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RE: Antenna dilemma

I have upgraded, but Crutchfield provided a specific adapter for the
FUBA, so I assume it's taken care of. Am I wrong?
- peter
  peterhe@microsoft.com - http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/1001
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  issaquah, wa, usa

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Rossato, Bob               HSD [SMTP:ROSSATR@hsd.utc.com]
>Sent:	Saturday, February 01, 1997 4:32 PM
>To:	Peter Henriksen
>Cc:	quattro-list
>Subject:	RE: Antenna dilemma
>From: Peter Henriksen <peterhe@microsoft.com>
>Date: Fri, 31 Jan 1997 12:46:23 -0800
>Don't expect any improval in reception (unless you're getting next to
>nothing now) with a FUBA. Mine is not doing well for at all: FM is
>passable, but still weak compared to our Acura, and AM is - quite
>literally - non-existing.
> - - peter
>Have you perchance replaced the factory radio?  The Fuba antennas have
>two amplifiers for AM & FM and they need to be powered.  The factory
>radios provide power to the antenna amps through the harness.  If you
>have changed the radio it may not be wired to provide power to the
>antenna resulting in zero AM reception and poor FM reception.  Very
>common problem when people upgrade their stereos in VW/Audis with roof
>mounted whip antenna.