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Cb radio i bought a uniden pc78xl cb Ive hooked it up and calibrated it to the antennes i cna send very well but cant recive unless the other person is real close i belive i should be getting out alot better than that. ive tried grounding the antennes. and i dont know what esle to to do.

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Re: cb radio

Hi, A couple of switches and knobs you can check (if present in your rig): 1. auto noise/noise blanker switch - try off position; 2. dynamic squelch control - lower down setting; 3. RF gain - should be at max (clockwise); and 4. Delta Tune - normally should be centered. Hope this works out for you and give you an idea where to start. Good luck and pls post again how things turn up. Kind regards.

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