Can I attach an external antenna to my radio?
Yes, you can attach an extremal antenna to your radio, and it my help with your reception. How much it helps will vary greatly depending on where you are trying to use your radio. If using it in an urban environment, with lots of buildings, it may not extend your range very much. However, it could have a great effect on your range if your are in an area that is more open.
Or if you can get the antenna up higher it could make a difference in your area. The best thing to do is just try it out. There are so many factors that can play a part, that it is really impossible to say for sure. Give it a try in your area, and let us know how it works out for you.
If this happens to you, you may want to try removing the batteries from the unit. Sometimes this can have the effect of resetting the unit and fix the problem. It’s a simple fix that works for a lot of people.