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Old 03-29-2014, 03:47 PM   #41
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I was only using the terminology that Winegard uses to describe their antennas. I believe they mean how many receivers that the antenna will accommodate and yes you are right on how many LNBs.
IR_V..... Understood.......

IronJ..... That is exactly how the Carryout and some other models of Winegard ant work.

Mine has a single LNB, but when I change channels to a different "bird" the antenna quickly moves to the new sat location. VERY quick, you don't even notice a delay.

However, you DO hear it move, and for some reason, even with the Rec powered off, it will move randomly several times per day; like maybe once an hpour. Don't know what it's doing or why, but it sounds funny at 2:00 AM when almost everybody is asleep and I get up for a biffy call.

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Old 03-31-2014, 10:05 AM   #42
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Anyone know how to locate the satellite prep cable in the roof? I am trying to figure out how to make a connection to a portable dish.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:48 AM   #43
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Anyone know how to locate the satellite prep cable in the roof? I am trying to figure out how to make a connection to a portable dish.
On my 2014 Silverback, there was a small sticker on the roof that said something to the effect "satellite cables under here". The sticker was about 4 inches & round. I cut through the sticker and fished the satellite cables out with a wire. There was already about a 1 inch diameter hole in the roof under the sticker.

The three cables on mine were the satellite control box cable and two coax leads.

If you've already walked your roof and found no markings or sticker, I would guess that your rig is NOT pre-wired for satellite. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 03-31-2014, 08:02 PM   #44
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It appears that the Dish Network is out for me because they cannot provide network channels (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX) when on the road. They said that they use to have provided it and now they suggest to use your over the air antenna.

With that said, does anyone know if Direct TV can provide network at remote locations? Their Sales say yes, but I'm not sure to believe them.

If satellite cannot provide network, I am contemplating the Sling Box.
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Old 04-03-2014, 06:52 PM   #45
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It appears that the Dish Network is out for me because they cannot provide network channels (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX) when on the road. They said that they use to have provided it and now they suggest to use your over the air antenna.

With that said, does anyone know if Direct TV can provide network at remote locations? Their Sales say yes, but I'm not sure to believe them.

If satellite cannot provide network, I am contemplating the Sling Box.
I would double check on the Dish Network and local network channels. I had locals turned on in Feb with no problems and then again in mid march after we moved north to Bowling Green KY still have them. I do agree it would be a deal breaker for me. I us the Tailgaiter with DN and it works great. I only can watch one channel but noy a issue for me.
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Old 04-03-2014, 07:13 PM   #46
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I have the roof mounted automatic wineguard slimline travlr on my 14 390BH and love it! Finds all three satellites for directv so I get all my locals and all of my other channels and they are all in HD! Does take longer than the dome type dishes to acquire satellites but that is because it tunes into all three. I've yet to lose signal in rain or a storm like the dome types and I have not had an issue yet finding satellites in covered areas like I did with the dome. Just this past weekend I was in Martinsville for the race and parked at the bottom of a hill with complete tree cover in front of me. I was never able to get satellite service here in the past with my old camper with the dome. This time acquired all three satellites with a signal strength of 97!!! Best dish I've ever had and again, you get HD and all your local channels! Hope this helps.

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Do you have Dish or Network TV service?
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Finds all three satellites for directv so I get all my locals and all of my other channels and they are all in HD!

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Just so I'm clear... do you use an auxiliary device (iPhone app, inline signal meter, etc.) to align the satellite antenna or do you just adjust the antenna until you get the 97?
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Just so I'm clear... do you use an auxiliary device (iPhone app, inline signal meter, etc.) to align the satellite antenna or do you just adjust the antenna until you get the 97?

The wineguard travlr slimline is an automatic satellite dish mounted on my roof. All I do is turn the power on inside my coach and that's it. It automatically finds all three satellites and tunes each one in for max signal.
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