on monday that went on for three weeks and now its all the time if i pull up on my driveway in my car my ears go mental as the sound comes throw the windows and when i get out i hear nothing there is no hideing place in the house i cant get a way from it and i am getting next to no sleep and when my head hits the pillow its a nuff to drive you crazy i have tryed ear plugs no good even stayed up as late as possible no good i have put it down to a large sub station 700ft from my house i also live close to the airport and they have been digging up the gas pipes recently.i live in englang bedfordshire near london luton airport. The sound continued which tells me it isn’t electrical – even externally to the house. As soon as the fan stops blowing, I am left with hummage. When it gets cold, I believe the usage requirements go up and so the gas company is pushing more gas through the lines and it’s causing this reverberation alternating humming noise. Also the compositon of gas has changes affecting components once designed ok, now not, Also gas flows directions have changed as sources change- all account to variability a licensing requirement. it is so bad my bed is positioned in the centre of the room and have to have my windows open to drown out the noise, gets cold in winter though, lol. The hum is not heard all the time. Found someone reporting from Hepburn Springs, hearing it there. It will help cut down on driniking, beleive me. This is why a wide spectrum investigation using un biased professionals and researchers is needed. Wind turbines , very likely but seem too far away. The links posted below are reiterations of earlier posts, but offered again to keep top of mind. man who claimed the drone of his neighbour's air conditioner was forcing him outside. We thought that would solve the problem. My guess is that us commoners will just have to except the fact that we are under control with no mercy. I play music and have excellent hearing. Remind me, Marc. Let me know where you are located relative to the lines on the att map link Barabara, we have two things going on here. I live in Central CT and have been hearing it. I am in a townhouse, an end unit. House in open field at base mountain = noise. Ridge tops the noise is heard, low hollows no noise. Magnificent issues altogether, you just gained a emblem new reader. They couldn’t detect a problem and when I shut off the power main the noise continued. If they are the ones that are responsible they are hearing it also. I live along Lake Ontario and we do have some of them in the next town over along the lakefront but that is nowhere near here, so I don’t get it. I thought there was something wrong in the house, went to the basement at night etc but nothing. Thanks in advance. Look for Henry Lai’s paper on the Neurological effects of the Microwave Auditory Effect. I can’t give out individual ones. Pool water has standing waves from the seismic characteristics. I don’t know what diodes are, but doesn’t matter. Also it gets louder during the day which makes me think it’s man made and controllable. There are also LFNs that are audible to most people of normal hearing range and reported by a large population in an area, and then there are the LFNs heard by some of us who have had the misfortune of developing a sensitivity to LFN which others do not hear. Very perplexing because I had the water heater guy look at my gas water heater. PS- you guys are loaded with lines in western PA. Our little group in CT theoriezes some of the HUM problems are caused by operational changes of the interstate (intrastate) gas line operations to pump more gas. What town are you in and I’ll check how close you are tot eh lines. these orgone generators are hard to believe until you try them. Back again after I relit my gas heater pilot light which then started sputtering. I am starting to doubt the hum is real…. The reason for the location is to plot HUM locations around the US for proof of our theory to congress and the media. Thought it was the neighbors radon fan-nope. I can’t localize it, it’s not anything in the house that I can tell but I can hear it all over the house and not outside. Excuse me while I commit Seppuko in the privacy of my humming living room. we decided to rely on the supposed power of natural crystals placed at each corner of our house and around our bed, and even our car. Not sure what it is, but I’m really tired of it. It does work. It’s driving me INSANE! gas line ( a real surprise! The things people will do for $$$. God Bless you man. we just have to get this raised to the level of an investigation with the gov’t. Since about early Nov we began hearing a low bass-type humming noise. I finally decided, much to my dismay, that it was in my head. I don’t remember the noise being so bad the first year I was in this house though, but for the past 3 years it has been bad. Dave you can make a novel of the responses about natural gas pipelines in teh forum. Maybe you could shed some light on what was found with