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Old 08-04-2012, 05:53 PM   #11
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I had a similar problem with my Surveyor. I finally ran a jumper coaxial cable directly from the antennae to the booster wall plate. When I cut the booster on, I got good signal. The only other connection that I could easily get to was the connector that came through the roof....the rest of the cable was buried in the walls. I checked the roof connection, the center wire had completely corroded away. I cut the cable back to good wire, replaced the connector, and still nothing. I pulled the microwave out of the wall, and checked the inside part of the connection......again, the center wire had also corroded. I again cut the cable back, installed another connector, and all has been good since.


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Old 08-04-2012, 06:24 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by edshirl View Post

Well rain finally quit, so I checked out the voltage at the cable to the roof antenna. It was 13.5. All connections were clean and tight. Antenna pointed at local stations. My system has the Winegard entertainment selector black box in the compartment under the TV. This has the on/off button for the antenna booster. Used another TV in place of the Olevia with the same lack of signal. Tried a TV on the outlet in storage compartment with same lack of signal on antenna. We don't use the antenna very often, most campgrounds have Cable these days or we'll use Satellite if we stay for more than a couple of days. Guess we'll do without antenna for now.

Thanks for trying.

If there is power at the amp and no signal coming out of TV1 or TV2 it may be the amp is bad in the antenna.

Maybe you can borrow one from a friend and swap it to confirm before you buy a new one.


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