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Old 07-07-2018, 08:05 AM   #1
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Running coax across top of camper

Any good ideas how to place/secure the coax satellite cable from a dish high up on a tree all the way across the camper - in most efficient/clean/out of the way manner ...
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Old 07-07-2018, 05:28 PM   #2
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Are you wanting to route it inside the RV or outside?
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Old 07-07-2018, 08:14 PM   #3
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Are you wanting to route it inside the RV or outside?
Thank you! I pretty much solved the issue of having it on top where it made cleaning the roof more difficult. I dropped it along the tree, across the ground for a few feet (and covered it up with some dirt), and then along the side of the camper now. I might secure it along the lengthwise beam underneath later.
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Any good ideas how to place/secure the coax satellite cable from a dish high up on a tree all the way across the camper - in most efficient/clean/out of the way manner ...

FYI: Even large trees sway in the wind, you may find that you are losing your signal on windy days. It doesn't take much to lose the signal.
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FYI: Even large trees sway in the wind, you may find that you are losing your signal on windy days. It doesn't take much to lose the signal.
Yes, we do notice this too, but overall we get good reception now on all satellites (it's about 110' run from tree to camper hook ups). We are on a dead end location - overlooking the marsh/woods to the south, so I had to try several trees and heights to get it finally set up ...
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Just be aware of lightning and be sure you at least have a grounding block in the line.
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Just be aware of lightning and be sure you at least have a grounding block in the line.
I do have the grounding block in the line with the rod driven into the ground.
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