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Old 09-08-2016, 01:10 PM   #1
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Connecting cable tv to the trailer?

Please forgive my ignorance but I'm wondering if anyone would let me know how you hook cable tv up to the trailer? I'm picking up my first RV (Rockwood 2906WS), and am wondering if I should purchase and take along some kind of cord to connect the trailer to tv cable hookups in parks, or if the trailer comes with the cable? Or how do cable connections work anyway?

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Old 09-08-2016, 01:19 PM   #2
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You will need a coax cable to connect the RV to the campground pedestal. This type cable will not come with the new RV. You can purchase the cable at Walmart in the electronics section or at many RV dealers.
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Old 09-08-2016, 01:33 PM   #3
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You will need a coax cable to connect the RV to the campground pedestal. This type cable will not come with the new RV. You can purchase the cable at Walmart in the electronics section or at many RV dealers.
Wow, thanks for the quick response!

So something like this? 25-foot female to female?

How long would you need? They come in a bunch of different lengths.
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Old 09-08-2016, 01:42 PM   #4
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Please forgive my ignorance but I'm wondering if anyone would let me know how you hook cable tv up to the trailer? I'm picking up my first RV (Rockwood 2906WS), and am wondering if I should purchase and take along some kind of cord to connect the trailer to tv cable hookups in parks, or if the trailer comes with the cable? Or how do cable connections work anyway?
this is where you connect to the trailer with your coax cable..............
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Old 09-08-2016, 01:43 PM   #5
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Yes something just like you referenced.

I carry several different lengths along with F-connector barrel fittings to hook together if necessary.

You'll never know the exact length needed until you arrive at your site.
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Wow, thanks for the quick response!

So something like this? 25-foot female to female?

How long would you need? They come in a bunch of different lengths.
That is the correct coaxial cable.

If I may, I would suggest a couple of them as I have been to a couple CG where 25 feet was not enough.

You will need one of these to hook them up.

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Man you guys are helpful!

Thank you so much!!
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Old 09-09-2016, 03:11 PM   #8
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Cable TV to camper

You also need to push the small red button by the Antenna/Sat wall plate so the red light goes out. If no one has explained that to you yet. With red button in and red light on it by passes the outside Cable connection and connects to the roof top antenna. When pressed so light is off then outside Cable connection is active to the TV . This can cause hair loss until you figure this out, Lol.
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You also need to push the small red button by the Antenna/Sat wall plate so the red light goes out. If no one has explained that to you yet. With red button in and red light on it by passes the outside Cable connection and connects to the roof top antenna. When pressed so light is off then outside Cable connection is active to the TV . This can cause hair loss until you figure this out, Lol.
Amen to the above, but my light is green. Just so you don't get confused. It can be either, it's just a tiny light.
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