range of pro-94

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gabyjan2291

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just got a pro-94 and someone told me that it would not pick up albany or valdosta ga. albany is 41.5 miles from me and valdosta is 48.7 would a different antenna help?
 

loumaag

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It might, in the case of Valdosta an external antenna may work as it appears they are all conventional analog VHF. In the case of Albany you would need much more. 40+ miles trying to pick up an 800 MHz trunking system is problematic. A directional antenna may help but this would depend a bit on how strong the system is set and if it is directed in some way to preclude its signal for coming your way. The fact that you have a Pro-94 as opposed to some other scanner in no way affects this, you would experience the same difficulty no matter what scanner you had.
 
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