these lines. Anyway. These are radio stations that specialize in different genres of music including Soul, Jam, Jazz, and Country music, Gospel, Hip Hop and i just went down to visit some friends in south east NSW, Australia. The vibration actually hurts my ears, but I’m the only one aware of it. Once when we s better to use whole foods made from scratch for good health. These authorities can direct noise offender to stop producing the noise for up to 72 hours. And with a 98% accuracy of over 400 points, it is holding up. I’ll let everyone know what she comes up with as she said she would do some research. I live in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and there are plenty of under ground pipelines in my area. We have had no new items/upgrades so I don’t know what the cause is. Refer your congressman to Chris Murphy. We personally never had any issues with neighbors because our house is pretty well distanced from our „first co-house”, but we have heard a bunch of horror stories from people who need help with sound isolation. I’ll plot your data for use in our data base for pressing investigation by the feds. Maybe next time. I am now wondering if that’s the source of our hum. Authorities don’t want this out! No angle has panned out. It’s only going to worsen there as the new gas lines go in that you are reading about for West Milford, Ornage county etc. Uncle Phil said he’d been hearing the hum for ages and, … Fucking AND! We live near farms too so maybe its a piece of farming equipment? My next approach will be to acquire a stethescope and try and pinpoint a source location. It’s driving me mad. Have owned this house for 7 years and this hum has been around for at least two – — glad you guys are out there. The reason I know that it is (aircraft) is because one nite when I could not sleep, I decided to go outside and try to track it, just when I thought it is above my head, saw the airplane slowly approaching me (I do not know if it saw me or not) and then I noticed how it has routine flight characteristics-back and forth, etc) I can hear this noise even out of the city for miles !! What this all means a serious investigation is needed. I didn’t realize it until I started doing some research but aquariums are the source of quite a bit of noise pollution. Drives me nuts. As you say, your not paranoid, this is serious to safety and the effects of the constant exposure to the high levels of low frequency noise and vibration. Thank you we need your help. Steve how can I get in contact with you? Usually lasts 1-2 min stops…1 min…and starts again….all night long. I assume your around Orlando, more and more hums being plotted on a US hum map I am collecting of hum vs high pressure interstate pipelines. There are no gas lines, power lines, underground pipes, factories, machinery or chicken farms within kilometers of here and in any case the noise seems to be being generated from either under the floor or the ceiling of only the back part of my house. Our house is a gem. My family does not hear it, but they are very supportive. I’d thought I’d gotten used to it but it woke me last night around 2 in the morning (I’m wondering if it’s louder in the summer, we moved in around this time last year). And may try the crystals. At any rate, beleive me, major pipelines run right through the wilderness You’d have to check the NPMS Public Viewer for USA locations of these lines. Wow I am stunned at the responses here. I have this vibration also. plotting hum in teh USA. They mrefuse to madmit to it but I hear it switch on. You all need to identify where your hearing this. Maybe we can get more people to listen to our issue if we get together as one. on reading the other posts – my water pressure is very low but turned up full. Maybe contacting the media? At first I thought, “why is someone idling their car engine at this hour?” but the sound goes on all night, starting in the early evening. Brevard County Florida. Highway noise is higher spectal frequencies, DOT info shows that. I don’t know, what ever it is we may never find out. It means he doesn’t care about doing the right thing. As I type this it’s 0312 hours and “the humm” is strong and loud. Either way I hear it constantly now when things are quiet and I find it extremely annoying. Only teasing, but do let me know. Funny, as a comment on another post, Tinnitus was also suggested to me….sorry, wrong frequency! Anyway Steve, I’ll keep you posted if I come with anything new. s a start I suggest looking at teh HUM mapping I have posted on yahoo hum forum in the files section- very revealing! Well, the HUM was as bad if not worse than my home. Turned off all the electrical appliances around the sofa (printer, hifi etc) still heard humming. Only 2-5 % of people hear this LF stuff. Dioxanes etc. Are you still out there? Keep in mind gas supplies from thousands of miles away pass right through my area to Long Island, and we have no gas to our homes avaialble. 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