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I have a VHF P5400 radio that I bought a little while back. I have noticed since I bought it that the audio cuts in and out unless the the radio I am communicating with is very close. Is this normal or could their be a problem with it?
 

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Could be a number of issues.

Antenna could be dodgy.

Power out could be low.

Radio could be off frequency (needs tuning).

Hard to know without holding it in front of a monitor.
 
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I apologize for the delay. When the signal is strong the radio seems to not fade in an out however when coming from a repeater or a distance the the radio cuts in and out. And by that I mean the volume pretty much fluctuates between high and low every second when receiving.
 
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Could be? Sure. Also could be (and likely) that the radio is out of alignment and you are causing adjacent channel interference in addition to the radio appearing deaf. It really needs to go on a service monitor

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