Plugged in aftermarket antenna and got the signal. Have an early production 2007 model, and found several other people having similar issue. Apparently BMW issued tsb, trying to find it now..
If anyone has access to that bulletin please post it.
2011 e92 335is DCT - Cobb, ETS IC, AFE DCI, BMW PS kit, M3 control arms, various cosmetic improvements
2006 e90 330i 132k miles SOLD!