I am having an audio problem with my Charlottesville/Albemarle Fire/EMS Scanner Feed
. I have heard on my scanner to much background noise and it's generally too noisy. Now I've gotten a complaint about it from a scanner listener. Here's my setup:
A BC796D Scanner with a Radioshack 800 Mhz handheld antenna on it. This connects via an audio cord to my Dell Inspiron 5100 laptop computer. I have it connected into my "mic" input port. I do not have a line in port. The Audio card is a Sigmatel Audio card and has all the latest Firmware that it can get. The computer is running Windows XP Professional with the N4JMP(?) radioreference provided software.
I'm wondering what if anything I'm doing wrong. When I switch out the audio cord for a Ground Loop Isolator audio cord, it somehow is picking up a local FM radio station. I don't get it. Where is the problem? Do I need a filter somewhere? HELP!