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Hi, the squlech wont work therfore it wont scan. it has been exposed to some high rf from my cb radio ( about 70 watts) after i keyed the mike, no squlech. i shut it off for about 3 mos, and it worked fine. then i did the same thing. keyed the mike again, and lost the squlech again. is there a better solution? i dont want to shut it off for another 3 mos.

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  • jer19541 Jan 31, 2008

    i am a licenced ham for 20 years.

  • jer19541 Jan 31, 2008

    good for you

  • Anonymous Aug 30, 2008

    programming uniden bc350a

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    I have a uniden Bearcat BC350A please let me know how to program it. Thank's Rockyn Robyn.

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Got my ticket 29 years ago when I was 17.

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Try operating the CB at it the FCC's "legal limit" of "4" watts and I bet you won't have the problem. That's why the FCC established rules for radio frequency bands.... to prevent interference with other equipment and radio services. You may unknowingly be interferiing with other things as well outside of your home....such as neighbor's TV's, Police/Fire radios, cordless phones.....I'd reconsider the 70 watts and go back to the legal limit before "Uncle Charlie" comes knocking at your door. Ever consider Ham Radio?

  • SHARCNET-USA
    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    CB Radio?....... 70 watts? hmmmmm.... there's you anwser right there......

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Hi, Is you CB gear grounded to an "earth" ground? Also try moving the scanner around, away from the CB coax, as your probably getting stray RF from there. I've run 100watt with my scanner 5ft. away from it and no problems for the last 6 years,,
You are using good quality coax, aren't you? Cheap coax leaks like a soaker hose. Hope this helps you,, Mechanic
** and preaching about ham radio does not solve this persons problem!**

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