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Old 05-13-2013, 08:17 PM   #1
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Winegard Road Star 1500 antenna

We have the Winegard RS 1500 on our Grey Wolf, the problem is that we can't get very many stations in. Our friends may be able to get 6-7 stations and we are only able to get 2,3 maybe 4 channels of those only about 1/2 will actually stay on without freezing up and cutting out. This is with the booster turned on.

Are there any upgrades, like another booster or something, available for the Winegard 1500? Or is there direct, bolt on, replacement for the 1500 available? If neither of those what would be our best route to go?


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Old 05-13-2013, 09:51 PM   #2
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When we had our grey wolf, we found similar results. I did find a lose connection under the tv and tightening it helped. I was looking into changing to a Jack antenna, but then the dw decided she wanted a fifth wheel...

Not sure much can be done other then changing the whole antenna out (unless there are loose connections in the coax)

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Old 05-14-2013, 08:03 AM   #3
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I just replaced mine with JackTV and went from 12 stations to 17 stations. Took all of 5 minutes to unpack and replace the head unit. Very easy task.

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Old 09-02-2013, 08:46 PM   #4
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Our Grey Wolf has the same problem. Very few channels and my wife's parents can be setup in their camper one spot over and get lots more channels and wife's sister and her husband can be on the other side and their camper gets more channels too. They both have the crank up style antenna so I've wondered if that might be making a difference but I've also heard the built in tuner in the off brand tv that came with our camper really sucks so I've been meaning to take along another tv from our house that is a name brand to compare and see if that makes a difference.
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