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#293916 - 08/20/08 01:38 AM XM satellite radio
Teach Offline
Does XM satellite radio work on AC?
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#293920 - 08/20/08 01:46 AM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: Teach]
ExOkie Offline
Yep. Charlie keeps it on at Estel's all the time.
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#293928 - 08/20/08 02:57 AM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: ExOkie]
shuffles Offline
We tried XM but couldnt get a good signal. We now use Sirrius, and I think Charles uses it too, but could be wrong.....we still have a oouple hours a day when it fades in and out, but the other option being three radio stations... it's fantastic!!!

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#293930 - 08/20/08 03:13 AM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: shuffles]
scubawalk Offline
We have used XM for three years. You need a line of sight slightly to the South. If you try to put it on the wrong side of your building you won't "see" the satellite. XM and Sirius merged recently and their packages of channels may change.
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#293931 - 08/20/08 03:19 AM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: scubawalk]
shuffles Offline
wow didnt know that....we have ours facing south now but there are a couple of buildings south of us.....thanks for the update
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#293948 - 08/20/08 10:13 AM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: shuffles]
Inplub Offline
We had XM for 4 yeras at Tastes of Thailand, only lost a few channels now and again. Rest of the time worked great, but no buildings south of us. Charles has Sirrius, he did have XM to start with. We left the island a year ago.

Edited by Inplub (08/20/08 10:15 AM)

#293953 - 08/20/08 02:03 PM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: Inplub]
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
I've carried XM (in my car) all over mainland Belize, from Corozal to Sarteneja to Benque to PG and points in between and am sorry to report I rarely was able to get a decent signal. Sirius seems to have a better signal. Never tried either in San Pedro, though.

How this all will change when the Sirius/XM merger is consummated, I don't know. Not sure if they will combine satellites or just use one set or the other.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#293955 - 08/20/08 02:18 PM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: Lan Sluder/Belize First]
natalie p Offline
I have 2 Sirius radios in San Pedro and get fabulous reception at all times of the day, even very cloudy weather.
The antenna is facing north.

#293979 - 08/20/08 05:45 PM Re: XM satellite radio [Re: natalie p]
BKool Offline
We have 1 at Reef Village Bar, works perfect our is point to the south.


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