Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 23:40:15 +0100
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnopsamr.net.nz>
Subject: Re: 95 900s antenna mast - replacement


My 1996 9000 Aero lowers the aerial when playing a CD. It is my first Saab, of many, to do so. In message <3E531865.4000704nopsamnline.net> tom reingold <trn244nopsamnline.net> wrote: > > > Simon Putz wrote: > >>Why does the antenna go up when you're playing a tape? I mean I know > >>why, but it really wouldn't be hard to get the logic right. > >> > > > > > > because this is not just an antenna connector pin on the backside of your > > radio. > > sometimes it is also referred to as REM(ote) connector. it can also be used > > for switching > > power on for example a cd-changer or amplifier. you want the amp on when > > youre listening to cds or tapes right? > > > > bye > > > > simon > > > > > > As I said, I understand, but I still feel it wouldn't be that hard for > them to design it so that it extends the antenna only when the radio is on. > > You are defending the design from the designer's point of view, not from > the customer's point of view. If things were always made that way, we'd > still be warming up our cars for 10 minutes before driving. The car > industry responded to a market of customers who didn't want to do that. > Now we have cars that don't need it and in fact prefer not to have it. > -- Richard & Mary Sutherland-Smith SAAB RiscOS Fox Terrier

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