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Old 02-22-2020, 02:06 PM   #1
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2020 Thor Outlaw model J satellite radio

So I have a subscription to Sirius radio and use the boondocker cradle plug in unit from vehicle to vehicle. I had one installed in the Outlaw motorhome but I am not too happy with the antenna placement. They must have in under the dash I think. It is not getting reception all the time driving in certain areas and certain directions.
I see Thor placed the factory antenna on the roof near the factory TV antenna. Does anyone know if I can unplug the factory Sirius antenna from the radio and plug it into my Sirius cradle or is it a different type of connection.
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Old 02-22-2020, 10:07 PM   #2
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Typically the Sirius satellite antenna is needing a line of sight to the satellite. It should be visible for you to locate. The radio antenna and coax would not work for reception. The picture below gives you an idea of what I may look like. Looks like Best buy has some of these types if you wanted to get something simple to try.

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Old 02-22-2020, 10:49 PM   #3
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Typically the Sirius satellite antenna is needing a line of sight to the satellite. It should be visible for you to locate. The radio antenna and coax would not work for reception. The picture below gives you an idea of what I may look like. Looks like Best buy has some of these types if you wanted to get something simple to try.

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Ah maybe my post missed a little. My 2020 Thor came with Sirius radio and the antenna you posted looks like it is positioned on the roof with some Dicor around it. So maybe I can unplug it from the factory radio and it will plug into the aftermarket Sirius cradle.
I was going to post a picture of it on the roof but havenít figured out how to yet on this site.
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Old 02-23-2020, 12:26 AM   #4
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No, I think I read too fast :-) You should be able to unplug the factory antenna and plug into your cradle. Typically they are SMB female





they also make adapters if not ;

https://www.amazon.com/Satellite-Rad...2420981&sr=8-4
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Old 02-23-2020, 12:56 AM   #5
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No, I think I read too fast :-) You should be able to unplug the factory antenna and plug into your cradle. Typically they are SMB female





they also make adapters if not ;

https://www.amazon.com/Satellite-Rad...2420981&sr=8-4
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