There is also a combination antenna manufactured by Hirschman. As I
understand it, they manufacture both an automatic retractable & a roof
mount type which is visually very similar to the Fuba item fitted to the
Audi wagons / VWs.
I used the roof mount type on my last car, a BMW wagon, for two years &
thought it very good The BM also had an FM antenna built into the glass &
the combination unit was a definite improvement. You should be aware that
I have only recently moved here from the UK, where cellular coverage is
excellent. I should also point out that I haven't used AM radio in a car
for probably ten years. I'm told that the cellular part of the antenna is
in the base section & the FM / AM section uses the 'whip' part.
From: Dan Masi[SMTP:dan_masi@MENTORG.COM]
Sent: Friday, July 26, 1996 6:20 PM
To: 'email@example.com'; Duff, Ian
Subject: Re: Bad radio reception & some other questions
On Jul 26, 3:48pm, Duff, Ian wrote:
> Subject: RE: Bad radio reception & some other questions
> Not sure about the radio, mine came (used) with a great aftermarket
> stereo, FM reception is great, never listen to AM. I replaced my
> antenna with a Fuba lookalike that has radio and cellular combined.
> Tastes great, less filling.
This sounds interesting. Is the FUBA-lookalike amplified?
Who makes it, where'd ya get it? I'm going to be adding a
cell phone antenna to my A4, but I think I might actually
consider drilling if I can get a good combination antenna...
the A4 has awful FM reception, and I'm sure it's parly due to
the in-glass FM antenna.