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Bought an ATS 818 at an auction but it was 'deaf' on AM and SW. I worked out I needed to replace Q1 and Q2 and this restored the preamp. Question: is it safe to use longwire antennas on this radio? Due to static probs etc,.

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    radiorob1 May 11, 2010

    That all depends. How long is the antenna? Do you live in Florida, or where there are many electrical storms? Do you leave the antenna plugged in all the time? Do you use a lightning arrestor / antenna surge protector? How is the antenna connected? Rob



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The antenna should be available from Sangean, or C.Crane.

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