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Does not transmit but does receive somewhat

Radio turns on and receives (kind of on the low side) but does not transmit (the needle doesn't move). Could it be the finals?

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    Tom Arsenault May 11, 2010

    Many things can cause this problem, be more specific please

  • Gene Pitts May 11, 2010

    Hello arturo garci, the finals are most likely the problem. There are several questions to pinpoint the problem, make,model,Mgfr,ect. Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas.


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Yes it could be.. what kind of radio?

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