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Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Reception Issues 396XT

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  • MCH
    And the 396T? Joe M.
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 17, 2009
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      And the 396T?

      Joe M.

      cavitt2 wrote:
      > Sorry for the delay, I've been out (and about).
      > Firmware on my 396XT is 1.07.00. Thanks, RC
      >
      > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, MCH <mch@...> wrote:
      >> One other thing you could mention is the respective firmware versions
      >> you are using.
      >>
      >> Joe M.
      >>
      >> cavitt2 wrote:
      >>> This is somewhat of a repost but I'm anxious for some feedback if anyone has any ideas. I used the older 396 for years and have been test-driving the 396XT for our TV station for about a month. I work in Atlanta where there are multiple digital systems.
      >>>
      >>> My initial experience with the XT has been negative. I have experienced more dropped conversations, garbled traffic, and no audio than I ever remember with the older model. There are many occasions when I can see the talkgroup on the scanner -- often for five seconds or more -- but no audio comes out.
      >>>
      >>> I've switched antennas and checked all the "usual suspects." The CC is OFF, WX priority is OFF, squelch is low, AGC is OFF. I am using control channel only. Signal strength on these dropped and/or garbled conversations is often three or four bars.
      >>>
      >>> I am almost to the point of telling our folks to go with the older models of the 396/996 when they pull the trigger. Is there anything else I can tweak or try on the XT?
      >>>
      >>> Thanks, RC
      >>> Atlanta, GA
      >>>
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