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Old 09-24-2005, 10:20 AM   #11
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Almost forgot to mention.......

Don't place the antenna on a metal surface. If you're not careful it will scratch when you remove to dry after a wash. I used trim tape and mounted mine to the bottom of the back window,just below the 3rd brake light.
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Mine goes between 4-5 different vehicles....3-4 I don't give a **** if I scratch. Gotta love a company vehicle. My antenna though has lil rubber feet on it.
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I bought the Airware XM one. Love it. I run it in the house, in the car and this weekend I was listening to it at the Phillies game.

I dont think I'll ever go back to AM/FM. It has everything you could want.
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I have XM and like it, but there a really annoying buzz when I listen to XM with the engine on. As soon as I turn it off, it goes away.

I have the Terk XMD1000 modulator w/ Panasonic adapter.
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I've got the Roady2 and just have it plugged into the cig lighter. using the built-in modulator it works fine. No buzz.
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I am once again thinking of getting satellite radio. A buddy of mine won a Sirius radio tonight at our banquet for kart racing. When he seen it only had 3 classical channels available he started to think he may sell it.

I've been reading online, trying to compare xm to Sirius. My HU can support XM but only after I purchase an adapter for it. I like the idea of using it in a car, at the cottage, in the house, where ever.


So when it comes down to it, which one is better, Sirius or XM. From what I have been reading the only deciding factor for people has been the channel selection ( mostly the different sports coverage).

I myself would not listen to sports on the radio. Who has better accessories for their units, who has the better units themselves.

This is the unit he won
http://www.sirius.com/servlet/Conten...=1066068010580


He also got an accessory kit with different mounting hardware for the vehicle and the antenna. The price I can pick that same unit up for from the same person that donated it as a prize is 130$ CAD.

So seeing what unit it is, is it worth it? Would XM be better? I know neither is available in Canada yet ( December 1st supposedly) but I can always get a U.*. address to register it.


What are peoples thoughts on it??
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My dad'* got the original sky-fi unit and he loves it. Bestbuy installed it for him and hid all the wires in the dash, and it uses the Aux. in port on the front of his Aiwa h/u. They mounted it to the trunk lid but i wash around it anyhow so it'* no big deal. Reception is great, no buzz.
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Well I picked it up from him for 120$ CAD and I can get warranty work done locally if needed.

I think I will try and activate it tonight so I can play with it tomorrow on my 5 hour trip for work.
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