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XM or Sirus

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by rfed32, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. rfed32

    rfed32 Senior Member
    Messages: 473

    How many of you guys running Sirus or XM radio in your trucks??just got Sirus for xmas and love it....


  2. Precision Lawn

    Precision Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    i have xm radio
  3. Antnee77

    Antnee77 PlowSite.com Addict
    from RI
    Messages: 1,056

    Don't have either currently, but plan to get Sirius soon. Not a fan of XM's programming, but both are great.
  4. Plow Chaser

    Plow Chaser PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,708

    I got Sirius for Christmas and highly advocate it. Not just for Stern but for awesome programming. It's worth the $$$.
  5. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    I just got Sirius but havnt hooked it up yet.Have to run the antenna but its been raining since xmas.
  6. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    Sirrius here, but as soon as the leaves start coming back on the trees say goodbye to your reception on back roads.
  7. Dupesy

    Dupesy Member
    Messages: 61

    Sirius. Love it. Highly recommended.
  8. Frostysnow

    Frostysnow Senior Member
    from oh
    Messages: 145

    i got an xm radio but i have been waiting to install it until i got a plow truck (which i did on fri:bluebounc :D :) ) so now i just have to get around to doin it

    NEUSWEDE Senior Member
    Messages: 949

    I just got XM for xmas it is so great, can't wait to plow, has so much music you could never hear on free radio!

  10. iakentdoz

    iakentdoz Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    Love XM. Great for MLB and NCAA Football/ Basketball. I have one in the truck and a Yamaha HTR-5860 digital home theater receiver in the basement.
  11. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    XM in my truck and the wifes. dont know much about Sirius, I think XM is a lot more popular, at least in my area. Only trouble I ever have with reception is in bad rain storms. Oddly enough snowstorms never affect it, so I can listen while plowing. But leaves on overhanging tree branches doesnt affect anything.
  12. lawncare18

    lawncare18 Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    I got the XM for christmas yesterday!!!! I think it is great !!!! Would deff recomend it to everyone on here...
  13. matts lawncare

    matts lawncare Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    personally i have never used either for plowing i always take my ipod with the fm transmitor and your good to go, i have over 3000 songs on mine so it would have to be a heck of a snow storm to go through that play list

    MOW ME OVER Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    Sirus here also. I have Dish Network sattelite tv and they carry all of the sirus music stations which is great when I'm home although it would be nice to be able to listen to the talk at home also. I think I am going out this week and picking up the little bombox radio that I can plug my sirus reciever into when Im doing landscaping.

    Those of you with Sirius do you ever listen to the Maxim radio channel with Covino and Rich at 10Am to 2Pm. Those guys are funny as hell most times also that Guy Bubba the love sponge is that Is going to be on Howards channel
  15. alamarc

    alamarc Member
    Messages: 67

    I have Sirius in mine.

    Its the in dash model which hooks directly to my Kenwood reciever. The screen displays all the info that the standard unit displays without the clutter.
  16. gt2002gt

    gt2002gt Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I also got xm for x-mas...So far its great but they need to configure some kind of wireless antena. Its such a pain to run the wire and hide it. i had to take out my back seat and run it under the carpet under the back seat and mount it on my trunk. I am using it in my 2000 Mustang GT....Best x-mas gift ever...what makes it even better my girlfriend prepaid the first year...:nod:
  17. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Ive had xm for about a year now, I almost never listin to free radio anymore.....Rob
  18. Pete7

    Pete7 Member
    Messages: 55

    I got Sirius two months ago it is great. I had to get it before Stern moved over so I would be ready. Plowing with it at the beginning of the month was awesome they have a channel that just keeps repeating weather and traffic plus tons of uninterrupted music channels.
  19. fms

    fms Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 209

    Wife gave me XM for Christmas. Easy install and set up and I love the programing. It makes 16 hour shifts in the truck a whole lot easier.
  20. KentuckyPlow

    KentuckyPlow Member
    Messages: 64

    If you subscribe to XM or Sirius, can you use it in more than one vehicle simultaneously or do you need seperate subscriptions for each reciever?