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Valentine’s Day Dedication on SIRIUS XM LOVE

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
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According to SIRIUS, “SIRIUS XM Love Channel 3 ,will be playing Valentine’s Day dedications all day long on V-Day! To get your dedication on the air, call our Love Line at 866-267-0442 between February 9 and February 13.”

sirius love

This is a great chance to get your Valentine’s dedication on SIRIUS XM Love and show your sweetie how much you care for them. Be sure to call in and request your dedication before Friday 13th. and Listen on Saturday 14th Valentine’s Day for your dedication.

Some of the artists you’ll hear on SIRIUS XM Love include, “Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Luther Vandross, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, Journey and Celine Dion.”

SIRIUS XM Love-Romantic music and soft pop ballads, featuring lyrics of love .

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What happens when a product is out-of-stock?

Thursday, August 7th, 2008
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When you see an out-of-stock message on our website, there are a couple of reasons that it is unavailable.

 

Reason 1. Items are just temporarily out-of-stock. This means that the manufacturer or distributor has not received a shipment or that we ordered too few and sold out. Using the Link below the out-of-stock message on the product page, “Click Here to Join the Notification List“, is a great way to be notified when a product is received, same day!

Reason 2. In some cases items have been discontinued but we are in the process of trying to find them from another source. In rare instances, we may receive a small batch or refurbished items, in which case getting on the Notify List by clicking the blue link on the product page is the best way to be notified if we get them in. In some cases also we put a link in the description to a product that may act as a replacement.

In any case get on the Notify List or Call/Email and ask to be placed on the Notify List. This is the only way you can be updated on the status of a product or given a replacement suggestion.

These are the two main reasons that you might see . But we do always ask that if you have any questions about the status of a certain product to call us at 312-846-6606 or email us at sales@tss-radio. We will be glad to give you the status or time frame if available.

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The often overlooked SIRIUS Stratus

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
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The Sirius Status has been the workhorse of the Sirius line-up since its creation.

 

It gives you the most basic of features, but with an outstanding service record and a extremely low return rate. The SIRIUS Stratus has been the economy-level Sirius Satellite Radio receiver and has proved itself with SIRIUS radio veterans. It has the most basic of features of all the SIRIUS radios out there and keeps you listening without any frills, long after the more complex devices become in need of service or repair. This isn’t to say the other radios are poorly made, I am just saying the tried and true SIRIUS Stratus holds up very well under conditions other electronics would not. Maybe call the Stratus the Ugly Duckling of SIRIUS radios or the lumberjack-quality radio, being of tough,but simple design. Whatever you call the Stratus Radios be sure that you consider them in situations you would not want to put a Stiletto or Sportster 5 (ie. a boat or snowmobile).

 

Also be looking out for the New Stratus 6 and Starmate 8 coming soon……….

 

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Chat Live with TOM TAYLOR from TSS-Radio

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008
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Wednesdays

9pm-10pm on the East Coast

8pm-10pm for us Midwesterners

7pm-8pm for the Mountain Dwellers

and 6pm-7pm for West Coast

 

If you have not been present for the show now is a great time to see what you’ve been missing.

 

The show will give you a chance to ask questions about your SIRIUS setup and get live video/audio help from the best in the business, TOM TAYLOR. This show is a great way to get a weekly lesson on SIRIUS and have a live forum to speak to the professionals.

 

Don’t miss out! Every Wednesday: same time, same place!

Click here and bookmark this link: SYNDICATERADIO.TV

 


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Great SIRIUS XM Accessories

Monday, July 14th, 2008
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If you have SIRIUS satellite radio and have a Plug and Play or Dock and Play unit, here are a few accessories and tips that will help you get the most out of your SIRIUS receiver!

First Protecting your SIRIUS Receiver:

There are several ways and products around that will help you get a long life out of your unit.

A Plug and Play carrying case

sirius carry case

 

Many people who have SIRIUS forget about this little beauty. This case can hold almost any SIRIUS receiver and keeps it from the wind,rain, and unfortunate drops on the pavement. This unit has a soft interior lining and a belt clip. It’s heavy-duty design is made to help the transfer from home to car and back again so smoothly. If you have SIRIUS you need this, and at $9.99 ,its a worthy investment for your precious SIRIUS receiver.

The Static Reliever

This is a must have. No questions asked. This will relieve that annoying FM static on your car radio. This semi-permanent product can be taken from one car to the next. Some cars need an extra FM Antenna Adapter that can be found here. This little baby is good but if you are looking for something with CD quality sound check out our line of Aux-Input adapters.( see here for some install help and guides HERE)

 

A Clean Custom-look

A Vehicle Specific Mount AKA a VSM is a great way to mount your SIRIUS satellite radio without having to use a suction cup or adhesive. These mounts require only simple hand tools and NO drilling of the dash. They install right onto a bolt or screw that the factory already placed. Mostly it requires just lifting on a dash piece and bolting this bracket on and replacing the dash piece. When used with a swivel found here, these can be angled to be seen from every seat in the car, truck, or Semi-Rig.

