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Old 07-19-2014, 09:51 PM   #1
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I'm looking to install a dish in place of my antenna, I was wondering if anyone on here has done this to their trailer?
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Old 07-20-2014, 08:14 AM   #2
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If it were me I would use one of the small portable units. That way if you were camping under trees you could move it to a clear spot. If it's mounted to your camper you don't have a choice.


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Old 07-20-2014, 08:30 AM   #3
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If it were me I would use one of the small portable units. That way if you were camping under trees you could move it to a clear spot. If it's mounted to your camper you don't have a choice.


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I'd leave the antenna alone - you will use it for locals at some point in future. Being a Dish Network customer at home, I went with Winguard Pathway X1 which can feed signal to 2 receivers (rig has exterior connection each for bedroom and living room). Just added the receivers to my existing account, $7 a month for each. Lots of portable options out there, some exclusive to Dish or Direct TV, some can support either.

And I did recently have to move it clear of trees to get signal, worked great. Would advise getting chain and lock to secure it so it doesn't wander off!

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Old 07-20-2014, 09:42 PM   #4
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If you mount it to the roof and are parked under trees you won't get a clear signal.

I use a Winegaurd carry out and a spare Dish receiver. Even when in the trees I can usually move it around and get a signal.
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:14 PM   #5
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We have used a Travelr dish antenna for several years. We never had an issue with reception in any camping situation. Including when it appeared (VISUALLY ) the BMS track structure blocked the signal. Spend the extra buck or two....
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