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Radio reception is there a way to easily boost radio reception in my home for an ordinary mini stereo? My current radio has the hangy down wire for an antenna. The car receives understandable sounds but the house only does if you stand there and hold the wire! - and don't move!! I was told to get an fm booster but can't figure out how to connect it if I got one.

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  • slvbrennan Jan 21, 2009

    Getting the FM antenna's no problem.  It's connecting it to the tuner!!  Could anyone suggest where to get a connector??

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Use a dedicated FM T-strip antenna avialable from Radio Shack or even Wal-Mart

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There is no electrial retailer in bendigo that has fm aerial to suit this is why i am asking you


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