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    SDS100: Uniden SDS100 Receiving issue

    I had just gotten a SDS100 from Zip scanners. I have had issues with the stock antenna, and now just recently, remtronix which claims to bring better reception, although that was not the case in this situation. I monitor 2 counties for my region, Mainly under this one whole system called...
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    BCD436HP: Poor reception, programming concerns

    This is my first time posting so I will try and include as much information as possible. Recently I purchased a Uniden BCD436HP, 100ft of LMR-400, and a tram 1410 disc cone antenna. After receiving the Uniden I connected it to the antenna approximately 25 ft above ground. I updated the...
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    HP-2: Should I return? Is it broken?

    I recently purchased a used uniden homepatrol-2 scanner off of ebay for $289.99. It was described as being in very good condition. The scanner looked fine, but the reception is horrible. The scanner will scan, but cuts out after a few seconds of radio action. I only live 20 minutes away from...
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    help with ground loop on antena

    i have a 48 inch half wave 27mhz CB antenna mounted outdoors with the lead in made with rg58 coax with an approx length of 54 feet it has terrible reception on all bands except for the Motorola trunking control frequencies 475.3750-947.3500mhz im using it with a pro 164 tri trunking scanner...
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    Pro 70 will not recieve anything

    I bought a Pro 70 handheld scanner on ebay and everything seems to work fine. It performs all it's functions like it is supposed to do but I cannot pick up anything on the air. I reinitialized it and put in my local freqs and it scans them fine. If I turn Squelch off I get your standard radio...