Step 2: check your radio gear
Faulty radio equipment might stop you receiving radio.
Be careful what radios you buy, especially from overseas.
Try different equipment in place of yours. If you receive radio this time, it is likely your other equipment is faulty.
Step 3: check outside
Sources outside might cause radio reception problems.
An outside source usually affects many homes. Ask your neighbours if they have trouble receiving radio too.
The way you check for and fix the problem depends on what it is.
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Large structure such as a mountain, hill, tree or building
Listen for a sharp or harsh sound from your radio. Usually the 'stereo light' flashes. This can mean a large structure is reflecting your radio signal.
Listen for voices other than those on the radio program you are listening to.
If an outside source is causing your problem, consider using:
- an external antenna that faces the radio tower
- an external filter on your radio