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Old 03-30-2011, 01:29 PM   #1
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Improving television reception

Just wondering if the stock (as equipped) TV antennae found on the Georgetowns would accompany this Winegard Wingman as shown at Camping World.

BTW......the exact unit shown here is selling for more than $60 CDN at a local RV supply shop. Guess where I WON'T be buying one, if they do as well as they say.

Anyone out there got one? More importantly, does it improve reception like they say?
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:38 PM   #2
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If you have a Winegard Sensar, then the Wingman should fit if you have about 10" of clearance on the non-post side of your antennae....in the folded down position. Some members of the forum have run into clearance problems in the down position, whether it be their AC or a fridge or roof vent.

I have the Wingman, and can see an improvement. It has brought in another station or 2, and the weaker stations don't "freeze" up as bad now.
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:53 PM   #3
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I have the wingman as well and it has helped increase my reception.
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:12 PM   #4
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Wingman Installed

I installed the wingman on my existing antenna on my 8285WS Rockwood.

Did make a difference. Camping world had them on sale for members for $21.95 recently.
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:14 AM   #5
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We installed the wingman on our antenna and it seems to help with weak signals that would normally cut in and out. It does by the way clear the A/C unit, we have the same motor home as you, doesn't clear by much, but does clear when lowered.
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:52 AM   #6
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Found out recently that the Wingman works on all models of Winegard Sensar antennas that do not have the extra elements.

Make sure you have room for it. There is a way of reversing the entire antenna head to point the other way if there is more room that way.

Does not work with other manufacturer antennas.
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Old 04-03-2011, 09:25 PM   #7
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I would also consider inspecting and or replacing the cable F connectors. I found the factory connections to be very poor. Definite improvement in picture quality.
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Old 04-03-2011, 09:54 PM   #8
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We have the wingman and it helps bring in the new UHF Digital signals. It was simple to install to the antenna mounted on the roof of our Georgetown.
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:26 PM   #9
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So are we saying that the original antennae that comes with a Georgetown is a Winegard Sensar?
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:37 PM   #10
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Yes it's the Sensar. Added it to mine with little effort. Easy to follow instructions. Improved the reception as well.
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