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Michaelaw
09-22-2009, 07:22 PM
I've fought with my Sirius radio for some nine months now trying to find a place in the house with a strong signal. Finally I'm getting a solid seven bars from the Sat and another three from the repeater antenna. The sweet spot is about a foot off the south end of my balcony using the car antenna. I thought you'd like to see my high tech solution to mounting the antenna :D

http://www.redzonefilms.com/pics2/signal.jpg

JAS_Photo
09-22-2009, 07:41 PM
LOl, hey there RED Green! Nice ... gaffing tape and cable ties to the rescue!

Michaelaw
09-22-2009, 08:01 PM
Yep...A freakin bb-q flipper and I'm getting full on sound all day


http://www.redzonefilms.com/pics2/strong.jpg


This is a beautiful sight!!! No dropouts all day:clap:

Iguanasan
09-22-2009, 10:05 PM
Hahahahaha... Great work!
:clap::highfive:

Marko
09-23-2009, 09:52 AM
so creative but whatcha gonna do when you have to flip the eggs?:p

tomorrowstreasures
09-23-2009, 09:54 AM
love, love, love this invention! you should market them! :clap:

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 10:19 PM
All the nasty names I called the Sirius Engineers...I take them back, not one dropout in what...Three days!! For sure I'll be subscribing again! Man I love solutions :D

Mad Aussie
09-24-2009, 11:07 PM
You could at least cut the cables!


What is Siruis radio?

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 11:17 PM
It's a satellite radio service I assumed was global, streaming music on mega channels with no commercials. Pick your channel, 60's music, 70's 80's, hip hop, film scores, news, sports, talk radio and on and on 24/7. When it works like mine does now it rocks!!! Sorry MA, I should'a said...Probably called "Dingo Express" or "Wallaby radio" in your zone :D

Mad Aussie
09-24-2009, 11:20 PM
;) I figure it might be satellite by the antenna. I used to install GPS units and fitted many a similar antenna into cars.

So it's like internet radio then. We probably have it ... just never seen or heard of it like this. Only as an emergency radio.

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 11:24 PM
For me it works because I love music, all music....Well most music, but I detest commercials treating me like I am twelve years old with an IQ of 40! Australia has this service I'm sure. Installing GPS indicates MA is a wee bit of a techie...Good for you:)

Mad Aussie
09-24-2009, 11:28 PM
For me it works because I love music, all music....Well most music, but I detest commercials treating me like I am twelve years old with an IQ of 40! Australia has this service I'm sure. Installing GPS indicates MA is a wee bit of a techie...Good for you:)
Shhhh I'd rather people thought everyone thinks I'm stupid and wouldn't know reverse polarization from a light emitting diode. ;)

Mad Aussie
09-24-2009, 11:32 PM
For me it works because I love music, all music....
Do they have a Doo Wop station? :clap:

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 11:34 PM
Mum's the word! speaking of which...Had a whole flock of light emitting diodes in a tree not far from here but by the time I got there they'd flown away :D

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 11:38 PM
Do they have a Doo Wop station? :clap:


This is their channel lineup

LINK (http://www.sirius.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Sirius/CachedPage&c=ChannelLineup&cid=1218563499691)

Mad Aussie
09-24-2009, 11:43 PM
60's on 6 looks like the closest to me. Trouble with every station I've ever heard is they only play we stuff we know. In the past few days on youtube I've found more doo wop/ 50's 60's rock n roll songs that I've never heard of before than all the ones I have heard put together.

Michaelaw
09-24-2009, 11:50 PM
There's no 60's on six B sides which would be cool too, but some weird stuff happens on the Springsteen, Elvis channels and so on. Spa is one of my favs, relaxing, dreamy stuff at the end of a hard day with LED's is spot on sometimes :D

harvey3
09-25-2009, 09:26 PM
cool!
Interesting :)

I like the antenna like