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Old 03-23-2015, 10:08 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bclemens View Post
You need the tuner and antenna which plug into the back of the radio.

Just look on Amazon for the Sirius tuner and antenna...its SXV200 is what we install for the Jensen.
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Old 03-25-2015, 03:55 AM   #12
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I too have a 2860DS, I put a magnetic mounted antenna on the front fender, about half way to the front, no drop outs.

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Old 03-25-2015, 04:10 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by gasgastwo View Post
Took our first trip in our new 2860ds this weekend. only real problem was the sirus signal through the jenson radio. The signal would cut in and out repeatedly about 10 times per minute. The small box shape antenna is mounted on the dash next to the windshield, but i have read that it has to be on the roof. is this correct? i would presume that on the dash was ok if thats how the camper came. But installation instructions from sirus says it has to be on roof. Any advice, thanks
Roof installation is ideal but you might also consider purchasing a home kit with a portable antenna. They are more sensitive than the roof mounted variety and will acquire good signal strength inside the RV and through the roof. Yes, you read that correctly. We have an integrated XM receiver with a roof top antenna that can be problematic due the low look angle required in this part of the country. Any trees to the south and we have no signal. However, our Sirius radio on a portable dock and with a portable antenna pointed through the roof of the RV, works just fine.
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Old 03-25-2015, 05:58 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Puzzlme View Post
2013 Sunseeker 3010DS came with Magnadyne and is satellite ready. What do I have and what do I need to have installed so I can get the radio working?

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I ran the antenna wire behind the door trim to the forward upper bunk area and used double back foam tape to attach it to the top of the TV. Works very well.

The antenna can also be place under the upper bunk mattress, all the way to the front.

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