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Radio reception This thing sounds great, but the radio receptio is horrible. It has one of those thin wire antennas hanging out the back, several feet long. The wire was originally tightly wound up when the unit arrived. Radio reception was ok, but with a bit of static. I figured that I would unwind the antenna for better reception. Boy was I wrong! The unit is on a shelf. Letting the wire hang off the shelf (vertically) or lay on the shelf (horizontally) results in horrible static, so much so that the radio loses the station. The only solution that I have found is to crumple the antenna up into a little ball...I can at least hear the station then, but alas, the slight static remains. This problem occurs even when the unit is near a window. The station that I'm interested in hearing is at the lower end of the dial, 90.5. It's a 25,000 watt station and I'm only about six miles from the transmitter. I can pick up the station easily with all of the other radios in the house, just not this one. Hopefully, someone can offer some helpful advice. Otherwise, this thing is going back to Brookstone! Thanks in advance...

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Re: Radio reception

The wire you use for the antenna is damage replace it or change the set to a other location.

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