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NAV/VES unit w/o SAT

I just got an 06 command sport. The head unit has NAV/VES with 6 cd changer but no SAT. Being a newbie to Jeeps I have no clue what type of head unit I have. My question is, what do I need to purchase to add SAT (SIRIUS) to this radio if it is possible? Thanks for all help.

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Can you post a pic of the unit ?

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My question is, what do I need to purchase to add SAT (SIRIUS) to this radio if it is possible?
I would just contact Sirius and purchase a separate unit that you can move from car to car as needed.



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I would just contact Sirius and purchase a separate unit that you can move from car to car as needed.
He may already have sat radio--we just need to find out which unit he has.

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He may already have sat radio--we just need to find out which unit he has.
Yes, but since he has an '06 he will not get free activation for a year like many of us did.

Since he is activating a new radio his best option is a potable unit that he can move between cars.



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I examined the radio this morning and it's an REC model. I would prefer to have SIRIUS directly through the headunit and not have a separate unit. Thanks in advace for the help.
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Do you have the Sirius satellite radio and just want to activate it? If so, you call them and give them a credit card number and the radio serial number and they will activate it. They can tell you how to get the serial number once you call.

I would be surprised if it doesn't already have the satellite radio in it. Like Jeep5253 said, a pic of the head unit would help.

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I examined the radio this morning and it's an REC model. I would prefer to have SIRIUS directly through the headunit and not have a separate unit. Thanks in advace for the help.
The REC unit is already set up for Sirius. You should have a "SAT" tab on the screen between the "CD" and "VES" tabs. Push the mode button underneath the screen to change between these three functions. You will have to call Sirius to activate the sat radio.

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No SAT tab. Attached is picture of radio.

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No SAT tab. Attached is picture of radio.
That's strange. I don't know what to tell you. I have not seen an REC without Sirius.

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