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I was just reading about a Sirius receiver that is soon to be released that would plug in to the unit in the trunk. This is getting my attention. Has anybody taken the plunge in their Bulls yet? If so, do you like it? How is the reception?
 

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I'm waiting for DFM rather than sat radio.... DFM is simular to what HDTV did to TV, its just Digital FM, so it's higher fidelity, and better yet, its free..>LOL...DFM is prolly gonna have shorter range, but more towers'll go up, which means more ads, but I like Ads...and XM is already starting to put Ads on their service, and Sirius might have to start doing it, also, they're losing too much money... but if you dont mind spending $10/mo for radio, I heard its excelent... my dad's a trucker, and his co-workers swear by them... he also wouldnt mind it...he gets tired of station switching and tape switching.. his tapes take up a lot in his cabin... if you do get one...I recommend getting one that can be used in the car and taken to the house...
 
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Originally posted by saerandy@Dec 13 2003, 09:17 PM
I was just reading about a Sirius receiver that is soon to be released that would plug in to the unit in the trunk. This is getting my attention. Has anybody taken the plunge in their Bulls yet? If so, do you like it? How is the reception?
I dont know if the plug in you are talking about would be a direct plug in. If you have any more info on that, it would be appreciated.

However, you can take inputs into your rcu by taping the cd changer line. Check out: PAC (The AAI-FRDTS) This should allow you to take rca out of a satelite radio and cleanly run it off your factory head unit.
 

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I have the XM Roady, but I carry it around. I use the included tape modulator to get the sound o the headunit. Sound quality is less than stellar, but not horrible. I am getting some alternator whine at higher rpms, but other than that it just has the typical tape hiss. the programming seems pretty good and I love the comedy channels.
 

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I've had XM for just over a year now. I can't say enough good things about it. Mostly I got it because I'm a talk-radio nut. I love it for long trips, too.
 

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It can be seen HERE.

Sounds a bit similar to the PAC product, but I'm not sure. I am interested in Sat Radio, but don't want a bunch of wires hanging around, and don't want to do too much tapping in and around our existing sound system. Of course I have the 'oval car' so it's just that much worse.

It sounds like this Blitzsafe product will allow control using the stock CD buttons (?). It would seem as if it will require some sort of secondary controler to select the stations. Maybe I can hide that in my center console.

I'm going to work a few days this week, but basically take the rest of the year off so I'll have plenty of time on my hands to make this work.
 
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