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Looking for people who have had any experience with either one. I saw the J&M doesn't require power but the harley one does and it's about 20 dollars more than the J&M,
 

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I have a J&M one. It needs power. I couldn't get it to work. Might be the HID's and amp. It's sitting on the shelf.
 

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That's crazy cause the one on the Web site says it doesn't need power may be it's a newer version
 

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I took off the long antenna, unscrewed it off the base, and bought a rubber 12" long antenna at Auto-zone and screwed it on. I then bent it under the 4 point hook up for the backrest and tour pak and used a little zip tie to keep it in place. It is hidden by the bag and you don't even realize it is there. The reception is good. A part of me wants to remove it like the video on Youtube and put it under the seat. Just been too lazy right now.
 

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Just take the stock antenna and route it along side the fender and under the seat. I had to pull one bolt out of the antenna bracket and rotate the bracket but it works just fine.
There is a video on this mod but I can't seem to find it.
 

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Just take the stock antenna and route it along side the fender and under the seat. I had to pull one bolt out of the antenna bracket and rotate the bracket but it works just fine.

There is a video on this mod but I can't seem to find it.

That's what I did it works fine and it was free if I remember correctly I think the top screw goes into the bottom hole and rotate it forward it was really simple and again free!!


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I couldn't get any reception when I did the antenna tuck thing. Ended up with an $8 short rubber antenna from the auto parts store. Works fine and bends easily under the tour Pak.
 

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I had the HD version and it worked well. It seems to be kind of hit or miss, I've heard of a lot more guys that think they're crap then those that have a good experience.
 

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I have the HD, works ok. Didn't route around inside of fairing. Left both sides coiled up and secured on top of radio. But now running XM, no problems loosing a station.
 

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I used the HD hidden antenna and it worked fine until I put in an AMP. After installing the AMP the radio reception went to just about nothing. I unplugged the hidden antenna and put the stock antenna back on, now the radio works fine.
 

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Had the dealer install a hidden antenna in the faring prior to pick-up, no problems to date but note I have done no upgrades to the audio.
 

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I have the J & M , it works as good as any I've tried but nothing works like the stock antenna
 

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I have the HD hidden. cut my reception by 20 miles? lose stations sooner. Going back to external
 

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The newer J&M s don't need power. The older style do but I know the older ones don't work very well. I picked one up cheap at a swap meet and tried it. Paid $15 and that was way too much.
 

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the BEST in-fairing AM/FM/WB antenna available for your 2014-2016 Harley Bagger is here, FPA-HCFM14-P Product Information and if they did not work well, we would not sell as many as we do ,,,,,

relatively inexpensive, easy to install and 100% plug-n-play ,,,,,

stop by the BIG J&M Audio trailer at one of the many trade shows this spring & summer and listen for yourself ,,,,,
 
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