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Hy, I've installed my midland 1001z on my car with a truth glass midland antenna, I live in DR once I turn on the radio it just does not receive anything, it shows that i can transmit but I don't receive anything can this be the crystal from the radio that it's not compatible for this country or something else? I'll really want to know because I've try everything and nothing seen to work. Thanks.

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Hi

May I ask if you checked the swr on the antenna or may be try another type of antenna.

Ray

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This happens because of the close proximity of the CB transmitting antenna to the car stereo antenna. I don't know for sure what country you live in, but if your country's CB system uses AM as a transmission mode it is well known for breakthrough on audio systems etc. In the UK, we have FM on CB frequencies which is less-prone to giving interference.
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