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How do i get rid of the static in my model CKS2235B radio? The original literature which i no longer have indicated that the power cord is an antena. There is no one position that works with that approach. If there is no solution please let me know so that I can dispose of the radio and get one that is not aggravating to listen to.

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  • tmcgrath Apr 20, 2009

    is the manual for this model of radio available and does it address trouble shooting static?

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You will have to place the radio away from any noise sources. Like television,lamps, fans, other stereo equipment,refrigerators. These all cause noise on the a/c line current. This is the source of noise. You can try using a/c line filter/surge protectors to stop the line noise interference. Plug the radio into this and place it near a window so it can easily find the signal source.You can also look on line for more information on how to limit noise interference on a/c line connections. I hope this information help you with your problem.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

  • stoneheaded Jun 14, 2009

    The A/C line cord is the FM Antenna. The AM Antenna is located on the back of the Clock/Radio inside the case. You have to remove the Clock/Radio from any source of external noise.

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