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Can't pick up or receive at all

When i get more than a 100 yards away from someone else with a cb i can't hear then but they say they can still hear me talking

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Na. Hes probably got the RF gain all the way down. If it were an SWR problem he would see the red light, and people most likely would not be able to hear him, and he would hear other people.

Turn you RF gain all the way up and leave it there. There is no need to turn it down unless you are trying to not hear any one far away at all or on a fox hunt.

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Sounds like an SWR (signal to wave ratio) problem. You can purchase an SWR meter to tune your ant. SWR is basically how much power is lost going from you cb to the ant. CB's put out 5watts and on "tuned" ant you get about 3.8 watts of power. The lower the swr the less power output.

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You can tune yourself with an swr meter or take it to a cb shop

hope this helps

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