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Kirt Blattenberger
 Post subject: Compact FM Antennas
Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 11:32 am 
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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.

- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024
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Posted  11/12/2012