Satellite radio, unlike satellite television, doesn't make use of dishes, so you don't need to install a dish on your car. The main reason is bandwidth, but suffice it to say that satellite radio uses small, non-directional antennas that are similar to many satellite phones you may have seen.
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XM Radio's ground station transmits a signal to its two active GEO satellites, which bounce the signals back down to radio receivers on the ground. The radio receivers are programmed to receive and unscramble the digital data signal, which contains more than 170 channels of digital audio.
? DO: Mount the antenna on the SUV's roof, just above the rear window or front windshield. DO NOT: Don't mount the antenna inside the SUV, for example, on the dashboard.
For best signal reception you should aim the home antenna due south towards the SiriusXM satellites. Not sure which way is south? Think about where the sun rises (in the east) and sets (in the west). Then stand so that east is to your left and you'll be facing south.
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roofIf you are installing the Standard XM Mount Magnetic Antenna, the antenna should be located on the roof of the SUV. The best location would be at the rear center of the roof as shown. If another antenna is already mounted in this location, mount the antenna a minimum of 3 inches away from the other antenna.
So using standard 12 oz. pop/beer cans that are rinsed and dry I find that the consensus is that it takes from 32-35 cans to make a pound.
What does 2 Litres of water weigh? See Water – Density, Specific Weight and Thermal Expantion Coefficient . At 4° the density is 1000 kg/m³, so 2 litres will weigh 2 kg.