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Old 07-02-2013, 09:19 PM   #1
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Lot's of times in search of the "perfect" camping spot we find ourselves in very heavily treed beautiful areas. Unfortunately, when trying to tune in to television stations you are very limited.(Not that we want to be watching T.V while camping but over morning coffee or if it's raining it is nice to catch up on current affairs). I am wondering what is a good RV antenna booster without going to the satellite system. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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We installed a Winegard Wingman on our roof antenna. It really made a big improvement in reception, both the number of stations and the picture quality.
My problem is aiming the antenna to get the best signal. I usually see which direction other peoples' antennas are aimed, then go from there.
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:36 PM   #3
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also remember that in the new digital signal age, distance is a much bigger factor than it used to be with analog signals.
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We installed a Winegard Wingman on our roof antenna. It really made a big improvement in reception, both the number of stations and the picture quality.
My problem is aiming the antenna to get the best signal. I usually see which direction other peoples' antennas are aimed, then go from there.
Try this web site AntennaWeb - Home
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Lot's of times in search of the "perfect" camping spot we find ourselves in very heavily treed beautiful areas. Unfortunately, when trying to tune in to television stations you are very limited.(Not that we want to be watching T.V while camping but over morning coffee or if it's raining it is nice to catch up on current affairs). I am wondering what is a good RV antenna booster without going to the satellite system. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated
I took off my bat wing antenna and installed a jack antenna. I get atleast twice the stations takes 5 mins to change them out, much smaller unit and solid. The only draw back is when you travel it sits on the arms and not on the roof so it adds about 3" total height, but in my humble opinion it is worth every penny......
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