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Harris P7300 receive issues

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I'm noting the following things about my P7300:

On reception of a signal, every transmission opens with an audible click. Annoying.

Sensitivity in EDACS mode is substandard compared to any P7100 I have. It's running about 6 db short,
at an educated guess. I'm running the high gain whip antenna, which is a 3 dB gain improvement over the standard 1/4 wave whip according to the radio's own RSSI display, but that's not enough to make the
P7300 receive as well as a P7100 with the 1/4 wave whip.

The recovered audio is often full of chirping noises, which happens when signal strength is fairly low,
but at the same level my P7100s are still crystal clear.

An audio "bounce" at the start of a transmission. A rapid change in voice level at the first syllable,
which I suspect is an audio AGC issue.

In truth I like the P7300 but it just does NOT have the receiver performance of the P7100.

Does anyone know of any fixes for any of these issues?
 
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