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Found this site on info for CB radios, the info here may help you. https://www.wearecb.com/troubleshooting-cb-radios.html
https://www.wearecb.com/how-to-tune-cb-antenna.html
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I am sorry I didn't know I had comments to my post until I clicked on the link just now. We will be working on the bike this evening and I will make sure to go over all the suggestions yall have given me and I will let you know what happened.
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Even if you have a competent car audio shop in the area and they work on over the road trucks they should be able to tune the set. Also check the radio settings, one may be turned up too high.


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What mic was installed? What antenna did you install? Recheck the installation of the new antenna, even an antenna that is grossly out of adjustment will still receive something right out of the box. (see post #8) The antenna adjustment is to fine tune the match to your radio. Find another person to plug their headset into your system and then your headset into their system. Good luck.

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So we got it to where we can hear everyone again but nothing as far as anyone hearing us. We made sure everything was grounded and wires were good. When we push the PPT button TX comes on the screen and when someone talks RX comes but we did noticed that when we turn the squelch down low RX is coming up and staying on. In fact, it sounds as if someone is about to say something in our ear piece. Any ideas on it?
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turning the Squelch down low is not a good idea.


when someone is talking, or a group are talking, turn it up until it cuts them off,
then back it off until you can hear them solidly.


leaving it too loose, just gives you a lot of noise that will give you a headache.


there is a balance between setting the squelch, and the intercom gain, so that you and your wife and have everything sound about the same.

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Could this be as simple as a dirty PTT switch?

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Could this be as simple as a dirty PTT switch?
I was thinking that too but I am dumb to CB's so I wanted to other people's opinion. If it is a dirty switch how would I go about cleaning it?
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Just to see if it makes a difference, spray some WD-40 around the button while pressing/cycling it several times. If that helps you'll probably need to open the housing to clean the switch properly and lube it with dielectric grease.

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As Tx comes up when you press the button it's working.
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