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No FM Reception

Brand new out of the box, the JCR-280 gets very poor or no FM reception. When it does work, the unit cannot hold reception very long. Even the lowest quality of receivers in this area will pull in numerous stations with good clarity. Tried using multiple power outlets, extending cord and changing positions ... nothing seems to work.

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Re: No FM Reception

So what is the question? send it back ASAP. As far as i know there are a lot of problems with Jensen CDs...

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