Post Number: 14880
|Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 7:49 am: ||
When Submitting a Question for HELP with a Problem the following "19 questions need to be answered to allow the Copper Forum Techs and Moderators and other Copper Forum Member's to help you solve / resolve your problem.
#1 ~ Is the Antenna / Amp / Radio 100% Stock from the Factory with NO Alterations / Modifications?
#2 ~ Make of antenna / amp / radio?
#3 ~ Model of antenna / amp / radio?
#4 ~ Mode's of operation the problem exists on ie: AM / FM / LSB-USB?
#5 ~ Is it used for Base or Mobile operation or Both?
#6 ~ Is problem noticed in Mobile or Base use or Both?
#7 ~ Is problem Constant or Intermittent or both?
#8 ~ Describe as precise as you can what problems you are having.
#9 ~ Does radio have proper power if in mobile use and proper fuses installed?
#10 ~ Has the Stock modulation settings been adjusted and are you using the Stock mic or an after market mic and is the mic a Power Microphone?
#11 ~ Has the radio been peaked/tweaked or had other modifications?
#12 ~ Are you the original purchaser/owner of the antenna / amp / radio or did you get it used?
#13 ~ List ďALLĒ modificationís that have been performed to the radio. ie: Super swing mod, NPC mod, transistor swap and any and all parts that have been upgraded or swapped.
#14 ~ Is Antenna / Amp / Radio properly installed if mobile, and is radio properly grounded?
#15 ~ Is radio properly installed if using it as a base radio and properly grounded?
#16 ~ Have you checked all antennaís, coax, jumper's, meter's, and installation to make sure everything is in good working condition and properly installed?
#17 ~ Where you using an amplifier when you first noticed the problem?
#18 ~ What accessory equipment do you have in line with the radio, ie: meterís, amp, low pass filterís etc?
#19 ~ And please list any other helpful information that may help other's to help you resolve / fix the problem you are having.