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Old 12-04-2010, 01:45 PM
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Default Are people still using XM radios?

I got one dirt cheap a few months back and it's been sitting in closet since then, I know I can still get service for it, are people still using them, or are they a dead technology already?
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Old 12-04-2010, 02:03 PM
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Default Re: Are people still using XM radios?

mine is in the drawer also
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Old 12-04-2010, 02:04 PM
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Default Re: Are people still using XM radios?

No they are still very popular.

All new cars come with satellite radio standard on them now. Except like a base model ranger

I have not listened to local radio since 2007 except at work
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Old 12-04-2010, 02:07 PM
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Default Re: Are people still using XM radios?

Seems like it would be worth it if you drive a lot. The stations are pretty good and it's mostly commercial free. Not worth the money unless you are going to use it a bunch though.
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Old 12-04-2010, 02:31 PM
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Default Re: Are people still using XM radios?

It's a pretty old one: a Delphi SKYFi2. It came with both the home kit and car kit but it's missing some stuff: the battery door for the remote, the back of the car dock that you hook the swivel and vent clip brackets to, and the cassette adapter, but those are a dime a dozen, lol. The service rep I spoke to on the phone was practically forcing me to get a newer unit, I said that I'd like to see how I like this old one first. Seems there are tons of these on eBay.
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Old 12-30-2010, 06:20 PM
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Default Re: Are people still using XM radios?

I recently started listening to it since one of our new vehicles at work has it free for 3 months and I love it! Hardly any commercials and something you like will always be playing somewhere on XM. I even got a trial version for my phone and I'm liking it, so much that I'm not listening to the regular radio that much anymore.
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