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Got a galaxy saturn 5 base with a bad receive has stop receiving well anyone in the distance it's hard to hear with out turning radio up loud and if someone keys up close there blowing your ear off any idea's thanks Bob

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    Rommel Cana May 11, 2010

    what antenna are you using



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