Antenna replacement (recommendation)

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  1. ericisbacchus

    ericisbacchus Junior Member

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    I have terrible AM reception. I replaced the OEM one with that short Dodge one, and that helps a little. It's still not very good. Does anyone know of an antenna that will fit in there that is longer than the OEM one?

    I think the car produces some sort of field that screws with the AM reception. I've tried bringing a little transistor radio that otherwise works well inside the car -- and when inside it also functions poorly.
     
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    It maybe the wiring from the antenna base to the head unit, or it may be the amplifier in the base of the antenna mount is defective.
     
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    Hmm. So switching out the antenna mount may be a good start...
     
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    If it is defective.
     
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    Well, what do you think I should do? Check the connection first?
     
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