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Metra Amplified Roof-mount Antenna

Replacement antenna for select 1993-up Audi, VW, and Volvo models

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Overview

This Metra antenna replaces the factory amplified antenna in select 1993-up Audi, VW, and Volvo vehicles. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this antenna is compatible with your vehicle and if you'll need an antenna adapter for the installation. Warranty: 30 days.

Good little antanna, picks up signal well. Gives a modern looking to my older car, easy to install if you got any fabrication skills.

Christopher, Lynnwood, Wa

What's in the Box:

  • European roof-mount antenna (with attached 7" antenna cable terminated by a threaded F-type female connector)
  • 15' Antenna extension cable (with a female F-type connector on one end and a proprietary European connector on other end)
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Overview: The Metra AntennaWorks European Roof Mount Antenna (HDR-44-UA40) is a direct replacement for select Audis & Volkswagens with roof mount antenna systems that feature a powered amplifier.

Note: The HDR-44-UA40 roof mount antenna may require an extension cable or antenna adapter depending on vehicle. Please consult the Crutchfield Car Selector to see if this antenna is compatible with your vehicle.

Fiberglass Mast: The roof mount antenna features a 1-section 16.75" fiberglass mast with a  helical wound element.

Amplified: The Metra AntennaWorks HDR-44-UA40 roof mounting antenna is electronically amplified to receive weak signals.

Antenna Cable: The Metra HDR-44-UA40 features an attached 7" coaxial cable and a 15' coaxial extension cable with a proprietary European connector.

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Looks like a decent product [ RODECKER  Dec 11, 2016 ]
I needed to replace the antenna on my '99 A4 Avant, and this appears to be the correct antenna. Much more reasonably priced than the Audi part! [ Phil  Aug 10, 2016 ]
OEM antenna does not work anymore. Hopefully this one does. [ Lisa  Jan 18, 2016 ]

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For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Kenny  Dec 17, 2015 ]  Staff
Sorry can't help. Purchased for my daughters Beetle. Ended up having to cut off connections that came with the antenna and spliced in the cars connectors. Did not run the antenna all the way to the radio. Does not work well and now have to spend big bucks at VW dealer to replace. [ RICHARD P  Dec 17, 2015 ]
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