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Radio works but can transmit and only hear ocassional traffic

When radio is switched on I only hear background noise

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Thats happening a lot today.I don't think its your radio ,I think its just background noise because there is no one on the radio but you at the time .There is so much skip working all the channels that it creates a sssshhhhh noise in the radio and it gets real loud at times. some times going over an s 9 and if that is the case you won't be able to hear or talk on the radio .

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Its just RF feed back, that's normal, try to re-route the coax, or just turn the FM down, o try turning your modulation down....hope this was helpful....

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