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T5000 have a lot of static!

My T5000 radios have a lot of static in them when talking to the other radio. They seem to work fine but you can't understand what the other person is saying because of all the static. The batteries are fully charged and these radios seemed to work fine last year during hunting season but for some reason are not this year. The other day we were using 1 of my T5000 and my buddies Midlands, once in a while the T5000 would work with a clear signal then the next time it wouldn't get anything. Is there anything I can do. I really like these radios, they are only a couple years old and I really don't want to have to buy new ones already! Thanks!

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Re: T5000 have a lot of static!

I think if you can´t undestand what the other person is sayin, and you think is working fine, the problem could be at the speaker, check if the speaker is clear of dirty or sand or any thing that has not to be there. If you find any dirty or sand on you speaker, try to clean with a brush and giving some little knocks with a piece of steel Good luck

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