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Old 01-06-2022, 06:04 PM   #1
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Best Mounting location for cellular/wifi roof antenna

I am installing a Parsec Doberman 5-n-1 cellular/wifi roof antenna for my Pepwave BR1 Mk 2 router in the front right OVHD cabinet in front of the entry door. I am just wondering if anyone has similar experience and any tips or tricks, and where the best location is to put it on the roof. My 39A has the drop-down bunk above the driver/passenger seats, so I am looking for a location that will feed into the side cabinet trio above the entry door. Thanks.
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Old 01-14-2022, 02:38 PM   #2
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what's the wifi say for the best mounting location? I dont see any way around putting another hole the roof, that would be main concern....
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Old 01-14-2022, 03:39 PM   #3
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Hope there's nothing in the way

The antenna can go anywhere on the roof, but it only has 84" of cable to connect to the router. I am concerned about drilling down thru the roof into the area above the liftable bunk bed and so I wanted to see if anyone had done this on a 39A before.
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Old 01-14-2022, 07:57 PM   #4
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If you have to drill a hole in the roof use a foot entry plate like the one that Winegard uses for the satellite cable entry. I’ll try and find a source.
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Old 01-14-2022, 08:00 PM   #5
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Old 01-14-2022, 09:07 PM   #6
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What is the purpose of this part? I am mounting the antenna on a 16” diameter grounding plate per the antenna manufacturer’s recommendations. I just was looking for some cable routing recommendations.
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Old 01-15-2022, 08:41 AM   #7
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It’s not a plate to mount the antenna but a way to bring the antenna cable through the roof and seat it properly with Dicor self leveling sealer. I am assuming that the antenna cable is a small diameter coax.
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Old 01-15-2022, 01:56 PM   #8
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Old 01-17-2022, 11:09 AM   #9
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You might want to call a dealer and see if they would install it for you. I say that as now if there is a leak issue, you have someone to fall back on, vs doing it your self. I myself have never installed one, but i know dealers do things like that on an everyday basis.
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