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Where's The Shark Fin?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Tommy, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Tommy

    Tommy Member

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    After seeing the Beta, I am so happy Tesla managed to conceal that ubiquitous little antenna used for internet/radio reception. Thou they vary in shape from small buttons to ham radio length, they all IMHO detract from the appearance of the car. Examples:

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    Anyone have an idea there the antenna is on the Model S.

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  2. W.Petefish

    W.Petefish Active Member

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    They probably are using a 2 antenna system. One in the front, one in the back. Sat radio, GPS, and 3G could be located in the dash
     
  3. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    I sorta like shark fins, but the betas look fine without them.
     
  4. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Please no fins.
     
  5. strider

    strider Active Member

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    My Corvette has them in the mirrors. Though I wish the Roadster had better radio reception :p
     
  6. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    It was an edict the the Roadster have no antenna.
     
  7. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Certainly the radio sounds like it has none...
     
  8. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    you are telling me?
     
  9. SByer

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    You guys still listen to radio?
    (Sorry, the Bay Area no longer has any radio stations I find worth listening to.)
     
  10. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    KQED/NPR! Btw, has there been any mention of Sirius XM satellite radio? I'd like to port my account over...
     
  11. strider

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    +1 for KQED/NPR. Also KPFA 94.1.
     

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