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Old 09-06-2012, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Zeichen311 View Post
Incidentally, it's not necessary to approach your car looking like a dork and pretending your head is a cavity resonator (which, at the frequencies involved, it ain't). What matters is simply elevating the transmitter, sending to the antenna a clear, line-of-sight signal free of ground reflections. Your skull doesn't need to get involved; raising the fob shoulder- to head-high does the trick.
That is good advice. I might add that not wrapping your hand around the transmitter could also help range. Maybe use just two fingers, one to press on the back side of the transmitter, and the other to press the button.

Some time when your car is parked in an open lot with not many other cars around, you could experiment a little to figure out how to get the best range.
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