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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2016, 01:54 PM Thread Starter
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Radio Antenna and reception issue

I just installed Hogtunes 200w setup, with replacement speakers. Now, I'm not getting any radio reception. I never removed the antenna connection. Anyone have this problem before? Thanks!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2016, 02:30 PM
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These may be dumb questions but did you remove the radio when you put in the Amp? Maybe you didn't firmly reinstall the plug when you put it back? Also, I take off my antenna when I cover the bike. Is your antenna firmly attached. I find it hard to fathom that it could be anything other than that. Installing an amp shouldn't affect the reception. Adding and amp however will only make bad reception louder. Not trying to be a smart ass.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2016, 05:04 PM
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I don't know squat about hogtunes amps specifically, but several of the common Class D amps kill FM reception. If you're connections are good it's the amp.

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I agree with roadie13. Class D amps cause reception problems. Check all antenna connections, if they're good , try relocating your amp & wiring.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2016, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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The questions are fine. No, I didn't remove the radio or disconnect anything from it. Hogtunes makes things plug and play. The antenna itself, is tightly connected.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2016, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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Okay, thanks for the suggestions. I'll give them a shot!
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