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Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-17-2017

FM Antenna - the earphone cord?

Hey All - just got a Clip Port Plus. I believe the earbud cord acts as the FM antenna. I plan to use this in the gym while watching the TV with FM transmission. Can someone verify this? This may indicate I need an antenna plugged into the head phone jack. I can hear via B/T strong stations, but only get a few w/o a headset plugged in.

 

Sorry for the new-bee question but wanted to ask as I play with the product.

 

Thanks

 

Scott

 

 

 

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 4,242
Registered: ‎07-18-2007

Re: FM Antenna - the earphone cord?

correct the wired headphones act as the antenna for the FM radio. 

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 8,152
Registered: ‎12-11-2007

Re: FM Antenna - the earphone cord?

Great to hear that you were able to get any FM reception via BT--I've never managed that with other players.  Will have to try some more.