I am an aspiring HF Operator and just bought a used Ts440.
Right out of the box I get the dots on the display..fixable I guess but also no audio reception.
Im just trying to fugure out if this unit is in basic working order or if was I dudped. I am only using a long wire for a rx antenna but Im getting nothing except some noise on FM mode. Is this normal for the unit without a 'proper' coaxial antenna installed or did I buy a boat anchor? I would expect to at least pick up some local stuff.
Any diagnostic advice appreciated.
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