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Old 12-26-2013, 07:31 PM   #11
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I just purchased a Windjammer that came from the factory with the sirus radio docking station. I have a docking station in my truck where the radio fits. My radio will not fit the docking station in the TT. Any suggestions ? The dealer was very familiar with the units and all its equipment, and nothing is mentioned in the owners manual. The hookups are the same on both units.
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Old 12-27-2013, 04:28 AM   #12
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It should be for a Sirus XM radio, Which do you have in your truck? Why won't it fit? Also if your unit came with the docking station they should have given you the radio package also, I got 1 in the box at delv. Chuck, I know you probably no this but you press in on the center to make the cradle pop out then it slides in, took me a good hr to figure that out. I did not get any instructions on the docking station just the XM. It's kinda like the old cassette tape loader. Best way I can describe it.
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Old 12-27-2013, 04:42 AM   #13
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That has got to be the dumbest place to install that antenna, EVER. The slide seal will eventually grab that antenna and rip the roof (especially in cold weather when the seal is stiff).

FR needs to own up to that repair regardless of warranty, IMO.

If it HAD to be on the slide, perhaps a bracket at the top of the wall (clear of the topper) would have been better.
They did just like you said they installed a 90 degree bracket on the slide wall above the porch light and installed it there and then repaired my roof. ........Thanks for the idea and the help I should have made them replace the whole roof, but they said no they couldn't do that....
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Old 12-27-2013, 07:19 PM   #14
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It took a few minutes , but it did flip out however my radio did not fit the docking station, it takes a slimmer version. Did a radio come with your tt ? I have looked everywhere and I don't have one, like I stated earlier the dealership was very thorough regarding the operation of the slides, heat/ac etc. but had no information about the radio. Do I need to contact Forest river ? I enjoy my radio and would like to have it operational in the tt. Thanks for the response. Chuck in Va
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Old 12-27-2013, 07:54 PM   #15
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It took a few minutes , but it did flip out however my radio did not fit the docking station, it takes a slimmer version. Did a radio come with your tt ? I have looked everywhere and I don't have one, like I stated earlier the dealership was very thorough regarding the operation of the slides, heat/ac etc. but had no information about the radio. Do I need to contact Forest river ? I enjoy my radio and would like to have it operational in the tt. Thanks for the response. Chuck in Va
If your unit came with the docking station you should have got a kit with the radio in it. I would contact your dealer and ask him where they stored it. That is an option that came with your unit, like I said it takes the XM one, the other ones will not fit. It makes no sense to me that they would install the docking station and install the antenna and not get the radio. Where is your antenna located? you should see it somewhere maybe on the roof. Should be mounted on a plate screwed down somewhere it a little black magnet maybe 21/2" x 2" mine was in a drawer in the galley with a whole set up to use it also in my car if I wanted to.
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:20 AM   #16
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For what it is worth, I mounted my antenna on the inside the roof of my motorhome. As long as there is no metal frame above the antenna just roof material it works fine.
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:50 PM   #17
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I contacted the dealer today, and explained that I did not get a radio, they told me to stop by on Monday and they would give me one from another unit .Hopefully that will work out. They said it should have been located in a box in the TT, but I never found it. I would guess all I would need to do is activate it and I should be good to go. I guess I need to be aware of where the antenna is mounted , I will take a look on the roof. I just purchased the unit a few weeks ago and really have not had time to play with it and check things out. This forum has been a ton of help and has answered all my questions (which I am sure I will have many many more ). Thanks again, now I just need to get some spring weather to use it. Chuck in Va
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I contacted the dealer today, and explained that I did not get a radio, they told me to stop by on Monday and they would give me one from another unit .Hopefully that will work out. They said it should have been located in a box in the TT, but I never found it. I would guess all I would need to do is activate it and I should be good to go. I guess I need to be aware of where the antenna is mounted , I will take a look on the roof. I just purchased the unit a few weeks ago and really have not had time to play with it and check things out. This forum has been a ton of help and has answered all my questions (which I am sure I will have many many more ). Thanks again, now I just need to get some spring weather to use it. Chuck in Va
All you will have to do is call and activate it as you said, Glad I was able to help you out Safe Travels to you and HAPPY NEW YEAR......... Hope one of your trips will be down here on buggs Island lake. If you have any questions on any CG shoot me a PM, I know them all being I live here on the lake.
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Old 12-29-2013, 11:32 AM   #19
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Mine is on the main roof right next to the TV antenna, fact of it is mounted above the bathroom ceiling light.
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