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Old 06-18-2014, 06:09 AM   #11
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If the light barely turns on, turn up the gain and then aim the antenna. Again, the switch on the side is foer the blue light meter only. The adjustment is for the blue light only.
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Old 06-18-2014, 08:19 AM   #12
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If the light barely turns on, turn up the gain and then aim the antenna. Again, the switch on the side is foer the blue light meter only. The adjustment is for the blue light only.
Use a program like AntennaWeb - Home to find out the direction to point the antenna AND the available tower to aim at.

Trying to get blood from a stone is counterproductive.
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:49 AM   #13
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We use that app too. But barely watch TV.

I wanted to respond to the poster who had problems seeing the blue light during the day.
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:42 PM   #14
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If the light barely turns on, turn up the gain and then aim the antenna. Again, the switch on the side is foer the blue light meter only. The adjustment is for the blue light only.
I didn't purchase the signal meter that goes inside the TT. On my tv(as probably other's as well) there is a signal meter for each channel. I understand that the Jack is more directional sensitive than the batwing. And no, I didn't turn the antenna in different directions. I was trying to compare apples to apples. As a matter of fact, the TT is inside my building! But that shouldn't matter in this case because some people mount antennas in their attic. I was concerned that the red light on the bottom of the antenna(being dim) would have something to do with the power of reception.

I think I have another problem brewing though. My converter is not charging my battery. It's been plugged up to shore power for 24 hours and the battery is still the same as yesterday. I've got a charger hooked to it now to get the battery up to snuff. I'll have to study up on other threads to try to see what's going on with the converter.
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:50 PM   #15
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Check the battery fuse first. Normally a resettable fuse with a reset button on the side, located on the positive battery cable 12-18" from the battery on the trailer frame.
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Before I check this, let me ask; if the battery is not charging, would it be able to power the lights, etc? I have lights and slides work but the lights are not their brightest and the monitor panel says the battery is 1/3.
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Before I check this, let me ask; if the battery is not charging, would it be able to power the lights, etc? I have lights and slides work but the lights are not their brightest and the monitor panel says the battery is 1/3.
Nope, I don't think the converter is charging. Do you have a multimeter? If so, measure the voltage at the battery and again at the converter output. Then report back & we'll help out!
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Before I put the charger on the battery it read 11.63.

Where can I find the converter output?
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The answer is yes, if the converter is working you would have lights w/out a battery. Use a meter and you can tell which is providing the power. Even still one light would be like candle light.
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Converter normally located as lower half of fuse/circuit breaker panel. Remove hinged door you can access DC buss connections.
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