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2 Units off 1 Roof antenna?

Discussion in 'Sirius XM General Discussion' started by coop1, May 30, 2005.

  1. coop1

    coop1 Mentor

    Dec 17, 2003
    Can I split the antenna lead coming off the roof mounted antenna?

    I want to be able to have two receivers inside my house and am unsure if Sat antenna leads can be split like analog TV signals and radio signals.

  2. Steve Mehs

    Steve Mehs Hall Of Fame

    Mar 21, 2002
    No. Each Sirius receiver in your house will need it's own antenna.
  3. MarkA

    MarkA God Bless America! DBSTalk Gold Club

    Mar 23, 2002
    Interesting question, officially I'm sure the answer is no, but it must be doable - how do best buy, etc do it? ... reality, it probably is doable (though at best you'll lose 3dB signal, or half the signal. Reality, even a cable TV split loses 3.5-4dB. You'll lose more. I'm sure Sirius makes a distribution amp or something for stores to use. Try to get one yourself.)
  4. pez2002

    pez2002 Hall Of Fame

    Dec 13, 2002
    whats the best antenna to use ?

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