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Coverage and dropped signal

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I have a pro 96. Its programmed for all opp ems fire ect. I live in London and work in Ingersoll. I find that in my way to Ingersoll I have zero signal. It has been working fine up until last week. Strong signal all the way. Is there a tower being serviced or down? Even in Ingersoll signal is weak and intermitant at best.
 

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Is the signal bad everywhere or just in that corridor? I've been thru there a lot lately and didn't notice any issues. I can usually still get LFD and the Byron Fleetnet tower in Ingersoll.
 
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Pretty much as I leave London and get to purple hills road the signal is gone. I have 3 portable antennas and a mag mount antenna. I turn my squelch on and got manual. Flip thru the control channels and get nothing. I can get LFD without issue. Opp and ems are gone. And it seems intermittent. Even in Ingersoll it's a dead zone. I've opened another bank with a single control channel on open and nothing. In the morning it's ok for a bit. Then gone.
 

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Huh, that's bizarre. Maybe try the Oxford tower as you get east of London? Not sure why Byron isn't working for you though.... ATT isn't on or something funny like that by chance?
 
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It might be a bad solder connection at the antenna in the unit. Portable scanners have had this issue in the past.
 

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Pretty much as I leave London and get to purple hills road the signal is gone. I have 3 portable antennas and a mag mount antenna. I turn my squelch on and got manual. Flip thru the control channels and get nothing. I can get LFD without issue. Opp and ems are gone. And it seems intermittent. Even in Ingersoll it's a dead zone. I've opened another bank with a single control channel on open and nothing. In the morning it's ok for a bit. Then gone.
What kind of antennas are you using? Something suitable for Fleetnet? A general antenna ? Or something designed for the 700-800 mgh?
 
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