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Minitor V Squelch

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Theroofable

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Hi, I am trying to figure out the squelch setting that will allow me to pick up really weak or distant signals. It can be set on levels 1-5. Which one is the best for weak signals?
 

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You will probably only hear a lot of unnecessary static by setting it on 1. I would set it on 2 or 3 because if you set it on 1, anything it picks up will be inaudible anyway.
 

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Someone told me that 1 was the tightest and 5 the loosest. Are they wrong or is 1 the loosest. He said he saw it in the manual but I havent been able to find that
 

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Ok, I found the online manual and it says... Select a squelch level, the higher the number, the easier the squelch is ON. Now doe this mean 5 is better for more distant signals? They wordedit weird nut from what i get from it, it is saying 5 is less squelch. Am I right? Please correct me if Im wrong :)
 

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Mine is set as tight as it will go,which is 5 and I can still hear tone out's in the next county without any problems but keep in mind the antenna on a minitor v is integral so you're not going to hear as well as a portable.
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Try a better pager - hotter than the Min V

Hi, I am trying to figure out the squelch setting that will allow me to pick up really weak or distant signals. It can be set on levels 1-5. Which one is the best for weak signals?
I have seen the WatchDog Fire Pager - capable of up to 5 channels. It has a really sensitive receiver and uses 3 AAA batteries. Comes with a smart charger. Can be ordered w/stored voice if desired. Fully synthesized and programmable.
 
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