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Old 03-22-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
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Columbus antenna question

Do the Columbus line come with any antenna from the factory? I'm not interested in satellite TV, but HD broadcast might be nice. And FM too.

If not, do you have to drill to install one?

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Old 03-22-2013, 09:25 AM   #2
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Do the Columbus line come with any antenna from the factory? I'm not interested in satellite TV, but HD broadcast might be nice. And FM too.

If not, do you have to drill to install one?

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Comes with antenna and picture is great.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:27 AM   #3
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I just downloaded the Colombus online brochure. Although it doesn't state a tv or radio antenna in the specs of standard equipment I would find it hard to believe considering the higher end caliber of the Colombus they aren't included. Would good does the standard 42" LED tv do without one? It's probably 'a given' because even the most basic TT and 5th wheel include them.
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We don't own a television at home. I was joking with my wife that we'll have 'movie night' by setting our or 320RS in the driveway, and putting a DVD on to watch. We'll pop the popcorn in the kitchen.
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The samsung receiver has a FM tuner built into it. Also the TV I believe has a tuner built in as well.
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:08 PM   #6
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I installed a Wingman on my Wingard TV antenna on my 320RS. The reception is awesome. We have been hooked up to cable TV and chose to watch TV via the antenna because the reception was so sharp.
My stereo in the basement has a flat wire antenna fastened to the frame. It works well enough.
The radio reception on my Panasonic receiver above the TV is not so good. I don't think there is anything but a wire antenna. I use my iPod for music if I can't find a strong radio station.
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:15 PM   #7
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Do the Columbus line come with any antenna from the factory? I'm not interested in satellite TV, but HD broadcast might be nice. And FM too.

If not, do you have to drill to install one?

Thanks.
There is a FM antenna in the basement on mine on the door side of the camper. If you open up the cargo on that side, put your head in and look back at the wall and you will see a strip antenna there for the FM Reception. as for the TV, mine came with a Winegard Sensar III antenna, my reception is horrible so I am going to check my connections because I read elsewhere on the forum about loose connections.
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I use my iPod for music if I can't find a strong radio station.
I use my iPod because I don't like DJs. :-)

I've about given up on radio. Even Sirius annoys me at times!
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I use my iPod because I don't like DJs. :-)

I've about given up on radio. Even Sirius annoys me at times!
They are all horrible!!!!!
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