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post #1 of Old 06-14-2007 Thread Starter
Terah
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VHF Problem

Hi,

I've recently installed a new aerial (old cable was rotten) and am having problems with signal strength, both transmitting and receiving. When receiving there is a hiss that disappears if I ease the plug out of the set so the conductor is still connected but the braid is not.

I've replaced the plug at the radio end of the cable, and also the through deck plug/socket, and tried another aerial and the hiss persists which seems to narrow the problem down to the cable but I'd appreciate any thoughts on the possible cause before I rip out the cable and purchase yet another one.

thanks.
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