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Old 09-14-2020, 08:24 AM   #21
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If it's a King, be sure it's turned on. It took a while for me to see the switch next to the CATV connector! It's a small black button a black plate blocked from view by the connector!
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Old 09-14-2020, 08:58 AM   #22
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Doesn't matter what kind of antenna you have if that little button on the plate is not turned on. There is a light with it on the plate to show that it is on. Closeup of the photo shows pushed in is on. Out is off. I know this from experience. Why can't I get any TV channels? DUH! you didn't turn on the button.
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Old 09-14-2020, 09:11 AM   #23
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Hello . I am new to this forum. I have a 2015 Rockwood MiniLite 2504s. The tv reception is terrible at most campgrounds but it does work parked by the house in the city. The antenna on the trailer has had several repairs to the cranking mechanism and the rotation wheel. Iím considering replacing it with a newer style one. Any suggestions? Not looking for 100 channel reception just the normal expectations for tv during inclement weather.
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Old 09-14-2020, 09:47 AM   #24
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Hello . I am new to this forum. I have a 2015 Rockwood MiniLite 2504s. The tv reception is terrible at most campgrounds but it does work parked by the house in the city. The antenna on the trailer has had several repairs to the cranking mechanism and the rotation wheel. Iím considering replacing it with a newer style one. Any suggestions? Not looking for 100 channel reception just the normal expectations for tv during inclement weather.
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Depending on which antenna you have and how handy you are, there are several ways to improve the reception. Replacing the antenna with a better model that rotates, if yours doesn't, is the best improvement you can make.

You may need to be a little handy because if yours doesn't rotate you'll have to drill/holesaw a hole in the ceiling for the rotator knob to go through.

Let us know which antenna you have and we can better help you.
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Old 09-14-2020, 10:02 AM   #25
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The style antenna I have is accessible inside the trailer. There is a handle to raise the antenna off the roof and a dial to rotate it through 360deg. I would like to replace it with a more reliable model.
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Old 09-14-2020, 11:50 AM   #26
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You have a batwing antenna. It's one of the best there is. The issue with those is aiming the antenna correctly to pull in the most stations. You can get a signal meter or replace the current wall plate with a Winegard SensarPro. It has built-in strength meter and station finder.
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Old 09-14-2020, 12:10 PM   #27
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You can replace the bat wing antenna part and install a King jack head on the arm that raises and lowers and you still will be able to rotate to find the best receptions. I installed one on my 2015 V-Lite and it worked great. Sad to say I could not transfer to new camper. Whole new animal. Later RJD
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If you have a rotatable antenna there is an app for IOS called TV TOWERS which I found to be quite helpful in pointing the antenna.
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