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Re: Moron's Delight AM/FM in 90-90Q20v
Because the Audi radio uses what's called 'polarity tuning' (or something like that)
in its radios. The OE radio hunts and chooses bwtween the two fm antennas to pick up
the clearer signal. Designed by members of team UFO. Neat concept, works okay, no
aftermarket options for you.
To my knowledge, only Sony made and aftermarket unit that used this typed of tuner.
The AM antenna is in the left rear D-pillar, and is patched into the rear antenna
lead. Not the front. try switching the two and see if you don't get better am from
> I've heard that before...I really want to disagree with science here. AM & FM work
> on one antenna in nearly every other car, why not mine???
> Sargent Schutt wrote:
> > That's b/c the rear antenna is the only one with am reception. You must use the
> > rear antenna if you want am. the front is fm only, the rear is am/fm.
> > HTH,
> > Sarge
> > harrison wrote:
> > > I have the same problem with AM reception, but it's only been a problem when
> > > the world series was on. Other than that, I cannot think of a use for AM.
> > >
> > > harrison
> > >
> > > Paul_Royal@idx.com wrote:
> > >
> > > > CD Player hooked into front antenna only...AM sucks but it works enuf for
> > > > now.
> > > > Thanks for the tips and help. Gave myself a damn headache this morning
> > > > listening (oooops, I mean banging my head) to Green Day.
> > > > Viva la Rock 'N' Roll
> > > >
> > > > Rings of Torture