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Post subject: Compact FM Antennas
Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 11:32 am
Joined: Sun Aug 03, 2003 2:02 pm Posts: 308
Location: Erie, PA
As you probably know, in most (all?) cellphones with built-in FM radios, the
headset cable doulbes as the antenna. That presents a problem when the user wants to use a
Bluetooth headset with his phone.
Do any of you smart folks out there know of a method for
integrating an FM antenna into the confines of a phone or PDA case that will yield good reception?
I have done a Google Search for compact FM antennas, but did not come up with anything useful.
Your ideas will be appreciated.