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 for whalesong
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  whalesong
  moose call
  
     The peculiar clicking and whooshing sounds made by a PEP
     modem such as the Telebit Trailblazer as it tries to
     synchronise with another PEP modem for their special
     high-speed mode.  This sound isn't anything like the normal
     two-tone handshake between conventional modems and is
     instantly recognizable to anyone who has heard it more than
     once.  It sounds, in fact, very much like whale songs.  This
     noise is also called "the moose call" or "moose tones".
  

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