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Old 08-07-2012, 12:49 PM   #1
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Sirius Antenna Question

Looking at installing a Sirius radio on my Georgetown. I have looked and can find no "easy" way to mount the antenna and route the cable.

Anyone else done this? If so, how did you do it?

Any and all suggestions appreciated.
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:20 PM   #2
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Are you talking mounting the radio in the cab, or back in the main rv area?
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:21 PM   #3
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When you find out let me know. I do know that you can route wire thru sat wiring, there is a false vent pipe over cab, after that I do not know how to route wire to back of radio.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:24 PM   #4
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lindy, thanks for reply. I will be mounting radio in Cab, below main radio.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:55 PM   #5
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Sirius Antenna

I mounted the antenna for my Sirius cab radio on the top and front of the cap, the wire was routed (By the installer, not me) into the rubber gasket around the windshield, then into the corner of the dash and to the back of the radio.

Nice job, took about an hour or so, so not a really big deal. Find an installer who has done it before, so no experimenting or mistakes. Most any radio/stereo dealer can do it. They did mine for $100.00 if I recall correctly.

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Old 08-08-2012, 07:27 PM   #6
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I mounted my XM in the front cap, over the Television. It gets shielded occasionally when facing due North, but I can live with it until I feel like moving it.

We use it with a Boom Box adapter unit with a built in antenna, so if we're going North for an extended period, we use the built in and set the radio by a side window.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:09 PM   #7
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I think you can put the antenna in a top cabinet on the inside . The fiberglass in the roof is not suppose to cause problems. My antenna is there now but has not been long enough to say if problems or not. I will run wire behind molding on side.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:00 PM   #8
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I put my antenna in the top of the top cabinet, no problems. You must be careful where you locate it but it works fine.
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:14 AM   #9
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Guys, sorry I have been so long replying. What I did and so far so good. was to mount the antenna on a piece of sheet metal about 2"x6". I then slid the antenna down the front dash to the windshield. Have been on a couple of trips and it seems to work fine in all directions.

Never did figure how to route it to the roof!!
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