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Old 08-27-2011, 09:39 AM   #1
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Park Cable Cable?

We've never had the opportunity to try the Park Cable hook up for park cable but have that option at some CGs on our trip to Utah. We have miles of satelitte cable for the Winegard carryout. Will that work?
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Old 08-27-2011, 09:50 AM   #2
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yes u can connect the cable, used for ur satellite connection, between the park and the trailer. they are the same impedance (75 ohm).
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Thanks! One less something to buy and pack around.
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just bought a 2008 rockwood fifth wheel, when connected to cable at the park is there any particular switch that has to be turned on or is it just connect and thats it? Tried at one park and TV never recognized any connection? wonder whats wrong?

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just bought a 2008 rockwood fifth wheel, when connected to cable at the park is there any particular switch that has to be turned on or is it just connect and thats it? Tried at one park and TV never recognized any connection? wonder whats wrong?

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When connecting to a CG cable connection, connect your outside cable to the right side cable connection of your exterior cable jacks. Make sure your TV is connected to the cable/antenna interior jack and make sure your antenna booster is off. When the light is off, the booster is off. Believe me this works because I just recently ran extra satellite cable to the front bedroom, garage, and extra jack for outside viewing.
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You also have to use the tv remote and select menu. The tv then has to be changed over to cable.
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When connecting to a CG cable connection, connect your outside cable to the right side cable connection of your exterior cable jacks. Make sure your TV is connected to the cable/antenna interior jack and make sure your antenna booster is off. When the light is off, the booster is off. Believe me this works because I just recently ran extra satellite cable to the front bedroom, garage, and extra jack for outside viewing.

I wish you had posted this 2 weks ago, as I spent 3 hours trying to get the cable working. CG office kept telling me the cable was working, I swore up and down that it wasn't. I left the booster on and this prevented the tv from getting the cable signal. One more thing, if the booster is off, can I plug my satilite in to the jack that is labled "cable". I only have a cable input.

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One more thing, if the booster is off, can I plug my satilite in to the jack that is labled "cable". I only have a cable input.

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We aren't able to although from what I've read in other threads some people can. Ours is "satellite ready" which means it has cables run from the roof into the cabinet where it would connect to the receiver.

I knew that about the booster but whether I would have remembered or not is another story!
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Old 08-27-2011, 09:18 PM   #9
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No...satellite has to go into the satt input and cable into its input. Drove myself crazy one afternoon finding that out the hard way. I use a portable tripod for dtv but if the CG has cable I will use that to get local channels and a break from setting up the tripod. Like others said, the power to the antena should be off and the telev changed to cable and allow it to scan for channels. Have fun!
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sat receiver must be able to pass DC voltage to the dish. the cable connection (on mine) doesn't. the frequency band is also a little different. (my cable passes thru the winguard wall plate).

unless u have a switching set up that i'm not familiar with...no.
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