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Old 03-04-2014, 08:19 PM   #1
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Satellite tv Direct TV

I am sure this subject has come up before but I have been unable to search and find it. I have a 2001 Flagstaff travel trailer. I have just purchased Anser carryout satellite dish. My question is can I run the cable from the satellite dish through the cable connection on the exterior of my trailer? I want to be able to then tie into the connection inside the trailer with my satellite receiver and then from there with a HDMI cable to my TV.
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Old 03-04-2014, 08:30 PM   #2
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The signal quality may not be all that great. In my old camper I could not do it, I had to run the cable from the satellite through a window to my receiver for it to work.
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Old 03-05-2014, 05:43 PM   #3
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I did that on our 2009 HW296 and do it on our 2014 Roo 23IKSS. Just verify the signal quality/strength.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:28 PM   #4
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On my old TT that wouldn't work, I ran the cable in through the lower corner of the slide out.
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I have a 2011 233s Roo and use the Tailgater system from Dish Network. I run the cable to my outside connection and hook the receiver to the inside port. It works fine.
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Old 03-07-2014, 10:56 AM   #6
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My second and first TT did not have an exterior sat connection, I purchased an exterior cable connector and mounted it so I would have one. When drilling the hole for the sat cable, be sure not to hit any wires inside the wall. I did this for the living area and also for the bedroom. Be sure to use RG6 cable for the connections, The regular cable is usually RG59 and sometimes does dot work well for sat.
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