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Old 02-01-2018, 5:35 PM
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Does anyone else have this issue with the ws1040. When using AC power, I'm not picking up radio traffic as well as when I use the battery power. Im not sure if it's the radio or if this is a normal thing. Whistler has no idea. Thanks.
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Old 02-01-2018, 5:47 PM
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When powering through batteries oper the squelch on an analog weather channel then plug the unit in. My best guess is there's a lot of noise coming from the power adapter.

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Thanks I will try that. I was also told to wrap the power cord around a large nut. That didn't help.
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I have a Pro-651, essentially the same radio, running on a cheapest-of-the-cheap power supply from Menard's...it works fine. Follow the advice above to diagnose the problem, you must have a really horribly noisy power supply.
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Thanks, I have another AC power cord, I will try that.
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OK What's The REAL Deal ive tried ALL SOFTWARES TO PROGRAM My WS1040 Scanner with NO LUCK and i have NO IDEA As To HOW To Fix It
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I used you tube to help me program. Had to watch several times, but was easier then the owners manual. I also called Whisler support & they answered some questions. Hang in there and good luck
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OK What's The REAL Deal ive tried ALL SOFTWARES TO PROGRAM My WS1040 Scanner with NO LUCK and i have NO IDEA As To HOW To Fix It
If you're using the short adapter that converts from the stereo mini connector to the mono mini connector, remove that adapter and try again. The WS1040 does not need that adapter cable and will not work with it in the line.

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