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Old 01-16-2018, 01:24 PM   #1
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What is this for????

I know this will be a stupid question, and I will get my head handed to me, but what is this? I know the button next to it controls the antenna, but why is there a cable connection in the spot where it's at.
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:41 PM   #2
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I have that same thing on my fifth wheel (so apologies if it doesn't match your FR3) and it allows me to connect to campground cable. There's a connector on the outside of the camper that I would connect cable to.
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:44 PM   #3
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Thank you. I too have a cable connection out in one of the storage containers and thats the cable connection I use. It just baffles me why this one is here? would you have to run it through a window? LOL.
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Antenna AMP!

When you use the roof mounted TV antenna, you push the button to turn on the amplifier for roof mounted antenna. A cable attaches to the connection and to the TV antenna connection.
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:48 PM   #5
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Ok thanks for the response, appreciate it, but once you plugged in the cable to the picture I have shown...where would the end end connect to?
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:51 PM   #6
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Thank you. I too have a cable connection out in one of the storage containers and thats the cable connection I use. It just baffles me why this one is here? would you have to run it through a window? LOL.
Hmmm.. maybe it's just a generic switch for enabling the antenna? Have you unscrewed it to see if there's a cable on the back-side?
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Old 01-16-2018, 03:57 PM   #7
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This specific outlet/switch has two inputs (cable or powered antenna) and two outputs. One output is in the back and connects to your TV(s), the other in the front could be used for an additional TV. There's probably a TV close by already so it's merely used for switching between cable and OTA.
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This specific outlet/switch has two inputs (cable or powered antenna) and two outputs. One output is in the back and connects to your TV(s), the other in the front could be used for an additional TV. There's probably a TV close by already so it's merely used for switching between cable and OTA.
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Old 01-16-2018, 04:38 PM   #9
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Also that tiny button next to it .. controls the power to the antanee that is in the bedroom roof
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Scott, if you look at the rear of your TV, you should find the same connector as the one you have circled in the pic. You connect the two (the one that you circled and the one on the rear of your tv) via a length of coaxial cable that has a female mating connector on each end. This connection will supply your TV with local stations that your onboard antenna can catch. Be sure to push in the tiny black button, usually a green LED light will illuminate indicating that the amplifier for your antenna is powered up.
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