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Sirus radio the signal on my sirius radio fads in and out. sometimes it is aquiring signal but most of the time it quits playing but the screen shows the song and artist. it quits for 5 minutes or 5 seconds. I'll be sitting at a stop light and it will quit. other people in my area have no trouble and I have not had trouble in the 3 years I've had the radio. I have an S50 radio, and it goes in and out, no matter the channel or FM frequency that I tune the radio to. Only thing left to replace is the radio ,but hate to do that unless it is a radio problem, I am in Albuquerque NM and radio worked great for about1 yr... tks

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I had the same problem and I replaced my car antenna. That resulted in immediate signal improvement. But three months later, the same thing. So, another dot micro car antenna. Three months later, the signal went out again. The home kit worked perfectly. In my case, I bought a Sirius outdoor home antenna and replaced the standard indoor/outdoor antenna that came with the home kit. I took the home kit antenna and connected it to my S50 car kit and positioned the antenna on the front of the dash. No problems since then. Not one. Those dot antennas are horrible. I'd check that before getting a new radio.

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