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Old    Noel (noel)      Join Date: Dec 2001       07-15-2007, 9:54 PM Reply   
Where is everyone mounting their satellite radio antennas and which antenna are you using? I have the Sirius kit for Sony which comes with a little magnetic antenna, but since I have an Illusion tower, it's useless. I saw this marine specific antenna:

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-sMJr7RMvvOJ/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=225350&I=209SIRMAR

Has anyone used it or others?
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       07-16-2007, 6:57 AM Reply   
I have mine mounted in front of the driver windshield by the cupholder

looks ok

but I always get a signal
Old    Kirk R (kdr)      Join Date: Feb 2003       07-16-2007, 7:09 AM Reply   
Mine sits right in front of the dashboard, but under the windsheild. I have the wire hidden under the dash. I always get a signal unless someone throws a shirt or hat up there.

(Message edited by kdr on July 16, 2007)
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       07-16-2007, 7:45 AM Reply   
I have the unit mounted by the cupholder in front of the driver windshield as well. I have the wire coming out of the cupholder hole, and the antenna is secured with double sided tape.
Old    Ken (ghostrider_2)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-16-2007, 8:17 AM Reply   
mine is just behind the bow light (wire goes in same hole as bow light). nobody ever even notices it there.
Old    Eddy Celis (bughunter)      Join Date: Nov 2001       07-16-2007, 10:42 AM Reply   
I slide a small flat magent in one of the sleeves of the bimini and stick the antenna on top of the bimini.
Old    Mike H. (mim3)      Join Date: Sep 2006       07-17-2007, 12:18 PM Reply   
I just installed this:

http://www.sirius.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Sirius/CachedPage&c=ProductAsset&cid=1128803463851

on my X-45, port side in front of the window. I went all the way and drilled a hole to mount.
Old    John Strain (jmanjohn)      Join Date: Nov 2001       07-31-2007, 5:58 PM Reply   
Mine was under the dash worked fine
Old    Scott Bilyeu (sbilyeu)      Join Date: Jul 2007       07-31-2007, 6:04 PM Reply   
Mine cut out alot under the window. In front of the bow nav light works killer.
Old    Paul (phat_in_cincy)      Join Date: May 2003       07-31-2007, 6:18 PM Reply   
I have mine on the dash, under the ws. It's attached with velcro. No problems.
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Old    TJ (desertcajun)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-01-2007, 2:38 PM Reply   
is the signal good under the windshield??
Old    Shawn K. (zipe)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-01-2007, 2:47 PM Reply   
I have the same thing as Paul mounted with 3M double sided foam tape pads. No problem with bimini and shirts. I had my last boat mounted on the tower and threw it on the dash on my new boat for a temporary hook up and ended up deciding to leave it there.
Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-01-2007, 3:01 PM Reply   
I have mine mounted under the windshield, it cuts out for a second or two anytime I turn to pick up a downed rider...
Old    King of PoP (troyl)      Join Date: Feb 2002       08-01-2007, 5:07 PM Reply   
I got tired of the signal cutting out. Everything from a sweatshirt, to towels when parked, to the canyon mountains when the boat was leaning would make it cut out. I moved it to the top tower and its worked flawless since.

Between the bimini, the glass, a sweatshirt, the tower bars, towell...etc....Your asking alot mounting under the window IMO. But one signal cut per day is too many for me.
Maybe i am just asking too much, but i am much happier after spending the time to run it up the tower.
BTW...mine is the mag mount but stuck to the flat part of the aluminum 210 tower with a 1" velcro dot.

(Message edited by troyl on August 01, 2007)

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