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C230 Antenna short

Let me start by thanking all of you who add to this forum - this is an incredible resource! Hopefully I can get some direction today...
2000 C230 Kompressor with no radio reception and key fob only works with the IR transmitter (within a few inches of the lock). I found the antenna attached to the top of the back glass. #8 fuse is blown/ replace and blows immediately whether car is on or off makes no difference. Disconnected the white plug (with 4 or 5 wires) and the 2 coaxial wires going to the antenna and the fuse still blows immediately.

So my short is further back. I can signal chase but I was wondering if I could get some directions as to where I should look first. Is there an amplifier that I should look for before the antenna? Where is it located? Could it be part of the alarm system that is shorted?

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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