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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 15th, 2006, 10:42 pm Thread Starter
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Question Xm antenna and tinted windshields

I'm starting to set up my Xm antenna and was wondering if any of you have any insight about the antenna working through a tinted windshield? My thoughts were to put it between the 376c and the windshield. I've got a Gadget Guy mount for the windshield uprights and it would fit pretty good in there. I'm waiting on a short tinted shield from Pirate, and am looking for any input about the reception.


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 16th, 2006, 5:52 am
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Tinted windshield has no effect on the XM. However, the windshields with the defroster inside the glass could present a problem. My XM antenna is inside the top bag on my tankbag, and it works fine.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Aug 31st, 2006, 6:18 pm
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What Dan said . Unless the shield has a mirrored metallic coating, it should be no problem.

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