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I can't hear.

With my CB everyone else can hear me and the signal transmits fine and I have tested to see that my CB is picking up the signal, but their voices don't play through my mic of my PA.

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I am not completely sure i understand whats going on. it seems like it could be a few things because of different parts of the question.

With my CB everyone else can hear me and the signal transmits fine
Good!
I have tested to see that my CB is picking up the signal
how? A meter on your radio should either light up or a needle should swing if you are receiving.
their voices don't play through my mic of my PA
A Mic is a microphone, i think you mean speaker.
Ok this may be the cause of the problem....
Try a couple of these.
First, unplug the PA Speaker, this simple act should make you to be able to hear the incoming signal.
Make sure the CB is on AM or CB not PA
If you can not hear the speaker may be busted or an internal part may be blown. (needing the expertise of a required technician)
If you can here when you do this make sure the speaker is working by plugging it into a computer. (mp3 players will barely put out enough power to make a sound audible) if this works, make sure you plug it into EXT not PA on the back of the radio.

one more thing to check. i dont know what radio you have but try turning it untill you hear static. if its all the way the other way you may not hear anything, also turn up any RX or rec. knobs.

i have limited knowledge about whats going on, but i hope this will help fixya

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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