 

With all products that are out there finding one or two ,that will keep your SIRIUS satellite radio safe and sound, is easy and affordable. If you have any questions about your SIRIUS radio you can always email me at sales@tss-radio.com

Thanks

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Where do you get SIRIUS Signal?

Friday, June 27th, 2008
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 We want to know where you get SIRIUS Service!

 We get many different reports from people from all the way down in Belize to fisherman in the Atlantic that get SIRIUS signal. So we want to know where do you get service?

We’ll make it a contest, send us a photo of your SIRIUS setup and the general area you live in and we’ll send you some TSS gear. We’re going on the honor system because we trust you!

 Submissions with pictures would be greatly appreciated as we are curious of everyone setup. Anyone who sends in a Picture and the area they get SIRIUS, will receive TSS Gear. We have some good stuff so hurry, the first submissions will get the best stuff.

So if you’d like to submit your SIRIUS setup and location here is the link. Email Sales@TSS-Radio.com

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A Stiletto Buyers Guide

Monday, June 2nd, 2008
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So you’re thinking of buying a Stiletto or have already bought one. What accessories or tips do you need to get the most out of your Stiletto?

With this guide I will show you a few products and tips to help you get the most out of your investment.

First I will address the folks who have not yet purchased a Stiletto, so if you already have one please feel free to skip this section. Ok, you’re most likely looking at Stiletto’s because the are new, portable, and incredibly enjoyable, but being as there are technically three Stilettos it can be confusing as to which one is right for you.

First off we’ll look at the Stiletto 10. This unit was developed as a base model portable live Sirius radio. It has an internal memory of 10 hours and is not expandable with a memory card. The Stiletto 10 (SL10) does not support WiFi. It has been discontinued.

The Stiletto 100: Physically identical to the Stiletto 10, but offers more features including Up to 100 hours of storage (2 GB),Schedule up to 6 hour blocks of recording from SIRIUS’ Commercial Free Content,and SIRIUS Replay™—Pause, rewind and replay 44 minutes of live radio. It does have WiFi built in, with the WiFi feature, you will be able to listen SIRIUS inside any building were there is an accessible WiFi connection.

The Stiletto 2: Brand new and sleek looking the SL2 is a fan favorite. It brings all the features of the SL100 plus the ability to use a Micro-SD memory card and use both B and G WiFi. This unit is slightly small and different color, and has an internal battery rather than an external battery like the SL10/Sl100. The SL2 uses the same internal interface menus as the SL10/Sl100. It however does not use the same docks and cradles as the SL10/Sl100. If you are upgrading from the Stiletto 10/100 to the Stiletto 2 you can use the power and antenna cables from the previous car/home kit and just use the Stiletto 2 car dock or Stiletto 2 home dock.

Ok, so you have your Stiletto, now here are a few suggestions to help you protect, customize,and enhance you new toy.

Stiletto Cases:There are many cases out there for your Stiletto, Leather cases,  ruggedized cases, and Neoprene cases to name a few. Choosing one is a personal choice, based on intended use. If you’re a runner, a stiletto armband case is perfect. If you’re a professional, a sleek stiletto leather case touches your Stiletto off nicely, and for you construction workers, a stiletto ruggedized case will protect it from any accidental drops or bumps.

 

Stiletto Headphones: The Stiletto does come with a set of Antenna Headphones, but if you get the SL10/Sl100 you may want to upgrade to the Stiletto 2 Antenna Headphones, which are made by Altec Lansing, padded and comfortable. Also Stiletto come with standard SIRIUS earbud headphones which DO NOT have an antenna built inside.

With Stiletto you can use a variety of aftermarket earbuds to get the best quality sound from you Stiletto.  We have a variety of headphone that can be found HERE

If you have a Stiletto 2 this is a feature exclusive to you. Adding a MicroSD card will let you store more of your own mp3 music files to play at your leisure.   We’d recommend the 8gb Kingston Flash Memory Card

 Stiletto Screen Protectors: You just made a SIRIUS investment( no pun intended) and you want to keep it nice and clean and free of scratches, I suggest the Sirius Stiletto 2 Screen Shield for Stiletto 2 and Sirius Stiletto 100/10 Screen Shield for Stiletto 10/100 these are applied like standard car window tint and are designed to protect you stiletto screen from any unwanted scratches and nicks.

