The company had its origins in the 1988 formation of the American Mobile Satellite Corporation (AMSC), a consortium of several organizations originally dedicated to satellite broadcasting of telephone, fax, and data signals.In 1992, AMSC established a unit called the American Mobile Radio Corporation dedicated to developing a satellite-based digital radio service; this was spun off as XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. The satellite service was officially launched on September 25, 2001. While the satellite receiver radio service was its primary product, XM operated several audio and data services, and advertising.With Tune Start, whenever you tune to a preset music channel, the current song will automatically start playing from the beginning.When you hear a song you like, simply press and hold down the CDE-SXM145BT’s Volume button for two seconds.
If none of these steps work and there is not a signal outage in your area, your equipment may need to be replaced.
This means that the Sirius XM unit cannot detect the antenna.
Make sure the Sirius XM antenna cable is firmly and securely plugged into the cradle.
Please be aware that without the use of our AIR API for song and artist information, the metadata in your station's stream may take several minutes of continuous listening to be displayed (and is not as reliable).
To see an overview of how our AIR API works, and the list of known compatible broadcasting software solutions, please visit If your broadcasting software is listed, please email us at [email protected] your Tune In station ID and we'll provide you with your station's AIR API credentials.