C5X7 2014 Antenna Boosters- Poor reception-Radio

This unit is the eMyWay system, also referred to as RT6, RNEG2, or WIPNAV+ for the Peugeot platform and made by Magneti Marelli.
Main Features: The eMyWay colour satellite navigation has high resolution mapping, Bluetooth Telephone & Audio Streaming supported profiles, USB support for Media files & CD

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C5X7 2014 Antenna Boosters- Poor reception-Radio

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Hi, I would like to know if the Model Citroën C5X7 2014 sedan has an antenna booster already fitted ?? If not, what type of antenna connections does this radio have. Unfortunately, I did not take any pictures when I removed the radio. Does anyone else have problems with poor reception on this radio. If it does NOT have a signal booster I intend to install one. Any recommendations on a good booster would be helpful. I have attached a couple of photos from the installed radio.
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I'll need the VIN for this vehicle as you've changed it and there are different fittings depending on audio system and build date.
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On my 2013 X7 Tourer with eMyWay there are two amplifiers at the back of the vehicle, one for each antenna. If you have a Saloon I don't know.

I have never been impressed with the radio reception on FM and had the car back under warranty many times. They changed both amplifiers, the radio head (actually for another problem with the maps) and the roof aerial. The last was totally useless as the radio antennas are printed circuits on the rear RH fixed window in the Tourer!
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Hi, I own a Citroën C5X7 2014 HDI sedan and would like to know where the antenna booster amp is located? I am not able to see any pics from previous messages. Tx
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I've moved your recent post here, as you have already asked this question on this thread above and in turn been asked for the VIN to be able to respond. If you don't provide the VIN then we can't help - vehicles have different equipment according to the model type & system fitted.
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Sorry, health related reasons to not have been able to respond. But here are the details that may help.
Citroen C5 X708 2.2L MY14
2014
VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]


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One item I have been looking at is this one but not certain if this will fit?

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/31403235504 ... %3A2047675
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Reason: VIN correctly formatted (no need to space out or distort) Our software takes care of it.
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My 2008 estate has an excellent radio, due to the size of the antenna and length of cable run I think it must have a preamp at the base of the aerial..

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He has a different system to you Peter.

RT6 with Equaliser Amp, Saloon. So your aerial amplifier for FM2 is shown at (8) and for FM1 at (11). Note the actual FM2 aerial is screen-printed onto the rear window.
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(1) Audio amplifier (*).
(2) Front right tweeter.
(3) Front RH woofer speaker.
(4) Carphone microphone.
(5) Right hand rear speaker.
(6) Rear RH tweeter speaker (*).
(7) GPS aerial / FM1.
(8) Aerial amplifier FM2.
(9) CD player (*).
(10) Subwoofer speaker (*).
(11) Aerial amplifier FM1.
(12) Antenna FM2 screenprinted into the rear screen.
(13) Rear LH tweeter speaker (*).
(14) Rear left loudspeaker.
(15) Front LH woofer speaker.
(16) Radio-navigation RT6.
(17) Front LH tweeter speaker.
(18) Independent telematic unit.

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Ah right, I wondered why only one of mine has an aerial on the roof, is that for the satnav?

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Yes. See my post above. viewtopic.php?p=719387#p719387
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I still am not wiser as to what I can do to improve the radio reception.