What causes satellite radio dead spots?
Possible Cause: No Signal When you enter an area where SiriusXM isn’t available, the signal drops. The most common “dead” places include: Extremely rural areas. Underground parking garages and tunnels.
Is Sirius Radio AM or FM?
SiriusXM is most similar to AM/FM radio. By sound, by style, by format, and by personalities, they provide a very similar -but importantly different – experience: no commercials on their music channels, more channels, and the ability to carry a signal all over the country.
Can you splice XM antenna wire?
Registered. Yes, it is possible, pg_rider. My fiance closed ours in the trunk of our car and severed it. I was able to splice the coax back together and hold it with electrical tape.
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.
Can you listen to FM radio on Sirius?
Just tune your vehicle’s FM radio to an available FM channel and set up your SiriusXM Radio’s FM transmitter to the same FM channel. The audio from your SiriusXM Radio will be received through your vehicle’s FM radio.
How to boost your FM radio transmitter?
How to Boost Your FM Radio Transmitter Step 1 – Choose an Unused Frequency Step 2 – Correctly Position the Transmitter Step 3 – Reduce or Remove the Antenna on the Receiver Step 4– Upgrade Step 5– Build an FM Radio Transmitter Antenna
Why can’t I hear Sirius on my FM radio?
If the selected FM channel doesn’t work well for you, work down the list of FM channels until you find one that allows you to hear SIRIUS clearly. Each time, you will need to tune your vehicle’s FM radio to the new FM channel and then set your SIRIUS Radio to transmit on the same FM channel.
How do I connect my Sirius Radio to the audio system?
There are two primary ways to connect the audio of your SIRIUS Radio to your vehicle’s audio system. FM Radio Connection: Connect to and listen through your vehicle’s FM radio Direct Audio Connection: Connect to and listen through your vehicle’s stereo system
What is the aux cable on a Sirius Radio?
The Aux In Cable directly connects the audio from the SIRIUS Radio to the vehicle’s stereo system. It is also a Do-It-Yourself Installation option. The location of the AUX or AUX IN, or LINE IN jack varies by vehicle.