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Old 01-14-2012, 03:20 PM
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stubby antenna

do you get better or the same reception with a stubby?
is it just cosmetic
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Old 01-14-2012, 03:33 PM
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Just cosmetic. Looks a lot better than the stock fishing pole. My reception is about the same.
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Old 01-14-2012, 04:01 PM
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Re: stubby antenna

reception will not be the same. i used to get stations alot further with my stock antenna. it is still clear until you get into more remote areas. now i just listen to sat or hdd instead of regular radio.
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Old 01-14-2012, 05:49 PM
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Re: stubby antenna

It has stayed the same for me. I still get all the stations I use to get with my old antenna and it sounds the exact same... just looks a lot better
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Old 01-14-2012, 06:23 PM
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Re: stubby antenna

Reception definately suffers with a shorty (it's not awful, but noticeable). I bought a shorty, but the reception was iffy. Now I changed back to stock, but trimmed off about 8 inches. So I guess I run a middy.
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Old 01-15-2012, 09:27 AM
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Re: stubby antenna

reception stayed the same for me...better look, same reception, works for me
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Re: stubby antenna

thanks for all the input
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Re: stubby antenna

yea i intalled a shorty antenna and it looks good but im not happy with the reception at all
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Re: stubby antenna

In town its the same, no problem. Obviously with any antenna you'll lose reception the further rual you go, with the stuby I lose it a little quicker....so than I bought SIRIUS.
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In town its the same, no problem. Obviously with any antenna you'll lose reception the further rual you go, with the stuby I lose it a little quicker....so than I bought SIRIUS.
same results as me
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my reception is not good at all with a stubby
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Re: stubby antenna

i didnt notice any change in reception with my stubby
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