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Old 04-22-2016, 09:11 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Becker CDR 220 radio Antenna

Hey folks, I noticed my radio reception in my car can be pretty crappy majority of the time... yes I normally listen to CDs but some of the time I like to change it up and listen to the radio. Does anyone have any ideas how I can replace the Antenna in the car to something stronger that will make the radio reception more clear etc?

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Old 04-22-2016, 09:38 AM   #2
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The antenna is built into the A-Pillar and glass, so you can't really replace it. You could add a different antenna, but that would be a lot of work.
I did find this:
AM radio reception / A pillar antenna question
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Old 04-23-2016, 05:19 PM   #3
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My new to me last year '99 has OK FM reception but terrible AM. Separate antennae?
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Old 04-24-2016, 02:36 PM   #4
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The antenna is built into the A-Pillar and glass, so you can't really replace it. You could add a different antenna, but that would be a lot of work.
I did find this:
AM radio reception / A pillar antenna question
Funny: my AM has gone off the deep end again. The correction is definitely done behind the A pillar. I have done it before
Seems like there could be a better fix ? Anyone ?
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Old 04-24-2016, 05:03 PM   #5
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Replace the powered signal booster that the antenna lead plugs into. It is what is mounted on the passenger side A-pillar. My CDR 220 lost all radio reception, and replacing the booster did the trick.

It cost just over $50 from Pelican.
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Old 04-24-2016, 06:02 PM   #6
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Does anyone have a solution to fix the FM reception?
Both the AM and FM sick on my car.

If I change the radio to a double din will that fix the reception issue's?

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Old 04-25-2016, 05:33 AM   #7
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The problem is that your car has a little wire in the windshield masquerading as an antennae. Your reception can only get so good with that set up. Besides, you are in a Porsche and you shouldn't need (or want) a radio.

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