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Old 06-01-2012, 03:21 PM   #1
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HD television antenna

Has anyone done a replacement/improvement for their HD television antenna.. i have seen one for around $50.. do they help .. with getting more channels ?
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:23 PM   #2
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Has anyone done a replacement/improvement for their HD television antenna.. i have seen one for around $50.. do they help .. with getting more channels ?
What was you looking at dretired?
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:24 PM   #3
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If you have a Winegard Sensar, many members here (me included) have good luck with the Wingman.

Amazon.com: Winegard RV-WING Wingman White UHF Booster TV Antenna: Automotive

It concentrates the UHF band into a more directional signal.
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:32 PM   #4
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What was you looking at dretired?
Its named "jack" .its in a flyer from a local rv dealer..actually $41
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:34 PM   #5
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If you have a Winegard Sensar, many members here (me included) have good luck with the Wingman.

Amazon.com: Winegard RV-WING Wingman White UHF Booster TV Antenna: Automotive

It concentrates the UHF band into a more directional signal.
Thank you..
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:50 PM   #6
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I installed the "Jack" replacement head on a new Flagstaff 831FKBSS. In my driveway, pior to the swap, my channel scan would find 25 - 30 channels. After the swap, channels scan found 54 channels. Not all of them will come in real clear, but, I am getting more than the basic batwing antenna. Have not been out camping to see how the reception is in other areas.
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I installed the "Jack" replacement head on a new Flagstaff 831FKBSS. In my driveway, pior to the swap, my channel scan would find 25 - 30 channels. After the swap, channels scan found 54 channels. Not all of them will come in real clear, but, I am getting more than the basic batwing antenna. Have not been out camping to see how the reception is in other areas.
Thanks for the reply .. I ordered a wing man from Amazon.com for $36 delevered to my door step.. i will try it this next weekend ( hope it arrives in time)... if.. it doesnt ..then maybe a "jack"??
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and.. after thinking about it a little .. Why doesnt a wingman just come as part of a complete factory antenna to begin with ?
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:34 AM   #9
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X2 on the "JACK" antenna. I was at one campground and couldn't really pull out any channels with the stock antenna. Switched to the JACK which I'd brought along and then had 6-8 channels I could watch. I've gone one step furthur too. I have a 25' flag pole on the hitch of the trl that I now have a UHF house antenna on really works great.
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