Article ID : 00025000 / Last Modified : 04/27/2015

How to troubleshoot static or poor radio reception on the portable radio.

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    Follow these steps to troubleshoot static or poor radio reception on the portable radio.

    1. Ensure fresh batteries are installed.
    2. Tune the radio to a station that may be closer to your location or has a stronger signal.
    3. Set the radio to DX mode.
    4. Move the unit around to obtain better reception.

      NOTE: The signal may be weaker in some locations, such as in a vehicle or building.

    If the issue is still unresolved, service may be required. Go to Product Repair.