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Old 09-19-2016, 04:04 PM   #11
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Great app for pointing your antenna in the proper direction. Digital TV Antennas. It has a built in compass for you.

For those new to pointing the antenna, remember, it is not lined up with the large arrow on the dial. It is usually 90 degrees off from that. You'll need to look while it is up to see which way it is off.
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Old 09-19-2016, 04:27 PM   #12
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Great app for pointing your antenna in the proper direction. Digital TV Antennas. It has a built in compass for you.

For those new to pointing the antenna, remember, it is not lined up with the large arrow on the dial. It is usually 90 degrees off from that. You'll need to look while it is up to see which way it is off.
The new omni antenna's are not adjustable. There supposed to be a 360 degree design. Need more design work i believe.
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Old 09-19-2016, 06:18 PM   #13
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While the optional base would have covered the one screw hole that was left uncovered by the base mount of the King, the roof sealant did that just fine. As I was hoping, with the original antenna I only received 3 stations in my home location, the new King Jack receives 12 stations with exceptional HD quality.
I am interested in doing this to my Salem TT. Were you able to mount the new antenna where the coax went to the old omni antenna? Or did you have to mount the antenna off to the side of the coax? Any pics? TIA
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:26 AM   #14
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I did mount the King in basically the same spot but I changed out the installed coax with new just to be sure. It is required that you cut a 2 1/4" hole with a small space to the side of that hole for the coax. No problem with that as I used my pocket knife for that operation. As I mentioned in my post after my install, I think it would have been better if I had bought the optional base but in any case do get the proper sealant for the job. I used the Dicor 501LSW self leveling sealant. Good Luck and good RVing.
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:06 PM   #15
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I am also interesting in improving my TV antenna; it is a non-crank up on a new FR 251RKS. To use a crank up model, I would need to cut an access hole to the storage cabinet in the bathroom. Another alternative is to use a portable satellite dome. It could be attached to the top of the rear roof ladder, with a cable to the input on the driver's side of the TT. So I am interested in doing something, since I get maybe two channels at best. (I live near the Canadian Border, north of Seattle WA)

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I am also interesting in improving my TV antenna; it is a non-crank up on a new FR 251RKS. To use a crank up model, I would need to cut an access hole to the storage cabinet in the bathroom. Another alternative is to use a portable satellite dome. It could be attached to the top of the rear roof ladder, with a cable to the input on the driver's side of the TT. So I am interested in doing something, since I get maybe two channels at best. (I live near the Canadian Border, north of Seattle WA)

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The King Jack I installed improved my reception by about 10X over the omni-directional antenna that the factory installed on my 2016 Gray Wolf 24RK. But to be fair, when I removed the original antenna the cable was not properly constructed and the connection was incomplete. And I changed the coaxial cable when I installed the King Jack. I can't speak to the satellite but I would presume that the reception would be better than a over the air antenna. I did have to cut a 2 1/4 in. hole to the inside to install the rotator mechanism. Pretty easy install overall tho.
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Thank you "DD. My access hole would be out of sight, so that part would be ok.


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