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Old 07-16-2012, 12:04 AM   #1
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2010 28' Wildcat 5th wheel TV reception poor

Seems like we never have great reception with the cable at rv parks. We have nice 23" LCD & not sure if the rig has problems or it is just the parks...anyone other wildcat owners have tv reception problems?
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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If you're hooked up to campground cable, you need to make sure your antenna power booster is turned off.
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Old 07-16-2012, 01:48 PM   #3
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My Wildcat had the wires going to the booster on the wrong terminals. The booster has two inputs and one output. Antenna in, cable in, and aux. out. I also found that all the cable end terminals throughout were put on with a hammer and chisel. I replaced all of them and now both the antenna reception and cable hookup are fine.
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:45 AM   #4
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TV Reception

Real good point folley cause many people do over look that. That's not my problem though. I'm thinking that some older parks may have some problems. Also can I assume they must boost the signal?...maybe just can't compare with home LOL!
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Thanks Avid, wasn't aware of a booster. Do you mean the splitter located near the TV? Also, do you know if there are any connections that we cannot get to or are they all at the cable ends?
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:40 PM   #6
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K, just checking. Come to think of it, I had crappy reception at the hill city koa in south Dakota. I won't have campground cable again until August, so I'll compare at that time.
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:19 AM   #7
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Yep, reception sucks with campground cable. Better if you have only one tv on at a time. Outside kitchen tv has the worst reception.
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