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Old 07-11-2017, 07:49 PM   #1
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Anyone know what this is?

Looked on top of my recently purchased new Thor Compass 24TX, and I found this item in this condition. My radio reception is awful, and this appears to be located where there might have been an antenna. The Mercedes clearly has an antenna in the windshield though.

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Old 07-11-2017, 07:57 PM   #2
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Looks like an antenna mount for a roof mounted radio antenna.
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Old 07-11-2017, 07:59 PM   #3
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Looks like a BROKEN roof mount antenna. I bet your radio is hooked to the roof mount and since it's broken that's why your reception is bad.
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Old 07-11-2017, 08:13 PM   #4
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Looked on top of my recently purchased new Thor Compass 24TX, and I found this item in this condition. My radio reception is awful, and this appears to be located where there might have been an antenna. The Mercedes clearly has an antenna in the windshield though.

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Do u have small radio
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Old 07-11-2017, 08:18 PM   #5
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Do u have small radio
Sorry it should say do u have xm radio
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:42 AM   #6
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It has the standard Axxera radio.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:49 AM   #7
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It definitely is your AM/FM antenna base. Before it was damaged it had a 12 to 16 inch antenna screwed into it.
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:08 PM   #8
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It definitely is your AM/FM antenna base. Before it was damaged it had a 12 to 16 inch antenna screwed into it.
This. Mine looks like that, but with an antenna screwed into it.
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:30 PM   #9
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The antenna from Thor is usually one of the flexible "rubber ducky" kind, about a foot long. You can get a replacement antenna at most auto parks stores assuming your roof mount isn't to badly damaged.
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Old 07-12-2017, 05:16 PM   #10
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I never remember seeing an antenna there, but it is definitely not going to hold one now. Thank you all for replying.
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Old 07-12-2017, 05:30 PM   #11
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If you can locate the Mercedes antenna maybe you can hook to it. In the mean time be sure your broken antenna is going to leak if it rains!
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Old 09-27-2017, 02:19 PM   #12
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Would any 1/4 28 threaded antenna woe?
I like the 12 inch runner option.
We discovered our was missing, last weekend.
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Old 09-27-2017, 02:43 PM   #13
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Would any 1/4 28 threaded antenna woe?
I like the 12 inch runner option.
We discovered our was missing, last weekend.
I'd expect if you match the thread and your base is intact - it should work fine... If it just 'fell off' - then that should be the case.

This would typically be the first point to hit a low hanging branch - before you take the A/C and vents off the roof...
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Old 09-27-2017, 03:34 PM   #14
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Since this thread is two and a-half Months old: did everything get fixed to your satisfaction?
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:08 AM   #15
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Looked on top of my recently purchased new Thor Compass 24TX, and I found this item in this condition. My radio reception is awful, and this appears to be located where there might have been an antenna. The Mercedes clearly has an antenna in the windshield though.

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