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If you are receiving a “repeater not found” message, it is most likely going to be for the following reasons:
Troubleshooting: When accessing a repeater, be sure your power levels are set to TURBO for 7w output. When accessing a repeater from within a vehicle, use a mag mount antenna on the vehicle. If you are over 3 or 4 miles from a repeater, use a high gain antenna like a Nagoya 771.
If you are using the 578 Mobile, you will want to be sure to use an outdoor base station antenna if your radio is located within your home, and a good mobile antenna of at least ¼ wave length on all bands if using the radio from your vehicle. I have successfully maintained contact with a local digital repeater from as far away as 8 miles using a ¼ wave mobile antenna on my vehicle, however, this was when I was is in the suburbs. If you are a ways out in the country, typical range can be between 8 and 20 miles to a digital repeater under good conditions (possibly farther) when running 45 watts on UHF.