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Dash aerial

Post by mikehn » 20/11/19 16:10

Hi all, Due to the death of my electric aerial I am considering using one of the amplified dash ones. Has anyone got an opinion or is using one at the moment.This is the one I'm looking at https://www.incarconnections.co.uk/car- ... tenna.html
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Mike



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Re: Dash aerial

Post by jimi » 20/11/19 17:43

Why not just replace the aerial with a generic electric one, they aren't expensive and it's easy enough to do. https://www.mr2oc.co.uk/know-your-2/mk1 ... kbartid=69
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Re: Dash aerial

Post by mikehn » 21/11/19 1:12

The dash one is supposed to be "amplified", I'm in a kind of a black spot reception wise and experience fade out with the signal when I'm on the move.

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Re: Dash aerial

Post by jimi » 21/11/19 2:18

I used one years ago (on a Nissan Silvia S12) for a while,it was stuck along the top of the windscreen and wasn't amplified, it worked but not great, OK with a decent signal but got a bit "directional" with a weak signal.
The problem with "amplifying" the signal is that a poor quality signal amplified is still a "censored" signal. If it's cheap enough it might be worth a try. Personnally I'd go for something like this



it's got a 99cm (extended) mast and should give decent reception, pretty much what I have fitted to my MK1.
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Re: Dash aerial

Post by mikehn » 22/11/19 13:29

Thanks Jimi, Appreciated.

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