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Expected range for an indoor telescopic antenna for 440-ish mhz

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Sep 2, 2016
Question from a newbie, bear with me....

I have been programming in some different frequencies for area PD & FD.

My scanner simply has a telescopic antenna....and gets the locals.

How far should I expect to be able to receive with just that?

At what range/distance will I need an outdoor antenna?

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