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Help me my radio died

Bought new had it converted at local radio shop. guy insisted i have it tunned up also so i did worked great for 3 months then started to break up modulating and loses power now recieves ok but does not transmit at all. someone please help!!!!

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Not a good radio once its tuned up they turn up the audio to hi thats makes it clip when talking..the radio is at factory setting when you get it,95%modulation..any more will cause problems.all you can do it have it set back to thr org. setting and then check the driver buffer and final transistors one may have blown due to improper tuning...good luck doc's cb shop ny

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