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I live in west sims bury and have poor radio reception. I…

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I live in west...

I live in west sims bury and have poor radio reception. I want to her nou specificallynwm,I live in Wst Simsbury and always ad poor radio reception. I particularly want to hear npr

Technician's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

BFifty years. There is West Mountain that seems to be the problem

Technician's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No. I do not know what I need- antenna or?

Technician's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Who do I call? John appliance technician

Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of the appliance in question?

There are four radios

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Electronics Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 10 months ago

Your best option may be to use internet radio - you can get thousands of different stations:

https://tunein.com/radio/United-States-r100436/

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