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Hi Jason.

Antenna wire is just coaxial cable and can be repaired by soldering if done properly with little to no loss of signal strength. The link below, although for CB radio coax is a good tutorial on how to do it correctly. Taping, in my opinion is not an option as corrosion is the enemy here.

Hope his helps you out.
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Usually after an antenna wire has been cut they never sound the same there is alot of interference especially in newer cars thats why they have under the black sheath there is the silver sheath its so your vehicle doesnt pick up interference from all the sensors on the vehicle as especially if you have coil on plug type sparking systems because they kick out alot higher voltage

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Yes / or taped together ( just make sure outa wire is not touching inside wire ) it will cause bad reception

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