Bought a Larsen NMO150/450/800 but now bcd436hp "Close Call" is "Far Cry"

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I just stuck a mag mount and this Larsen on my truck this morning and the reception is worlds better than either of my hand held antennas. Now I'm running into and issue with "close call". I'm picking stuff from too far away as a "close call" I don't mind so much when they're LE frequencies since it's short and sweet but this morning I also got a long and annoying weather forecast from like 12 miles away.

How are you guys with this unit setting up your close call threshold and other settings to make it the most useful?

I'm also a bit worried that if the threshold get's set too high, I'll miss stuff with the portable antennas.
 
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Don't have that radio but I do have that antenna and it's awesome. Great size too and it has "scared" a few cars away that were barreling towards me on the highway muahahah
 

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@OBeerWANKenobi Don't have that radio either but can you post a link to the antenna?
 

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It’s a great question and I hope you get an answer since it might well help me out someday as well.

In the meantime, would you mind sharing two details about your setup? First, what kind of termination does the antenna cable have? SMA? And second, what mag mount did you attach the antenna to?
 

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TBH, I thought CC was set at a 15db gain. I didn't know it could be adjusted. You've got me curious now.

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