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Old 05-25-2015, 09:26 PM   #1
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TV antenna on 2016 grey wolf

Tv antenna on 2014 Cherokee Grey Wolf doesnt pick up many stations. I have been at numerous campgrounds and have no channels while everybody else gets many channels. I have brought it to the dealer to have it checked out. They said they fixed many connections the were not good. However I have been getting the same results. I believe I have a Wineguard antenna. It doesnt crank up or rotate. I do have the booster on. I have questioned a few other Grey Wolf owners and they say they dont pick up many channels either. Are these antennas that bad? Is there a better brand the people replace these antennas with. Any help would be great.

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Old 05-28-2015, 03:25 PM   #2
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It all has to do if you are in range of broadcasting antennas. You can go to antennaweb.org and put in an address and it will tell you what strength of antenna you need to get which channels. From my house, it locks on 40+ digital channels that are all broadcast from about 30 miles away. Last weekend, in the mountains, we got zero channels which I confirmed on antennaweb.org. Relatively speaking, I think the omni-directional antenna on my Grey Wolf works great compared to the expensive antenna I use on my house.
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:41 PM   #3
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I am having the same problem on my 2015 GW 26bhe. We were camping on the river a few weeks back. I caught 0 TV stations and about 3 radio stations. Took out my Porter Cable portable stereo and caught at least 25 radio stations.
Next chance I get I'm tearing into the antenna jack.
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Old 06-01-2015, 08:04 PM   #4
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Have you pushed the button on cable wall plate to switch from Sat to Aux?
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Old 06-03-2015, 05:09 PM   #5
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Yes I did. My last TT with the crank up antenna worked good at the same CG.
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Old 06-07-2015, 06:15 PM   #6
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Have you pushed the button on cable wall plate to switch from Sat to Aux?
The button you are referring to turns the signal booster on and off. I too have that on and pick up very few stations if any. I contacted the dealer and they said the standard antennas are the cheaper style. They also said that most people replace them with a King Jack.
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Old 06-24-2015, 08:18 PM   #7
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Pulled the plate where antenna booster is and noticed the jack where the cable/sat goes had nothing connected to it. I tightened up the other cables connected with no luck. I called the service department where I bought it and he said the plate with the 2 outlet is a standard outlet. All connections are done through the ant. outlet. (Made no sense to me but ok). Long story short, I'm taking it in the 1st weekend in August.
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Old 06-24-2015, 08:36 PM   #8
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Post a pic of the antenna. The antenna FR is putting on many of the TTs looks nice but doesn't work I finally found some info on the antenna and even the specs indicate it is inferior. If you want to watch TV get a Jack Ant.
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Old 06-24-2015, 08:54 PM   #9
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If you have an omnidirectional antenna it is seeking signals in a 360 degree pattern. Meaning it is pulling in weak signals from many directions plus the mediocre stronger signal. Similar to being a little off channel on your radio. had those antennas on all our trailers that were built by one of our mfrs. NON of them had any reception that we our our customers could live with. The mfr. had a service rep. From the antenna supplier come to our dealership. They said the antennas were working. ( no picture ). We wired in a directional antenna and held it up and had plenty of channels. Trailer Mfr. would not replace antennas. It cost our dealership plenty to provide our customers with good antennas.
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Old 06-25-2015, 06:09 PM   #10
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TT is at the storage. 99% sure it's the omni directional. Plastic round saucer looking.
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