If you have another guitar (or a buddy who's got another guitar), try seeing if that noise occurs with it.
How long has this noise been occuring on this amp? On my Epi Valve Jr. I had heard a popping noise that would occur randomly for a couple of days: it turns out that the tube was dying and within a few days the amp was silent.
However if the noise is also happening with another amp, especially a line 6 (which is a solid state amp, no tubes, if I am correct), then this is probably not the case.
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Then I'd start looking at what was on the power circuit with me that would come on at apparently random intervals: refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner, fluorescent lights, dimmer switches, and anything else that could cause a quick power spike or loss in the circuit your amp is plugged into.
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I think Moonrider is on the right track.
Have you tried plugging in in other rooms, or to other outlets in the house?
Try a kitchen outlet.
Try an outlet as far from the kitchen as possible.
Try the plug in the back yard.
Or it may be something that affects the whole house. Do you have an AM radio that plugs in? See if it makes similar noises.
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