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Old 06-08-2014, 08:37 PM   #1
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Unfortunately for me I am not able to add the accessory to my bat wing antenna because I don't have enough space. Is there any other way to inprove the reception on my sensor antenna?
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:42 PM   #2
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Replace with The Jack Antenna?

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Of course I had the button on. I'll look into the jack. Thanks
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I had the Jack installed last fall and don't regret it at all. If you're near a Camping World you can get it installed for a mere $39.
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I had the Jack installed last fall and don't regret it at all. If you're near a Camping World you can get it installed for a mere $39.
If you don't mind being on the roof, 1 cable F-connector and 2 pins with C-clips to R&R. You have to screw on the bracket to antenna with 4 screws/washers before you head up, too. If your RV has a few years on it, it's a good time to replace the cable from the mast base to the antenna too. UV does a number on the exposed cable. It took longer to get my ladder, round up the necessary tools and convince myself I wanted to be up there than the actually work took.
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Old 06-08-2014, 09:48 PM   #7
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I successfully added the accessory to my Wineguard antenna even though technically I didn't have enough space. I just had to rotate the antenna a little past the spot is should be parked at before cranking it down. Now granted the antenna doesn't park in the little 'V' shaped bracket, but it still lays flat just rotated a little. It seems happy and secure there and fits real nice at that spot.
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1 cable F-connector and 2 pins with C-clips to R&R. You have to screw on the bracket to antenna with 4 screws/washers before you head up, too. If your RV has a few years on it, it's a good time to replace the cable from the mast base to the antenna too. UV does a number on the exposed cable.
The Jack antenna has no exposed cable so no UV concerns. You would also need a tube of self leveling Dicor which now runs about $11. If CW were close enough, I'd still opt to let them install it for $39 and if there are any unforeseen issues, let them deal with it. You just never know how an easy job can get completely fouled up.
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The Jack antenna has no exposed cable so no UV concerns. You would also need a tube of self leveling Dicor which now runs about $11. If CW were close enough, I'd still opt to let them install it for $39 and if there are any unforeseen issues, let them deal with it. You just never know how an easy job can get completely fouled up.
If you get the Jack Sensar replacement head only it does have exposed wires. It still uses the same mast as the Sensar. If you opt to get the full set up with the stubby/non crank up mast, then there us no exposed wires.

For the full set up, the $39 is worth it, for the replacement antenna head, get your but up there and do your other maintenance/check ups while you are there.
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If you get the Jack Sensar replacement head only it does have exposed wires. It still uses the same mast as the Sensar. If you opt to get the full set up with the stubby/non crank up mast, then there us no exposed wires.
They say you learn something everyday and this must be mine for the day. I like the low profile of mine and not having to raise and lower it.
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