I bought a Baofeng uv-5r handheld scanner. It is programmed but not receiving. It stops on a frequency yet hear nothing, volumes up. ?

It came with a 4 watt antenna, would a 10 watt antenna fix the problem?  Thank you

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    If you have the squelch turned up, you'll probably hear nothing on most frequencies. The frequency it is stopping on might be a digital frequency the the transceiver detects something is on but can't decode, so it doesn't emit any audio.

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