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You may have a bad squelch pot on the radio. try turning it fully in one direction an back in the other direction. it also could be that the Pot is dirty get some contact cleaner and open up the radio and squirt a very little cleaner into the open spot of the Pot. then rotate the know several times. if you do not have something like CRC QD Contact Cleaner you can get it in a good hardwood store like ACE or TrueValue, and even Home Depot. you can use only 91-99% Electronic Grade Isopropyl Alcohol, do not use the 70% Isopropyl Alcohol.

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SOURCE: where can I buy a squelch for my Uniden BC350a

You will be better of to send it back and let the factory do it...I had the same with a scanner and it drove me crazy.....sorry. [If you have to try/Radio shak]

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

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