antenna thread questions
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 17:13 +0000
>So, how do I turn on the factory antenna amp on my OE 5kcstq
>rear fender antenna?
Fender antennas do not require amplification, and so do not have amplifiers
:) Only the 12" roof-mount and in-glass antennas need amps.
>I put in a different head unit, but I'm unsure which wire should be
>receiving power to turn the antenna on. Also, is there a separate
>wire to extend it, or are these the same wire (which wire?)?
There should be one wire that, when powered, will raise/hold the antenna in
raised position. On my 200q with antenna amplifiers, the white wire from
the radio turns on the amplifiers (antenna as well as speaker, though the
fire-hazard Bose speaker amps are no longer present). But your wires may
1991 200 quattro, 112k, defroster antenna going strong
1988 GTI 16v, 217k, Fuba still kicking too