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Fm reception going in and out also strange noises

I mistakenly hooked up the am loop antenna to the fm side. The FM radio will play briefly but after a few minutes it will start emitting strange noises out of the speakers. I have tried several antennas but nothing worked. Have I fried something?

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Hooking up the AM antenna loop should not have fried anything, as I know lots of peeps who have done that. The FM RF amp. sounds like it may be at fault. The only way to tell if its bad is by hooking up an RF generator and I would be surprosed if you had one of those laying around. Disconnect the unit and take it to a repair shop.. If its an older model Time to get a new one. Good Luck

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