TIPS and TRICKS for Stilettos:
Tips for both SL100/Sl2:

  • Use a Screen shield, please, you will thank me after the first time you accidentally put your Stiletto in the same pocket as your car keys, I’ve done it :(
  • Fully Shutdown the Stiletto before you remove the battery.
  • Shut down often, especially at night if not in use.
  • Update often, use the USB cable and connect it up to your computer or alternatively connect it to WiFi.
  • When 80% of internal memory is used, the Stiletto may start to glitch. The easiest fix is to clean out your recordings.
  • After you purchase a Stiletto, UPDATE IT!. It will put the newest version on you Stiletto and fix a few bugs that may have been present when you unit was purchased.
  • Use My Sirius Studio software

If you have a Stiletto 2 this is specific for you:

  • Format your MicroSD card

This is pretty much everything I can think about Stiletto that will help you the consumer be satisfied and give you a long lasting, quality product.

If you have any addition or comment feel free to email me at:

Josh@tss-radio.com

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Few websites you should check out!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008
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I am taking an opportunity showcase a few websites that I feel everyone would enjoy, so go on….enjoy!

  • The Father Life:”Written by fathers, for fathers…”
      The Father Life wasn’t cooked up in some Madison Avenue boardroom. It was started by three guys just like you! The three of us are busy with career and young families, and we were looking around for a good men’s magazine geared toward today’s fathers… to our surprise, we couldn’t find one! So, we started The Father Life!”
  • This E-Zine is a great source for articles, recipes and sports directed towards Fathers. The Father Life is all online, and totally free. I highly recommend subscribing to their RSS feed:Check it out Here

  • SIRIUS BACKSTAGE: This is an online community filled with advice, how-to’s, and the latest SIRIUS news.

“On February 14, 2002, SIRIUS Satellite Radio debuted a completely revolutionary new nationwide radio service. SIRIUS Backstage was originally sparked as a weblog to cover news and host photos of the SIRIUS service launch.On September 20, 2002, SIRIUS Backstage launched their online forums, and soon afterward began an initiative to become the PREMIER online satellite radio community and fan site.With the help of an eclectic team of moderators and an active community of SIRIUS ‘Brand Representatives’, SIRIUS Backstage now boasts 31,500+ members, pulling together the No. 1 community and fan site for SIRIUS enthusiasts.”

 

 

“The Team are committed to operating the #1 site for CrackBerry Users and Abusers. They’ll be working on the site continuously to bring you the most current news, information, best stories from the mobile industry, etc. etc. If you want to join “The Crack Team,” we want to hear from you. The more industry insiders, tech gurus, and plain old addicts we can find to help us out the better our site will be. And if people have ideas for the site, get them to us.”

 

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SIRIUS Backseat TV SCV1

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008
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SIRIUS Backseat TV SCV1

The Sirius Backseat TV allows you receive family programming 24/7 from channels like Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network.

The SCV1 gives you the ability to listen to Sirius Satellite Radio in the front of the car and watch Sirius Backseat TV in the back(on most aftermarket and factory installed radios and video monitors that have auxiliary inputs).

You need to have an active Sirius Satellite Radio account to receive Backseat TV service, you cannot have just Backseat TV.

The Sirius Backseat TV SCV1 comes with:

  • SCV1 Audio/Video Tuner
  • Wired Display Control Unit
  • Audio Remote Control
  • Video Remote Control
  • Remote Eye(For Rear-seat Video Control)
  • FM Switching Interface
  • Two Mini Magnetic Satellite Antennas
  • Audio/Video Cables
  • User Guide

You will need an existing Video screen or you will have to place one in your vehicle to use this sirius tv tuner. This unit does not include a video screen

Many 2008 Dodge and Chrysler models will have the Sirius Backseat TV as a factory options, so check with your local dealership if you are in the market for a new vehicle.

Requires an FM Tuner or Auxiliary input and video monitor(s) with NTSC and audio outputs for the Backseat TV system (sold separately)

Please feel free to email us with any questions:
HERE

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((NEW))Polk Audio Designs Sirius Home Tuner((NEW))

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008
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Polk Audio Designs Sirius Home Tuner

Are you a home theater nut looking to jazz up your TV room?

The Polk Audio Designs Sirius Home Tuner is the product you’re looking for. It has that sleek, contemporary look to match your theater, but has the functionality to perform tasks beyond regular Sirius home tuners

It has integrated RS232 control for use with high-end theater systems and a 6-line panel display and the ability to display information right on your TV!

Incorporates features like:

  • Sirius Replay with 44 minutes of rewind
  • Presets and S-Seek Alert, GameAlert, and My GameZone
  • Connects via RCA stereo cable(included)
  • 5-12v remote trigger input
  • Rack Mounts

Only a picture can really give you the real feel of how this unit looks, sadly my words can only do so much. So here’s a picture:

Josh wrote a review of the
Polk
Audio SR-H1000
on The
Father’s Life, a blog for fathers
.

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