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Old 10-07-2018, 08:48 PM   #1
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2019 Rlds265 Antenna

Hello my name is John and I just bought a 2019 rlds265. Has a antenna on it with two flexible rabbit ears. Is anyone familiar with this antenna ? Is it good ? Should I get a different one ? Just trying to get some information on it. Thx. John .
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Old 10-07-2018, 09:53 PM   #2
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Have no idea what brand of RV a 265rlds is nor what kind of antenna you're asking about without brand and model number.
Your RV information isn't listed in your profile.
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I suspect its a Surveyor 265RLDS, but I’ve never heard of a FR camper using an antenna with flexible rabbit ears. I agree that a picture will be helpful.
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Old 10-08-2018, 08:59 AM   #4
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Forest River Surveyor Antenna

Yes, it's a Forest River Surveyor 265rlds. Trying to upload a picture.
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Is there a brand name on that antenna? It looks more like a wifi booster antenna but I’ve never seen either a TV antenna or a wifi booster antenna that looks like that.
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Old 11-02-2018, 09:37 AM   #6
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I have the same antenna on my new 2019 surveyor 247 BHDS and cant find any info on it. Curious to find out more myself.
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Old 11-06-2018, 03:40 PM   #7
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I have the same antenna on my 2019 243RBS, I was told by Surveyor warranty dept. that this is a omni directional TV antenna and they're suppose to start using them on all models. Not sure of that though. I don't believe it works as well as other antennas.
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I have the same antenna on my 2019 243RBS, I was told by Surveyor warranty dept. that this is a omni directional TV antenna and they're suppose to start using them on all models. Not sure of that though. I don't believe it works as well as other antennas.

It looks like an external wi-fi booster antenna. Onmidirectional tv antennas are very poor in fringe areas and usually have ranges less than 35 miles.
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It looks like an external wi-fi booster antenna. Onmidirectional tv antennas are very poor in fringe areas and usually have ranges less than 35 miles.
That’s about right on the range, I get about 30-40 mills reception on a good day
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Well that's got to be a new low for FR, it must have been cheaper than the Winegard Omni antennas that also didn't work all that well. Nothing beats the Batwing with the Wingman installed on it.
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