Shorter Antenna Mast for 2004 SD

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    So just unscrew it and toss it behind the seat untill you want it.Back in my day you could buy aftermarket teloscoping antennas that just took a 5/8" hole in the top of the fender.Someone still has to have those available.
     
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    I was thinking about the modular antennas that mount on the roof. They are only an inch or two tall.
     
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    I was looking at some of those last night. I was wondering about the reception on the shorter ones like the rubber style. Not like a CB antenna I suppose.
     
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    That would work but I personally think its kinda ugly.I like the electric retractable ones like we had in the 60's-70s if there has to be one.I dont have an antenna on mine because I consider a radio an annoyance when I'm driveing, I want to hear the truck working(or not)but to each his own!
     
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    You can also get the .50 cal antenna.
    But I've heard of some reception issues.
    Most said they use Sirius or their phone anyways.

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    I'm still a radio guy sometimes. Good country station locally. Still listen to CDs and I can put a thumb drive into the Alpine deck my truck came with. NAPA has one of those cell phone type antennas that are coiled in the middle. Not much like $8-$12. I do need to be sure the truck will actually fit in the garage. A might longer than my '94 super cab.
     
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    That should actually work well.
    Back in the day I used antenna boosters. That's about the same thing.

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