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Old 09-21-2017, 07:10 PM   #1
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Seneca - radio or cb antenna

Is the antenna on the driver's mirror a cb antenna or a radio antenna ?
I was told it was a cb antenna and was premiered for a cb by the dealer but the only antenna wire I'm finding in the dash goes to the radio.

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Old 09-21-2017, 07:16 PM   #2
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Is the antenna on the driver's mirror a cb antenna or a radio antenna ?
I was told it was a cb antenna and was premiered for a cb by the dealer but the only antenna wire I'm finding in the dash goes to the radio.

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Hopefully a newer Seneca owner can help. My 2014 antenna is dual-purpose, I have a multiplexer box behind my dash with a CB antenna output connection. But I think it is different for the newer units.
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Old 09-22-2017, 04:26 PM   #3
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Received an email from Jayco.
NO cb wiring in my Seneca. Have to install everything.
Now to figure out how hard it would be to duplicate the driver's side radio antenna with a cb antenna.....

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Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/AM-FM-CB-Ante.../dp/B0045J9Z3K

This is basically what they've done in our 2014 Jayco Seneca. Looks for my posts, pictures, etc. It is a compromise at best.

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Old 09-24-2017, 09:35 PM   #5
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Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/AM-FM-CB-Ante.../dp/B0045J9Z3K

This is basically what they've done in our 2014 Jayco Seneca. Looks for my posts, pictures, etc. It is a compromise at best.

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Does this compromise work very well ?
What is the limiting factor on a setup like that ?
I haven't had good luck with CB range in the past in other vehicles, even after taking it in to a professional cb shop.

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Ive never been pleased with mine and no longer use the CB I bought for the RV. I think it would be best to try an entirely separate antenna. I did that to the passenger side antenna, but found CB just wasn't working well at all for me.
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:11 AM   #7
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MD3, it's not hard at all. I spent 2 hours looking for that splitter on the driver side antenna to discover that it does not have it in 2017. Mounted a longer whip 3' on the passenger side and ran the coax through the door and dash. Works well.
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