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    Power antenna

    Is it possible to program FrodoPlayer to power the antenna up and down whenever the radio is selected, just like a head unit? That would be cool.

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    i asked the same Q.
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    I'm not no programmer, but I don't think it would be that difficult to have a parallel relay board switch a 12v line when ever the radio is selected. I pretty sure it's possible.

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    You could buy a controller card w/software and see if one of the guys/girls would implement it. Maybe, maybe not.

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    Manual switch if all else fails?

    I currently use the +12v trigger wire on my opus to trigger the antenna and the amp
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    http://www.electronickits.com/kit/co...lec/ck1601.htm
    If you download the prog and read all about it you can figure it out. No need to be a programmer, I'm not and I understood it. Pretty simple really with some ralays. Make a VB prog that that terminates after a certain time period. Run it as a external app in frodo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MC_Stoo
    Manual switch if all else fails?

    I currently use the +12v trigger wire on my opus to trigger the antenna and the amp
    So simple I overlooked it. LOL Just do that. Easy solution.
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    Has anybody succeeded on this?

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