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Old 05-21-2016, 08:44 PM   #11
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Omni directional antennas do not suck, per se. A trailers inability to raise them high enough to receive clear signals is what holds them back.

We have an Omni at our home that is approximately 40 ft in the air. We receive clear signals from as far away as 41 miles.

Now, if we could only figure out a cartoon way of pushing a button and the Omni would rise 30 feet above the trailer, we would be all set.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:27 PM   #12
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Look up continu.us they also have a support section.

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Old 05-27-2016, 10:05 PM   #13
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I had to take mine off and tighten up the connection. the antenna has a pigtail coming from it that connects to the line from the wall plate up to the roof. I thought it sucked at first as I was getting nothing at all to scan on the tv. Once I did this I got about 20 channels which is what I got from my old directional antenna
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Old 05-31-2016, 05:37 PM   #14
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Thanks Cableguy, I wouldn't doubt that there is something loose either. None of the connections on the coax down below were actually crimped. Just put onto the coax and that's it.
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Old 05-31-2016, 06:11 PM   #15
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The coax used for TV Antennas in the trailer is poor quality. Replacing with a Sat Grade RG6 and properly crimped connectors will make reception much better.

Also there have been issues with bad LED lights creating interference. They replaced mine at Goshen one year with better ones. I still have some flush mount lights that cause issues. I traced the problem to the 12 v power lead. Powering the antenna from a 120 vac to 12 vdc power adapter helped a lot. Broke the interference path on the 12 wiring.
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Old 06-26-2016, 12:17 PM   #16
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the coax isnt the problem its the crappy screw on connectors.
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Old 06-27-2016, 10:20 AM   #17
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the coax isnt the problem its the crappy screw on connectors.
The connectors on mine were actually compression and branded Ideal. They just never used the compression tool to finish the job, so the wire pulled right out. I have the compression tool, so I just did them myself, to avoid having to bring it in for a simple repair.
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