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Anytone D878 UV2 audio breakup on strong/wide modulated signals

I was part of a local FM net tonight on my Anytone D878UV2 super and as has happened before with strong signals 5+ the audio was dropping in and out even through to signal was S9+. So I swapped for my Baofeng UV-S9  and no much problem.

A few minutes of Googling lead me to Reddit r/amateurradio. There   is a setting that is incorrect by default, on on UV2 it is in Menu, Settings, 1-Radio Set, 4-Other Func, 26-No signalSTE,  turn this to 1-OFF and you should be fine! I have had this problem since it was released almost a year ago!


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