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david Gibbs Posted on Jan 04, 2007

Bad Reception..... I have a pro 96 digital scanner, for the dept I work for I carry a minitor 4 for alerts, or to listen to county dispatches for fire. We and most of surrounding county is on a trunk system from police/fire, even the road dept.. I have noticed that my minitor is alot clearer while my scanner has alot of static, and is a split second or two behind, and cuts completly out while transmitting.. Is their an antenna booster or a better antenna I can use for this.. its a portable hand held. Do they make antennas more powerful, or better than the other... I know this can receive better than it is... and I assume its the antenna? Is their something like a booster than can be added?. Thanks for your thoughts ~Dave

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