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Old 05-14-2012, 11:52 AM   #1
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TV Antenna

Good day! Just purchased a new 2013 Flagstaff 26RLSS this past weekend and am wondering about the antenna that comes with it. Do I need to buy one of those "Jack" HDTV antenna's or is the one that comes with the camper just as good? The one that's on it looks like the old analog bat type antenna.
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:56 AM   #2
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If your tv is hd then no worries antenna will work fine.
mine does.
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:57 AM   #3
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My Winegard Sensar worked great pulling in HD TV. I added the Wingman, and that just added to the great reception.......it helped pull in the weaker channels without pixelation.
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Sorry, guess I should have said something about myself since it's my first post. My name is Bret, I bought a small used camper late last year to take to my hunt club but my wife really enjoyed staying it it. We also have a daughter who has a husband and a dog. The little Flagstaff 23LB we had was just way too small.

This new camper has a very large slide, electric tongue jack, electric awning and electric stab jacks. Lot's of things to break, some might say.

We live in SE Virginia and are looking forward to picking up our new camper end of next week. It's a bit of a step up from the LB. And now, I'm looking to outfit it properly starting with making sure the antenna will get the same quality signal the LB got with the HDTV Jack antenna.

Thanks in advance for any responses.
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Wingman, can you tell me more about what that is?

Thanks,
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Wingman, can you tell me more about what that is?

Thanks,
Check out this thread: Wingman antenna
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Bret, a "HD" tv antenna is a marketing name. all tv antennas, including rabbit ears, can get a HD signal.
it's the tv that has to be HD, not the antenna. we get fine HD signals with our pre-HD Wingman crankup antenna.

but you have to be much closer to the source, to get a HD signal, than you did for the old analog signal. i think it's 30-40 mile range.
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In our new 2013 Roo 233S, the TV has a signal meter built in that lets you know if you have the antenna pointed in a good direction! I turn that on and then rotate till it says good. Then I can get just about everything our area offers.
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yes, looking at buying one of those aftermarket. Too many demands on my wallet so far this year. My brother needs a TARP bailout too (he is the toxic asset); so that will also be putting the skids to any more modifications.
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