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Old 13-01-2015, 20:46   #1
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can anyone advise as to what the black device (left hand side ) might be? The lead disappears into the "abyss" of wiring and I can not find where it comes out. Therefore can not work out what it does. The shipwrights where she is currently having her nappy changed doesn't know either?
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Old 13-01-2015, 22:30   #2
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Could it be an antenna for satellite radio?
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Certainly looks like an antenna. The top shape is very similar to one I had for a Garmin GPS years ago.
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fluxgate compass sensor for an autopilot?

Does it have any writing on it at all?

Possibly a transducer for communicating with the Aetherians as they approach from outer space?

How about a closeup pic... might possibly help.

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Not particularly maritime, but it could also be simply an antenna for a digital radio receiver.

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Old 14-01-2015, 00:47   #6
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Could it be an antenna for satellite radio?
Yes, that's exactly what it looks like to me as well.
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Wrap it with aluminum foil and see what stops working.
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Hi All

thank you for you input, I will take Jim Cate's advise and take a close up tomorrow and post, hopefully I can do it before the Aetherians get within radio range. Although I hear that the Raliens are already orbiting earth and awaiting for their embassy to be completed.

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CCTV camera for monitoring gremlins in the engine space or steering.
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Certainly looks like an antenna. The top shape is very similar to one I had for a Garmin GPS years ago.
Almost certain that is a Garmin GPS antenna, if not, it's a dead ringer
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Another pic of "the thing
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gps "puck" antenna
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Another pic of "the thing
Clearly this is when it is in stealth mode.
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