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Re: Can I plug in a electric antenna?

If you check the wiring at the back of the unit, there will be a blue wire coming out of the stereo that is probably not connected to anything, and often will have a plastic insulator stuck on the end. It may even have a label on it saying "antenna" or similar. This lead will put out a signal for a motorised antenna. To connect it, you would need to connect the blue lead to a relay which would be able to switch on power from the battery to the antenna motor - many motorised antennas will have that relay built into the base - check the wiring instructions that come with whatever antenna you get. You can also just wire a motorised antenna to a separate switch, only needing to connect the signal coax cable to the stereo - just be careful that the antenna motor has a switch that shuts it off when it is fully in, or fully out - else you could burn out the motor. Hope this helps, please ask again if you need mre info :)

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