AM/FM Antenna Booster


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nludvigson
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AM/FM Antenna Booster

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Where can I get a plug and play AM FM antenna booster for my GL 1800. I live in NV and you can get out of range VERY quickly out here in the desert.


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Re: AM/FM Antenna Booster

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Any booster with a motorola-style antenna plug will work. It's the one that looks like this:


You can see several here: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss ... ingdocs-20

Of course, if there's not much signal to boost, all you'll be boosting is noise. It can help bring a faint signal up, but eventually you're just going to lose it. The only thing that will help in those instances is a bigger antenna (with more gain).
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I live in the foothills of Northern California and ride Nevada and other remote areas quite a bit. I found that the only way to go is Sirius/XM satellite radio. I also have a CD changer on my bike that works well.
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bstig60 wrote: Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:48 am I live in the foothills of Northern California and ride Nevada and other remote areas quite a bit. I found that the only way to go is Sirius/XM satellite radio. I also have a CD changer on my bike that works well.
Or, a digital replacement for the CD changer. You can still find them on ebay, etc. They were made and sold by Bike MP3 and J&M, but there are a whole lineup of chinese knockoffs now.


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