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295Re: [BCD396XT] Re: I hit the brakes on the pro-106

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  • MCH
    Dec 31, 2008
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      How does the 396 perform when on your outside antenna compared to the
      96? Or is that the condition of your original post?

      Joe M.

      dewey_003 wrote:
      > I would argue your use of the word "slightly". As a current DC
      > employee, former DC resident of 30 years, then a suburban DC resident
      > for over 15 years, I'm fully aware of densensing and intermod, and
      > that is NOT the problem at my home location. I can hook my Pro-96 up
      > to my external antenna, and still not get front end overload. I am
      > very serious when I consider the 396 to be deaf on UHF, and I know
      > many others who share the same opinion. I also don't believe it to
      > be an alignment issue as I had the 396 in Uniden's service when it
      > was still under warranty, and alignment was one of the areas
      > checked. I can make recordings of any of my other scanners, and I
      > think all who heard them would agree that I had good reception, yet
      > the 396 will not even get a hint of the 603d control channel with the
      > squelch fully open.
      > Dewey
      > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, MCH <mch@...> wrote:
      >> The 396 is slightly less sensitive than the GRE units, but not to a
      >> degree that is noticable in most cases. If your problem is one of
      >> overload of the scanner, you should be very glad you didn't get the
      > GRE
      >> since they overload much worse than the Uniden units.
      >> Joe M.
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