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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-14-2010, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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I just got a 2006 G6 Convertible, with the satellite radio. I am not getting as good of reception as my other cars do. The G6 has that stubby rubber antenna as well.
Is there a way to get better over the air reception? would another antenna help?
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The Sirius/XM antenna is the one on the trunk. I guess check the connections or clean it off and see if that helps.

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droptop, are you getting good reception with local over the air radio stations?
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Oh yeah, I guess there ARE local over the air stations, aren't there ? I pretty much listen to XM and occasionally CD's, and very rarely AM news stations for traffic. The AM is OK; I'll have to remember to check out the FM tomorrow.

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I agree with Diamond. Satellite is the way to go.
I never thought the FM reception was that bad until I go back and listen to the FM stations now.
XM spoils us....but for a price. lol
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I live in Southern California and we have some great local FM Channels. I just cannot see paying for radio when I can get it for free. Hell I just had to get rid of my rabbit ears!

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I live in Southern California and we have some great local FM Channels. I just cannot see paying for radio when I can get it for free. Hell I just had to get rid of my rabbit ears!
My reasoning for paying for Sirius is no commercials, I can't stand 2/3 songs then 5 minutes of commercials. Plus there isn't one single fm station in the northeast that I like. BPM and Electric Area ftw.
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Sorry forgot to check my FM reception until tonight . Tried a few different stations and all but one were static-y, so yeah the antenna isn't so great

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thanks, that's what I thought but it is good to know for sure. I guess that I will be looking for a cure later. I would rather buy a CD every month than give the pirates $$ every month for access to their collection.
if I find a good solution I will let you know.

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