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Stryker 955 HP

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by undertaker, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    My radio has some kind of crackle to it when I modulate. Got a local radio check and the driver told me. Any Ideas?




    Thanks
    Bobby
     
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  2. Radioman1

    Radioman1 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I would speak with someone reliable. The problem might have been the receiving station. Failing that I would put a dummy load on the output of my radio and listen on another radio, physically some distance apart and see if that "crackle" disappears.....
     
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  3. Robb

    Robb Yup

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    Wire breaking in mic connector or a dirty PTT switch in mic - as a guess.
     
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  4. kopcicle

    kopcicle Sr. Member

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    get a second opinion
     
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  5. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    Mic is the new Palomar 41
     
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  6. TheRealPorkchop

    TheRealPorkchop Certified Sith Pimp

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    I agree, second opinion. But possibly you have an issue. Probably wants you to give it to me cause, we’ll i don’t have a good reason, not even a real reason.

    Maybe the pins are loose on the mic and wiggle around a little? Coax loose maybe? Truck driver has crackley radio maybe?
     
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  7. undertaker

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    I will get to the bottom of the problem thanks all for the help..
     
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  8. Handy Andy

    Handy Andy Do Your Research First, Then Decide...

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    Get another radio and set it up to "hear" yours'.

    Keep the "Crackle" radio installed right where it is - so if you do have a wiring or antenna issue - you can hear it thru the monitor radio.

    IF you remove the radio from the place you were told "it crackled" - you lose the ability to track down the cause - especially if the radio is not at fault.

    If it's a base radio - heck a "Crackle" can be from an igniter on a furnace "snapping" thru the power supply feed into the RF chain...

    Mobile? Can be anything from loose wiring and bad plug onto loose antenna whip or issues with coax.

    The crackle may also affect the "meter" because if it's audible and injected into the audio chain - you should see spikes on the S/RF meter from this effect. Poor antenna mounts can really make this visible on that meter.

    So if the last suggestion one shows activity while you use it with no audio added - then swap back to the stock mic and check again. Can be "too much audio" squeezing into the radio - the Palomar 41 mic needs to be checked out.
     
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  9. undertaker

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    Found the problem I had the mic gain to high sounds fine now...:whistle::whistle::whistle::whistle:
     
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  10. 357magnum

    357magnum Well-Known Member

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    Bobby , Bobby , Bobby .:whistle::censored::confused::rolleyes::eek:o_O:LOL:
     
  11. undertaker

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    Lol Leo damn it is tough being old Plus smelling to much formaldehyde..:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::LOL::LOL::D:D:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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  12. Rwb

    Rwb Well-Known Member

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    that formaldehyde kinda give ya a deadly buzz hahaHAHA?
    I had that happen to my mic.i reset it n when at that happy spot i used scotch tape n made sure it stayed in its happy little world
     
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  13. StrangeBrew

    StrangeBrew Sr. Member

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    Just keep the formaldehyde away from the Worcestershire sauce and you'll be OK.;)
     
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  14. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Maybe cut a piece of masking tape into a small arrow sliver. Put it on the radio face to show the proper setting.
     
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  15. Rwb

    Rwb Well-Known Member

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    this will work with the formaldehyde
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