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Old 01-02-2007, 06:54 PM   #16
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If you listen carefully, you can hear it click when you turn the SIRIUS radio on and off, depending on where the FM Direct adapter is installed.

My experience has been similar to everyone elses. I can tune my radio to the strongest FM station in the area (which happens to be the only decent one) and still hear the SIRIUS radio clearly over it.

I suppose that you could have problems if you were really close to the tower. I can actually set my SIRIUS radio to broadcast on 90.3 (my usual setting) and turn it to 101.5 (the strong station). I can hear 101.5 fine in that situation, but if I set my Starmate 4 to 101.5, it completely overpowers the local station. I am about 15 miles in a straight line from the tower, which operates at about 100,000 watts.
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Something must be wrong with the relay. I actually got better reception when I unplugged the relay.
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:40 PM   #18
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I tried the FM Direct Adapter in my 2005 Explorer and it works perfectly. I have no clue why it doesn't work in my 2000 F-150. It sounds like I may have to get a new HU.
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I tried the FM Direct Adapter in my 2005 Explorer and it works perfectly. I have no clue why it doesn't work in my 2000 F-150. It sounds like I may have to get a new HU.
Did the antenna plug not fit?
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Everything fit perfectly. Everything is setup identical in the Explorer and the F150. It just completely boggles my mind. I've looked over wiring diagrams and I can't find any 'hidden' antenna either.
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