- 1 Will a Sirius antenna work for GPS?
- 2 Where is the SiriusXM antenna located?
- 3 Do I need a special antenna for Sirius radio?
- 4 Will the XM antenna work inside the car?
- 5 What direction should my Sirius antenna face?
- 6 Are Sirius and XM antennas interchangeable?
- 7 Can I use my factory XM antenna?
- 8 Why does my XM radio say check antenna?
- 9 Is satellite radio the same as Sirius?
- 10 Does SiriusXM work without Internet?
- 11 How does XM antenna work?
- 12 How do I get XM radio in my car that doesn’t have it?
Will a Sirius antenna work for GPS?
nope, but the gps antenna can be installed out of site under the dash or rear deck. the sirius antenna is much more picky and works best outside on top of the car/truck.
Where is the SiriusXM antenna located?
If you are installing the XM Standard Magnetic Mount Antenna, the antenna should be located on the roof of the car. We recommend mounting the antenna just above the back window as shown, or just above the windshield as shown. The best mounting location would be at the rear center or front center of the roof.
Do I need a special antenna for Sirius radio?
In order to receive satellite radio, you need a special antenna. Your standard car radio antenna won’t cut it because, unlike FM radio and HD radio, satellite radio and FM radio aren’t broadcast on the same frequency bands.
Will the XM antenna work inside the car?
? DO NOT: Don’t mount the antenna inside the SUV, for example, on the dashboard. DO NOT: Don’t mount the antenna on any of the SUV’s front, side or back pillars.
What direction should my Sirius antenna face?
GOOD reception can be achieved by placing the antenna indoors on a windowsill. The window will need to be facing in the direction of the SIRIUS satellites, as ex- plained later, and have a clear view of the sky.
Are Sirius and XM antennas interchangeable?
Yes, all XM and Sirius antennas are interchangeable.
Can I use my factory XM antenna?
Look no further! This connector allows you to use any standard SMB SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio antenna with your FAKRA compatible receiver or tuner. It also allows you to use a factory installed Satellite Radio antenna with ANY Sirius XM Radio receiver.
Why does my XM radio say check antenna?
According to XM, that means there is an issue with the antenna connection or a short somewhere in the line. According to Toyota, it means there is no signal or interferance of some kind for a moment.
Is satellite radio the same as Sirius?
XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio started commercial service in 2001 and 2002, respectively. Both use channels in the 2.3-GHz microwave S-band, but their systems are considerably different. In 2008, the two companies merged to form Sirius XM Radio.
Does SiriusXM work without Internet?
With SiriusXM streaming, you can listen just about anywhere through the app, on your computer and with an internet connected sound system. It streams SiriusXM from your Android, which requires mobile data or internet service from a provider.
How does XM antenna work?
The antenna module picks up signals from the ground repeaters or the satellite, amplifies the signal and filters out any interference. The signal is then passed on to the receiver module. Sirius also offers an adapter that allows conventional car radios to receive satellite signals.
How do I get XM radio in my car that doesn’t have it?
There are three standard options for adding satellite radio to your original factory vehicle stereo – here’s what you need to know about each.
- Buy A Stand-Alone Satellite Radio, Stick It To The Dash, And Then Run Some Wires.
- Get An AUX Adapter Kit, Rig Up A Satellite Radio Receiver.